Client Value Management Specialist Jobs in Cape Town

Website FNB South Africa

About the job, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Marketplace Operations Data Analyst to join our team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

Reporting to the Marketplace Operations Manager

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Solve ambiguous problems with less well-defined inputs and outputs; drive to the heart of the problem and identify root causes.
  • Identify, develop and execute data analysis to uncover areas of business opportunities
  • Learn and understand the broad range of Takealot data resources and develop knowledge of how, when and which data sources to use.
  • Deep dive into massive data sets to answer key business questions using SQL, MS Excel and data analytics tools.
  • Build new KNIME workflows, and reports/dashboards to enable emerging business use cases
  • Validating the data to ensure accuracy in the output, generating descriptive statistics and extracting insights
  • Prototyping of data analytics tools to support marketplace teams

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any quantitative discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Quantitative Finance, Engineering or Operations Research
  • 2-4 years of experience working in Analytics
  • Experience in working with databases and SQL in a business environment
  • Prior experience in design and execution of analytical projects
  • Knowledge of machine learning models such as decision trees, regression and deep learning etc. to be able to work with machine learning engineers

Skills required:

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Data-obsessed, analytical and able to generate actionable insights driven by data analytics.
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Logical individual, motivated by building workable solutions
  • Strong prioritization and managerial skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to manage complex interfaces & senior relationships
  • Strong aptitude to learn new systems
  • Strong understanding of business processes, acumen and interlinked relationships
  • Ability to approach problems logically and with good judgement to ensure the appropriate customer outcome
  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing

The Environment:

  • employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:

  • is forthright but respectful
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and
  • product input
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for
  • thinks like an owner of the business

If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind, so come join us.

Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.

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