Specialist Data Analyst (absa)

absa    Sandton    2024-06-09

Job posting number: #120108 (Ref:R-15965202)

Job Description

Empowering Africa’s tomorrow, together…one story at a time.

With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Specialist Data Analyst who will provide expert advice and support by leveraging a deep understanding of client data and technology platforms. The ideal candidate will drive and deliver on business projects, collaborating with relevant teams to realize value and support our business strategy.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Collaboration: Forge and sustain strong relationships with business and IT to align data modeling goals with business objectives. 
  • Platform Support: Select optimal platforms, develop analytical data sets, and design reporting environments to empower stakeholders with self-service capabilities. 
  • Architecture Understanding: Assume full responsibility for comprehending business, customer, and technology requirements, including associated risks and opportunities. 
  • Communication: Act as a data champion for CIB Client Data, ensuring high data quality and effective communication of data architecture designs. 
  • Problem-Solving: Utilize deep analytical and creative problem-solving skills to address complex business requirements and contribute to solutions. 

Minimum Education and Experience: 

  • BSc Degree in Information Systems or equivalent (NQF Level 7). 
  • At least 5 years of experience in a data analysis or business analyst role.
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  • Proficiency in SQL and experience with data visualization tools like PowerBI, SAS and Qlikview. 


Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Hadoop, SQL, SAS, Hive. 
  • Ability to create compelling stories from data, with excellent communication and presentation skills. 
  • A comprehensive understanding of the data value chain, from data management practices to data analytics. 
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen eye for detail and accuracy


Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

Employer Info

Job posting number:#120108 (Ref:R-15965202)
Application Deadline:2024-07-09
Employer Location:absa
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