Acumen is looking for an ambitious, entrepreneurial and data-savvy individual to join our global DataSM team. This is an outstanding opportunity for a candidate with strong analytical skills, passion for understanding and accelerating social impact, and a proven commitment to global poverty alleviation.
About Data Management
In addition to investing in companies, Acumen also works on initiatives that create wider change in the social sector. One of our leading initiatives is the development, execution and promotion of our cutting-edge social performance and customer insights data service called DataSM. We built Data to help companies more effectively listen to customers and to incorporate impact measurement and customer-centricity into business as usual.. Using low-cost technology and methods, Data gathers high-quality data quickly and efficiently, directly from end-customers. To date, Acumen has spread Lean Data across the whole of its own portfolio and since 2016, we began implementing Data for external clients such as Omidyar Network, DFID/CDC, Injaro, SEDF, The Gates Foundation and others.
Qualifications & Characteristics
Minimum of 2 years of work experience; from a data-oriented position in a management consultancy, development consultancy, enterprise or equivalent.
Bachelor's Degree a minimum; Post-graduate degree preferred
Demonstrated success analyzing data, as well as both providing advice and implementing change based on such results
Experience with client and project management.
Evidence of track record of growing sales would be highly valued.
Experience or strong familiarity with the social enterprise and/or development sector Must be authorized to work in Pakistan
Additional characteristics we’re looking for in all roles at Acumen:
As the Data Manager in Pakistan office you will lead our Data work across the Country. To do so you will head a small team in Pakistan and work closely with the Director of Data (based in London) and the global Data team. You will also be an integral partner and thought-leader in Acumen’s region office, working to support the portfolio and leadership work there and to scale Data across the region. As such this is definitely an opportunity with room for growth.
Specifically, you will:
Manage all Data operations in Pakistan: includes managing a team of full-time and part-time Data researchers and analysts, overseeing all data collection and analysis, developing clear processes, measuring team performance against KPIs, and ensuring quality of data. Manage all Data projects across Pakistan including at Acumen investees and across Data’s external clients. Synthesize data collected across all projects to create compelling presentations that guide businesses to make decisions based on the data. Lead business development for Data, including with impact investing funds and foundations looking to develop a deeper understanding of the impact of their investees or projects.
Method of Application
Interested parties should send in their applications on or before 30th November 2017. Correspondence:Applications and detailed CV to be addressed to HR Manager and sent by email to [email protected] with email subject tittle- Application for Data Manager Job.
Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.