Data Visualization Specialist, Financial Planning and Analysis

Job Summary

PATH and the Financial Planning and Analysis team (FP&A) is recruiting for a Data Visualization Specialist.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

 

PATH and the Financial Planning and Analysis team (FP&A) is recruiting for a Data Visualization Specialist. This role will support the broader institution in its innovation journey. The Data Visualization Specialist will create and prepare a wide range of data visualization tools supporting institutional level financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. We are looking for a Data Visualization Specialist with a creative, intuitive and solutions driven mindset combined with a strong technical and business background. They should have a passion for conveying a wide range of information, including complex analytic findings, through polished and engaging reports and visuals. The Data Visualization Specialist will have a well-rounded background to balance the line between Finance, IT, and the business. The role will report to the Deputy Director of FP&A.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

Data architecture and overall strategy

  • Good understanding of PATH financial systems and data architecture.
  • Good understanding of PATH strategy and broader programmatic activities.
  • Act as an internal change agent through the use Tableau and other data visualization tools.

Data analytics

  • Translate business needs into analytics/reporting requirements to support executive decisions.
  • Partner with a broad range of stakeholders (Finance, Information Technology, Program teams) to identify key performance indicators and determine the data requirements for reporting requests.
  • Develop business intelligence tools, dashboards and reports using Tableau.
  • Transform data into actionable insights that drive business value.
  • Identify trends and patterns that can help other departments, managers, and executives to make timely and well-informed business decisions.
  • Understand the decision-making process, workflows, and business and information needs of functional heads.
  • Develop dashboards, reports, briefs, commentary, and data visualizations used to communicate financial and business metrics to a broad audience (Executive, senior leaders, single contributors).
  • Design and implement new data analysis methodologies.
  • Review and validate the accuracy of data and metrics as they are collected. Escalate and manage data quality concerns as appropriate.

Training

  • Train and empower the broader FP&A team in developing their own dashboards and reports.
  • Train internal stakeholders with the use of Tableau.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in data analytics, computer science, or information technology.
  • At least 5 years of hands-on expertise using Tableau or other data visualization tools (such as Power BI and Adobe Analytics) required. 
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the field of data analytics, information technology and Business Intelligence reporting required.
  • Background in finance is a plus but not mandatory.
  • Proven leadership of business intelligence, analytic and data governance initiatives in multiple project environments.
  • Experience with designing and developing dashboards from scratch for a broad range of audiences (business, finance, executive audiences).
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking, data modeling and statistics skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and SQL.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, teamwork, and issue resolution.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization, both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Proven ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team.
  • Project management experience and ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Sensitive to different cultures and flexible to work with colleagues in different time zones.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

 

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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