Location:  Cape Town
Seniority level: Senior
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Remuneration: R50 000.00 to R70 000.00 
Remuneration type: Salary
Remuneration frequency: Per Month
Benefits: Hybrid Work Model

The Company:

A digital and energy solutions organisation operating across Eastern and Southern Africa is looking for a Senior Data Scientist. The organisation is devoted to uplifting the African continent through energy solutions and digital financial solutions. Candidates can expect to form part of a dedicated team that is working at the forefront of both the fintech and renewable energy space. The organisation has partners with leaders of various industries across the world.

The Role:

  • Understand agent, customer, and operator processes and behaviour that has an impact on credit outcomes.
  • Provide reports on credit performance, and make strategic decisions for managing credit risk.
  • Architect and construct analytics assets for the businesses goals.
  • Assist in the development cycle by providing informed data.
  • Upskill on technical aspects in order to assume responsibility for and scale analytics technologies.


  • Honours or Masters in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or Statistics.
  • 3 to 5 years or more role experience.
  • SQL.
  • Ability to report on credit performance.
  • Coding and automation pipelines experience.
  • Ability to convert behavioural and operational understanding in order to deliver and improve upon products and services.
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