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  • Posted: Sep 13, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 13, 2019
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  • Komaza works to unlock the potential of small-scale farmers to solve Africa's wood supply crisis. Collectively, small farmers possess limitless land and labor resources to plant billions of trees. Komaza provides farmers with support across the forestry value chain, from seedlings to sawmills. With a dramatically lower-cost and more-scalable forestry model, ...
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    Data Operations Team Lead

    About The Role: 

    As Komaza's Data Operations Team Lead, your primary focus will be to leverage the data operations team to provide critical data services to the rest of the company and link data outcomes and KPIs to appropriate operational activities.   You will manage a team of Data Assistants that stand at the forefront of Komaza’s data management and data quality.

    What You Will Do: 

    • Manage a team of 5+ Data Assistants and Officers
    • Track the team’s performance & KPI's
    • Conduct regular training to up skill the team
    • Design data collection, validation and processing systems for operational and activity data across value chain departments  
    • Collaborate with Value Chain Departments (Nursery, Field Operations, Harvest, Processing) to assess their data needs and allocate appropriate resources
    • Be the first point of contact and support to the field teams in data collection (tool/form troubleshooting, data submission challenges, data accuracy questions etc.)
    • Work with Department Directors and Field Coordinators to design, develop and manage operational dashboards to track team and activity KPI's
    • Work with field teams to report back on their progress, inform of any necessary operational/data related steps
    • Run the farmer call center, address/resolve any data issues and forward operational issues to relevant departments
    • Link operational data to appropriate field action
    • Work with the QA Associate to make sure the data collected is of highest accuracy and quality by co-developing and implementing QC procedures and data audits

    What You Should Have:

    • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university preferably in Business Administration; a Masters of Science is desirable
    • A minimum of 3 years' work experience in Field Data Collection
    • Experience managing a team and projects
    • Data Savvy - Experience in data analysis, data cleaning, creating dashboards a major plus
    • Proficiency with Data Analysis Software - R, Python, STATA or other data analysis language

    You're Also: 

    • Excellent communication and presentation skills and a bias for actively resolving issues.
    • High energy and enthusiasm; Flexible and self-motivated with the drive to do whatever is necessary to get the job done
    • Self-directed and intellectually curious - you know how and when to seek feedback in the pursuit of continuous improvement
    • Growth-driven with a strong desire for personal development
    • A collaborative problem solver who seeks the opinions of other teammates and departments in the development of creative and sustainable systems

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Komaza Kenya on jobs.lever.co to apply
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