Recruitment / Consulting

Data Scientist at Growth in Value Alliance (GVA) Partners Limited

Growth in Value Alliance (GVA) Partners Limited – Our client is recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Data Scientist

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Descrition

  • Our client requires the skills of a data science specialist with hands-on experience in planning, developing and management of predictive and prescriptive analytics projects/solutions.
  • Provides balanced analytical research by turning raw data into valuable insights that help to drive the Bank’s actions and strategies.
  • Also interprets and analyses data from multiple sources to come up with imaginative solutions to problems.
  • Conduct analyses, formulate insights, and summarize and synthesize findings for presentation to line of business management.
  • Develop timely, innovative, and objective analysis which leads to fact-based solutions for strategic business issues.


  • Develop programming in R, SAS, SQL or similar analytical development tools.
  • Maintain knowledge in statistics, mathematics and/or comparable quantitative area of expertise.
  • Responsible for collaborating with analysts to facilitate the development and application of advanced analytic strategies and tactics.
  • Ascertain and apply strategies to identified business problems and existing organizational processes to provide leaders with insightful resources for decision-making and to increase sales, profit, market share, and achieve enterprise goals.
  • Establish parameters of ad hoc analyses by setting appropriate timeline and work quality guidelines
  • Assist in the development of the problem definition and hypothesis formulation process as it relates to the specific business environment.
  • Maintain an understanding of general business trends and requirements for the major area of support, and understand the link between analysis and business impact
  • Utilize R, SAS, SQL, Tableau or other analytical development tools with large data sets to design
  • analyses and measure key metrics.
  • Support line of business analytical needs with dashboard/report development through Tableau
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Team Lead, Data Science.

Keys Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong STEM background – Bachelor’s Degree as well as practical experiences in Machine Learning, NLP, Deep Learning (Tensor flow), Statistical Modelling, Quantitative Analysis, Forecasting, Data Visualization
  • 2 – 6 years working experience as a data scientist or business data analyst, preferably in the financial services industry.
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects etc.), databases (SQL etc.), programming (XML, JavaScript, or ETL frameworks).
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.
  • Proficient in office automation tools (e.g. Microsoft Office, etc).
  • Proficient in SQL.

Deadline: 4th August, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: Copy: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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