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Assistant Head of Data Science

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Kobo 360

Building a dynamic and innovative company is a critical element in sustaining Africa’s new-found optimism.

Job Description

  • Perform key leadership and mentorship roles in the areas of advanced data techniques, including data modeling, data ingestion, data integration, data visualization, data governance, statistical methods, and implementation involving cloud-based, traditional and hybrid architectures
  • Review, select and integrate next-generation technologies into the architectural strategy as needed
  • Work closely with the Data Science / Machine Learning and Analytics teams to provide data required for developing, operationalizing, monitoring and evaluating predictive models, dashboards and reports for customer facing applications and internal use. Implement and monitor quality control processes to ensure accuracy of data, dashboards and reports
  • Lead the development and implementation of the data governance process. Governance must address data standardization and ways to address exponential data growth, and include establishing Data Owners and Stewards
  • Be an SME in technical and functional aspects of our insights platform and its integration requirements
  • Proactively identify internal and external dependencies, issues, scope changes, and progress against project plan
  • Develop and expand our knowledge base and best practices for delivering data products
  • Provide technical support to assist clients and partners during and post implementation
  • Build and lead high-performing, agile teams focused on Data Engineering, onsite and offshore
  • Devise talent strategy for the team – identify resource gaps or inefficiencies, build hiring plan, recommend promotions and manage performance for consistency with the needs and vision of the department. Initiate and foster business partnerships with current and potential clients, vendors, IT executives, and senior business executives


  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or other quantitative field with significant leadership experience

Send your CV to, write “Assistant Head of DataScience” in the subject, and explain in 15 lines maximum in the body of the email what you have in terms of skills which make you fit for the role and to join the Kobo360 adventure.

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