Thursday , December 7 2023

MTN Careers South Africa – Decision Science, Data and AI

Website MTN

Job Description:

The role will lead the application of Machine Learning/Deep learning to optimize the use of data assets across Group Finco, in order to mine actionable insights to value generating outcomes. The General Manager will oversee the development of data monetization and prediction capabilities across BankTech to ensure effective management of data and business insight generation across Group Finco.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Continually develop a culture of strong collaboration and effective team working
  • Develop and implement a training plan in order to build and develop skills within the team
  • Build and manage a high performing team by providing leadership, role clarity, training and career development
  • Encourage knowledge transfer through the implementation of a knowledge transfer plan and drive continuous improvement philosophy through the knowledge transfer plan
  • Ensure synergy across the Group functions, Finco’s and partners through effective management of inter-functional relations and activities.
  • Provide definition of roles, responsibilities, individual goals and performance objectives for the team
  • Define, create, and maintain business metrics relevant for data analysis
  • Ensure open communication channels with staff and implement change management interventions where necessary
  • Ensure synergy across the functional areas through effective management of inter-functional relations and activities.
  • Set KPIs and provide regular performance feedback through a well-defined and implemented performance review program
  • Build and manage a high-performance team

Job Requirements:

  • Analytics and Interpretation
  • Expert knowledge on Deep Learning and its applications
  • Business Acumen
  • Payment, E-Commerce and digital platforms
  • Organizational Agility
  • Working knowledge in related Big Data technologies
  • Dealing with ambiguity and complexity
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Understanding of FinTech, banking, microfinance and payment businesses
  • Machine learning and predictive modelling
  • Digital mind-set

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 year tertiary degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science or related field
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience at a Senior position in Financial services, consulting, strategy, analytics, engineering, or related industry
  • Master’s Degree in a Financial, Commerce, Statistical or related field (preferred)
  • MBA or Masters (advantageous)
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience with a Global Brand

Job Details:

Company: MTN

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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