Data Scientist (Ref: KHDS)

Position in the Information Technology sector in Port Elizabeth - Eastern Cape
Posted On Tuesday 26 April 2022
Job Description:

Our client, based in Port Elizabeth is looking to hire a Data Scientist for a 12 month contract starting 1 July 2022


 Main job function

  • Constantly reviews and analyses supply chain data to identify opportunities to optimise OTIF, adherence to plan and cost targets from material supply to finished goods.
  • Builds algorithms and designs experiments to merge, manage, interrogate and extract data to supply tailored reports to colleagues, customers or the wider organization.
  • Postgraduate degree or diploma in a relevant field


  • 2 to 5 years’ relevant experience, preferably in planning, or analytics centre of excellence role
  • Experience in data management and advanced analytics

Specific job skills

  • Computer literacy with particular proficiency in programming and BI tools


  •  Data management and data engineering skills to enable optimal data process and methodology
  • Expertise in advanced analytics
  • Excellent analytical and abstraction reasoning skills, as well as problem solving ability
  •  Ability to gather, synthesize, and analyze data using appropriate tools and technologies
  • Must be a team player and able to work with and through others


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson