Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Innovations Lead at Rise Networks

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Rise Networks

Rise Networks is a Data Science, Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence powered learning, research, and work readiness Company in Lagos, Nigeria. We are a leading AI for Development social enterprise in the emerging technology space dedicated to the skills development of individuals, especially young people, digital transformation of Organizations, and governance innovation in the Public Sector in compliance with the dynamic trends of the 4th Industrial Revolution.

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Job Title: Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Innovations Lead

Location: Lagos



Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Innovations Lead at Rise Networks



Job Description

  • The Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Innovations Lead will play a pivotal role in driving data-driven innovations and solutions at Rise Networks.
  • This position involves spearheading initiatives related to data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, with a focus on enhancing learning outcomes, fostering innovation, and driving strategic decision-making across the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategies for leveraging data and AI technologies to enhance learning outcomes.
  • Lead the design, development, and deployment of innovative data-driven solutions and products.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for applying AI and ML in various business areas.
  • Drive the development of AI-driven tools and platforms to optimize operational processes and workflows.
  • Conduct research and stay abreast of advancements in data science and AI to inform organizational strategies.
  • Manage data-related projects from inception to execution, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Oversee data collection, storage, and processing activities, ensuring data quality and integrity.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to data scientists, AI engineers, and other team members.
  • Collaborate with external partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and foster strategic partnerships.
  • Develop and maintain a roadmap for AI and data science initiatives, prioritizing projects based on business impact.
  • Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness and impact of AI and data-driven initiatives.
  • Lead the development of data-driven insights and recommendations to support decision-making processes.
  • Drive continuous improvement in data governance, privacy, and security practices.
  • Conduct regular reviews and assessments of AI and data science projects to ensure alignment with organizational objectives.
  • Lead the implementation of best practices and standards in data science and AI across the organization.
  • Collaborate with the Learning and Development team to integrate AI-driven learning solutions into training programs.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on data science and AI-related topics, providing guidance and support to stakeholders.
  • Foster a culture of innovation and collaboration within the data and AI team and across the organization.
  • Represent Rise Networks at industry events, conferences, and workshops to showcase data-driven innovations.
  • Drive thought leadership initiatives to position Rise Networks as a leader in AI and data-driven solutions.


  • Deep understanding of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence concepts and methodologies.
  • Proven track record for leading and managing complex data science and AI projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to influence and negotiate effectively.
  • Strategic thinking and vision, with the ability to drive innovation and drive organizational change.
  • Strong project management skills, with experience in Agile and other project management methodologies.
  • Knowledge of data governance, privacy, and security principles, with a commitment to ethical data practices.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, with a high degree of adaptability and resilience.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development in the field of data science and AI.
  • Creative thinking and innovation mindset, with a passion for exploring new ideas and technologies.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of industry trends and market dynamics.
  • Ability to build and nurture relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Results-driven mindset, with a focus on achieving measurable outcomes and driving impact.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data analysis and interpretation.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ethical and professional conduct, with a commitment to upholding the values and integrity of Rise Networks.


Application Closing Date
16th February, 2024.


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their authentic, brief but concise CV to: people@risenetworks.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


Note: Only qualified Candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to people@risenetworks.org

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