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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • OUTsurance is a customer-centric financial services company with a global foot print. We are vibrant, successful and values orientated with an awesome dynamic culture encapsulated by the ethos that clients and staff “always get something OUT.” Our success can be attributed, amongst other things, to the outstanding people that work for us.
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    OSS Data Scientist

    Job Description

    Are you:

    • Recently qualified

    • Passionate about working with data

    • Innovative and not afraid to think out of the box

    • Someone who can deliver quality pieces of work within given time frames

    • Someone that can deconstruct a problem on the fly and talk to others as you do so

    • Driven to continuously improve and enhance the world around you

    • Keen to work in a dynamic environment where there’s often no textbook solution – ideal

    • for lifelong learners

    • Familiar or skilled in object-oriented programming languages

    Duties: (but not limited to)

    • Complicated excel work like building dashboards, refining, and presenting data

    • Definitely taking charge of building and deploying reports on MIS

    • Helping us streamline how we currently process data

    •  Responsible for providing daily, weekly, and monthly MIS reports

    • compiling and presenting divisional and functional reports, data trend and analysis

    • Ensures month end runs are accurate and timeous

    • Responsibilities include the co-ordination and management of changes to the MIS database,

    • Streamlining of MIS reports and process across the business



    • Undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Informatics, Data Mining, Data Analytics, Computer Science, Information Engineering, Statistics, Actuarial Science, or equivalent.

    Other Skills required:

    • Advanced MS Excel

    • Microsoft SQL Server

    • MS office (excluding excel) (advantageous)

    • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and Power BI (advantageous)


    • Recent graduate with outstanding academic results, or

    • 2 years’ relevant experience in:

      • Data analysis

      • Programming

      • MIS reporting

      • SQL experience is beneficial

    Additional Information

    The Ideal candidate should:

    Consider themselves an expert in any of the following fields:

    • Statistical data analysis

    • Programming

    • Machine learning algorithms, computational or artificial intelligence

    • Be able to align their personal work values to the OUTsurance values of awesome service, passionate, honest, human, dynamic and recognition.

    • Remain enthusiastic when dealing with challenges in a stressful, deadline orientated environment.

    If this sounds like the environment for you and you're interested in earning a competitive salary at one of the leading short term insurers in the country, then apply now!

    Shortlisted candidates will be required to write a test before being invited for an interview. Please note that this position is not for our actuarial graduate programme or for traditional actuarial positions.

    Salary will be based on current experience in required fields and discussed upon offer stage.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to OUTsurance on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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