Operations Analytics Manager in takealotcom CapeTown,WesternCape,SouthAfrica

Full Time

Website takealotcom

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About the job

takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Operations Analytics Manager to join our team in Cape Town DC.

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.

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Establish and maintain a sustainable and scalable infrastructure and architecture that will provide real times visibility to DC Operations management team
  • Create and design tools and dashboards, reports, and KPIs for DC Operations stakeholders from the UX design to database management
  • Establish suitable reports and ensure reports are made available at critical times as required with focus areas for business improvement
  • Analysing data to answer strategic and operational questions posed by the business
  • Managing continuous improvement processes – Identifying important variables and focus areas in the business
  • Ensure that DC Operations Workflow Processes are automated and optimized to reduce manual intervention by Management
  • Manage team of Analysts to ensure optimal productivity and on time delivering of business requirements
  • Multiskilling of team members in multidiscipline programming languages and to ensure that best practice is used
  • Build real time Apps to capture exceptions and improve operational processing capability
  • Database management and administration
  • Manage end to end processes including Server based administration, API creation, ETL pipeline creation and Programming.
  • Data cleansing and data modelling including validation and integrity testing
  • Collaborate with all managers to establish project priorities while accounting for the trade-offs between operational practicality and overall performance
  • Use weekly and monthly targets to manage day-to-day performance and inform operations for best impact
  • Regularly review and analyse key metrics in operations to identify root causes and formulate solutions to improve performance
  • Have a full understanding of operational process and systematic flows to enable dashboard and app creation

Attributes required:

  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Ability to identify areas of improvement in current processes
  • Ability to use logic and common sense to arrive at conclusions
  • Passion for understanding ambiguous, complex problems and driving high quality, innovative, clean solutions
  • Highly structured thinker with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have exceptional communication skills to help deliver insights to diverse stakeholders
  • Detail oriented, outcome and process focused
  • Willingness to learn and personal desire to keep up to date with technology and process
  • Comfortable with change and excellent team player

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, BCom, Computer Science or similar degree with 3+ years experience in a Data, Engineering or Product Management role within a fast-paced, product-led, and growth-focused organisation, playing a key role in data gathering, data analysis and helping the team make data-based decisions
  • Highly proficient on WMS or ERP system beneficial
  • Solid competency on statistical calculations
  • App building experience beneficial
  • Simulation modelling beneficial
  • Ability to build models and financial business cases
  • Strong hands-on experience with SQL, Google BigQuery, AWS, Google Data Studio, and Python
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office packages with proven advanced proficiency in Excel / Google Sheets, Docs & Slides
  • Experience with large datasets and optimisation on digital platforms
  • Retail or e-commerce, Supply Chain industry, or DC Operations experience beneficial
  • API creation and management
  • Creation of ETL pipelines for data transfer and aggregation to end users
  • Server management and administration beneficial
  • Project Management experience beneficial

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 business SMART. 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.

If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!

Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference,

Company: takealotcom

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: CapeTown,WesternCape,SouthAfrica

Application Deadline: N/A

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