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  • Posted: May 18, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go solution enables businesses to extend flexible solar payment plans to the billion individuals without access to grid electricity. Our platform allows manufacturers and distributors of off-grid energy products to expand their customer base and access data-driven market insights. Angaza’s partners can launch their Pay-As-You-...
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    Decision Scientist


    •  Deliver business solutions via a collaborative approach to make optimal consumer credit and underwriting decisions. Do this by:
    •  Analyzing data
    •  Building predictive models
    •  Monitoring portfolio performance
    •  Identifying opportunities to improve profitability
    •  Analyze portfolio to determine the most effective way to increase financial inclusion whilst minimizing credit risk exposure
    •  Being creative in creating new features from available data


    •  Strong SQL skills
    •  Proficiency with an open source data science language for building predictive models (Python, R)
    •  Experienced in building and evaluating Credit Scorecards
    •  Understanding of retail credit / unsecured consumer lending / BNPL products
    •  Strong business insight and appreciation of the challenges facing growing businesses
    •  Bonus if you have: any experience working with alternative data such as mobile money transactions, strong Git change control practices


    •  Thrive in a cooperative, dynamic environment
    •  Are passionate about developing efficient data structures to support an analytics function
    •  Have strong quantitative, problem-solving, and project management skills
    •  Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
    •  Pride yourself on attention to detail
    •  Exhibit a strong tendency towards self-management
    •  Exemplify Angaza's key values: maximizing impact, empathetic, courageous, trustworthy, curious, and collaborative

    Recommended Experience

    • We expect candidates to have at least four-five years of practical experience in a role requiring: the development of consumer credit scorecards, frequent use of SQL / R / Python
    • Recommended Education: Strong quantitative degree: Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Engineering

    Other Details

    Angaza is a for-profit company with headquarters in Nairobi and San Francisco.

    Employees receive salary and competitive benefits that include:

    •  Company-sponsored private medical plan
    •  Pension plan with company contribution
    •  Flexible scheduling and time off policies
    •  Knowledge that you're making a positive impact on the world every day you come to work!

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Angaza on to apply

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