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RETAIL DATA ANALYST – gain E-COMMERCE DATA ANALYSIS experience within SA’s Leading ONLINE RETAILER – CAPE TOWN, R460K-R480K/annum

Job Title: RETAIL DATA ANALYST – gain E-COMMERCE DATA ANALYSIS experience within SA’s Leading ONLINE RETAILER – CAPE TOWN, R460K-R480K/annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Industry:
IT
Salary: R460K - R480K/annum
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email: gary@acuityconsultants.co.za
Job Published: September 09, 2019 15:02

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a Retail DATA ANALYST to join the Analytics Team in South Africa’s leading ONLINE RETAILER. 
If you’re a DATA ANALYST who will be excited by finding and identifying Retail trends to boost the e-commerce and Online Shopping penetration in Online Retail, then this is definitely the role for you.

Based in CAPE TOWN this Retail DATA ANALYST role offers a salary of R460K – R480K/annum.

THE COMPANY:
This e-commerce business is the fastest-growing market-leading ONLINE RETAILER across South Africa and growing across the entire African market. They are a trusted and respected Online Retailer, who have delighted consumers with choice, efficiency, price, promotions and reliability, thereby becoming the preferred point of call for many Online Shoppers.
As a data-centric Online Retailer they have vast quantities of data and therefore provide Data Analysts with ongoing challenges to deliver insight from one of the fastest growing data sets.

THE ROLE: 
Reporting to the Retail Analytics Manager, you will join a skilled team of Retail Data Analysts, BI and Data Science experts.
You will perform data analysis to support business performance of Retail. This will include descriptive, diagnostic and prescriptive analytics to identify, understand and influence commercial KPIs (sales, profitability, stock health).
Along with this you will also analyse the Retail businesses processes and design changes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency across all areas of Retail. You will develop and maintain spreadsheet-based prototypes or proof-of-concept tools to rapidly improve these processes.
As Data Analyst you will support the planning & budgeting of all Retail metrics: Build and maintain Excel and Google Sheets based tools used for the process. Coordinate planning activities according to timelines between various stakeholders internal and external to Retail, including Marketplace, Marketing and Supply Chain.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU:
If you’re passionate about Retail, Data Analysis, e-commerce and Online Retail then this is where you want to be. You will expand your skills by working with Retail Analytics experts, right from BI Developers through to Data Scientists and Machine Learning experts – as such your Analysis skills, from retrospective to predictive analytics will be sharpened. You will learn to understand the drivers in Online Retail, how to improve Business Processes and work for a company that is respected, exciting and will stand you in great stead for your future career.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Bachelor’s Degree in a Numerical Discipline – could be Stats, Maths, Engineering, Commerce, or similar.
At least 3 years experience in analytics, management consulting or planning roles.
Experience in the retail industry is beneficial, but not essential.
Strong commercial acumen.
Systems thinker with the ability to understand and break down complex problems and relationships.
Creative and practical problem-solving skills. Solution-oriented.
Highly capable in working with large and complex data sets.
MySQL, Bigquery, Knime, Excel, Google Sheets and Qlikview are examples of the tools currently used in the business. 

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann
gary@acuityconsultants.co.za 
021 801 5001

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