BI Statistical Analyst – Observatory

Full Time

The purpose of this role is to add to the functionality of the BI department by creating a statistics niche. Focus will be given on building risk scorecards, running with costing projects and being able to deliver the on the BI company mandate of providing accurate and timely ad-hoc analysis. This is your chance to build the foundations of a data science approach within an organisation.

• Understanding of business requirements and subsequent documentation
• Assistance with data warehouse design and implementation
• Analysis of source systems data structures as well as post implementation cause and effect
• Development of reports for various departments – includes understanding the business need and being able to transform it into the relevant reports, dashboards and scorecards
• Responsible for accuracy and technical integrity of BI solutions
• Be able to guide business decisions with relevant analysis on an ad-hoc basis
• Proactively identify opportunities to improve and evolve existing BI solutions across the business, this includes Machine Learning capabilities

• 3 Year Degree (Business Science, B.Com Finance, Mathematics or IT Related)
• 3 to 4 years working experience within the BI / Machine Learning / Statistics field
• Knowledge of BI concepts and architecture (highly advantageous)
• Knowledge of ETL and data analysis with focus on data integrity (highly advantageous)
• Experience in report building and presentation of results
• Experience of score card building and machine learning (non-negotiable)
• AWS Machine Learning, MySQL, Python, R (highly advantageous)
Other Skills
• Enthusiastic, self-motivated team player
• Able to work unsupervised
• Strong work ethic with high attention to detail
• Analytical skills with the ability to quickly grasp business issues and understand business strategy
• Ability to identify an opportunity or problem and develop a creative solution
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and able to present directly to Executive level

R30 – 40k

Only SA citizens based in Cape Town need apply.