Data Analyst and Excel Expert for Agricultural Consultancy and Software Development Company – Stellenbosch, Western Cape – Ref: 1214623


Ref: 1214623

Job Description:

With an ever-expanding crop set and experience gained in South Africa, Africa (Namibia, Nigeria, Malawi, Mozambique, Morocco, Kenya and Ethiopia) as well as globally (Argentina, Uruguay, Georgia, Turkey, Brazil and Swaziland), our agricultural consulting and software development client boasts a team of professional soil scientists and crop specialists, offering bespoke services for soil management, horticulture and nutrition as well as irrigation and training. They strive to set the standard for best practices in soil management and fruit production through ethical and sustainable solutions. They differentiate themselves by committing to provide an independent consulting service to the producer through practical and scientifically-sound recommendations.

The successful candidate will join their tech team in Stellenbosch. The candidates’ day-to-day work will include (not limited to) building new and enhancing existing Excel models, supporting consultants and clients, data capturing and cleaning, extracting insights from data, supporting the tech team with software development and maintenance as well as project management of certain annual services.

The successful candidate must be able to work independently and be well organized. A background in agriculture will be beneficial.

Analytical thinking and strong Excel skills are a must, as well as fluency in both English and Afrikaans.
You must be able to work with and decipher existing formulas and code.

The ideal incumbent will hold a tertiary qualification in either data science, data engineering, computer science, agriculture or a related field together with advanced Microsoft Excel modelling, VBA, Power Query, Power Pivot and Microsoft 365. Beneficial skills include SharePoint, Power Automate, RDBMS, Python, JavaScript, machine learning and AI, data mining as well as project management.

Position details:
Type: Permanent
Location (country, city): Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Job Qualification & Experience:

Academic requirements:
· Diploma/Degree in data science, data engineering, computer science, agriculture or related.

Critical skills (required):
· Advanced Microsoft Excel modelling
· Power Query
· Power Pivot
· Microsoft 365
· Strong analytical thinker

Beneficial skills:
· SharePoint
· Power Automate
· Python
· JavaScript
· Machine learning and AI
· Data mining
· Project management

Personal skills:
· Creative/innovative problem solver (coding, data analysis, etc.)
· Keen learner
· Hard working and willing to go the extra mile
· Great time and project management skills
· Team Player who can communicate well
· Goal focused

Company Description:

An agricultural consultancy and software development company.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Data Analyst and Excel Expert for Agricultural Consultancy and Software Development Company – Stellenbosch, Western Cape – Ref: 1214623

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