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  • Posted: May 13, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Deloitte is one of the country's leading professional services firms in Southern Africa, and is dedicated to assisting companies succeed in the business environment- whether it be through our tax, audit, consulting or financial advisory services. At Deloitte, we understand that solutions are not just a static one dimensional report, but rather, an integrated...
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    Data Analytics: Senior Consultant: Actuarial and Analytics Solutions (A&AS)

    Purpose of the role

    A mid to senior-level experienced Senior Consultant to assist the Analytics team in delivery of services to clients.  

    Key accountabilities of the role include:

    • Use a combination of industry knowledge, tools and technology to create solutions for client problems

    Preliminary Analysis and Data Exploration

    • Conduct analysis to understand client’s business, determine and prioritise client needs and identify opportunities for business enhancement
    • Carry out research, data collection and conduct appropriate analysis to derive valuable insights for client needs
    • Preparation and exploration of client data including statistical analyses

    Data Analytics and Modelling

    • Build and implement models for a variety of purposes using a wide range of tools and applications
    • Assist with analytical and data science modelling for specific client requirements
    • Carry out analytical and statistical exercises such as customer segmentation analysis,  business campaign investigations, activity-based costing, financial modelling etc.
    • Assist with the development of BI reporting dashboards
    • Automation of manual client processes


    • Support management in the sales process and delivery of projects
    • Compile client reports, marketing documentation and presentations using Word and PowerPoint.
    • Work, interact and communicate with clients
    • Contribute to business development as well a suggest new service offerings
    • Develop junior team members


    Qualifications & Experience required

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mathematics, Data Science, Engineering, Actuarial, Econometrics, Statistics, Computer Sciences (with mathematics basis) or STEM related degree. Strong Mathematical ability is essential.
    • Minimum of three years relevant work experience.
    • Experience using the suite of Microsoft Office software (Excel and Word and PowerPoint).
    • Experience using at least a minimum 1 of the following technologies (SAS/R/Python/or similar).
    • Experience using relevant data tools (PowerPivot and/or Power Query and/or SQL or similar).
    • Some experience in Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence or Analytical Modelling.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management.
    • Consulting experience will be advantageous.
    • Experience using Business Intelligence Platforms will be advantageous (Power BI/Tableau/QlikView/other similar).
    • Cloud experience would be advantageous (Azure/AWS/GCP/Other).
    • Other programming/coding skills are advantageous (e.g. Dax/VBA/Other).

    Key Performance areas

    Strategic Impact

    • Under guidance, supports the delivery efforts of the engagement team in area of competency
    • Conducts research for engagement / project as delegated and provides meaningful analysis / output
    • Identifies possible opportunities for follow-on work and advises management
    • Assists in preparation of client presentations / discussion documentation as directed

     Client Impact: External / Internal

    • Contributes to decisions by engagement team by providing fact based and pertinent recommendations from research / analysis / client interaction
    • Communicates regularly with Engagement Manager and team members on status of allocated  deliverables
    • Develops productive working relationships with client staff
    • Informs Engagement Manager of any possible emerging engagement change issues
    • Responds with urgency and accountability to client and team requests

    Operational Effectiveness

    • Understands the context and impact of own role within engagement and conducts work accordingly
    • Consistently reviews and analyses accuracy and quality of own deliverables prior to submission for review by senior
    • Develops awareness of risk in area of engagement in alignment with Deloitte policies 
    • Maintains clear communication channels with engagement team members on work status effecting their outputs

    Development/Growth of Team

    • Cultivates ability to give effective development feedback both upward and to peer
    • Maintains own development and knowledge in specialised area

    Method of Application

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