Economist Analyst, Johannesburg

Last update 2024-07-20
Expires 2024-08-20
ID #2204446143
Economist Analyst, Johannesburg
South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
Modified June 24, 2024


Short Description / Purpose of Job: Deliver strategic sourcing and economic intelligence to enhance decision-making and commercial performance.

Analyze economic data, monitor market movements, and develop tools to optimize supplier negotiations.

Act as a subject matter expert on price indices and market analysis.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities: Analyze economic data and interpret trends to provide actionable insights.

Develop customized tools to understand procurement costs and impact on spend base.

Create price index models and utilize predictive analytics for sourcing optimization.

Maintain a dashboard for sourcing intelligence and stay updated on industry economic factors.

Establish sourcing intelligence frameworks and support knowledge retention activities.

Ensure adherence to safety and risk management standards.

Foster positive relationships with stakeholders to drive transparency in cost analysis.

Continuously improve skills and knowledge through personal development plans.

Formal Education: University Bachelor's Degree (preferably B.

Com Economics/Econometrics).

Postgraduate relevant qualification is advantageous.

Min Experience: At least 10 years’ experience in an economic environment.

Proficiency in economic indices and global commodity markets.

Advanced MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) and Share Point skills.

Certification & Professional Membership: None required.

Competencies: Business Acumen: Demonstrates a deep understanding of business profitability and market dynamics.

Critical Reasoning: Applies logical and sensible thinking to evaluate complex issues.

Problem Solving: Utilizes analytical skills and persistence to solve challenges effectively.

Reporting: Prepares accurate reports by accessing and analyzing relevant information.

Self-Mastery: Takes ownership of personal growth through self-awareness and continuous improvement.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Economist analyst

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