Kavisha Bissessar
April 8, 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Do you have a mix of technical, soft and analytical skills? This big boom data role requires you to mine data using complex tools and software and then analyze that data to find trends. Once you connect the dots and spot data trends, you’ll need to effectively communicate your findings to others in the organization. You’ll also be responsible for suggesting possible solutions to fix issues that you find — especially if they’re tied to revenue loss.

This cool fintech business has partnered with the top banks to develop an integrated system connecting informal retailers such as community grocery stores with fast moving consumer goods suppliers, wholesalers and brands. A great salary is just one of the perks of working in the FinTech industry but if you have a spirit for data analysing and passionate about technology you will be hugely rewarded and be in a unique atmosphere that is ideal for those who thrive in a varied and high energy setting.

What it takes to apply for this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field
  • 5 years managerial experience in managing a BI business unit.
  • Microsoft (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, MS-SQL, Azure, PowerBI)
  • Experience in FMCG environment will be an advantage
  • Concise report writing skills that complement the operational needs.
  • Data mining ability and horizontal opportunity identification.
  • Understanding data sources and different transaction applications.
  • Using the smallest fragment of information with the objective of turning it into actionable insight.

What will you be doing:

  • Review and validate customer data as it’s collected.
  • Develop policies and procedures for the collection and analysis of data.
  • Monitor analytics and metrics results.
  • Perform data profiling to identify and understand anomalies.
  • Review customer files to ensure integrity of data collection and utilization.
  • Perform data profiling to identify and understand anomalies.
  • Using their findings from performing research and analysing data, BI analysts create written reports. management can use to monitor the company’s metrics and make decisions.
  • Determining what information, the company needs to collect to answer its business questions.
  • Analyse information the company collects from its customers and suppliers and which information would help managers make better financial, customer service, and marketing decisions.
  • Research and analyse market trends using the internet, news, and business publications, and they sometimes interview stakeholders and professional organizations to get more information directly.
  • Structures information for easy use by the information users.

Reference Number for this position is KB48930 which is a Permanent position based in JBH Central offering a cost to company salary of R600K to R700k PA negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Kavisha Bissessar on kavishab@e-merge.co.za.

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