Data Analyst

The U.S. Mission in Pretoria seeks qualified applicants for the position of Data Analyst within the Financial Management Office. Reporting to the Head of Business Intelligence, this role involves developing and implementing data analyses, collection systems, and management strategies to enhance statistical efficiency, data quality, and integrity. The ideal candidate will extract, analyze, and model large sets of unstructured data from internal business systems, translating data / information into meaningful business strategies, visualizations, and actionable insights. Responsibilities also include analyzing unstructured data, establishing data lakes and repositories, and identifying processing statistics, patterns, and trends to influence change management within the financial management organization.

 

As the primary Data Analyst for the Financial Management Section, the role involves reviewing existing business processes, making recommendations for improvements based on statistical trends, and possessing a working understanding of the South African economy and prevailing business practices. Candidates must have a university degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, or Data Analytics, along with three years of experience in Data Collection & Analytics, Interpreting, Analyzing, Reporting, and Visualization for Finance, Budgeting, Accounting, Auditing, Economic, and/or Business Administration. Proficiency in SharePoint development, Power Automate, Power BI, and the Microsoft Office suite is required. This non-supervisory position demands strong numeracy and literacy skills, experience with data analytics in a financial management environment, and familiarity with Business Intelligence applications. Candidates will be tested for application proficiency and should have English level IV proficiency in Written/Speaking/Reading.

Applications must be received by May 24th.

For more details on this exciting opportunity, including salary and benefits, and a full position description, please go to: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/zaf/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

 

 

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