Data Analyst at Sabenza IT

Do you have a passion for data, understanding it and applying the right statistical techniques to interpret data into information? If that’s your case, read on, we’ve got the company for you.

Location: Stellenbosch

Tasks of the role: (but not limited to)

  • Collaborate with management to understand and prioritize business and information needs at the overall “customer” level
  • Develop hypotheses to test from collaborative sessions with business owners and BI business partner.
  • Able to quickly query and process large datasets, extract potential information, provide reports, summarize and visualize data
  • Identify valuable data sources and help automate collection processes
  • First line of “analysis”. Identify and perform a preliminary analysis of high impact hypotheses that will be further tested by the Data Scientist.
  • Assists in scoping and determining separate work / projects to be undertaken by the analysis team, working with BI Business Partner and Data Scientist.
  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reporting
  • Have a solid understanding of how to leverage existing tools and methods to solve a problem
  • Collaborate with data management and enterprise services teams to improve data governance processes, data quality and other data management services
  • Provide high quality customer service to all internal, external customers and working partners
  • Work closely with business experts to understand their needs and the nuances specific to their field to give context to the data they need to navigate.
  • Market research, as well as internal and external networks, to produce meaningful information to share and use within the organization
  • Implement new ideas and improved work methods, systems and processes that lead to higher quality, better results at the same cost or at a reduced cost
  • Keep abreast of new techniques and statistical analysis that can be applied to their daily role to improve their impact on the business.

Skills and experience required for you to apply:

  • Relevant qualification in BS in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics or other relevant fields
  • At least 5 years of experience in data models, statistical analysis and reporting software packages
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills Adept at inquiries, writing reports and presenting results
  • Strategic orientation / action, autonomous and innovative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate persuasively at the board level
  • Ability to analyze large data sets
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports
  • SQL experience strongly preferred
  • A good knowledge and understanding of the “Customer” value chain would be a plus
  • Ability to use project management principles to manage projects successfully.
  • High level of computer knowledge in Qlik, Microsoft and SAP office suite (advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint will be required)
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and effectively assess priorities

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Desired skills:

  • data analysis
  • data management
  • Qlik
  • SQL
  • report
  • data modeling

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Sean N. Ayres