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.
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