Actuarial and Analytics Solutions - Graduate

  • Woodlands Dr, Woodmead, Sandton, South Africa
  • Full-time

Job Description

Main Purpose of Job

An entry-level support resource to team in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagements / projects. 

What you’ll do / Specialized Competencies

  • Support consultants and management in the sales process and delivery of projects
  • Gain exposure to a wide range of projects, clients and industries
  • Assist with analysis to determine client needs and prepare client recommendations utilising a combination of industry knowledge, tools and technology
  • Demonstrate personal insight when solving business issues
  • Carry out research, data collection and conduct analysis
  • Compile financial models
  • Carry out analytical exercises such as customer segmentation analysis and activity-based costing
  • Assist with statistical (regression-based) modelling using the SAS software system
  • Assist with the development of reporting dashboards
  • Compile reports, marketing documentation and presentations
  • Contribute to business development

Key Performance areas

Strategic Impact

  • Under guidance, supports the delivery efforts of the engagement team in area of competency
  • Conducts research for engagement / project as delegated and provides meaningful analysis / output
  • Identifies possible opportunities for follow-on work and advises management
  • Assists in preparation of client presentations / discussion documentation as directed

 Client Impact: External / Internal

  • Contributes to decisions by engagement team by providing fact based and pertinent recommendations from research / analysis / client interaction
  • Communicates regularly with Engagement Manager and team members on status of allocated  deliverables
  • Develops productive working relationships with client staff
  • Informs Engagement Manager of any possible emerging engagement change issues
  • Responds with urgency and accountability to client and team requests

 Operational Effectiveness

  • Understands the context and impact of own role within engagement and conducts work accordingly
  • Consistently reviews and analyses accuracy and quality of own deliverables prior to submission for review by senior
  • Develops awareness of risk in area of engagement in alignment with Deloitte policies 
  • Maintains clear communication channels with engagement team members on work status effecting their outputs

Development/Growth of Team

·         Cultivates ability to give effective development feedback both upward and to peer

·         Maintains own development and knowledge in specialised area

Budgets / Profitability

  • Submits any billing, expense claims and timesheets on time


Qualifications & Experience required

• Hold a relevant numerate or computer science degree

• Experience using the suite of Microsoft Office software, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management

Additional Information

Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose – Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact
  • Influence – Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills
  • Performance Drive – Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track
  • Strategic Direction – Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business
  • Talent Development – Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent
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