ICT Manager – Kajjansi

at Uganda Clays Limited
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted October 9, 2019
Category Computer & IT
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Uganda Clays is leading manufacturer of quality baked clay building products in Uganda. It uses state of the art kilns to currently provide the building materials in a brick-red color. The company’s products are categorized into roofing tiles, bricks, maxpans, quarry floor tiles and others.

UCL operates with plants in Kajjansi and Kamonkoli (eastern Uganda). The Kajjansi plant’s operations are majorly manual but Kamonkoli’s are automated. At Kajjansi the two kilns are powered up by coffee husks,which are procured locally, Operations at Kamonkoli were also turned from furnace oil to coffee husks to reduce on the production costs.

Skills

Working knowledge of relational databases, data manipulation, business and/or enterprise intelligence, and applied statistics
Experience with data science programming languages, specifically Python/Java or R
Superior written and verbal communication skills and the ability to clearly explain technical concepts and implications of analyses (tell a data story) to a wide audience.
Proven ability to translate business problems into actionable analyses
Excellent general IT skills and the aptitude to learn new packages and processes

Experience Requirements

At least 3 years work experience as a data scientist within a business environment
Practical experience building and implementing predictive models using machine learning algorithms and knowledge of building time-series models by taking into account dynamic variables

Education Requirements

A university degree in Big Data, Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science
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