Data Scientist
Life Healthcare
Johannesburg, Gauteng
6d ago
source : Best Za Jobs

A vacancy exists for a Data Scientist based at Head Office, reporting to Strategic Analytics Manager : Business Analytics.

The statistician will perform duties focused on specific areas within the business, particularly relating to analytics, which will assist the business in shaping their strategy.

This position will also include tariff modeling and alternative reimbursement risk share models. The candidate will need strong problem solving, statistical and data analysis skills as well as programming skills.

Critical Outputs Identify, analyse, and resolve complex business problems within the areas of specialisation Work closely with both internal and external clients and form strong relationships Use initiative and sound judgment within established procedural guidelines Work independently to analyse operational and / or strategic business problems and implement appropriate solutions Organise and prioritise the work schedule and handle multiple priorities The candidate must be able to produce and present results that would add value to the Business Exercise discretion in dealing with confidential information Requirements At least a Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics Postgraduate degree of a similar nature would be advantageous SAS and SQL programming skills The candidate should have at least 3 year’s working experience Healthcare experience will be an advantage The candidate must be able to interface and communicate effectively with all levels of users The candidate will need strong programming, problem solving and data analysis skills The candidate must be self-reliant and be able to work independently The candidate must possess imaginative abstract reasoning Competencies Planning and organizing Deadline driven Ability to handle pressure Innovative Building relationships Attention to detail Resilience Creative Interested candidates can send their CV

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