Data Science Specialist – Zain Sudan

Job Id2387BR
Section/UnitZain SD
Vacancy TypeFull Time Employee
Job Expires14-Feb-2024

Job Purpose:

Use data creatively to solve business challenges, often uncovering new and transformative opportunities along the way.  Applying state-of-the-art advanced analytics, quantitative tools, and modeling techniques to interpret, make inferences, and offer recommendations based on insights from the data.


  1. Work closely with the business team on advanced analytics to develop new insights and data visualization models that help in making business decisions.
  2. Set clear goals and questions, so you can apply different data mining algorithms like customer segmentation and churn prediction.
  3. Sit with the BI team to ensure all the data required by different data model are available on their side.
  4. Create different data mining and ML models, execute them in sample data, and then evaluate the model.
  5. Make a presentation and sessions to the promising data models to different end users and ensure you deliver the goals and the ideas in the proper way.
  6. Support the BI team with daily work and normal operation if needed.

Typical Performance Measures:

  • Effective team key worker.
  • Quality of relationships with internal customers.
  • Effectiveness of issue resolution/change control.
  • Delivery of outcomes to agreed quality standards and deadlines
  • Adaptability of work plans/resources in response to change
  • Consistency and Quality of the existing reports and the ad-hoc reports.
  • Responsible for company assets such as vehicles, IT equipment, and PC’s


  • Reports to the Data Science team leader.
  • Responsible for company job-related assets.
  • Adhering to the standard Processes.

What Do You Need to Qualify


  • BSC in Computer/IT or Computer Science or Statistics.
  • Previous experience in data exploration and data mining.
  • Good knowledge and experience in machine learning concepts is desirable.


  • Familiarity with statistical and data-mining techniques
  • Strong knowledge of programming languages, with a focus on machine learning and advanced analytics (such as R, Python, and Scala)
  • Experience working with large data sets and relational databases(Knowledge in SQL)
  • A collaborative spirit and the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively to both colleagues and clients
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze issues, identify causes, and recommend solutions quickly.


  • Ability to interpret and apply best practice methods/processes
  • Excellent innumeracy and analytical skills.
  • Curious & Creative & Sceptical.
  • Communicative & Collaborative.
  • Management of external suppliers and software/hardware vendors
  • Conflict handling and resolution skills
  • Change management
  • Highly developed communication and reporting skills (verbal and written) in both Arabic and English
  • Ability to impart knowledge to others in a 1-2-1 and 1-2-many environment

Key Behaviours for Success:

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Creative thinker
  • Forward Planning
  • Results Driven
  • Concern for Standards/Efficiency
  • Being Collaborative
  • Tenacity, Resilience, and Self Management

The country’s leading operator was established in 1997 and today serves More than 16 million customers as of 31 August 2020, reflecting a market share of more than 48%. Possessing the country’s most advanced voice and data network, the operator’s network extends to an impressive 90% of the population with 2G, 3G, and LTE sites. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Sudan the most dynamic products and services. The foundation of Zain Sudan’s achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative services at every level. With an energetic and inspired predominantly Sudan workforce, the company is committed to employing high-caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Sudan talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on Zain Sudan please visit

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