Data Scientist, preferably with Degree in Actuarial Science / Statistics / Mathematics / Engineering required to join the data team of this fast growing finance and technology company operating in South Africa, Zambia, Uganda and Kenya, and assist in executing the credit scoring roadmap.


  • Degree in Actuarial Science / Statistics / Mathematics / Engineering required
  • Minimum 2-5 years’ experience and a passion for Africa and willingness to work in the developing world context required
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools required – Google Big Query, SQL. Python, R
  • String numerical and coding abilities required
  • Basic understanding of data warehouse and data structures required


  • Executive the credit scoring roadmap
  • Client limit management – scorecard code maintenance, testing and reporting, assist in the development of scorecards and credit policy proposals, analysis and recommendations based in test results
  • Analysis – communicate findings on analytical approaches, translate business problem into analysis,

If you are a SA citizen & your CV meets the above criteria, please send your CV to [Email Address Removed]
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Desired Skills:

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Science
  • R
  • Python
  • Actuarial

Desired Work Experience:

  • 1 to 2 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

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