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BI / Data Analyst

Reference: 5123 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert

Job Description:

  • The successful candidate will turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. To do well in this role you need a very fine eye for detail and a deep understanding of analysis tools and databases.
  • Interpreting data, analysing results using statistical techniques
  • Making recommendations across departments in an ever growing start-up environment.
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Processing confidential data and information according to guidelines.
  • Helping develop reports and analysis.
  • Evaluating changes and updates to source production systems.
  • Interpret data, analyse results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities

Qualifications:

  • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business
  • Objects etc), databases (SQL etc), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL frameworks)
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • BSc in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in computer science.
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to assess potential risks.
  • Ability to analyze existing tools and databases and provide software solution recommendations.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into non-technical, lay terms.
  • High-level experience in methodologies and processes for managing largescale databases.
  • Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases.
  • Understanding of addressing and metadata standards.
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills.
  • A passion for getting the job done, independently whilst constantly growing and developing the ongoing demands of this role.
  • Demonstrates a structured and methodical way of working, with the ability to cope with competing demands and effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership and negotiation skills
  • Someone who has a bias for action and can get things done

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

 

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za






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