Discovery Health: Intern (Analyst)

Discovery Health: Intern (Analyst)

Key Purpose:

The internship is for a period of a year, with the possibility of full-time employment thereafter. 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, data analysis, and reporting, with a specific focus on disease management programmes.

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

  • Write SQL queries to produce data extracts for clients
  • Analyse data and outcomes 
  • Produce disease management and scheme specific monitoring reports 
  • Support the Care Maintenance Organisation (CMO) with day-to-day analytics request

Personal Attributes and Skills

Personal skills

  • 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) 

Education and 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)