Job description


    Woodstock, Cape Town, Western Cape

    Job Title:

    Senior Data Scientist


    R60,000 - R100,000

    Salary Type:

    Market Related

    Education Level:

    Bachelors Degree

    Job Level:


    Required Experience:

    5 - 10 Years

Senior Data Scientist – Analysing healthcare data!

The successful candidate will be required to perform detailed analyses, build statistical models and provide advice in health risk responsibility. The role will also involve the management of a small team of actuarial / statistical analysts.

The Position: We’re looking for a vibrant Statistician to Data Scientist to be based permanently in Cape Town.

How to Apply:

For your application to be considered, please email your CV to Tatum Martin on – only candidates with suitable experience will be contacted.


  • Completed Matric – essential
  • Completed Degree in Actuarial or Data Science – essential
  • Qualified Actuary with at least 1 year post qualification experience – a must have
  • Holder of a Master’s Degree in Actuarial Science or Data Science – highly advantageous
  • SAS / SQL experience
  • Advanced spreadsheet skills (Excel / Macros)
  • A thorough knowledge of data manipulation and management
  • Experience in the Medical Scheme industry
  • Must reside in Cape Town – essential
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be dedicated and hard working
  • Own reliable transport a must have
  • Must be South African with a valid South African ID


  • Analysing healthcare data and interpret results
  • Advise internal clients and co-develop risk management products
  • Develop and maintain statistical models
  • Implement flexible data handling and reporting solutions using a variety of software platforms
  • Manage and develop a team of analysts
  • General analytic support
  • Keep up to date with global health risk management initiatives

Work references, criminal checks and qualification checks will be done on the successful candidate.

We will reply on applications that get shortlisted only. Therefore, please deem your application as unsuccessful if you have not received feedback after 7 days.

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