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e.BI.Senior Business Intelligence Data Analyst

Company Digital Outsource Services
Reference # JDCBIDA
Published 04/12/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Century City, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
Purpose:
This role requires a motivated, energetic, inquisitive and highly numerate person, possessing a genuine love of numbers and the value that can be derived from interrogating them. The successful candidate will be proud numbers geek and will be able to astound those around them with their innate ability to weasel information out of various disparate databases and to draw valuable and insightful conclusions from what they find.
Job Functions Information Technology,Statistics
Industries Ecommerce,IT - Information Technology
Specification
Duties will include but not be limited to:

•Statistical and data analysis, model building and data mining
•Report consulting and the conceptualization of new reports
•Training and education around data systems, reports and analytical outputs
•Involvement in a number of defined yet ad hoc data services offered to clients
•The provision of data and analytical consulting to clients
•Financial Analysis
•Proactive data investigations and recommendations

Requirements
Essential Requirements:

•A sound understanding of relational databases
•Experience in or exposure to written SQL
•Experience in or exposure to report writing technologies
•Superior applied excel knowledge and a proficiency in MS Office applications
•Exposure to or interest in data mining technologies
•Experience in or exposure to analytical research/methodologies
•Very strong maths and stats experience/skills
•Strong client interaction skills
•Business interpretation of decision support data
•Experience in financial analysis will be advantageous

Job Requirements:

•A graduate/postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline (Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Mathematical Statistics or similar )
•A strong team worker and contributor
•High levels of self-motivation
•Enthusiastic and eager to learn in an ever changing environment
•Ability to work under pressure
•Self-managed
•Business knowledge and focus

Personal Competencies:
•Pro-active self-educator with strong desire to continually improve knowledge and skills through self-driven research and experimentation
•Highly self-motivated, comfortable taking initiative and at times working with minimal instruction (especially when breaking new ground)
•Resourceful, able to solve problems and implement solutions where others aren’t always able to assist
•Logical and analytical, able to design and build scalable and replicable systems that balance short-term needs with long-term stability
•Excellent time-management and planning skills, unflappable under deadline and stress
•Excellent interpersonal & communication skills, particularly when working with others on different continents / in different time zones
•Adaptive and flexible, comfortable changing direction when the business requires
•Commercial, always focused on adding long-term value
Job Closing Date 31/12/2018
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