Statistical Data Scientist

Location: Centurion, Gauteng

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Role Purpose: To be involved in all analytics related aspects of the management of a short-term insurer; including performance remuneration, product development, experience monitoring, process optimization, and other ad-hoc projects. This is a broad technical role that will require a passion for data science.


The role will require accountability for key processes but will be more focused on ad-hoc projects involving a range of key areas and processes of a short-term insurer. This role is ideal for a candidate with exceptional analytical and data science skills looking for an opportunity to explore the application of and grow their skills in the insurance sector.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in statistical modelling or an analytical role
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel, SQL
  • Experience in modelling software such as R and Python required
  • Experience in the short-term insurance industry will be advantageous
  • Degree in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Business Sciences, Business Mathematics. Other degrees or postgraduate qualifications with a statistical/modelling aspect and/or experience will be considered
  • Actuarial candidates need to have passed all CT’s and CA1

Responsibilities and work output:

  • Data collection, verification and management
  • Extract insights and recommend appropriate actions through statistical modelling and data analysis
  • Design and build analytical solutions to meet business needs
  • Reporting on any analysis, modelling or solutions developed
  • Remuneration modelling management

Send a detailed copy of your CV to Bonita (

Should you not be contacted within 7 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful

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