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SENIOR ANALYST - join what is regarded as one of the leading ANALYTICS, INSIGHT, DATA SCIENCE and OPEN SOURCE specialists

Job Title: SENIOR ANALYST - join what is regarded as one of the leading ANALYTICS, INSIGHT, DATA SCIENCE and OPEN SOURCE specialists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Salary: R600K - R720K /annum
Reference: Senior Analyst - an opportunity to work on a variety of analytics and financial modelling projects
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 22, 2017 15:57

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a SENIOR DATA ANALYST keen on expanding their Analytics, Data Modeling and Data Science experience with a great business with a highly skilled team of Data Solutions professionals.

(Please note, along with this role there are also more Senior and Junior positions in the same business, so if you’re outside of the salary quoted below please do keep reading).

Based in CAPE TOWN this position offers a salary of R660K – R750K/annum.

Regarded as one of the leading ANALYTICS, INSIGHT, DATA SCIENCE and Open Source Software specialists, this business provides Data Solutions, Advanced Analytics, Data Modeling, Software Engineering and Strategic Business Insight to top businesses across a span of consumer markets, including Financial Services, Investment Management, 

Retail, FMCG, Media and Marketing.

The business employs a talented (and happy) team of Actuarial Scientists, MBA’s, Economists, Statisticians, Data Science and Software Developers, in an environment which actively encourages research, innovation in data technologies and collaboration.

Reporting to the Head of Analytics, the role offers you the opportunity to work on a wide variety of analytics and financial modelling projects. Responsibilities will include: 

Solution design, providing industry and business advice to clients, providing guidance and support to Junior Analysts, peer review technical work and other projects, focus on knowledge sharing and continual improvement, harvesting new opportunities from clients/partners and finding new opportunities.

Extensive personal training and development is on offer.

Experience in either Analytics Consulting (client- or consulting-side), Business Intelligence, Data Analytics or Modelling (financial or statistical).
Comfortable with presenting to executives.
Degree and/or relevant experience in Data Analysis.
Highly proficient in Excel and VBA.
Database experience in any of SAS, SQL, MySQL, NoSQL is beneficial.
Ability to provide teams with technical and methodological guidance.

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.