top of page
Share this Job:
Looking for a rewarding career in Uganda? Checkout the available Pollicy Jobs today. Easily apply for current vacancies on AfriCareers.net, and get hired.

Data Products Assistant job at Pollicy | Apply Now

Are you looking for Information Technology Jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Data Products Assistant job at Pollicy

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 26, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Pollicy functions at the intersection of data, technology and design to improve government service delivery.

Apply for Courses at UNICAF

Job Title

Data Products Assistant job at Pollicy

Job Description

Pollicy is an award-winning East African feminist civic technology collective. Our work and research spans across the use and implementation of data and technology to engineer social change. In the recent past, we have researched ways through which Africans can take back control of their data and reimagine new ways of tech ownership.

About the Role
Reporting to the Data Products Lead, your role as Data Products Assistant is to drive innovation by contributing to the ideation, development, and refinement of impactful data products that address real-world challenges. In this role, you will collaborate with a dynamic team to analyse data, generate insights, and play a pivotal role in the creation of cutting-edge solutions.

You will be accountable for producing analytics solutions that unlock business insight and enable impactful decisions driving immediate value. The initiation of the role is Create Product roadmap with short-term and longer-term milestones aligned with Pollicy strategy of data utilisation through an information-centric approach and craft better life experiences by harnessing improved data; define project organization’s methodology (internal vs outsourced, agile vs waterfall).

Duties and Responsibilities

Data Product Support:

  • Working with our Data Products Lead to identify, assess, and implement new innovative data products and tools

  • Contributing to ongoing projects such as consultancies or in-house projects that require data support. You should therefore have foundational knowledge of data science and how it can be applied to address real-world problems.


Data Analysis:

  • Conduct data analysis to derive valuable insights, trends, and patterns to inform decision-making.

  • You should therefore have an excellent understanding of statistical techniques or at least a deep understanding of descriptive statistics


Community support:

  • Work with our Engagement Lead in Uganda or Project Coordinators in various countries to coordinate meetups, workshops, and events related to data and analytics.

  • Where necessary, assist in organising and conducting training sessions either physically or virtually, helping others enhance their data skills.

  • Where necessary represent Pollicy at events, conferences, and seminars, sharing insights and expertise in the field of data.

Enroll for Certified Tax Advisor Course

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics).

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and programming languages (e.g., Python, R, SQL).

  • Strong technical skills such as Deep learning, NLP, Information Retrieval, Geospatial

  • Analysis, etc

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team and manage multiple tasks effectively.

  • Willingness to share knowledge with others.


Why Pollicy:

  • Opportunity to work on impactful data projects.

  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.

  • Professional growth and development opportunities.

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.

Enroll for CPA Uganda Course

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their portfolio or similar document/webpage such as GitHub profile showing projects they have contributed to or individual projects that have worked on that showcase their skills and qualifications for the position to recruitment@pollicy.org Please include the subject: [Your first Name] Data Assistant Application line.

PRO CV WRITER

Increase your chances of getting hired with the perfect resume

Let us help you create a perfect CV and Cover Letter!

30% higher chance of getting a job

42% higher response rate from recruiter

Related Jobs
TASO
Locum Data Clerks job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Information Technology Jobs

Deadline: 

May 21, 2024

Locum Data Clerks job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
TASO
Data Clerk job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Information Technology Jobs

Deadline: 

May 21, 2024

Data Clerk job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
EY uganda
Technology Assurance Risk Managers job at EY

Information Technology Jobs

Deadline: 

May 24, 2024

Technology Assurance Risk Managers job at EY
Diamond Trust Bank
Web/App Developer job at Diamond Trust Bank

Information Technology Jobs

Deadline: 

May 22, 2024

Web/App Developer job at Diamond Trust Bank
Paulette Decor Arts (PDA)
Toy Designs and Crafting Internees job at Paulette Decor Arts (PDA)

Information Technology Jobs

Deadline: 

May 18, 2024

Toy Designs and Crafting Internees job at Paulette Decor Arts (PDA)
You may also Like!
PRO CV
Remote Jobs - Work From Home Jobs
bottom of page