Job description

Collect, analyse, report, and interpret data for use in the development of
business strategies, extract quantifiable insights from past trends and current
conditions to increase TIH's profitability and improves relationship's with clients
and stakeholders. Build and maintain predictive and machine learning models
with guidance from managers.
Job Functions Data Analysis,Data Management,Project Management,Statistics,Strategic Communication Industries Financial Services,Insurance,Investments Specification
Advanced and Predictive Analytics
Employ machine learning techniques and build predictive, descriptive, and
behavioral models to help achieve various business performance indicators and
to help identify business opportunities, linking insights to actionable
recommendations. Receive manager sign-off for the machine learning analytics.

Data Exploration
Perform complex statistical analysis and utilize mining, modeling, and testing
techniques to enable data analysis.

Information and Business Advice
Provide specialist guidance on the interpretation and application of policies and
procedures, resolving queries and issues and referring very complex or
contentious issues to others.

Insights and Reporting
Prepare and coordinate the completion of various data and analytics reports for
top management.
For ongoing reporting to business, assist in the automation of the various data
and analytic reports.

Business Requirements Identification
Support collection of business requirements using a variety of methods such as
interviews, document analysis, and workflow analysis to express requirements
clearly and succinctly.

Stakeholder Engagement
Assist with stakeholder engagement by arranging actions, meetings, events, and
supporting materials to promote stakeholder understanding and commitment.

Project Management
Work within an established project management plan to achieve specific goals.
Implement data analytic projects from start to finish and manage stakeholders
throughout the project. Communicate the project status back to business or
within the team.

Continuous Improvement
Contribute to reviewing existing operations in own area of work and generate
new ideas to assist in identifying continuous improvements.

Data Management
Help others get the most out of data management systems by providing support
and advice.
Ensure that data is accurate and is aligned to policies and procedures set out by
TIH.

Personal Capability Building
Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development
planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gain or
maintain external professional accreditation where relevant to improve
performance and fulfill personal potential. Maintain an understanding of relevant
technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing
education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.

Performance Management
Prioritise own workflow and ensure work is completed to the required standards
of productivity, quality and timeliness; use performance management systems to
improve personal performance.
Requirements
General Experience
3 to 5 years working experience within an analytical, data science or computer science environment (Essential);
Data analytics and optimisation using the latest statistical tools and packages (Essential);
Experience in financial insurance environment (Advantageous)

General Education
Grade 12/ SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential);
3 year degree in Information Technology / Sciences / Informatics / Applied Mathematics / Statistics /Quantitative sciences / Actuarial sciences / Data Mining / Economics (Essential);
Master’s Degree in Information Technology / Sciences / Informatics / Applied Mathematics / Statistics / Quantitative sciences / Actuarial sciences / Data Mining / Economics (Advantageous)

Disclaimers

*SAQA Accredited Equivalent* - It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application.

Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA)** competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable) - As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are always and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements. You further consent to the relevant information being verified.

Employment Equity

The Company's approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. TIH is committed to an organizational culture that recognizes, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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About TIH
Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial service providers. Our portfolio includes short-term insurers, a long-term insurer, health insurance as well as an insurance and personal finance comparison platform. We’re pioneers with a hunger for best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing past their limits.

What we offer

TIH offers an exceptional benefits programme, and competitive compensation packages. You have options for Life Cover, Disability Benefits, Provident Fund, Medical Aid, and more. Office benefits include free undercover parking, free Wi-Fi, ATMs, an onsite gym, subsidised meals, convenience store, coffee shop, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme

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