Junior Data Analyst



IT, Data Science
Junior, WV, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024



The Harambee Demand Delivery and Operations (DD&O) team is looking for a Junior Data Analyst to join their dynamic team. This role focuses on using data to help with solving problems and building process and operational solutions.
The role requires attention to detail, the ability to think logically and a passion for problem-solving. You will need to be collaborative, and able to work well within an energetic team.

  • Using data to make information understandable across our team for specific needs
  • Using automated tools to extract data from primary and secondary sources
  • Removing corrupted data and fixing coding errors and related problems
  • Developing and maintaining databases, and data systems – reorganizing data in a readable format
  • Performing analysis of our data to maintain the quality and integrity across all the systems that we use for reporting
  • Extract data for reports and key performance indicators to generate information that keeps the pulse on the business
  • Using statistical tools to identify, analyse, and interpret patterns and trends in complex data sets which could be helpful for diagnosis and prediction
  • Preparing reports for the team and external stakeholders to highlight trends, patterns, and predictions
  • Support with managing the data integrity and updating of our CRM tool (HubSpot)
  • Data Cleaning and Preparation
    • You should know how to clean and prepare data for analysis. This includes removing errors, identifying outliers, and transforming data into a format that can be analyzed.
  • Data Analysis and Exploration
    • Be able to analyze data and explore it for insights. This includes using statistical methods to test hypotheses, identify trends, and make predictions.
  • Creating Dashboards and Reports
    • Be able to create dashboards and reports that communicate insights to stakeholders. This includes using tools like Tableau, Power BI, and Microsoft Word to create interactive dashboards and reports.
  • Data Visualization
    • Using tools and libraries like Tableau, Power BI, Matplotlib, Seaborn, or ggplot2 to represent data in a visual format that’s easy to understand.
  • Excel
    • Often overlooked, but it’s still widely used for data analysis and visualization, especially in smaller datasets or in business settings. Be able to generate data files where specific analysis is required by the team.
  • Critical Thinking
    • The ability to approach problems logically and make informed decisions based on the data.
  • Attention to Detail
    • Ensuring accuracy in data analysis and recognizing anomalies or errors in data.
    • Communication
    • Clearly conveying findings, both written and orally, to non-technical stakeholders. This includes creating reports and presentations that gives the insights from the data.
  • Problem-Solving
    • Coming up with solutions to business problems using data-driven approaches.
  • Teamwork
    • Collaborating with other departments or teams, understanding their needs, and providing them with relevant data insights.
  • Ethical Judgement
    • Recognizing the ethical implications of data usage, storage, and analysis, especially in terms of privacy


  • Matric / Grade 12
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Science or Engineering (Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or related field) • Minimum of 3 years plus related experience
  • Confident in Excel, BigQuery, PowerBi and SQL (these are tools we use and will train up the successful candidate – experience not required but beneficial)
  • Using tools and libraries like Tableau, Power BI, Matplotlib, Seaborn, or ggplot2 to represent data in a visual format that’s easy to understand
  • Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI, SQL
  • Data Cleaning and Preparation
  • Data Analysis and Exploration
  • Creating Dashboards and Reports
  • Data Visualization
  • Critical Thinker
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to Communicate with all levels of the organisation
  • Logical thinker
  • Creative Problem-solver
  • Highly Analytical
  • Strong Team Player
  • Ethical Judgement
  • A love of data

Apply for this position by sending your CV to recruitment@harambee.co.za, including the position you are applying for in the subject line.