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Job Title
Statistical Data Scientist
Employment Type
Full Time
6 to 20 years
R480000 to R580000
Job Published
25 August 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Role Purpose

To be involved in all analytics related aspects of the management of a short-term insurer; including performance remuneration, product development, experience monitoring, process optimization, and other ad-hoc projects. This is a broad technical role that will require a passion for data science.

The role will require accountability for key BAU processes but will be more focused on ad-hoc projects involving a range of key areas and processes of a short-term insurer. This role is ideal for a candidate with exceptional analytical and data science skills looking for an opportunity to explore the application of and grow their skills in the insurance sector.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

· Data collection, verification and management

· Extract insights and recommend appropriate actions through statistical modelling and data analysis

· Design and build analytical solutions to meet business needs

· Reporting on any analysis, modelling or solutions developed

· Remuneration modelling management


What we require:

· A quick learner

· Independent self-starter

· Energetic and strong sense of urgency

· Self-disciplined and self-motivated

· Enthusiastic and passionate attitude to the job and company

· Effective communication skills (written and verbal)

· Exceptional analytical and technical skills with an interest in machine learning.

· Ability to work well in a team and independently.

· Financial and Business acumen

· Problem solving skills

· Integrity and honesty

· Passionate about data


Experience & Educational Requirements:

· Degree in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Business Sciences, Business Mathematics. Other degrees or postgraduate qualifications with a statistical/modelling aspect and/or experience will be considered.

*Actuarial candidates need to have passed all CT’s and CA1.

· 2 years or more experience in statistical modelling or an analytical role

· 2 years or more experience in Microsoft Excel, SQL

· Experience in modelling software such as R and Python required

· Experience in the Short-term insurance industry will be advantageous.


The above-mentioned position is currently available at our office in Centurion

Contact person

James Mark Knoll

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WhatsApp number - 074 644 4500