A leading investment group with a footprint on the African continent seeks the expertise of a proactive & critical thinking Lead Analyst Programmer to join its team. Your core role will be to facilitate, develop and implement multi-disciplinary cross-functional data projects and to provide support to the business in respect of existing data capabilities. You must possess a Computer Science/Information Management/BA tertiary qualification, at least 5 years’ BI Development with a proven track record of implementing complex projects, 3 years’ Asset Management or 5 years’ Financial Services & working knowledge of financial instruments & investment processes and Business Process Analysis & Design. Please note this is an Employment Equity position.


Qualifications –

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Information Management and/or Business Analysis or equivalent.

Experience/Skills –

  • At least 5 years’ BI Development experience with a proven track record of implementation of complex projects related to information management.
  • Experience of at least 3 years in Asset Management or 5 years in Financial Services.
  • Working knowledge of financial instruments, investment processes and industry terminology.
  • Business Process Analysis & Design (preferable).
  • Project Management experience (preferable).

Advantageous –

  • Exposure to data architecture roles.
  • Exposure to Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence, Power BI, C#, Team Foundation Server, CRM Dynamics, SharePoint, and Metadata Management software.


  • Able to manage relationships across all the Business and Functional areas.
  • Can develop cooperative and constructive working relationships.
  • The ability to handle complaints, resolve conflicts and negotiate with others.
  • Collaborative team player orientation towards work relationships.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Dynamic, flexible and able to work in a fluid environment.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Advanced analytical, reasoning & numerical aptitude.
  • High stress tolerance.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ownership, responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of tasks.
  • Gain commitment using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans.

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