Data Analyst at African Management Institute (AMI)

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

African Management Institute

Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Data Analyst to support our SME programs. The Data Analyst will be responsible for configuring and analyzing enterprise-level data and core SME metrics for program graduates. The Data Analyst will work closely with the Product Operations Manager, M&E team, Senior Data Engineer and Data Visualization Specialist to ensure that data is accurately captured, cleaned, validated, and analyzed to support decision-making and program improvements.This role is critical for data management, including solid processes to capture, clean, validate, and analyze key financial metrics.

This is a chance for an outstanding learning data practitioner to be part of Africa’s transformation, and to help shape, build and scale one its most innovative social businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement data management processes for capturing, cleaning, validating, and analyzing key financial metrics for SME program graduates.
  • Configure and analyze enterprise-level data to support strategic decision-making and program improvements.
  • Collaborate with the data team to design and build learning analytics and impact dashboards in AMI’s data warehouse.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity by implementing robust data quality assurance procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance to program staff on data-related issues, including training and mentoring on data management and analysis.
  • Develop and maintain data documentation, including data dictionaries, metadata, and data models.
  • Contribute to organizational learning by sharing data analysis best practices, lessons learned, and success stories.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with the ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Experience using Google Sheets.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in using statistical software such as SPSS,STATA,or R.
  • Strong interpersonal and team management skills, with the ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • A commitment to AMI’s values of excellence, innovation, and accountability.
  • Self-motivated and able to take full ownership of own deliverables.
  • Willing to learn and collaborate with peers and internal stakeholders at AMI.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Absolutely rock-solid integrity

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, data science, economics, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 3 years of experience in data analysis, with demonstrated experience in managing and analyzing large datasets.
  • Experience in data management, including data cleaning, validation, and analysis.
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools, such as Tableau or Power BI.
  • Experience in the SME sector or in analyzing financial metrics is an added advantage.

Why join us

  • A high-impact, diverse and ambitious team with common values
  • Be the best: We work really hard, are proud of what we do, and love delighting our clients with quality.
  • Own it: We step up to the task, never pass the buck and hold ourselves accountable for delivering results.
  • Push the limits: We ask why, embrace failure and try new things. We never settle.
  • Do what’s right: We act with integrity, confront dishonesty, treat people fairly and strive to contribute to the greater good
  • Always care: We don’t do ego – it’s always ‘team before me’. We are kind, we celebrate each other’s success, and we care enough to give honest feedback.

A dynamic office & team life:

  • Brand new offices in Westlands, Nairobi
  • Monthly team social events and yearly offsite
  • Regular learning and coaching opportunities

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