Travel Start

Business Intelligence Developer


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Travelstart is a market-leading Online Travel Agency. We operate globally, with a core focus on Africa and the Middle East.

Online Travel is a fast-moving, complex domain; one that is unlikely to bore the brightest of minds. ​We're a driven, enthusiastic team looking to disrupt the norm wherever we can.

Travelstart is seeking highly skilled and passionate BI Developer professionals to join our dynamic travel tech team. Travelstart is continually expanding and developing product ranges, technologies and systems in the travel industry.

The purpose of the role is to develop, implement and maintain BI solutions at Travelstart. As part of the Business Analytics Team tasked with spearheading our Business Intelligence and Analytics efforts, optimizing processes and providing data-driven insights


  • Conduct analysis on current data to identify gaps and issues with appropriate action.
  • Develop reports as required and Dashboards as required
  • Administration of Qlik sense platform and BI database
  • Ad hoc data analysis
  • Review current processes in the organization
  • Develop and implement ETL processes from various data sources
  • Design and develop data pipelines for the BI platform
  • Test output of BI solutions
  • Troubleshoot / Investigate and resolve BI data related issues
  • Gather and review requirements from users on information needs
  • Manage information from 3 party suppliers, as well as document processes and information flow
  • Extend analytical capabilities to other markets and departments.

Skills Requirements

  • Strong database skills
  • Databases: Google BigQuery, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL;
  • Data visualisation: Qlik Sense, Tableau, Google Data Studio;
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Software: GSuite, GCP
  • Scripting languages: Java and Python
  • Interest in automating processes;
  • Ability to conduct exploratory research exercises;
  • Ability to work autonomously and with limited guidance;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Minimum Experience

  • 3 - 5 years’ technical experience working within the Data field
  • Experience within the Travel industry will be advantageous but not essential

Professional Qualifications

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification
  • Degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Engineering, Quantitative Management, Actuarial Science or Similar.

Personal Competency Requirements

  • Passionate
  • Driven
  • Love for the travel industry
  • Willing to take the right risk
  • Ideas generator
  • Meet requirements but continually exceed expectations
  • Stakeholder management
  • Prioritisation of tasks and objectives
  • Teamwork
  • Adhering to Principles and Values
  • Quality and Detail Orientation
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Self-Development
  • Responsible and accountable personality

To apply for this awesome opportunity please send us your CV to: The reference for this opportunity is “Business Intelligence Developer”. Please insert this into the subject line of your email application. Any applicants not meeting the minimum requirements will not receive a response.

Please note that we reserve to right to amend, freeze the role or not hire. The final appointment will be at the discretion of Travelstart.

Travelstart is committed to transformation and redressing of past inequalities. Our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our selection process.
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