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DATA ANALYST – join leading ONLINE RETAILER & gain advanced Retail Data Insight experience – CAPE TOWN, R400K – R450K/annum

Job Title: DATA ANALYST – join leading ONLINE RETAILER & gain advanced Retail Data Insight experience – CAPE TOWN, R400K – R450K/annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Salary: R400K - R450K/annum
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2019 10:36

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a DATA ANALYST to join a leading ONLINE RETAILER and receive further technical and business training in Online RETAIL ANALYTICS. 

This role is with SA’s leading E-Commerce / Online Retailer – it provides a brilliant chance for you to learn about Retail Analytics, Big Data, Consumer Insight, Retail Category Management, Pricing, Promotions and Predictive Data Analysis.

Based in CAPE TOWN this RETAIL DATA ANALYST role offers a salary of R400K – R450K/annum.

This is SA’s leading ONLINE RETAILER / E-COMMERCE business. With a fantastic brand name and the excitement of a “start-up” environment, the business is growing very quickly. Their loyal customer base is growing exponentially with the resultant massive growth in Data – you will therefore be working in a Big Data environment, learn to utilise the most advanced data analysis / predictive analytics techniques and also gain exposure to Data Science initiatives.

Reporting to the Retail Analytics Manager, you will join a team of Analysts, BI and Data Science specialists.
Your role will be to perform data analysis to support root cause analysis and decision making in Retail. This will include descriptive, diagnostic and prescriptive analytics. The role includes performing process analysis and to design changes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency across all areas of Retail.
Technically you will develop spreadsheet-based prototypes or proof-of-concept tools to rapidly improve processes; Support the planning & budgeting of all Retail metrics: Build and maintain Excel and Google Sheets based tools; Coordinate planning activities according to timelines between various internal and external stakeholders. 

Strong commercial acumen and keen to work in Online Retail.
Creative and practical problem-solving skills with a Solutions-oriented approach.
Capable of working with large and complex data sets. 
SQL / MySQL, Excel, Google Sheets and Qlikview are examples of the tools the team uses.
If you’ve used either BigQuery or KNIME, that would be great but not essential.
Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
Bachelor’s Degree in an Analytical, Commercial or Numerical discipline. 
At least 3 years’ experience in Data Analysis / Analytics. 
Experience in the retail industry would be beneficial but not essential.

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann 
021 801 5001

If you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful.