Data Analyst: Anglo American South Africa Education Programme

Location: Johannesburg, Parktown


The Data Analyst-Researcher is required to undertake the following functions in the data unit: data processing and management (e.g. collation, cleaning, vetting, data quality assurance and verification using correct protocols) and processing confidential data and information according to guidelines; deep data analysis using relevant software and determining the best way to represent data visually to managers and stakeholders; and assist in generating data reports (including tables and graphs) based on queries.

• Honours in statistics, econometrics, mathematics (with a strong statistical component)
• At least two years of experience in the relevant field
•Relevant prior learning may be considered
• Computer skills including competence in Microsoft Office (especially Excel), use of the internet and email
• Must have extensive knowledge of Stata or SPSS (2 years minimum experience)


• Conduct and manage processes such as data capture, cleaning, quality assurance, verification and analysis.
• Clean data and analyse data (minimum 2 years’ experience).
Acquire data from primary and secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems. 
• Understanding and knowledge to operate database systems
• Use data to write standard or customised reports from findings
• Must have a valid driver’s licence
• Must have a South African ID or a valid work permit

• Commitment to ethical standards in managing public, personal and confidential data.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to collect, organise, analyse, and disseminate large amount of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
• Detail-oriented.
• Adept at queries, report writing and presentation of findings.
• Understanding of addressing and metadata standards.
• Ability to set and meet deadlines.
• Ability to work in high-pressure situations.
• Good command of oral and written English
• Sound quantitative data analysis skills
• Ability to communicate well with clients/users
• Ability to work in a demanding environment

• A masters-level qualification would be an advantage
• Experience in sampling and weighting will be an added advantage
• Knowledge of other statistical packages will be an added advantage (R-Programming)

 All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to independent relevant reference checks as required.

The total cost to company (TCTC) package is between R370 000.00 - R392 364.00 per annum.

Contract timeframe: 1 September 2023 - 31 December 2026.

Applications must be made online via this form: no later than 4 August 2023 at 12h00pm (SAST). Late applications will not be considered.

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