Project Analyst

A vacancy exists for a Project Analyst within the VAS and Card division, Kazang & EasyPay, in Cape Town.  

The purpose of the role is to support the Project Manager in delivering various strategic projects in the Kazang and EasyPay Business Development divisions. Once allocated a project, the Project Analyst is required to support with the developing of a business case, or project plan, and then analytics supporting the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of that project.

We work in a dynamic department and are solving problems and delivering value at all times – always on the lookout on how to be more effective, entrepreneurial, and excellent!

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributing to project planning, budgeting, and overall strategy.
  • Conducting and presenting a feasibility analysis for proposed projects.
  • Verify data and information and analyze it to suit the direction of a project – this is a key requirement.
  • Establishing key performance indicators, goals and requirements for a project.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the overall project.
  • Analyzing project data and producing insights to optimize performance.
  • Identifying problems and shortfalls and proposing solutions.
  • Providing operational support such as liaising with stakeholders, tracking timelines, etc.
  • Preparing, reviewing, and maintaining project documentation and reports.
  • Maintain project timeframes, objectives, and communications.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the legislation and current trends applicable to each project.

In order to be considered for this position, the following requirements must be met:

  • Tertiary qualification – Business, Finance, or Computer Science.
  • 3 – 5 years minimum experience of which 2-3 years prior experience as a Project or Data Analyst, preferably in a FinTech environment.
  • Strong understanding of data analysis and project management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Research and reporting skills.

Technical Competencies:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with project management software or tools (Asana, Confluence, etc.)

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Curious.
  • Self-starter.
  • Confident.
  • Diligent.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Problem solver.

To apply for this position, include a 2–3-page CV, specifying the position you are applying for, for the attention of Lezanne Amos at