Job Overview

Dynamics of the Role

This role requires that you perform an array of regression, segmentation, clustering, and other advanced statistical analysis techniques to understand client business environments to advise clients to consider changing processes or updating implemented solutions to maximize business strategies. You will develop models, interpret the results and present outputs to clients. Explores new statistical analysis and related research techniques and presents findings to peers within TransUnion. Manages the integration of data analysis with statistical models to make sound strategic recommendations.

The Team’s Focus

TransUnion’s products and solutions built by dedicated teams of analytic, statistic and business process experts represent international best practice standards, and are designed to improve performance and minimise risk. We offer generic solutions informed by continuous market analysis, as well as customised solutions built to meet specific business needs. Delivery mechanisms include a highly flexible decisioning interface, as well as mobile channel solutions. Through full integration with our Credit Bureau, we have unrivalled visibility of multiple data sets of relevant and current information on consumers, businesses and assets. This allows us to offer you market-leading products and solutions that empower you to make objective, informed decisions across every stage of your customers’ credit cycle.

How You’ll Contribute:

  • Conducts data analysis to understand internal and client data, process flows, policies and procedures
  • Provide ongoing customer and sales support; uncovering opportunities and resolving problems
  • Interprets various analytical and scorecard outputs
  • Utilizes communication and reporting methods to ensure the output and recommendations are presented to clients in an understandable manner
  • Read and import raw data from various formats into SAS environment. Use SAS to analyse data in detail as well as the utilization of macros
  • Generate tables and graphs using SAS and Excel
  • Scorecard and portfolio monitoring (SAS, SQL, Excel) and additional ad hoc analysis according to predefined techniques and standards
  • Managing the analysis of data files in various layouts and performing data auditing and validation
  • General and detailed data interrogation, transformation and manipulation
  • Identification of data trends or patterns, data mining and warehousing
  • Ability to present outputs and recommendations to clients in an understandable mannerConsultant Analytics

What You’ll Bring:

  • A degree in Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematics, Actuarial science, Business Mathematics or Informatics. An Honors or Master’s degree will be beneficial.
  • Sound understanding of statistical software: SAS, MS Office (especially Excel) or other software (such as R).
  • Dashboard creation experience would be preferred.
  • Technical aptitude with strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Proficiency in performing multiple tasks and dealing with changing deadline requirements required.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills; strong listening and teamwork skills; and effective presentation and sales skills are also required.
  • Must be focused, flexible, and organized.
  • Occasional travel is required, mainly to JHB clients.

Who We Are

As a global leader, TransUnion offers a wide range of specialist resources, agile, innovative technologies enablers and international perspectives and experience. We work hard to create advantages for millions of people in the African market and around the world, through gathering, analysing and delivering information.

TransUnion’s global headquarters are in Chicago, U.S.A. The company works with approximately 45,000 businesses in more than 30 countries, maintaining credit histories on about 500 million customers worldwide. Currently, our African footprint extends through Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

TransUnion maintains credit histories on more than 28 million customers in Africa, and more than four million credit-active businesses. With 700-plus employees through the region, we specialise in combining comprehensive data intelligence, advanced analytics and decisioning, enabling both customers and businesses to achieve their financial ambitions