Mr D Food - Data Analyst
MR D Food, a % subsidiary of takealot.com, is looking for a talented, motivated and results-orientedJunior Data Scientistto join their team in Cape Town.We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you wont be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.This position reports to the Data Scientist (Growth)About the role:The Data Analyst (Growth) will play a key role within the Data Science (Growth) team. Mr D Foods Growth team is a multi-disciplinary, connected team, solving large scale problems within the acquisition, CRM (marketing automation), Data Science, Advertising and Partner Promotional Activities. In this role you will be challenged to solve complex problems across Mr D Foods Growth functions.Your responsibilities will include:Fetching data from internal data sources (using SQL) & preparing it for analysis (using Python & Excel).Analysing datasets to answer questions posed by the Growth Team.Preparing presentations for completed projects.Presenting weekly campaign analysis insights for CRM (Marketing Automation, Digital Marketing and Promotional activities.Delivering accurate analysis within tight deadlines.Collecting and analyzing customer, marketing, and behavioral data.Analyzing key metrics, and identifying opportunities to increase campaign performance.Developing and presenting learnings from your analyses, including actionable insights and recommendations.Creating data visualizations and campaign performance reports.Monitoring and analyzing digital media and marketing trends.Performing in-depth database analyses and making use of appropriate clustering and segmentation techniques to effectively segment the MrD Food customer base.Turning business questions into functional analyses to test theories.Learning how to develop, test & deploy Machine Learning models as required by the Growth Team.Attributes required:Analytical and data-driven with a demonstrated ability to operate both strategically and tactically.Application of strong commercial insights in order to interpret, simulate and model customer behaviour. Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to weave a coherent, compelling narrative around the available data. Experience presenting to Senior Management. Self-guided learner, self-starter, and curious and passionate about data. You immerse yourself in it and are excited to develop and enhance your marketing analytics skills.Ability to work independently, productively, proactively and follow through on all responsibilities to bring projects to a successful conclusion.Ability to translate business needs and goals into analytic approach and responseAbility to work on and prioritise multiple projects that will impact the business at various levels.A high-energy with the ability to work in a fast-paced environmentStrong leadership and mentor skillsSolutions-oriented with a can-do attitude Highly organised and efficient, with an ability to work towards and meet tight deadlinesExceptional attention to detail Passion for the brand and customersQualifications and Experience:Relevant tertiary qualification in science, engineering or commerce.2 or more years work experience in an analytics or programming environment.Extensive experience working with the Python & SQL programming languages.Analytics and or Data Science qualification advantageous.A strong interest in using machine learning algorithms and building predictive models ( i.e. logistic regression, linear regression, k-means clustering).Practical experience using Excel, Google Sheets for data analysis.Experience in Retail or e-commerce environment is advantageous.The Environment:Takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.We are short on ego and high on output. We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all. We love what we do and what we are creating.We seek to Employ anExtra Ordinary Mindwho:is forthright but respectful is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also executeis analytical, able to use data to make decisionsis competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hoursis passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experienceis entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and fasterable to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product inputis curious and challenge the status quois innovative and enjoys iteration is collaborative will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.thinks like an owner of the business.is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKINGIf you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.