Commercial Insights Analyst (Data Scientist) - Star Personnel Recruitment (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Banking, Retail, Finance
  • Posted by Star Personnel Recruitment (Pty) Ltd on Wednesday, May 6, 2020
  • Reference: 1662332
  • Apply before Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 36 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Star Personnel Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

Overview:

To create commercial and strategic value for the Company by sourcing and aggregating disparate

sources of data and transforming this through sophisticated analytical techniques into dynamic and

commercially-oriented insights.

 

Key Responsibilities:

·      Set up structures to build and develop new analytical competencies in the business

·      Actively source and champion the acquisition of Merchant, Customer, Transaction and Big Data

·      The aggregation of structured enterprise and unstructured streaming data into analytical datasets

·      Data mining, modelling and statistical analysis of various data sets to facilitate the creation of merchant and customer insights

·      Transform analytical insights into commercially-viable reports and offerings

·      Provide recommendations for management in respect campaigns to support growth strategies

·      Set up experimental designs to track campaigns

·      Internal and external stakeholder management


Required Skills

  • data mining : 2 to 3 years
  • data analyst : 4 to 5 years
  • insights analysis : 4 to 5 years

Candidate Requirements

Key Competencies:

·      Strong Analytical, problem solving and conceptual thinking skills

·      Ability to explain complex statistical information

·      Ability to draw data from systems and do analysis on information retrieved

·      Quality control of output data

·      Compilation of reports based on information retrieved and analysed

·      Planning and organisational skills

·      Must be able to work to, and manage, deadlines

·      Attention to detail and commitment to delivery is vital

·      Successfully convey findings and ideas through well written presentations and proposals

·      Ability to effectively collaborate across different departments

 

Minimum Requirements:

·      B.Sc/B.Comm/Humanities with Mathematics/Statistics, Actuarial Science, Economics, Engineering

·      Minimum of 2 + years working experience of applied data mining (preferably in disciplines such as Credit Risk, Financial Services, Retail, Marketing and Fast moving consumer goods)

·      Experience manipulating and analysing data using SAS, SQL, SAS Macros or other data analysis tools for complex modelling purposes or forecasting, i.e. ability to perform statistical Analysis on large datasets

·      Knowledge of statistical and mathematical models and methodologies

·      Database architecture, i.e. understanding of database and data warehouse concepts and functions

 

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About Star Personnel Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

Star Personnel Recruitment was established in 1986 and has become a well respected name in the recruitment and selection of top talent for a carefully selected number of the most sought after employers in South Africa. Having a reputation for expertly matching candidates based on skills, personality and attitude while treating all applicants in a confidential and professional manner.

With one of the most sophisticated and comprehensive recruitment databases in the industry, as well as a team of Senior Consultants constantly scouring the market for stars, Star Personnel takes the guesswork out of appointing top staff.