Job: Team Member, Advanced Analytics at United Bank for Africa (UBA)


job description

Our ideal candidate should have strong knowledge of data management, visualization techniques, statistical analysis, predictive, prescriptive and descriptive modeling, and advanced business intelligence tools/concepts (Python, SQL /PLSQL/TSQL, Power BI, R Language, etc.) In addition, a good understanding of cloud computing is an added advantage.
Additionally, he/she must have the ability to analyze data and make sound business analyses, a team player with effective communication and organizational skills.

Objective(s) of the position

Identify unique business challenges and match those challenges with relevant data and resources, establish processes with capacity for growth, and institutionalize analytics to ensure key decision makers have access to actionable results.
Business insights and analysis.


Build models based on what is obtained on the descriptive model.
Provide estimates based on data trends.
Provide recommendations based on what happened in the past.
Use of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Using intelligence algorithms to create insightful and engaging customer needs.
Generation of large databases from various structured and unstructured data sources.
Analyze data and generate statistical information to identify trends and patterns.
Provide recommendations on how to apply analytics to extract business-critical insights, and data visualization is key.
Develop interactive dashboards that combine visuals with real-time data.
Report the results to the relevant members of the company to obtain the necessary information.
Build scalable machine learning pipelines and use feature engineering and optimization methods to improve dataset performance.
Ensure data quality and integrity.
Interpret and analyze data issues.
Design, plan and prioritize data projects.
Build analytical systems and predictive models.
Test the performance of data-driven products.
Visualize data and create reports.
Experiment with new patterns and techniques.
Align data projects with organizational goals.


Bachelor’s degree in any field.
A Masters or professional qualification will be an asset.
Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Required knowledge/skills:

Thorough knowledge of bank policies and products
Microsoft Excel
MS PowerPoint
Excellent interpretation of business needs into operational requirements.
In-depth knowledge of business intelligence tools.
Good understanding of analytical trends and solutions used in the Nigerian banking industry
Knowledge of the business environment
Strong relationship and analytical skills management
Advanced interpersonal and communication skills.
Good understanding of machine learning
Knowledge of data management and visualization techniques
Knowledge of statistical analysis and predictive modeling
Strong organizational and leadership skills
Excellent communication skills
An entrepreneurial spirit

Necessary tools:

Power Bi
R (additional benefit)
Azure Data Bricks (additional benefit)
Azure Data Factory (additional benefit)
Synapse Azure (additional benefit)

What we expect from you:

High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
Highly organized, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of assigned tasks.
Team player with the ability to work under pressure and the ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
Great sense of confidentiality and discretion.

What you should expect from us:

Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We not only train our employees to be the best at their jobs, we also offer encouragement, recognition and rewards.
Whatever your career level, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
Here at UBA, our people are our greatest assets and so we have built a recognition and reward system that drives productivity and improves staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

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