Vodacom Careers – Principal Specialist

Website Vodacom

Job Responsibilities:

  • To act as Data Steward, ensuring all data governance and controls are in place
  • To partner with Big Data and IT in the customer 360 data models and analytic tools
  • BI Solutions: Partner with Qlik developers and solution architects to design transformational analytical solutions
  • To ensure reporting processes are optimised, through scripting and automation
  • Reporting & analytics: Ensure that performance monitoring is in place for all products; with desired cadence and frequency
  • Actionable Insights: Deliver daily and monthly insights from data models to support commercial action and financial steering
  • Predictive forecasting: Incorporate predictive forecasting to enhance performance management and maintain models to improve forecast accuracy
  • Data modelling: Build complex data models, while optimising the efficiency and quality of data collection.

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced SQL skills including extensive experience querying large, complex data sets
  • Experience in working in visualisation tools like Qlik Sense or PowerBI
  • Experience of working on complex data modelling projects to support strategic, financial and regulatory mandates
  • Capable of working under pressure, with stakeholders across many disciplines
  • Intellectual curiosity, along with excellent problem-solving and quantitative skills, including the ability to disaggregate issues, identify root causes and recommend solutions
  • 8 years experience required
  • Distinctive communications skills and ability to communicate analytical and technical content in an easy to understand way.
  • Skillset: R, Python, SQL

Qualification & Experience:

  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in delivering solid commercial impact advanced analytics projects in lending environments
  • Expertise in data manipulation: use of structured data tools (e.g. SQL), & unstructured data tools and platforms (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL)
  • Honours/Masters in quantitative fields like Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, or related disciplines.

Job Details:

Company: Vodacom

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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