Job description

Location: Cape Town

Working Practices: Minimum two days a week in the office with option to work remotely for remaining days

Employment type: Permanent

Role Summary

The primary purpose of this role is to support and enhance the student experience by providing actionable insights derived from the analysis of internal and external data. The Data Analyst will be responsible for translating analytical findings into practical recommendations to drive improvements in student acquisition, retention, and overall satisfaction.

What You’ll Be Working On

  • Analyse internal and external data to generate insights and recommendations for the business.
  • Support initiatives aimed at improving student acquisition, retention and learning experience through data-driven analysis and evaluation.
  • Establish marketing and retention strategies to assess their impact on key performance metrics.
  • Cultivate relationships with key stakeholders to understand their analytical requirements and present findings in an easily understandable manner using various data visualisation techniques.
  • Maintain regular reporting in Business Intelligence (BI) platforms and fulfill ad-hoc analysis requests
  • Support data integrity efforts and minimise inconsistencies in data.
  • Support ad-hoc analysis requests and data provision.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Statistics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related discipline.
  • Proven experience in analytics, reporting, or data engineering within professional services or corporate environments.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Proficiency in databases and SQL programming.
  • Excellent numeracy, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality results within specified deadlines.
  • Familiarity with data visualisation tools such as Tableau or Power BI.

To Really Stand Out

  • Proficiency in Python and/or R programming languages.
  • Experience with AWS services such as Redshift, Sagemaker, Comprehend, Athena, etc.


These are some of the perks you can expect when you join the team:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous annual leave policy
  • Paid maternity, parental, and study leave benefits in line with policy
  • Learning and development opportunities within a global team
  • Fun events organized by the Construct Social Committee

About Construct Education

Construct Education is a strategic digital learning solutions company specializing in the design of innovative, impactful, and bespoke digital learning experiences. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of OES, a global leader in education solutions, we continue to push the boundaries of online education.

Construct Education is a fee-for-service partner to institutions, and organizations worldwide, creating digital learning experiences that empower both learners and educators. We are committed to redefining online education in a way that prepares learners for real-world challenges and helps them succeed in their careers.

We are on a mission to transform online learning and bridge the gap between education and employment. Our vision is for everyone to have access to meaningful education through superior online programs.

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