Data & Analytics Manager
Robert Walters
Johannesburg, ZA
3d ago

A listed Health-care Brand operating in South Africa, is looking for a Data Science & Analytics Manager to join their Head Office Function as as Data Science & Analytics Manager.

This is a key role aimed at building a long term , sustainable capability in the Data Science and Analytics area.

This is a strategic high level role will support the General Manager ensuring the data science and reporting analytics initiatives are supporting the new group data strategy, with a key focus on setting up a new data science team.

Key responsibilities in the Data Science & Analytics Manager role will include :

  • Ensure the data science and analytics strategy is implemented.
  • Make significant recommendations for key projects based on the data analysis.
  • Develop conceptual designs or models to address data strategy requirements.
  • Perform data pre-processing (Manipulation, transformation, normalising, visualisation)
  • Identify, create and implement the appropriate algorithms to discover patterns.
  • Document current research of data science and analytics for the benefit of business sustainability and alignment to business best practice.
  • Implement best practice related to data models as to ensure ongoing business improvement.
  • Effectively manage a team of data scientists and reporting analytics teams.
  • Maintaining the relevant statutory frameworks applicable to data governance.
  • A successful application in the Data Science & Analytics Manager role will include :

  • Relevant degree in technical topic (Honours, Masters,PHD) - Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics.
  • Relevant project management certification (AGILE, Prince 2)
  • Relevant data science certifications (Python, Microsoft, AWS, Hadoop, Big Data, Machine Learning, Cloud Infrastructure)
  • Minimum of 6 -8 years experience working on the successful delivery of data science projects,
  • Proven experience in Python, R and their usage in the analytics environment (numpy, pandas,matplotlib, SciPy)
  • Experience in team management.
  • Should you meet the requirements, please click to apply!

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