Statistician

  • Initiate International
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Mar 31, 2020
Full time Statisticians Jobs

Job Description

Would you love to work for a global business that offers lucrative benefits and an excellent career path? This leading global technology and e-commerce company have an exciting job opportunity for a Statistician to join their amazing team in Cape Town. If you have working experience in statistical analysis and the ability to think laterally, creatively and tactfully, this job could be perfect for you.

Your key job responsibilities as the Statistician in Cape Town will include:

  • 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
  • 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

Requirements for this Statistician job in Cape Town:

  • Degree in Research, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Actuarial Science or similar
  • Minimum of 1-3 years working experience in statistical analysis
  • Minimum of 1- 3 years Data Warehousing experience
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Permanent South African Resident

The following is advantageous for this Statistician job in Cape Town:

  • 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

Salary

Negotiable