Data Specialist
The Foschini Group
Cape Town North
7h ago

Position Description :

The Data Management Team is looking for a Data Specialist to join the team. You will be responsible for the Financial Services business intelligence needs in order to support operational and strategic decisions.

You must have a passion for detail, data and business processes. You must have a curious nature and a strong drive to understand and improve the existing business environment.

Your key performance areas will be :

  • Perform data analysis, extracts and reporting from the Enterprise Data Warehouse
  • Spend time with and develop understanding of key business areas in order to provide in-depth analytics
  • Be involved in all Financialservices projects to assist business users to identify data components of their projects. Ensure effective change management processes, protecting Business Intelligence standards.
  • Drive insight derived from data exploration to the business.
  • To qualify for this position, you will need :

    Prior work experience

  • A relevant tertiary qualification. (Preferably Business Science IT)
  • Prior Data warehouse experience (at least 5 - 7 years)
  • Excellent knowledge of dimensional databases; including experience in creating optimized scripts / queries and database architecture
  • Knowledge of Tableau or similar reporting front-end advantageous, with proven data visualisation skill
  • Working knowledge of database architecture
  • Core competencies

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of business analysis and creating business requirements document
  • Multi-tasking with the ability to focus and attend to multiple things
  • To be able to perform at a high level of accuracy with little supervision
  • To be self-motivated, well organised and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Proven written and verbal communication skill
  • Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

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