Discovery: Intern (Analyst) - Sandton

Intern (Analyst)

Business:  Discovery Health

Function:  Data Sciences

Date Posted:  13-Nov-2020

Overview            The Risk Intelligence Unit of Discovery Health has an exciting opportunity available for high caliber individuals interested in a role in Risk Intelligence. The successful candidate must be motivated, productive and work well within a team.

Job Description & Purpose The internship is for a period of a year.  The role of the analyst will be to assist with the production of reports and perform analyses related to these reports when required.  This encompasses data extraction, analysis and reporting as well as process automation.


  • Write SQL queries to produce data extracts for clients

  • Analyse data

  • Attention to detail

  • Reliable and timeous at completing tasks

  • Communicate effectively

  • Management and prioritisation of work

  • Responsive to work pressures

  • Adapt to change

  • Work well within in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Enthusiasm for learning and growth

Technical Skills 

  • MS Office (Intermediate)

  • SQL (Basic)

  • Basic statistics and analytics (highly advantageous)

  • Excel (Basic)

Qualifications & Experience      

  • Matric

  • Tertiary Qualification in one of the following (or related) fields:

  • information Systems and/or Technology

  • Computer Science

  • Mathematics

  • Statistics

  • Analytical work experience in the financial or health services industry (Advantageous)

  • Exposure to working with MS SQL (Advantageous)

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY    The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

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