Jan 18, 2024 - IIX Global is hiring a remote Senior Data Analyst. 📍Location: Bangladesh.
About Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)
Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) is a pioneer in the global impact investing movement, dedicated to reshaping finance for sustainable development with a focus on gender equality and climate action. For over a decade, we've been building the sustainable investing market, from establishing the world's largest crowdfunding platform for impact investing (Impact Partners™), operating award-winning enterprise technical assistance programs, creating innovative financial products such as the Women's Livelihood Bond™ Series, and establishing an Impact Institute and Research & Advisory. Our work has spanned 60 countries, unlocked US$418 million of private-sector capital, positively impacted over 160 million direct and household lives, and avoided over 1.9 million metric tons of carbon. The base of IIX's work is IIX Values™, an impact verification tech solution measuring investments' social and environmental impact to the last mile, amplifying the voices of the underserved. In 2022, we launched the Orange Movement™ and within that created a new asset class, Orange Bond, to unlock $10 billion in capital markets by 2030, impacting 100 million women, girls, and gender minorities. Recognized with numerous accolades, including the Oslo Business for Peace and UN Global Climate Action Award, our efforts are propelled by our team's 'PREM' values—passion, resilience, equity, and mavericks—bringing meaningful change to Global South communities and the 99%.
About a career with IIX:
You will join a highly effective team that will provide you with an un-paralleled hands-on exposure to the Impact Investing and Social Finance space. You thrive in tackling development issues and excel in creating solutions using structured strategies and innovative programs that address the world's most pressing problems, from food security to inclusive finance to clean energy. You aim to become a global development leader and to get make a measurable difference through your work.
When you join IIX, you embark on a rewarding career in which we are heavily invested in your professional development as we will build on your strengths and help you gain new skills with training, coaching, encouragement and guiding you in the right direction guidance. The skills you obtain and the exposure to the rapidly growing impact investing space will be invaluable as you advance in your career.
To be a successful member of the IIX team, you should exhibit PREM:
• Passionate: Commitment to social finance and impact investing as a path to unlock society's potential to effect social change is essential for a happy and successful tenure at IIX.
• Resilient: Similar to our enterprises working in emerging markets, our IIX team members have strong mental and emotional fortitude and are able to recover quickly from difficulties or setbacks. We look for people with an adaptable and positive attitude and strong sense of self-worth, which enables them to move forward and continue to strive for their goals even in the face of adversity.
• Equitable: At IIX, we manage toward impact maximization and produce measurable and transparent returns – both social and financial. These results strengthen the ecosystem and transform existing realities by helping impact enterprises magnify their impact and scale. We are fair and impartial in our actions and ensure that we make objective and unbiased decisions based on facts and impact.
• Maverick: While IIX is a seasoned stakeholder in the impact enterprise and impact investing space in Asia, we pride ourselves on creating new opportunities. We look for people with an independent and unorthodox approach to thinking and behaving. If you are someone who is non-conformist, innovative, and independent, often going against the grain, does not like following the crowd and is not afraid to express your own opinions, we want you.
Some of our clients include foundations such as the Rockefeller Foundation and Bank of America-Merrill Lynch Foundation, corporations such as Standard Chartered Bank and KKR, international non-profits such as Oxfam and World Vision, multilateral institutions such as the Asian Development Bank, UN Agencies such as UNDP, and government development agencies such as USAID and SIDA.
About the role:
As a Senior Data Analyst at Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), you will play a pivotal role in advancing our mission to revolutionize impact investing and drive positive change globally. Working closely with our experienced platforms and tech team, you will contribute to the development and enhancement of data models for impactful investment initiatives. Your responsibilities include collaborating on algorithm design, conducting data quality assessments, and ensuring the reliability of datasets used in decision-making.
This role extends beyond conventional data analysis, requiring you to engage in cross-functional collaboration with teams. Your ability to integrate data-driven insights into various facets of IIX's initiatives will contribute to the organization's overall effectiveness. As a valued member of our team, you will continuously learn and develop your skills in the dynamic fields of data science, machine learning, and impact investing. Your expertise in creating user-friendly data visualizations and automating reporting processes will be essential in facilitating informed decision-making and enhancing operational efficiency.
• Collaborate with the Platforms and Tech team to support the development of models and conduct exploratory data analysis.
• Contribute to the design and implementation of algorithms driving actionable insights.
• Analyze complex datasets to identify patterns and trends that inform business decisions.
• Derive actionable insights from data and present findings in a clear and understandable manner.
• Help automate data-related tasks to streamline processes and improve efficiency.
• Look at data through a business lens, understanding its implications for impact investing and social finance.
• Ensure dataset integrity through regular assessments.
• Implement data validation processes to maintain reliable data for decision-making.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate data-driven insights into IIX's initiatives.
• Provide data support to diverse departments, enhancing organizational effectiveness.
• Create visually appealing data visualizations for effective communication.
• Develop interactive dashboards using BI tools for real-time insights.
• Automate reporting to streamline data collection and enhance decision-making efficiency.
• Implement data pipelines and workflows for operational efficiency.
• Provide data-driven insights for research on impact investing trends.
• Contribute to research reports and whitepapers showcasing IIX's thought leadership.
Essential Requirements for the role:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field.
• 3 to 4 years of multidisciplinary experience in the field of data analytics
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a passion for working with data.
• Experience in data analysis and visualization tools (e.g., Python, R, SQL, Tableau).
• Experience in analyzing and interpreting unstructured data from diverse sources.
• Ability to communicate complex findings to non-technical stakeholders.
• Knowledge of impact investing, social finance, or related fields is a plus.
• Demonstrated experience in building and deploying machine learning models in real-world scenarios.
• Ability to work independently and demonstrate a proactive approach to problem-solving.
• Familiarity with data privacy and security regulations.
• Strong PowerPoint presentation skills with the ability to convey complex data findings effectively.
• Demonstrated interest in staying informed about emerging trends and innovations in data science.