Vacancy Details

4050 - Manager, Data and Analytics - Kampala September 2019

Location: Uganda - Kampala
Closing Date 16-May-2019
About the Role

Manager, Data and Analytics plays a crucial role in the effective running of the Education Data Team. Providing vital support to their line manager and leading many aspects of the teams work. The role requires a mixture of attributes which include technical skills with ability to deliver insightful analysis, personal skills to inform, guide and train colleagues and the ability to cover a wide range of assignments including line personnel reporting to the position. The role focusses on the review and implementation of student performance data systems across different school curriculum and contexts to provide for longitudinal, comprehensive, accurate, discerning and meaningful data analysis and reporting to top management in the organization as well as schools and systems levels. 

Expected Qualifications:

A relevant degree and/or exposure to statistical analysis, additionally experience of using any of the following packages would be an advantage: MS Excel, SQL, Server2008, MYSQL, Salesforce, SIMS, iSAMS

Expected Experience:

  • A background in or experience of working with education data at national or local level across multi campus operations is desirable.

    Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • High level proficiency in the use of MS excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to create and extract complex data from spreadsheets and databases.
  • Ability to create new databases that support school improvement
  • Experience of supporting users with ICT and data interpretation.
  • Experience of creating and presenting information and analysis in a clear and concise manner to colleagues at all levels.
  • Experience of project management.
  • Knowledge of the impact of performance data on school improvement.
  • Self-starter, capable of working under minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrate a high level accuracy and attention to detail when producing analysis and reports.
  • Understanding of relational databases and ability to devise queries.
  • Experience of developing and creating service plan and information polices.
  • Excellent core professional skills, (General strategic skills, experience in business processes, compliance with business policies, PC skills).
  • First class communicator (verbal and written).
About Your Benefits

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including a competitive salary, & benefits. 

Application Process

If you meet this criteria, please email your CV, letter of application and a recent photograph stating the subject line of the post to: Interviews will be ongoing therefore an early application is advised. GEMS CIK reserves the right to appoint before the deadline once the right candidate is found, therefore early applications are advised.


About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. CV
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.