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Business Analyst / Analytical Modeller - Sandton

PeopleSource Salary Negotiable
  • Recruiter: PeopleSource
  • Location: Sandton, Gauteng
  • Salary: Salary Negotiable
  • Sector: IT & Telecoms Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Added: 17 April 2012
  • Applications: 0
  • AA/EE opportunity?: No
  • Benefits: Not Included

Business analyst / Analytical Modeller , Sandton, Salary very negotiable.

Business Analyst - Modeller

  • Purpose of the Role: Provide insightful analytics and business understanding into a client’s needs in order to extract a specification in the direction of adding value into the strategic direction of the client 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Modelling future financial and operational performance of new products/ventures.

  • Demonstrate business process innovation and structured problem solving.

  • Collaborate with a team to structure and execute the results of the business analysis

  • Analyze internal and external raw data,  and identify critical business issues and opportunities for growth,

  • Analyzing inventory opportunities to target high-potential markets and Businesses.

  • Support business development activities and negotiations and/or communications with third parties.

  • Lead cross-functional teams to drive and implement key initiatives through developing team work plans, and managing workloads and deadlines.

  • Provide the research and analytic horsepower to inform initiatives that are critical to the strategic priorities of the company.

  • Analyze and synthesize findings; contribute to the development of recommendations and help communicate results to business group leadership.

  • Writing business and technical design documents and requirements gathering.

  • Perform data analysis.

  • Implementing packaged applications and systems integration.

  • Develop Collaborative relationships with clients

  • Coney information and ideas to 

Personal Attributes: 

  • Deadline driven

  • Effective communication Skills

  • Self awareness (e.g. understanding of ones strength and weaknesses and how these impact on achieving results)

  • Creativity – think out the box

  • Passionate

  • Strategic thinking with an analytical approach to problem solving

  • Self Motivated

  • Strong Business Acumen

  • Meticulous, attention to detail.

  • Goal driven.

  • Must have the ability to work as part of a large team as well as individually.

  • Lateral thinker


  • A degree in engineering or applied mathematics Focus on Mathematics, statistics or sciences

  • 3 years experience in the consulting industry

  • Extensive detailed modeling experience

  • Domain Knowledge - Experience in mathematical modeling, operations research, data mining, quantitative techniques;

  • Good understanding of programming skills (e.g. C#, Matlab, Python);

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