This is an excellent opportunity for a SENIOR ANALYTICS MANAGER / hands-on DATA ANALYSIS INSIGHT EXPERT to be the HEAD OF a RETAIL ANALYTICS & INSIGHT Team within one of the fastest-growing E-COMMERCE / ONLINE RETAILERS.
Based in CAPE TOWN this HEAD OF ANALYTICS role offers a salary of around R1 Million / annum.
One of the fastest-growing E-COMMERCE BUSINESSES, an ONLINE RETAIL with a dedicated customer-centric philosophy. This business is highly data driven, enhancing customer experience and value by utilising the most advanced Analytics and Data Science practices. Wonderful, fast-paced and inclusive culture of data professionals at the top of their game!
You will be the HEAD OF ANALYTICS, taking charge of a team of DATA ANALYSTS, BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE ANALYSTS and DATA SCIENTISTS who apply analytical tools and capabilities with the aim of delivering significant and measurable business results.
You and your team will be responsible for surfacing data-driven insights and opportunities; partnering with business leaders to understand strategic challenges, collaborate with business leaders to identify and prioritise the highest impact analytics and data initiatives.
Your team will, proactively provide strategic, operational, customer, category and demand analysis to frame decisions and deliver insights to deliver measurable business impact.
As a Manager you will be the central point of contact and aggregation for business reviews, monthly planning, strategic/tactical business plans as well as owning the annual Revenue budgeting process.
Your role will include exploring relevant data sources, research the latest application of business intelligence technologies, data science techniques and analytical tools in order to deliver business insights and value.
As Head of Analytics, you will naturally mentor and motivate team members to achieve set objectives whilst continuously adding to their individual skills sets and capabilities.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Commerce, Statistics or similar.
At least 6 years of experience in analytics, business consulting.
At least 3 years of experience managing a team.
Strong management skills and commercial acumen.
Highly capable of working with large and complex data sets, with technical-analytical skills in (ideally) MySQL, Big Query, Knime, Excel, Google Sheets, Python, R and QlikSense. HOWEVER similar tools will be just as relevant and acceptable.
Great communications skills with the ability to present insight to both analytical and non-analytical audiences.
Experience in the Retail industry will be ideal, but not essential.