Vacancy Title: Data Products Assistant
Type: FULL TIME
Industry: Consulting
Category: Media, Communications & Writing
Company: Pollicy
Duty Station: Uganda, East Africa

About Pollicy:
Pollicy is an award-winning East African feminist civic technology collective dedicated to using data and technology to drive social change. Our research focuses on empowering Africans to reclaim control of their data and envision new pathways for technology ownership.

About the Role:
As a Data Products Assistant at Pollicy, you will work under the guidance of the Data Products Lead to contribute to the development and enhancement of impactful data products that address real-world challenges. This role requires collaboration with a dynamic team to analyze data, extract insights, and contribute to the creation of innovative solutions.

Roles and Responsibilities:
As a Data Products Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating with the Data Products Lead to identify, assess, and implement new innovative data products and tools.
  • Conducting data analysis to derive valuable insights, trends, and patterns to inform decision-making.
  • Supporting ongoing projects that require data support and contributing to consultancies or in-house projects.
  • Coordinating community meetups, workshops, and events related to data and analytics.
  • Organizing and conducting training sessions to help enhance data skills within the community.
  • Representing Pollicy at events, conferences, and seminars to share insights and expertise in the field of data.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and programming languages (e.g., Python, R, SQL).
  • Strong technical skills such as Deep Learning, NLP, Information Retrieval, Geospatial Analysis, etc.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Willingness to share knowledge with others.

Why Pollicy:

  • Opportunity to work on impactful data projects.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Professional growth and development opportunities.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.

Job Application Procedure:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their portfolio or similar documents/webpages such as GitHub profiles showing projects they have contributed to or individual projects they have worked on to showcase their skills and qualifications for the position. Please email your application to recruitment@pollicy.org with the subject line: [Your First Name] Data Assistant Application.

 

 



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