Data Strategy and Transformation Lead At Christian Aid

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

We work in partnership to eradicate extreme poverty; dismantle its root causes across the world; and enable the voice and agency of the poor and marginalised to be fully realised. We deliver humanitarian assistance, in the wake of disasters and conflict, development programmes and policy, advocacy and campaigns so that poor and marginalised children, women and men, of all faiths and non, can achieve equality, dignity and justice.

About the role

This role is based in the Strategy and Global Change team, a small agile team that drives change through leveraging and inspiring relationships across business owners. The team sits within the Chief Executive’s office and you will work in close collaboration with the Corporate Planning and Reporting Lead to ensure corporate priorities are developed, planned, tracked, delivered and reported upon to the directorate and Board.

Our corporate strategy Standing Together was launched in 2019 and runs to 2026. You will ensure that there are clear processes for translating strategy into plans through current annual plans, three year rolling plan and future iterations of the strategy.

You will be responsible for working across Christian Aid to develop a coherent overall view on how performance related data is turned into actionable insights, both in terms of how data is made available and in terms of how people actively engage with the data once it is made available. You will own the direction and coordination of the data exploitation and business intelligence portfolio across the operational environment, and all business functions that will enable and support CA outputs such that it is fully optimised and enabled with data capability.

This is a people and processes-oriented role that includes advising internal customers (users) on complex, inter-dependent and potentially contentious issues and leading the cultural change required to ensure quality use of data across the organisation.

The role is rich and diverse and provides a unique opportunity for a highly motivated and inspirational professional with a vision to innovate, change and improve the current service we offer.

The role may be permanent, depending on where it is based. If the role is based in Africa countries, it will be fixed term for 3 years.

The role can be based in:

Nigeria, Abuja- Salary NGN 25,622,246 – 29,698,431

Nairobi, Kenya – Salary KES 7,955,814 – 9,093,582

India, New Delhi – Salary INR 3,316,783 – 3,551,974

Managua, Nicaragua – Salary USD 59,880 – 64,126

About you

You’ll be a passionate visionary for the impact data has on business intelligence and organisational impact and have the practical dexterity and aptitude to deliver on corporate data analysis and solutions

We are seeking an exceptional leader and role model with a proven track record of delivery and user focus across a large scale, diverse and technically complex portfolio. A pro-active self-starter, positive, driven and a natural collaborator, you will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the intellectual ability and confidence to succeed.

You will have a range of essential skills, knowledge and experience in designing, building and deploying BI solutions using Microsoft Power BI or equivalent and analysing large and varied data sets. You will have strong project analysis and management skills and deep knowledge and experience of business operations and needs. You will have experience of capturing user requirements in a structured manner and the confidence to discern and match data solutions to user need

The role is rich and diverse and provides a unique opportunity for a highly motivated and inspirational professional with a vision to innovate, change and improve the current service we offer. You will have strong leadership and communication skills to join this dynamic and forward-thinking organisation as it enters the next phase of its development.

Further information

Please signal in your covering letter your work preference and the specific skills and aptitudes you believe you would bring to the role.

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

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