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Senior Business Data Analyst at The People Practice

The People PracticeAbuja, Nigeria Data and Artificial Intelligence
Full Time

The People Practice is a People, Culture and Tech-focused HR solutions company which helps startups and small businesses scale, and accelerate impact by providing bespoke people-centred solutions. The People Practice is simultaneously bridging the talent gap in Nigeria by up-skilling graduates and job seekers; and through its online platform, creating an avenue for them to gain relevant, practical experience.

Our client in the Energy Sector is looking to hire a Senior Business Data Analyst who will perform various functions, which primarily involves providing data, reports, and analyses in support of the company’s plan to facilitate data driven decision-making. The Business Data Analyst will provide summary analyses in an easy-to- understand format, proffer recommendations to solve business problems and then use those data-driven insights to enhance the business improvement processes.


  • Define and deliver metrics, reporting platforms, dashboards, and analytical models vital for tracking and managing the business.
  • Identify business challenges and initiate process improvement projects.
  • Facilitate the computerization of analytics and data collection processes.
  • Provide analyses for large datasets necessary for decisions using actionable insights.
  • Collaborate with other departments to build scalable processes and metrics.
  • Responsible for carrying out complex analysis of datasets and conduct appropriate data validation.
  • Responsible for gathering and cleaning of datasets across multiple data sources.
  • Responsible for spotting vital insights and developing the framework of the organization’s data system.
  • Provide information on analytic results to business and functional leaders using visualizations to communicate data and metrics, including data maps, leveraging Tableau, etc.
  • Define vital people data performance indicators.
  • Deliver clear and professional presentations to team members, managers and clients.
  • Develop actionable roadmaps for improving workflows and processes, and establish and organize KPIs in line with directives.
  • Preparation of tenders and feasibility studies.
  • Take ownership of key strategic business templates: existing business plan, overall company expansion strategy.
  • Execute market penetration strategies and business growth enhancement objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent.
  • 5-10 years of experience performing similar or inter-related tasks in an Energy industry experience preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of data, including investigation and analysis.
  • Advanced communication abilities, including the ability to work with people from various departments within the company.
  • Knowledge of the project management process
  • Knowledge of Presentation platforms, data administration in spreadsheets, and the development of reports.


  • Excellent spoken and written English 
  • Organization and time management skills 
  • Excellent report writing, communication, analytical and presentation skills 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Suite (Powerpoint, Excel, Word) and technologically proficient 
  • Self-starter and highly motivated, ability to handle multiple tasks 
  • Ability to display initiative and analytical thinking coupled with good problem solving and decision-making skills 
  • Must be able to work individually and as part of a team

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