Statistical Analyst

Category: Vitality Research & Development

Job Title: Statistical Analyst

Type of employment: Permanent

Location: Sandton

Key Outputs:

  • Supporting Vitality’s ongoing research projects with data extraction, cleaning, and analysis.
  • Performing preliminary analyses on new research topics to assess their viability and potential.
  • Keeping in touch with Vitality’s research partners, ensuring that all their data needs are met and resolving any issues that arise.
  • Serving as key liaison between Vitality Research and the various MIS data teams across Discovery, ensuring that the team has access to all the data required for its various projects.
  • Performing ad hoc analyses to assist Vitality Management with valuable insights for decision making.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail when working with large datasets
  • Rigorous, efficient and innovative approach to complex analyses with the ability to draw insightful conclusions from the results of an analysis
  • Ability to support several large projects at the same time
  • Highly-self motivated

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Mathematical Statistics or Actuarial Science degree
  • Familiarity with statistical modelling software, particularly STATA (preferable)
  • Knowledge of SQL (preferable)

Work experience in a research environment will be an advantage

Equity Statement: Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups and suitable internal candidates in line with Discovery’s policies.

CVs can be loaded on our website under Careers / Actuarial

For more information contact Dr Deepak N Patel: Tel (w) (27) 11 5293180 Cell (27) 82 6024441

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2 thoughts on “Statistical Analyst

    1. Dear Muhammad, According to their website, the deadline is end of this month. They don’t give a salary indication, but you can contact the person mentioned in the advert for that. Kind regards, Annette

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