Senior Data Analyst
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 16 January 2019 - Closing Date 15 February 2019

Job Details

Job Description

Job Description, based in Cape Town, is committed to being a data-driven organisation. The Group is looking for a Senior Data Analyst to support business objectives through conclusive data analysis and modelling. You will discover insights and identify opportunities by immersing yourself in the business, sourcing the required data sets, and coherently working towards solving the challenge at hand.

Minimum Requirements
- Appropriate qualification in a quantitative field,
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a data analyst.

Skills & Competencies
• Advanced SQL skills and the ability to effectively extract data from databases;
• Advanced Excel skills;
• Experience working on the Google Cloud Platform suite of products, specifically BigQuery;
• Experience working with large data sets;
• Experience working with data exploration/analytical platforms;
• Understanding of dimensional database fundamentals/principles;
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information in the form of reports and visualisations with attention to detail and accuracy;
• The ability to visualise outputs in an engaging way;
• Business acumen and the ability to translate analyses to business objectives;
• The ability to clean data when required to create a workable data set;
• Creative, conceptual, problem-solving, critical, and innovative thinking;
• Flexibility and autonomy; and
• Good written and verbal communication skills.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Your outputs would be in the form of reports and visualisations that clearly articulate the findings to business recipients.
• You will be part of a dynamic and flexible team, finding solutions to a variety of challenges across many different businesses units within, working in digital media.

About Us
Media24 is a leading media company in Africa with interests in digital media, newspapers, magazines, printing, distribution, book publishing, job classifieds and ecommerce. Media24’s digital media division,, is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile and applications. is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities. As South Africa’s largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 16 million local unique browsers monthly. Media24 is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.

Disclaimer: Preference will be given to employment equity candidates.