Airtel Nigeria Vacancy for a Business Intelligence & Analytics Lead

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development.

Airtel Nigeria is currently recruiting for the following job position:

Job Title:  Business Intelligence & Analytics Lead
Job description
Primary Job Duties:

  • Business Intelligence and Analytics expertise with end-to-end delivery responsibility
  • Championing deployment and administration of the various campaign management tools. Lead Airtel’s journey from batch based static campaign management to real time trigger and rule based campaign management.
  • It is expected that the candidate will demonstrate comprehensive understanding of the global / regional trends and best practices in the industry / segment, including how Big Data is transforming marketing. The candidate should therefore have had a business hands-on experience with analytics methods, such as dynamic segmentation, multi-criteria decision making, data mining, campaign management systems and awareness or experience of advanced techniques such as location-based marketing, real-time scoring and social media. This will definitely be a criterion that will set the candidate apart.
  • Formulates and recommends standards for achieving maximum performance and efficiency of the DW ecosystem.
  • Participates in the planning for retirement of systems programs, and migration of systems infrastructure.
  • Develop business cases and ROI for department to get buy-in from senior management.
  • Interview stakeholders and develop BI roadmap for success given project prioritization and budget.
  • Evangelize self-service BI and visual discovery while helping to change Excel based culture.
  • Work closely with DW manager to ensure prioritization of corporate and departmental objectives and projects.
  • Champion data quality, integrity and reliability throughout the department by designing and promoting best practices

Team Mentoring

  • Provide assistance to DW team members with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems and/or programming knowledge. Provide on-the-job training for new or less experienced team members.
  • Provide technical training to external team members to foster stronger cross-departmental relations.

Required Skill Set:

  • 10+ years of experience delivering business intelligence solutions
  • 10+ years of experience with OLTP and OLAP database models
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills with experience of real time analytics in a telecom or similar environment.
  • Fluent in relational database concepts and flat file processing concepts
  • Must be knowledgeable in software development lifecycles/methodologies i.e. agile
  • Has strong presentation and collaboration skills and can communicate all aspects of the job requirements, including the creation of formal documentation
  • Strong delivery, problem solving, time management and organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Skill Set:

  • Database Technology: SQL Server, Netezza, Hadoop, HANA, Cloudera, NoSQL or Stream computing
  • ETL Technology
  • BI Technology
  • Exposure to UNICA, DB 2 and exposure to some big data solution deployments in a telco environment
  • Time series analysis, clustering, decision trees and neural networks
  • Master’s Degree Computer Science or Statistics
  • Familiarity with TeleManagement Forum’s eTom, SID, and TAM models


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 10 years experience in BI and Analytics
  • At least 10 years experience in lead large complex multi-functional IT projects


  • Master’s Degree
  • At least 10 years experience in BI and Analytics
  • At least 10 years experience in lead large complex multi-functional IT projects

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

Application Deadline 30th May 2016

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