Senior Manager – Analytics and Operations, Technical at Andela Nigeria

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, Kigali, Cairo and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Senior Manager - Analytics and Operations, TechnicalLocation: Lagos, NigeriaAbout the RoleAndela has recently surpassed the exciting milestone of 1,700 Andelans (1200+ software engineers) globally, and plans to nearly double by the end of 2020 the Engineering hiring team will drive much of this growth.Andela is looking to hire a strategic and analytical Senior Manager to build and drive the analytics and operations  team within Engineering talent acquisition.This role requires next level excellence in business-minded analytical thinking, project and stakeholder management, and getting stuff done.A person who excels in this role will be comfortable analyzing and manipulating data to identify business improvement opportunities, and creating dashboards that communicate business results and trends across all levels within the organization.Key ResponsibilitiesOwnership:Building and driving a high-performing, strategic and data-driven Analytics/Operations group, within Andela’s key Engineering scaling orgBeing a motivated self-starter who can carry initiatives from start to finish, and can work effectively at all levels of the organization across the uniquely cross-cultural Andela environment.Planning and ReportingDrive and run quarterly operational planning process; working closely with leaders in Recruiting, Staffing, Business Operations and Partner EngineeringDesign and Implement key business initiativesProject Management:Lead execution of large-scale projects that directly impact business resultsWork cross-functionally to develop and execute implementation plans, with appropriate change management strategiesData Analysis:Lead analytical deep-dives to explain org performance, identify issues and uncover levers for improvementIdentify inefficiencies, and scope, plan and conduct analyses to successfully execute strategic and operational projectsProficiency with data analysis; ability to interpret, analyze and manipulate data strategicallyPrimary point person with Andela’s data and analytics teamCommunication / Collaboration:Clearly and concisely communicate findings to senior managementStructure and package work into compelling presentations and communications that influence various audiences, including executivesPrimary point person with the data team:Know where to get the dataRunning data integrity checksProactively communicate relevant data with different departments to drive operational improvementsCoaching your new team to grow to take ownership of the above

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