Job: Catalogue Data Analyst

Title Catalogue Data Analyst
Categories Data/Research
Date Posted13 May 2019
Salary R360k – 540k per year
Location Cape Town

Your specific responsibilities will include:

  • Execute on defined catalogue data related tasks using database queries and large dataset manipulation via various internal tools and dashboards. Typical tasks will include:
    • In-depth data analysis via SQL and related queries
    • Bulk data editing tasks using various internal tools and interfaces
    • The configuration of the Excel sheets that Suppliers and Sellers use to submit their product catalogue information to the company via the editing of JSON structure
  • Implement the data structure that is defined for specific product categories in terms of creating the product categories, product attributes and attribute values and ensuring the data can be correctly captured in the tools that Suppliers and Sellers use to submit their product catalogue information to the company
  • Taking end to end ownership for catalogue data related projects assigned to you, including detailed analysis to understand the root cause of issues, execution of the solution and internal operational rollout
  • Implementation of relevant SOPs related to standard tasks performed
  • Taking ownership for the pipeline of tasks assigned to you, to ensure that they are executed on according to defined turnaround SLAs that are agreed with stakeholders

Your Team:

  • You will report directly into the Catalogue Operations Manager
  • You will also work closely with various Catalogue Team Leads and Catalogue Product Managers in the Merchant team

Attributes required:

  • Intermediate to advanced experience in working with technical tools, data and large data sets
  • SQL skills (PostgreSQL and MySQL)
  • Understanding of XML and JSON structures
  • Versatile, resourceful and able to work on varied tasks simultaneously
  • Commercially minded
  • Proven track record of task ownership, execution and delivery
  • Highly logical, with strong attention to detail in a high-pressure environment
  • Solutions-oriented, self-motivated with a can-do attitude and high energy
  • Self-guided learner with a passion for data science/quality
  • Strong data analysis skills and able to use data to make decisions
  • Ability to verbalise and visualise outcomes and communicate trends in a clear, concise manner
  • Highly organised and efficient
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to collaborate with diverse teams
  • Data science exposure in a retail or e-commerce environment is a plus


  • Matric
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • 4+ years experience in a similar role performing data analysis and manipulation tasks
  • e-commerce experience is a plus
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Tshego Moroka – Tech RecruiterTshego is easy-going but also very driven. He has a finance background after majoring in economics and finance from UCT. When Tshego is not in the office, he’s normally keeping active by playing fives footy or at the gym. Alternatively, you can catch him on the 19th hole on the golf course for some good banter and a fun time.Contact manager
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