Data Analyst I – Price and Promotions

Categories Data Analyst
Salary Market Related
Location Western Cape
Job Information

Job Spec

Our Client in Cape Town requires a Data Analyst I – Price and Promotionsfor a permanent role. The successful candidate will be a team player in the Price and Promotions Advanced Analytics team to ensure all profit opportunities are optimised by providing in-depth business related insights, using detailed analysis on customer behaviour, pricing and promotional strategies.

The purpose of this role is to define and implement strategies that align with marketing and buying business objectives by:

  • Producing actionable insights and KPI dashboards to track success factors of pricing and promotional initiatives
  • Be a source of expertise on pricing and promotional data structures
  • Support marketing and buying teams from a technical perspective in the use of analytical tools

This role is essential to the successful implementation of strategic projects as well as measuring success and delivering recommendation to business to achieve business objectives. Key performance areas include sales and profit optimisation and internal stakeholder management.



  • 3 Year – Degree or Diploma in Commerce, Information or Computer Science Discipline


At least 2 years’ experience in the following:

  • Working as a data analyst
  • High level of experience in measuring and analysing retail KPI data sets


  • Create, manage and maintain pricing initiatives with the correct “follow me” factors across the business
  • To review and maintain KVI prices across merchandise on a weekly basis to achieve the pricing strategy
  • To perform, manage and track key competitor pricing analysis and differential store pricing to ensure the pricing strategy is achieved
  • To develop processes to provide recommendation to business for promotions to optimise profit
  • To develop new processes where potential profit/sales opportunities have been identified
  • To play a key role as a subject matter expert on the pricing & promotion processes
  • To manage and support the activities around promotional and regular pricing and ensure that the related processes are maintained as per the promotional calendar
  • Liaise with IT when queries, requires high level of technically knowledge
  • To provide customer insights into promotional and pricing behaviour

Knowledge and Skills

  • IT Data base/ Data warehouse (understanding how data flows from various systems)
  • SQL coding (Working knowledge of Cloud Technology)
  • Business process development

Essential Skills

  • Business intelligence writing skills
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • 2 years general business process experience

If you have not heard from us after 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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