London, England, United Kingdom
What The Hiring Manager Says
"This exciting role will involve developing a deep understanding of the mobile money ecosystem and providing unique analysis and insight to support and inform the continued growth of this industry which is reshaping the financial services landscape amongst the underserved."
Simon Andersson, Data Manager
About The Role
The Data Analyst will work as part of the project team in charge of creating actionable insights and delivering the Mobile Money State of the Industry Report, GSMA’s top-downloaded report. You will be responsible for conducting desk research, collecting and cleaning data to update databases such as the mobile money deployment tracker, the mobile money in-house database and mobile money estimates and forecasts.
Your main responsibility is to ensure all mobile money deployments are accurately represented and that the project team can produce high quality forecasts and accurate analysis. You will also liaise with survey participants, partners, as well as industry, and regional experts as and when required. You will work on updating the mobile money forecast models and will support the team to produce customised industry benchmark reports for mobile money providers and operator groups.
You will also be expected to contribute ideas for how GSMA can remain the main source of insight for the mobile money industry. This requires developing deep familiarity of the mobile money programmes data assets, analysis and desk research on key mobile money topics. In addition, you will be monitoring alternative sources of mobile money performance metrics and provide analytical support to the rest of the team as required. This may also involve fielding requests from key external programme stakeholders and the broader GSMA.
You will have strong analytical and numeracy skills.
You will be methodical and be able to quickly grasp new concepts and ideas. You need to be very conscientious i.e. sets high personal standards and shows excellent attention to details.
You will demonstrate a willingness to work in results oriented team environment where priorities can change. You will demonstrate a “can do” attitude, be eager to identify and suggest ways of improving existing processes and have the ability to work in a matrixed structure, to support cross functional collaboration across the GSMA.
You will be interested in the application of mobile technology for social impact and demonstrate a will to learn about the industry. It is desirable (but not essential) that you will have experience in data modelling and forecasting, experience of data warehousing and data management tools and environments.
French and/or Spanish language skills would also be of benefit.