Vacancies

Statistician

We view our client as one of the top IT / digital employers in South Africa. They are based in very trendy and upmarket offices in Century City, Cape Town. A multi-billion-dollar global leader in their field, they are able to attract the very best digital and IT talent in South Africa, and retain them. Always expanding they are currently looking for a Statistician to join their team.

Job description

Reporting to the Operational Manager, you will be responsible for assisting the Analytical and Data Team’s across theGroup with an emphasis on Statistics. To acquire professional statistical, and technical support services.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Work closely with both internal and external clients and form strong relationships

Use initiative and sound judgment within established procedural guidelines

Organize and priorities the work schedule and handle multiple priorities

Exercise discretion in dealing with confidential information

Google analytics, understanding, reporting and trending

Understanding the various systems utilized by the clients to report and analyses their data i.e. Tableau

Innovative implementation of software to increase speed and quality of data

Conceptualizing, defining and delivering new reports, as well as improving existing ones

Analysis of data from various sources in order to ensure that the business acts proactively on the information at its disposal

Obtaining, manipulating and analyzing business data to derive experience assumptions

Assisting of new sources of data into company databases so that it can also be analyzed and included in relevant reports

Hypothesizing, testing and comparing projected outcomes of scenarios for the growth of existing business and /or the development of new markets

Highlighting potentially unprofitable scenarios in order to determine remedial action where possible

Monitoring in conjunction with the analyst of subsequent actual outcomes relative to model assumptions in order to determine likelihood of goal achievement (particularly in respect of new markets) and / or need for changes in tactics and strategy

Continually searching for new and useful ways to obtain, integrate and analyze data that is relevant to the company’s business model

Identify innovative areas where analytics can be applied

Education of report end-users so as to ensure a maximum spread of expertise around the company

The organisation believes that it is critical to encourage personal development to have a successful team. As such, they have established a budget for employee education and allow staff to take study leave to improve their skill set.   

They firmly believe in staying up to date with latest technologies, so rest assured – you’ll have all the best toys! Whilst this is a very modern and fast paced industry, the atmosphere is also relaxed.  Leave those suits and ties at home, but please wear something.  

Our client believes that if they keep you healthy, stress free and happy, you’ll deliver the best work possible.   So they set up a coffee bar in the middle of the building and dished out some serious money for an awesome gym. 

Our client is able to pay top dollar to attract and retain top talent in South Africa. They offer great discretionary based bonuses too.  

And then for the fun factor – there’s a bar on Friday afternoons, Poker tournaments, regular team building events such as white river rafting, and much more.

Requirements

• Degree in Research, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Actuarial Science or similar
• Minimum of 3 -5 years working experience in statistical analysis
• Minimum of 3- 5 years Data Warehousing experience
• Advanced Excel Skills
• Permanent South African Resident
• Post Graduate or Master’s degree
• SQL and data visualization program experience
• Programming, problem solving and data analysis skills
• Strong abstract reasoning skills
• Experience with Google Analytics

Category

Location

Century City, Cape Town

Available

Interested in this position?

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, kindly send your CV to info@anniemercer.co.za. In your email, please feel free to tell us why you are an excellent fit for the role and also include your current earnings and notice period. We look forward to chatting with you.