Shoprite Group Data Analyst I Jobs in South Africa

Shoprite Group Data Analyst I Jobs in South Africa

Purpose of the Job

  • To increase competitiveness and profitability of a product category by providing analysis, supporting, planning and executing the customer centric category strategy based on product assortment, pricing, promotions and product placement.

  • The ideal candidate must have a passion for retail (FMCG) - sound channel and customer knowledge & understanding to develop effective in-store retail operations analysis. Possess an amazing flair for in-store retail analytics - generating options/alternatives, creating plans and making relevant connections to performance and commercial impacts. Be able to apply expertise and technology - delivering results and meeting customer expectations.

  • This position requires one to be retail orientated and have financial and/or business acumen.

    Job Objectives

    • Best practice research and adoption: in-store retail operations data mining and analysis.

    • Build an understanding of OK Franchise Division's data landscape, particularly as it pertains to the in-store retail operations context.

    • Participate in defining business problems with appropriate questions and by proposing a specific analysis approach (full data pipeline).

    • Apply sound data methods, integration and programming. Apply deeper data exploration and correlation analysis including building and deploying data models.

    • Participate in identifying and adopting appropriate technology.


    • Degree or diploma in commerce, information or computer science discipline or analytics certification or equivalent- (preferred) but not essential if you have the right track record of delivery: specifically in the area of in-store retail operations orientated and full pipeline data analytics.


    • Ideally a minimum of 2-3 years experience in data and analytics in the FMCG Retail environment with great practical experiences and exposures in all facets of retail ideally in a fast paced and evolving environment. Must be operationally equipped and understand the immediate practical data inputs that
    make up a sound data framework in this retail context - (essential).

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Sound knowledge of retail key performance indicator’s.

    • Excellent analytical skills.

    • Solid advanced Microsoft Suite with Excel (advanced) - (essential).

    • Report writing skills in Tableau software or similar - (essential).

    • Strong understanding of data mining models, structures, theories, principles and practices.

    • Knowledge of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing.

    • AWS / cloud.

    • Knowledge of legislation relevant to the collection, storage and exploitation of customer data - (essential).

    • Knowledge of data structures relevant to both operational and business intelligence systems - (essential).

    • Skill in using the open source statistical package R, Python or similar - (advantageous, but not essential if the candidate have knowledge about excel, sql and tableau).

    • Skills in using SQL in the data mining process, particularly for data preparation.

    • Presentation skills using Microsoft Office 365 powerpoint - (essential).

    • Office 365 (outlook, sheets, docs, slides etc.) - (preferred).

    • Sound English communication skills (essential).

    • Good time management skills (essential).

    • Good understanding of the data analysis process, from asking questions to presenting findings (essential).

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Shoprite Group Data Analyst I Jobs in South Africa

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