Economist / Data Analyst

Ref No. CLGEB018
Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Job type Permanent
Job Status

Introduction

  • Are you an economist and passionate about local rural village economics ?
  • Do you want to be part of a passionate and professional team in Dar es Salaam ?

Important

Economist / Data Analyst

The Job

Main responsibilities:

Economic modelling

  • Perform economic assessments at customer level, village level, cluster level and country level
  • Define the right tariff and subsidy level to assure financial viability at village level
  • Create economic models to assess the financial viability of new offers, promotions and products including sensitivity analysis
  • Support the team on economic valuation for technical, operations and commercial decisions, developing decision making tools and models
  • Participate to economic studies and analyses addressing topics such as supply demand balances, supply strategies, market players, price formation and indexation…
  • Create business plan for local entrepreneurs applying for a loan
  • Manage the Micro-Finance portfolio including loan repayments, defining financial parameters,…

Data analysis

  • Collect, gather and document data on off-grid markets (infrastructures, production,
  • consumption, prices, customers…)
  • Participate in studies on the competitive context of the company and on important strategic
  • topics for the company
  • Prepare presentations on strategic topics for senior management
  • Perform statistics and analysis on existing data in order to create market intelligence as well
  • as use said data to perfect our marketing and business practices
  • Forecasting demand forecast for goods and services, contribute to regular updates and
  • support documentation and assumptions
  • Produce notes of analyses and syntheses and interact with stakeholders
  • Produce easy to use and relevant reporting to enable piloting the commercial activity and
  • ensure continuous improvement of commercial offers (continuous learning, return of experience).

Skills and competences

  • Passionate about local rural village economics
  • Structured and attention to detail
  • Being logical and methodical.
  • Having IT skills.
  • Having math skills.
  • Having good written and spoken communication abilities in Swahili and English
  • Optimistic teamplayer
  • Minimum 4 years of working experience in economic modelling and econometry
  • Experience in a management position is a plus
  • Experience with Micro Finance Institution is a plus (local economics)

Basic Qualification:

  • Bachelor Degree in Economy
  • Post Graduate Studies in Econometry (Added Advantage)

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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