The Foschini Group: Trainee Decision Support Analyst

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7 Sep, 2011

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Graduate Jobs in South Africa

A demanding and challenging opportunity has arisen within the Business Intelligence (BI) Department of TFG Financial Services for a dynamic, highly motivated individual. If you’re passionate about data this is the ideal position for you!

• Data manipulation
• Perform ad-hoc reporting requests to respond to business needs in timely manner
• Run and automate regular reporting including executive and management summaries
• Involved in projects to ascertain data requirements
• Understanding and involvement in Business Analysis, working closely with users.

Person requirements

• A passion for data and how this contributes to the business
• Excellent data interpretation skills
• Strong attention to detail with proven problem-solving ability
• To be an enthusiastic team player
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
• Ability to reason and package ideas and results in a logically ordered, understandable and practical way to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Exceptional time management skills to be able to complete tasks effectively to deadlines and manage multiple tasks
• Good communication skills (both written and verbal)
• Advanced problem solving, judgment and self management skills
• SAS and SQL skills and the use of Macros are advantageous
• Knowledge of the credit industry and credit life cycle management would be advantageous
• The ability to communicate and influence at all levels
• High level of initiative with an entrepreneurial mindset

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.
Degree requirements BCom IS, Business Science IT, Bsc IT

How to apply

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Subject(s) Computer Science and Related
Location(s) Cape Town
Full-time/part-time Full-time
Permanent/Temporary Fixed-term

Closing date: 30 September 2011

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