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Data Analyst at Sahara Group


Sahara Group is a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate with operations in over 38 countries across Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia. Spanning three decades, we have broken ground and challenged stereotypes across the global business landscape. The women and men who make up our organization are our strongest levers for growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Data Analyst

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Full-time · Mid-Senior level

About the Job

  • The responsibility of the Data Analyst is to provide support to the Business Performance Manager in the administration, communication, and coordinated reporting of Corporate Priorities through the organization.
  • The individual will serve as the Subject Matter Expert in identifying and analyzing operational and financial data of the Sahara Group Ltd. In this highly visible role, the analyst interacts with senior management of the entity to lead information gathering and analysis while providing useful insight to improve performance.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, implement and monitor the execution of corporate and departmental priorities.
  • Collaborate with all teams to identify, collect, clean and analyze data from multiple data sources
  • Build and manage dashboards for various stakeholders (both internal and external) that will help drive key business decisions
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports specifically to measure, monitor, and alert the business regarding unforeseen shifts in the performance
  • Cost Management: Responsible for framework (including integration with procurement and accounting), to drive continuous cost optimization and associated reporting


  • Minimum of a relevant University Degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a similar role within a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company, Financial services company, Oil & Gas, Telecoms or topflight creative agency, with well compiled portfolio
  • Proven working experience as a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and have a high level of comfort in making presentations to various stakeholders.
  • Adept at SQL queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Strong visualization skills (Data storytelling) using any visualization tool such as PowerBI, Tableau, Mode, metabase etc.

Your Personal Attributes

  • Intrinsically motivated;
  • Results – oriented and pragmatic with exceptional problem solving and decision making skills;
  • Conscientious in approach to work
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with external parties
  • Strong demonstrated use of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional creative flair and an innovation approach to all design projects.
  • Proven competence in design and image manipulation software
  • Good knowledge of InDesign & Illustrator, Photoshop, 3Ds Max/Cinema 4D, Adobe, Photography & Fine Art.
  • Emotionally intelligent and team player with an international outlook
  • Excellent and precise communication & presentation skills;
  • Comfortable and effective in managing and communicating with team members and stakeholders
  • Ability to deliver results with low levels of supervision;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, time management and planning skills



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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