Manager Business Intelligence & Analytics in Lagos, Nigeria

at Airtel Nigeria

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Primary Job Duties:

  • Business Intelligence and Analytics expertise with end-to-end delivery responsibility
  • Championing deployment and administration of the various campaign management tools. Lead Airtel’s journey from batch based static campaign management to real time trigger and rule based campaign management.
  • It is expected that the candidate will demonstrate comprehensive understanding of the global / regional trends and best practices in the industry / segment, including how Big Data is transforming marketing. The candidate should therefore have had a business hands-on experience with analytics methods, such as dynamic segmentation, multi-criteria decision making, data mining, campaign management systems and awareness or experience of advanced techniques such as location-based marketing, real-time scoring and social media. This will definitely be a criterion that will set the candidate apart.
  • Formulates and recommends standards for achieving maximum performance and efficiency of the DW ecosystem.
  • Participates in the planning for retirement of systems programs, and migration of systems infrastructure.
  • Develop business cases and ROI for department to get buy-in from senior management.
  • Interview stakeholders and develop BI roadmap for success given project prioritization and budget.
  • Evangelize self-service BI and visual discovery while helping to change Excel based culture.
  • Work closely with DW manager to ensure prioritization of corporate and departmental objectives and projects.
  • Champion data quality, integrity and reliability throughout the department by designing and promoting best practices


 Team Mentoring

  • Provide assistance to DW team members with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems and/or programming knowledge. Provide on-the-job training for new or less experienced team members.
  • Provide technical training to external team members to foster stronger cross-departmental relations.


Required Skill Set:

  • 10+ years of experience delivering business intelligence solutions
  • 10+ years of experience with OLTP and OLAP database models
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills with experience of real time analytics in a telecom or similar environment.
  • Fluent in relational database concepts and flat file processing concepts
  • Must be knowledgeable in software development lifecycles/methodologies i.e. agile
  • Has strong presentation and collaboration skills and can communicate all aspects of the job requirements, including the creation of formal documentation
  • Strong delivery, problem solving, time management and organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience


Preferred Skill Set:

  • Database Technology: SQL Server, Netezza, Hadoop, HANA, Cloudera, NoSQL or Stream computing
  • ETL Technology
  • BI Technology
  • Exposure to UNICA, DB 2 and exposure to some big data solution deployments in a telco environment
  • Time series analysis, clustering, decision trees and neural networks
  • Master’s Degree Computer Science or Statistics
  • Familiarity with TeleManagement Forum’s eTom, SID, and TAM models



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 10 years experience in BI and Analytics
  • At least 10 years experience in lead large complex multi-functional IT projects



  • Master's Degree
  • At least 10 years experience in BI and Analytics
  • At least 10 years experience in lead large complex multi-functional IT projects.


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