Senior Data Scientist - #336843

PBT Group

Date: 1 week ago
City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time

PBT Group is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to spearhead the development of retail Analytical Data Assets (ADA) and associated strategies for key 'Use Cases' using data analysis, predictive modeling, simulation, and optimization techniques to identify trends, opportunities, and risks.


  • Drive the evolution of Retail ADA strategy development, implementation, analysis, and tracking.
  • Provide forecasting and regular ADA Management Information (MI), ensuring accurate reporting to track ADA performance.
  • Lead Analytical Projects, ensuring timely and quality implementation, and contribute to quality and governance standards.
  • Manage stakeholders effectively, align ADA implementations with resourcing requirements, and coach team members as needed.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of the Retail Industry and ADA techniques.
  • Strong proficiency in Python or equivalent analytical programming languages.
  • Experience in strategy development and implementation using advanced data analytics.
  • Proficiency in statistical concepts, data processing tools like Spark or Hadoop, and Microsoft Office.
  • At least 5 years of analytical experience on consumer portfolio datasets.

Qualifications/ Certification:

  • University degree in quantitative fields or equivalent industry training and experience.

  • In order to comply with the POPI Act, for future career opportunities, we require your permission to maintain your personal details on our database. By completing and returning this form you give PBT your consent

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