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Senior BI Data Analyst

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

The expertise of a highly skilled Senior BI Data Analyst is sought by a dynamic service provider of quality certifications. Your role will include supporting corporate initiatives to stay abreast of market and business trends by conducting data analysis as well as assisting in the design and implementation of analytics programs. You should possess a Degree/National Diploma in IT, any DBA Certification, six to eight years' Data Analysis, Data Modelling and Data Warehousing maintenance experience, two+ years' supervisory experience, preferably within BI, OLAP and Enterprise Reporting tools/systems like Tableau, Agile sprints and ITIL frameworks.


Reporting to the Application Development Manager –
  • Develop policies and procedures for the collection and analysis of data.
  • Oversee the deployment of data to the data warehouse.
  • Review and validate customer data as it is being collected.
  • Get buy in from stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Infrastructure team in order to deploy system updates that allows working with big data.
  • Define requirements.
  • Collaborate regularly with various teams including market analytics.
  • Develop and utilise dashboards effectively.
  • Develop, analyse, modify processes, data structures and models.
  • Make data-driven decisions and recommendations for optimising the business and reducing loss.
  • Monitor analytics and metric results.
  • Articulate and explain concisely the implications of complex data.
  • Implement new data analysis methodologies.
  • Identify and understand data anomalies.
  • Automation of reporting.
  • Transfer skills to other staff.
  • Interact with customers to evaluate products and performance.
  • Document control.
  • Progress Reporting on assigned metrics.
  • Serve as project team member on implementing assigned projects according to defined project-team role.
  • Company brand ambassador and change agent.
  • Use data science techniques to analyse data to draw constructive results
  • Remain at the cutting edge of BI and data analytics and always remain abreast of the trends.
  • Advise EXCO on how BI (processes, practices and technologies) play a critical role in improving business management and optimisation.
  • Align BI technologies with strategic initiatives.

Qualifications -
  • IT National Diploma or Degree.
  • DBA Certification Courses.
Experience/Skills –
  • Six to eight years' Data Analysis, Data Modelling and Data Warehousing maintenance experience.
  • Two+ years' supervisory experience, preferably within BI.
  • Experience as a functional member of a Business Intelligence Team.
  • Experience with OLAP and Enterprise Reporting tools/systems like Tableau.
  • Agile sprints.
  • ITIL Frameworks.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills to resolve problems within agreed SLAs.
  • Report-writing.
  • An understanding of Mobile Technology; EDI and Application development.
  • Machine learning, predictive analytics.
  • PFMA Act, PPEC Act, APS Act and other relevant legislation.
  • Project management principles.
  • IT Change control principles.
  • Corporate Governance and Administrative procedures and systems.
  • Able to analyse various data to extract deductions, predictions or conclusions.
  • Exposure to AI or machine learning tools.
  • Exposure to data science tools and techniques.
Advantageous -
  • ITIL qualification.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please email a Word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Posted on 04 May 07:56

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DataFin was established in 1999. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have established relationships with industry leaders and a vast majority of our business is repeat business.

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