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  • Posted: May 28, 2024
    Deadline: Jul 9, 2024
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    WAEC’s vision is to be a world-class examining body, adding value to the educational goals of its stakeholders. Its mission is to remain Africa’s foremost examining body, providing qualitative and reliable educational assessment, encouraging academic and moral excellence and promoting sustainable human resource development and international coope...
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    Data Analyst / Programmer II

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities
    The successful applicant will be required to perform the following duties among others:

    • Strengthen the collection, analysis and use of data for decision making by supporting the selection, collection and processing of relevant information;
    • Support the deployment of new tools, methods and processes to improve the generation of information products (e.g. data visualizations, dashboards,) and promote their adoption and use;
    • Advise management on new data science techniques (e.g. artificial intelligence and machine learning) and assist with the implementation of these new techniques to improve the use of data at all levels of the Council;
    • Provide technical assistance to effectively use data collected for decision making;
    • Conduct in-depth analyses of datasets to identify trends and anomalies; summarize and present findings and recommendations using a variety of data visualization products;
    • Review technical deliverables from other team members and provide timely feedback and recommendations for their improvement and dissemination.

    Qualifications and Experience
    Applicant must:

    • Possess Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related Degree (at least Second Class Lower Division)
    • Excellent in Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheets
    • Confident in  SQL and R or Python
    • Have a minimum of three (3) years professional experience in data analysis, cleaning, and validation.

    Added Advantage:

    • Power BI or other Business intelligence tools.
    • Statistical analysis tools like SPSS, STATA, MATLAB.
    • Data visualisation/modeling softwares.

    Desirable Attributes:
    Applicants must:

    • Be able to use Personal Computers, MS Office software package and have knowledge of web-based systems;
    • Be a team player with good inter-personal skills and be open and able to lead change;
    • Possess influencing, analytical and communication skills;
    • Be an organiser/planner with ability to be flexible and to be able to successfully implement ideas.
    • All Applicants must possess five (5) credits in SSCE/WASSCE including English Language and Mathematics at a sitting or six (6) credits at not more than two (2) sittings including English Language and Mathematics.

    Method of Application

    Application Requirements

    • A scanned passport photograph of size between 7kb to 30kb and dimension 275 x 314 pixels
    • Educational qualifications (secondary and tertiary with uploaded scanned copies of certificates obtained). Size of upload between 50kb to 120kb, width between 400pixels to 1200pixels and height between 600pixels to 1500pixels.


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