Nov 27, 2018

Senior Data analyst

  • Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU)
  • Pretoria
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

(1 post)
Ref: 79/2018/RM/P6
The incumbent will be responsible for rendering support to the Director Institutional
Planning by assuming responsibility to oversee, provide where appropriate, professional
support for structures within the University ensuring that reporting obligations to MANCO,
Senate, Council, the DHET and other statutory bodies are met; oversee HEMIS submissions
and apply checks to the data proKnowledge and usage of the following software and computer environments

will be an advantage
• Analysis and interpretation of information and statistical Report Writing
• Innovation and creativity
• Project management
• Excellent skills in written, oral and electronic communication skills in English, especially
with regard to professional and scientific report writing, proposal writing and in making
• The use of Microsoft Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS. PowerPoint and MS Project)
• An appreciation of spatial planning in a higher education context
• Problem solving and decision making.
• Ensure that statutory compliance and reporting obligations to various university and
national structures are adhered to
• Validation and checks of data and ensure integrity in statutory reports
• Provide data analytics for institution-wide strategic perspectives, institutional research
information, data-driven planning and decision-making
• Provide the single point of reference for authoritative official institutional information,
intelligence, analytics and statutory information
• Facilitate evidence-based management to support effective use of information,
organisational intelligence and analytics across the institution
• Foster the culture of effective monitoring and evaluation of the performance of the
University at various levels
• Support organisational optimisation and risk aversion through effective scenario planning
and analysis

Typed applications (quoting the reference number) which should contain a comprehensive
curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of three referees,
should be forwarded, for the attention of Mr R Moletsane, to the Human Resources
Department, P.O Box 68, Medunsa, 0204 by e-mail at 
The applications may also be posted OR hand delivered to:
Human Resources Department, 5th Floor, Clinical Pathology building, Sefako Makgatho
Health Sciences University, Molotlegi street, Ga-Rankuwa, OR Human Resources
Department, P.O Box, 68, MEDUNSA, 0204

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