Senior Team Member-MIS Implementation and Data Bangalore

Senior Team Member-MIS Implementation and Data Bangalore

Senior Team Member-MIS Implementation and Data Bangalore

Senior Team Member – MIS Implementation and Data
Azim Premji Foundation
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Senior Team Member-MIS Implementation and Data Bangalore

We are an 80-member team, embarking on an exciting journey that aspires to facilitate a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society through grant-making. In the last 6 years, 370+ grants have been made in our areas of intervention (further broken down into specific themes) – Gender Justice, Urban Poor, Land and Forest Dependent, Governance, Nutrition and Persons with Disability. The Azim Premji Foundation (Philanthropy) represents a workplace that is well entrenched in diversity, inclusion, and consists of individuals who are proficient at being specialized generalists, can double and triple hat with ease with BAU as well as specific projects with an aim to transform the organization’s mission.

OverviewSenior Team Member-MIS Implementation and Data Bangalore

 

The Data & Systems team is an enabler function in the Philanthropy that has the mandate to create a virtuous circle of data-driven decision making that will aid the organization’s grant-making and grant management capabilities. In order to make this happen, we have two streams of work: 

1.   Conceptualization and implementation of MISes – we help build technical solutions for both internal and external (grantee) IT systems and ensure these are implemented seamlessly.

 2. Build dashboards and other forms of data aggregation and analysis using relevant tools to provide insights to our grantees, program leads, the senior management and the Board

ResponsibilitiesSenior Team Member-MIS Implementation and Data Bangalore

1. Conceptualize and Implement large-scale MIS solutions 

a. Understand requirements from the relevant stakeholders and ideate to a consultative technical solution

  • You will coordinate with various teams both internal and external to elicit and thoroughly understand the requirements
  •  You will think through various solutions and make recommendations based on   various       considerations (scope, time and cost)

b. Involve in planning, procurement, development and implementation of technical     solutions

  •  You will coordinate with end users and other stakeholders continually through the planning and development phase to ensure their needs are being met within project timelines
  •  You will work with procurement to build specifications documents and technically     evaluate proposals
  • You will oversee the development and implementation process with relevant stakeholders and ensure that various exercises including user acceptance testing (UAT), training of end users and piloting of the technical solution are conducted smoothly
  • You will be responsible to vet and recommend changes to the technical solution and validate effort estimates from vendors

2. Conceptualize and build dashboards, conduct data analysis and other ad hoc scripting tasks a. Conceptualize and build operational and program dashboards for monitoring and tracking through key indicators

  • You will have to build, maintain and improve descriptive analysis that help the grantees program leads/senior management/Board to track programs and take strategic decisions
  • You will be expected to extract, dig into, clean and transform the data to be prepared for analysis
  • You  will ensure ETL processes are well-thought of to ensure that the dashboards are built in a scalable manner and factor other performance considerations to ensure a smooth user experience

b. Work on exploratory data analysis to inform key decisions in grant-making and grant management from publicly available or internal datasets 

c. Perform ad-hoc scripting for automation of tasks using VBA, Python, Google Script etc. 

d. Mentor and provide feedback to junior team member/s to implement most optimal solutions

Qualifications and ExperienceSenior Team Member-MIS Implementation and Data Bangalore

  • Degree from a reputed institution with a good academic record; a certification in data analytics is preferred
  • 4-10 years of experience (mix of corporate and development sector experience preferred) in IT systems deployment (preferably in technical consulting/IT project management roles) and/or in data analytics in any sector
  • Proficiency with Advanced Excel, VBA macros (Google Script), Python, data manipulation languages such as SQL, R, SAS, STATA
  • Proficiency in Tableau is a must while a working knowledge of PowerBI and Google Data Studio will be a bonus
  • Ability to see the big picture and interpret information to build a broad understanding of philanthropy and our areas of intervention
  • Ability to swiftly coordinate and follow up with diverse teams, navigate through uncertainty and tight timelines, and have an attitude of ‘get it done right the first time’
  • Ability to work with external stakeholders such as partners and vendors directly, communicate succinctly, maintain confidentiality, and manage timelines to get the work done
  • A willingness to adopt best practices, continually learn and improve without any structured guidance to ensure your skill-set is up-to-date

To apply, kindly share your resume on – jobs.philanthropy@azimpremjifoundation.org 

Senior Team Member-MIS Implementation and Data Bangalore

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