Actuarial Data Analyst needed at Discovery Limited

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Discovery Limited’s job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Actuarial Data Analyst jobs in Gauteng

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : August 26, 2022

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Key Purpose of the Actuarial Analyst

The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to grow a best-in-class research and insights function to support the Strategic Client Solutions Hub. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to play a key role in the design and shaping of a brand new strategic function, operating with a group-wide perspective. The Research & Insights team’s remit will include:

  • Creation of rich industry and corporate client insights, through research and data analysis, to inform compelling client engagement strategies & value propositions
  • Ensuring provision of high quality analytical support to the Hub, fulfilling ongoing ad-hoc requirements, as well as the development of ongoing reporting assets for the function

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to:

  • Support in preparing insights on key corporate clients linked to business performance, product utilisation, competitive landscape, insights derived from internal datasets (e.g. employee health trends, profitability, sentiment ƒ), insights derived from desk research
  • Prepare and communicate insights with respect to key industries in South Africa to drive understanding of key client groups
  • Leverage data and insights to support with the development of:
  • Informed Customer Strategies
  • New business opportunities
  • Proposals and data models for presentation at R&D Steercom/other key forums
  • Go to market toolkits & content
  • Creation of indices and scorecards to measure engagement and progress with key corporate clients
  • Ensure strong analytical support for the Client Solutions Hub through delivery of ad-hoc analyses, as well as the creation of ongoing reporting assets
  • Develop a deep understanding of the data assets and intelligence that can be leveraged across the Discovery Group
  • Develop strong relationships with relevant teams and business areas across the group to ensure alignment and support collaboration e.g. Technical Marketing, Data Science, Business Intelligence, R&D

Personal Attributes and Skills

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate the following critical attributes and competencies:

  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Entrepreneurial with strong problem-solving ability
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Resilient with a strong sense of initiative
  • Able to work collaboratively and balance multiple priorities
  • Comfortable with change and a fast-paced work environment Ability to build relationships and network internally
  • Confidence around presenting and communicating with a wide range of audiences in the business and externally

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science or relevant
  • Around 2 years working experience
  • Close to qualifying as an actuary (approaching final few exams)
  • High level of confidence with Microsoft Excel
  • SQL experience is an advantage
  • Knowledge of modelling packages such as SPSS, Python or R is an advantage

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and Qualified candidates should Click here to Apply online

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