Looking to make a difference and engage in meaningful work?

Well this is your opportunity to join a South African not-for profit organisation where your contributions will have a direct and significant impact on the lives of others…

They’re not what you’d typically expect from an NPO. This is a well-managed and well-funded crowd, leveraging cutting edge technologies and partnerships with SA’s big name corporates to play their part in solving one of the country’s biggest challenges – youth unemployment…

The working environment has been praised as being warm and friendly with excellent work/life balance, a great team and an overall superb company culture.

As part of the product development team you’ll work alongside a team of +/- 45 like-minded IT professionals, utilising your skills in SQL and Python OR R to derive insights and actionable intelligence from large, complex data sets in an Agile environment.


  • Bachelors Degree in Statistics OR Mathematics OR Information Systems OR similar
  • 6+ years’ commercial experience as a Data Analyst
  • Expert level skills in SQL
  • Solid knowledge of machine learning principals / techniques applicable to data analysis / data analytics
  • Intermediate to expert knowledge in either Python OR R
  • Expert level skills in data visualisation, report and dashboard development
  • Ability to explain complex, technical subject matter to non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of statistical measurements used during feature selection and transformation


  • Collaborate with stakeholders to break down and understand business problems prior to exploring and designing data-driven solutions
  • Data preparation and clean up using Python, R or SQL
  • Draw comparisons and evaluate different algorithms used in machine learning
  • Assist BI team with any analytics difficulties that may arise during BI report writing
  • Compile and document analytical research reports independently and storytelling through data
  • Design and build dashboards and reports to enable the business
  • Ad hoc analysis to assist business to make better, data driven decisions

Reference Number for this position is CN51337 which is a 24 – months Fixed Term Contract position based in Jhb CBD offering an annual cost to company salary of R720k – R780k negotiable on experience and ability.

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Desired Skills:

  • SQL
  • Python

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years Data Analysis / Data Warehousing

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

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