Data Analyst

Revenue - Cape Town, South Africa

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Purpose of Role

The Data Analyst will be responsible for optimizing processes and providing data-driven insights to the Revenue Management and Supply functions.

Experience

  • 3 years’ experience as a data analyst
  • Experience within the Travel industry will be advantageous

Qualifications / Certifications

  • Degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Engineering, Quantitative Management or Actuarial Science.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Software: Advanced Excel, MS Office;
  • Scripting languages: Python, R;
  • Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL;
  • Data visualisation: Tableau, Microsoft Power BI;
  • An interest in the travel industry;
  • Expereince in machine learning principles;
  • Interest in automating processes;
  • Ability to conduct exploratory research exercises;
  • Ability to work autonomously and with limited guidance;

Personal Competency Requirements

  • Effective communication skills (written/verbal)
  • Stakeholder management
  • Prioritisation of tasks and objectives
  • Teamwork
  • Adhering to Principles and Values
  • Quality and Detail Orientation
  • Customer Focus
  • Creating and Innovating
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Self-Development
  • Responsible and accountable personality


Key Performance Areas & Indicators

Revenue Management

  • Developing models to effectively price flights for optimal revenue generation.
  • Develop route forecasting models.
  • Assist in automating markup rule update process.
  • Assist in implementing dynamic pricing i.e. price-response curve implementation.
  • Support the fortnightly revenue management meeting.
  • Provide general revenue management related data to business on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Monitor all revenue-related metrics of the organization.
  • Extend analytical cabilities to other markets and departments.

Supply Analytics

  • Supporting the supply function as well as external suppliers with relevant data.
  • Ensure the revenue management/supply loop works effectively.
  • Develop optimization models to assist in supplier content request decisions.
  • Automate supplier reporting processes.
  • Sales planning, support, and analysis.
  • Assist in developing proactive reporting mechanisms to support interaction with suppliers.

Data Science

  • Support the data science mission at Travelstart.
  • Data extraction, feature engineering, model creation, scoring and evaluating models.
  • Customer segmentation.
  • Search outlier detection.

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