Analytics Manager – FMCG Giant - Cape Town – R1.2 Mil PA - E-Merge IT Recruitment, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: R83 333.00 - R1 000 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Management
  • Posted by E-Merge IT Recruitment on Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Reference: GZ48422
  • Apply before Monday, March 16, 2020 - 22 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: E-Merge IT Recruitment

A Major Retail GIANT is on the scout for a top achieving Analytics Manager. As a member of the Merchandising Analytics team, you will be required to own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions

You will work closely with leaders across Marketing, Buying and other business department to support and implement high-quality, data-driven decisions; lead cross-functional teams using advanced data modeling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions and uncover optimization opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is based in Cape Town and is a dynamic, out of the box thinker who enjoys the thrill of working in a fast paced environment.


• BCom/BSc or relevant tertiary qualification;

• 5+ years' experience in business and data analysis, solutions design & testing, data modelling;

• 3+ years’ experience in leading high performance teamsHigh level knowledge of appropriate statistical techniques

• Fluency in a programming language (R, Python, SQL);

• Experience with common data science toolkits , such as R, SAS, Alteryx, Knime etc;

• Experience with data visualisation tools


• Make recommendations for new metrics, techniques, and strategies to improve team performance and measurement in the future

• Define the data elements and data structure that teams should leverage to enable analytical and reporting capabilities for our business development team

• Design and influence operational best practices for reporting and analytics to enable the team to scale

• Prepare and deliver business reviews to the senior management team regarding progress and roadblocks

• Work with engineering and the data warehouse to enable the appropriate capture and storage of key data points

• Enable effective decision making by retrieving and aggregating data from multiple sources and compiling it into a digestible and actionable format

• Participate in strategic & tactical planning discussion

Reference Number for this position is GZ48422 which is a permanent position based in Cape Town offering a cost to company salary of R1.2 Mil PA negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Garth on or call him on XXX-XXXX to discuss this and other opportunities.

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e-Merge is a dynamic, service orientated, boutique agency working in specific technology verticals. We only recruit within our specialised fields, assuring both client and candidate of expert attention, knowledge and advice within niche areas.

We continuously research and adopt technologies to streamline our internal workflow process ensuring a seamless experience for both clients and candidates.  The e-Merge management team has a pro-active approach, encouraging innovative ideas and customer focused behaviours from our consultants.

e-Merge believes in quality over quantity.  We match skills and culture accurately, selecting only the very best candidates available to present to you, thereby simplyfying your process of selection, and assuring you of a thorough and professional shortlist from which to choose.