Data Analyst

Role-based in Kampala Uganda

Start: Immediate

Who we are

SafeBoda is a Ugandan-based startup that aims to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) and cars, affordable, and

convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa, with the goal to change the perception of public transportation as unsafe and

disorganized by providing a safe and reliable service that is accessible to all.

SafeBoda wants to meet the needs of Africa's booming young population by providing a mobile-first transportation

platform and additional financial services, payments, and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward while

providing a more meaningful and lucrative career for its drivers.

As a leading East African tech company that relies heavily on the quality and reliability of its information technology

systems and services to ensure that our services are always available and reliable, SafeBoda is constantly working to

improve and innovate our technology to provide the best service to our customers.

The Analytics Team is looking for a highly motivated Data Analyst; a committed, and hardworking individual with high

integrity to support them. The data analyst will become an expert in the data sources, models, and needs of specific parts

of the business, and ensure stakeholders have access to accurate and up-to-date metrics. They will also use various reports

and visualizations to present historical trends, user behavior, and product insights, and collaborate with departments to

measure the impact and efficiency of new products and processes.


● Collect and analyze large amounts of data using PostgreSQL, Python, Excel, and other tools

● Develop and optimize SQL functions for data analysis

● Use various tools (PowerBI, Looker Studio, Metabase, etc) to create data visualizations for stakeholders

● Work with the data engineering team to ensure data quality and accuracy

● Implement version control and follow best practices for reproducible analyses

● Adhere to the Agile development philosophy and participate in regular sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and


● Collaborate with the operations, marketing, and product teams to identify key metrics and KPIs

● Use statistical analysis and modeling techniques to identify trends and patterns in the data

● Identify opportunities for process improvements and e gains

● Monitor and track the performance of our services and provide regular reports to management

Qualifications/Requirements efficiency

● Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field

● 2+ years of experience in data analysis or related field

1Strong SQL skills and experience working with large datasets.

● Experience with managing PostgreSQL database systems.

● Experience with building and maintaining open-source data pipeline solutions.

● Python skills and experience with data visualization libraries such as Matplotlib, Seaborn, or Plotly.

● Experience with version control systems such as Git.

● Knowledge of Agile development practices and experience working in a sprint-based environment.

● Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


● Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

● Excellent communication and presentation skills.

● Ability to automate data tasks using advanced programming languages like Google App Script or Python is a plus.

● Experience in the ride-hailing or transportation industry is a plus.

   Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag.


Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth and impact,

● Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company in Africa

Competitive salary

SafeBoda transport & lunch every day

● A supportive team environment with mentorship from SafeBoda leadership


Community – we started as a small community of Boda drivers and we will never forget this. We share lunch

and we care about our community of staff , drivers, entrepreneurs, and customers.

Innovation – we challenge the status quo and believe that positive change is possible. We bring solutions

that constantly require us to think out of the box.

Transparency – We are open-minded in what we do. We have candor and share our experiences openly

without fear of judgment. We love feedback on our product and our performance so that we can improve

every day.

Safety – if we don’t care about safety ourselves, then how can we change our industry for the better?

Trust – we expect customers to trust our drivers and entrepreneurs, so we need to trust one another in

everything we do.

Integrity - We hold ourselves to the highest standard and we are accountable for our actions. We deliver

what we say we will deliver.

Collective Commitment - teams and entrepreneurs are allowed to disagree while a decision is being made;

however, everybody must commit to it once a decision has been made. “I agree and I commit, I disagree

and I commit”.


● Come join us! The need for this role is urgent, and we’d like the right candidate. Send an email with the

subject head as “Data Analyst Application” to stating why you would like to

take this role and with your CV/Resume attached. The deadline is 1st May 2023, 11:59 pm. EAT