Head – Advanced Analytics


Job Details
Business UnitAdvanced Analytics – Johannesburg
Minimum experienceExecutive
Company primary industryManagement Consulting
Job functional areaConsulting
TelecommuteThis is a Telecommute/Work from Home Position

Job Description
As the head of advanced analytics within the RAS business practice, you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of engagements across all business sectors, with a responsibility for leading on-the-ground teams, managing and mentoring team members and supporting the client development team in enabling sales.


The type of work that you will be involved in will include:

Ensure that the advanced analytics service offering is kept relevant
Assist in the internal product development of various advanced analytics solutions
Identifying and researching markets trends and needs across industry sectors and positioning advanced analytics solutions to solve for risk and financial management business problems
Actively support business development activities including identifying and pursuing potential business by using your own contact network as well as supporting marketing and sales initiatives
Identify opportunities to expand jobs as well as opportunities to provide wider IQbusiness services to clients
Provide on the job training and development to team members
Determining suitable training initiatives to ensure that the skills are aligned to market needs and evolving analytical trends
To qualify, you need the following skills:

Extensive Risk and Financial modelling experience including regulatory knowledge
Sound mathematical and statistical background
Very strong analytical skills
Ability to lead and develop teams
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience in leading client projects and engagements
Ambition to learn and develop
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written
Prior consulting experience managing a team as well as business development preferred