Decision Optimisation Analyst

Decision Optimisation Analyst

Job Title: Decision Optimisation Analyst
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 360000.00
Reference: JN -092017-9677
Job Published: October 16, 2017 09:26

Job Description

General Details
Job TitleDecision Optimisation Analyst
DepartmentAnalytics & Optimisation
Type of employmentPermanent
Part time / Full timeFull time
OverviewThe core responsibilities consist of building predictive models to assist marketing, operations and credit risk departments. Ad hoc analysis work to support strategic decisions will also form part of responsibilities.

• A degree majoring in Statistics, Actuarial, Mathematics or Engineering preferred. Undergrad is a minimum requirement, but preference will be given to post graduate qualifications.
Experience2 -3 years’ experience in a predictive model building role
Duties & RolesModel Development 

• Data Extraction and Manipulation
• Recommendations on outcome definitions and Windows
• Segmentation
• Model development (e.g. regression)
• Validation
•Model documentation

Optimisation Strategy Development

• Set up scenarios and constraints
• Arrive at implementable solutions that add measurable business value
• Specify implementation and test plans
• Present recommendations to Credit Committee or decision makers in area of concern and get go ahead for implementation
• Create specifications required for implementation

Performance Tracking and maintenance

• Monitor performance of strategies against champion and other strategies
• Update models or strategies where required
• Recommend rollout strategy for successful tests

Adhoc Analysis 

• Provide analytical insight for ad hoc analytical tasks