Takealot BI Analyst Jobs in South Africa

Takealot BI Analyst Jobs in South Africa

  • takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented BI Analyst to join our team in Cape Town.

  • We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

  • We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

    Reporting to the Product Owner

    Your responsibilities will include

  • Design, development, debugging, maintenance and testing of Retail BI applications, data and ETL models

  • Engage with business users and stakeholders to gather and understand requirements and scope for BI projects

  • Manage Data Dictionaries

  • Provide user training and documentation for supported applications

  • Provide ad-hoc user support, including occasional data extracts

  • Assist with optimizing performance of BI applications and data integration

  • Drive workshops to understand BI needs and design applications

  • Support the Retail Analytics and Data Science/Machine Learning team by sharing knowledge around the use of BI tools and data
    Own BI development lifecycle

  • Provide input on infrastructure requirements to meet BI application performance needs

    Attributes required

  • Analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Creative, solutions-oriented

  • Logical individual, motivated by building practical and long-lasting sustainable solutions

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Can-do attitude and self-motivated

  • Ability to manage complex organisational
    interfaces & senior relationships

  • Strong aptitude to learn new systems

  • Strong business acumen


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3-5 years BI development/analytics experience

  • Qlikview or Qliksense development experience is mandatory

  • Querying relational
    (e.g. SQL / PostgreSQL) and non-relational databases

  • Experience working with BigQuery is advantageous

  • Tableau, Power BI, or similar is advantageous

    The Environment

  • takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer- centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e- commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.

  • We are short on ego and high on output.

  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.

  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

    We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who

  • is forthright but respectful

  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute

  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions

  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours

  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience

  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster

  • is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input

  • is curious and challenge the status quo

  • is innovative and enjoys iteration

  • is collaborative

  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.

  • thinks like an owner of the business.


    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Takealot BI Analyst Jobs in South Africa

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