Data Scientist

Telesure Investment Holdings

Gauteng, South Africa


Jul 22

Collect, analyze, 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. Advanced and Predictive AnalyticsEmploy 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 ExplorationPerform complex statistical analysis and utilize mining, modeling, and testing techniques to enable data analysisInformation and Business AdviceProvide 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 ReportingPrepare 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 IdentificationSupport collection of business requirements using a variety of methods such as interviews, document analysis, and workflow analysis to express requirements clearly and succinctly.Stakeholder EngagementAssist with stakeholder engagement by arranging actions, meetings, events, and supporting materials to promote stakeholder understanding and commitment.Project ManagementWork 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 ImprovementContribute to reviewing existing operations in own area of work and generate new ideas to assist in identifying continuous improvements.Data ManagementHelp 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 BuildingDevelop 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 ManagementPriorities own workflow and ensure work is completed to the required standards of productivity, quality and timeliness; use performance management systems to improve personal performance.

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Telesure Investment Holdings

Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial service providers.