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Let's Write Africa's Story Together!

Old Mutual is a firm believer in the African opportunity and our diverse talent reflects this.

Job Description

This role is individually accountable for turning data into actionable insights. The incumbent is relentlessly curious and uses advanced analytical skills, tools and platforms to present data as information and create analytical solutions that are interactive and easy to understand.

Data Analysis:

Meets with internal clients, understands their business requirements, analyses data support requirements and directs data analysis and reporting.

Develops business reports to support ad-hoc and regular business requirements.

Responsible for creating end to end solutions which includes problem definition, data acquisition, data exploration and visualization

  • Performs data quality checks and validates results.

Liaises with data delivery teams.

Presents final results to stakeholders.

Provides a technical coaching role to data analysts.

Coordinates data extractions and input to strategic projects where integrated data sets are required.

Proactively seeks new knowledge in data analytics and visualisation.

Generates and tests hypotheses and provides actionable and measurable insights.


Builds dashboards and reports to help answer business questions

  • Interprets and analyses data and presents to stakeholders in presentations or reports.

Personal Effectiveness:

Accepts and lives the company values.

Accountable for service delivery through own efforts.

Collaborates effectively with others to achieve personal results.

Individually accountable for managing own time, tasks and output quality.

Balances own priorities with directing and coaching others.

Makes increased contribution by broadening individual skills.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 4 years' experience in a technical analyst/ data analyst role
  • IT/ Statistical related degree/ diploma preferred
  • Experience in advanced coding with SQL (Python advantageous)
  • Experience in data extraction and data manipulation
  • Financial Services experience preferred
  • Experience with Agile ways of work will be advantageous



Closing Date

18 February 2024

The appointment will be made from the designated group in line with the Employment Equity Plan of Old Mutual South Africa and the specific business unit in question.

Old Mutual Limited is pro-vaccination and encourages its workforce to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

All prospective employees are required to disclose their vaccination status as part of the recruitment process.

Please refer to the Old Mutual’s Covid-19 vaccination policy for further detail. Kindly note that Old Mutual reserves the right to reinstate the requirement to vaccinate at any point if it is of the view that it is imperative to do so.

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