Intern, Advanced Analytics
MasterCard
Kenilworth, South Africa
10d ago

Overview

MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard Worldwide, provides payments-focused consulting, marketing, information and risk management services to financial institutions and merchants worldwide.

With its unique category expertise, deep understanding of customer needs and successful track record in addressing complex challenges throughout the payments lifecycle, MasterCard Advisors addresses the challenges and opportunities of its clients, enhances MasterCard's strategic and tactical performance and establishes MasterCard's global thought-leadership pre-eminence.

MasterCard Advisors helps you grow your business through consumer analytics that inform smarter decisions. Advisors data analytics drive actionable insight.

Our global consultancy delivers deep industry expertise to make sense of that data, layered with a proprietary marketing approach that drives ROI based on consumer spend behavior.

Role

The Analyst Intern is a team member who actively contributes to external and internal Analytical projects for MasterCard Advisors clients and will :

  • Develop working relationship with analyst lead and the team
  • Contribute towards everyday client deliverables supporting the analysis team
  • Develop and produce analytical reports with the support and guidance of the analyst lead
  • Develop analytical skills by ensuring recommendations and insight are included in all pieces of analysis
  • Support with analytical documentation and production of certain projects
  • Identify client challenges and brings ideas on opportunity to the attention of the senior lead
  • Support development of recommendations with insight, and prepares and delivers prepared presentations with guidance
  • Develop working relationship with entry-level management
  • Identify client challenges and brings ideas on opportunities to the attention of senior MasterCard Advisors staff
  • Education Needed :

  • Open to final year and post-graduate students studying a degree in a quantitative field e.g. Statistics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning
  • Experience Needed :

    Demonstrated experience in the areas of :

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and have knowledge of methods to analyse datasets e.g. regression, classification, clustering.
  • Ability to work in a team or independently.
  • Coding ability would be beneficial i.e. SAS, R, Python.
  • Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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