Data Scientist : Procurement Analytics

Company:
Location: Centurion, Gauteng

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Company Description


Our mission as the Claims Analytics team at OUTsurance is to use our passion for data-driven decision-making to ensure we optimise the customer lifetime value of our clients.

This means helping the claims and procurement management teams run the business in a way that finds a delicate balance between awesome service, cost management and risk management. We achieve this using data analytics, automation, predictive modelling and business intelligence solutions.

Our culture is one of collaborative and inclusive decision-making, so we work closely with our suppliers, claims operations staff and IT to achieve this goal. Our business has a dynamic high performance culture, and we welcome those who like to challenge the status quo.


Job Description


The main responsibility of the successful candidate will be to provide analytics support and data insights to the Claims Procurement department. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Build and maintain management reports/dashboards (SQL, Visual Studio and Power BI)
  • Build and maintain cube models (Power BI/Excel PowerPivot/Analysis services)
  • Assist with once-off data analyses and queries relating to the claims supply chain
  • Build and maintain internal data-driven automations (SQL/internally developed apps)
  • Document and formalise key data processes and models to ensure a robust data analytics framework
  • Build, maintain and improve predictive models to support business objectives including:
    • Work allocation models
    • Performance management models
    • Audit models

Qualifications
  • Matric
  • 0-2 years’ experience in an analytics role
  • Degree in Data Analytics / Data Science / Statistics / Business Intelligence / Business Analytics / Actuarial Science
  • Other commerce/science-related degrees will be considered, but the candidate must have a good coding background
  • Coding experience – especially SQL
  • A good academic track record
  • Solid interpersonal skills to effectively work alongside operations and IT

Additional Information


Skills and Competencies:

  • Must have a passion for working with data and numbers
  • SQL skills are essential
  • Solid written/verbal communication skills to deliver data insights to business stakeholders
  • Should have a strong affinity towards coding and designing robust solutions
  • R/Python and C# experience would be advantageous
  • Must be a team player

An ideal candidate will be able to align their personal work values to the OUTsurance values of Awesome Service, Passionate, Honest, Human, Dynamic and Recognition.

In accordance with OUTsurance Insurance Company Ltd Employment Equity goals, preference will be given to individuals who meet the job requirements and are from the various designated groups.

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