Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Thika



Data Analyst Position – Drive Business Outcomes with Premium Hygiene

Location: Thika |

Gross Salary: Ksh 30,000 to Ksh 40,000

At Sai Pharmaceuticals Kenya Limited, we pride ourselves on innovation and excellence in the FMCG sector. We are seeking a highly skilled Data Analyst to join our dynamic team in Thika. If you are passionate about leveraging data to drive business outcomes and have a keen eye for insights, this role is tailor-made for you.

Purpose: Delivering Data Excellence

As a Data Analyst at Sai Pharmaceuticals, your primary purpose is to provide technical expertise, ensuring the quality and accuracy of the company’s data. Your role involves processing, designing, and presenting data to empower management in making informed decisions that positively impact our business outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Data Analysis and Insights

  • Dive deep into data to extract valuable insights that inform strategic decisions.

2. Sales Target Setting and Analysis

  • Collaborate in setting sales targets and analyze achievements against projections.

3. Technology Adherence

  • Ensure adherence to technological tools, maximizing value from sales force automation tools.

4. Training and Troubleshooting

  • Provide day-to-day training and troubleshooting support to the sales team on sales force automation tools.

5. Route-Plan Management

  • Strategically set up route plans for the sales team and ensure adherence.

6. Data Acquisition and Maintenance

  • Source data from primary and secondary sources, maintaining databases for efficient access.

7. Cross-Departmental Support

  • Collaborate with all departments, offering valuable support through data analysis.

Qualification and Requirements

  • APREN Certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics/Data Science/Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum 1 year of Data Analysis experience in the FMCG sector
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word)
  • Knowledge of Business Analytics software (Power Bi, Tableau, Qlik Sense, or Google Data Studio)
  • Team player with a positive attitude towards work and colleagues

Qualified candidates are invited to email their CV and a compelling cover letter to by 30th November 2023.


1. Showcase Your Analytical Prowess

  • Provide concrete examples of how your analytical skills have driven positive outcomes in your previous roles.

2. Demonstrate Tech Savviness

  • Highlight your proficiency in utilizing data analytics tools, showcasing your ability to derive meaningful insights.

3. Emphasize Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • Share instances where you actively collaborated with different departments, underlining your teamwork skills.

4. Quantify Achievements

  • Quantify the impact of your data-driven decisions, emphasizing tangible results achieved in your career.

5. Highlight Training Initiatives

  • Illustrate your experience in training and supporting teams, ensuring effective utilization of technological tools.

6. Outline Route-Planning Successes

  • If applicable, discuss instances where your route-planning strategies contributed to increased sales efficiency.

7. Tailor Your Cover Letter

  • Craft a personalized cover letter that specifically addresses Sai Pharmaceuticals’ unique requirements and culture.

8. Showcase Continuous Learning

  • Demonstrate your commitment to staying updated with the latest trends and advancements in data analytics.

9. Align with Company Values

  • Emphasize values that resonate with Sai Pharmaceuticals, showcasing your alignment with the company culture.

10. Reflect a Positive Attitude

  • Convey enthusiasm for the role, reflecting a positive attitude that aligns with Sai Pharmaceuticals’ work environment.


1. What Qualifications Are Required for the Data Analyst Role?

  • The role requires a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics/Data Science/Computer Science or a related field and a minimum of 1 year of experience in Data Analysis in the FMCG sector.

2. How Can I Apply for the Position?

  • Qualified candidates are invited to email their CV and a cover letter to by 30th November 2023.

3. Is Remote Work an Option for This Role?

  • Currently, the position is based in Thika; however, future considerations for remote work may be discussed during the interview.

4. What Technologies Should I Be Proficient In?

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word) is required, along with knowledge of Business Analytics software such as Power Bi, Tableau, Qlik Sense, or Google Data Studio.

5. How Often Does the Company Engage in Training Programs?

  • The company is committed to continuous learning. Training initiatives are regularly conducted to keep the team updated with the latest industry trends.

6. Can You Provide More Insights into the Company Culture?

  • Sai Pharmaceuticals fosters a collaborative and innovative work culture. We value teamwork, continuous improvement, and a positive attitude.

7. Are There Opportunities for Career Growth?

  • The company encourages career growth and development. Performance and dedication are recognized and rewarded.

8. What Does the Data Acquisition Process Involve?

  • The Data Analyst will be responsible for acquiring data from primary and secondary sources and maintaining databases for efficient access.

9. Is Knowledge of Business Analytics Software Mandatory?

  • While it is highly beneficial, candidates with a strong foundation in data analysis and a willingness to learn are also encouraged to apply.

10. How Will My Application Be Evaluated?

  • Applications will be evaluated based on qualifications, experience, and the alignment of skills with the outlined job responsibilities.


Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to express my keen interest in the Data Analyst position at Sai Pharmaceuticals Kenya Limited, as advertised. With a strong academic background in Data Science and over two years of experience in data analysis within the FMCG sector, I am confident in my ability to contribute significantly to your team.

In my previous role, I successfully implemented data-driven strategies that resulted in a 15% increase in sales efficiency. My proficiency in tools such as Power Bi and Tableau, coupled with my dedication to continuous learning, aligns seamlessly with Sai Pharmaceuticals’ commitment to excellence.

I am excited about the opportunity to bring my analytical prowess and collaborative spirit to your esteemed organization. I look forward to the possibility of discussing how my skills and experiences make me a perfect fit for this role.

Thank you for considering my application. I am eager to contribute to the success of Sai Pharmaceuticals and be part of a dynamic team that values innovation and data excellence.


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