Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Job Title: Data Analyst
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 300000.00
Reference: JN -012017-7457
Job Published: February 09, 2017 07:27

Job Description


PSG requires the services of a competent individual to lead the sourcing and analysis of client and product data initiative. The ideal candidate will have previous experience with “Big Data” projects in the financial services sector.  

Minimum Requirements 
Data Analysis experience
Excellent proficiency in both Afrikaans and English
Excellent Microsoft Office knowledge
Own transport
Good Communication and knowledge sharing abilities  
Good writing skills (for documenting the process)  

Advantageous Requirements 
Diploma / Certificate in IT
Financial Services experience
Agile / SCRUM experience
An understanding of the software development process
Basic negotiation ability
Planning, coordinating, and organisational alignment skills  

Personality Traits 
High degree of professional acumen
Critical thinker and relationship building skills
A natural curiosity
The ability to work in a team and as an individual
The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines  

The position 
You will be responsible to source, analyse, implement and support the product and client data in our central CRM system. As the Team Leader of the Data Team (currently consisting of 6 members).
You will oversee the cyclical data imports. In addition, you will perform regular testing on the data sets loaded and put processes in place to monitor data anomalies.
You should be able to provide consultation to your team members grounded in the understanding of applicable Product knowledge.  
The ideal candidate will have an extreme attention to detail and the ability to apply previous financial services experience.
You'll work closely with product providers, software designers and the Head of CRM to understand how to apply data that are sourced and fill any gaps in the data sets that are retrieved.  
The ultimate goal is to source and load data sets that enable the users of systems to make informed decisions.  
Although data analysis is the main function, you should have the ability to make suggestions for improvements. This specific position is based in the Cape Town Northern Suburbs.
Applicants without Financial services experience will be required to do NQF5 and NQF6 studies. Work back contracts will apply.  
The company has a fast paced environment and the individual should be comfortable with changes made to specifications and requirements. 

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