Operations analyst wanted to join SA’s hottest startup

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Giraffe is an award-winning, revolutionary automated recruitment platform that aims to help reduce unemployment in South Africa by connecting jobseekers with opportunities and enabling businesses to hire staff faster and cheaper than any other way. Having achieved significant growth since launching in March 2015, and securing investment from eBay founder and Silicon Valley billionaire Pierre Omidyar’s VC fund, Giraffe is now looking for a highly talented operations analyst to help run business operations and drive growth

This role is ideal for a fresh graduate from a top-tier university in a numerate discipline who is interested in working at a startup, or a graduate with 1 year’s operations or consulting experience at a corporate


Role and Responsibilities


The operations analyst will play a key role in ensuring smooth running of Giraffe’s systems and processes, and identify ways to improve the systems and processes. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responding to inbound customer requests
  • Managing the entire recruitment platform- including candidate selection, screening, contacting and interview scheduling
  • Using MS Excel to view and manipulate customer data
  • Analysing interview success rates and proposing enhancements to the candidate selection algorithm
  • Contributing to product development and growth of the business as a whole
  • Analysing employer and jobseeker data, identifying patterns and proposing actions




Educational requirements

  • Bachelors degree from a top-tier university in a numerate discipline (eg: data science, engineering, statistics, science, economics)- min 60%

Essential requirements for the role

  • Highly analytical and numerate
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Skilled in MS Excel and willing to learn advanced Excel techniques
  • Highly organised and structured
  • Patient and disciplined
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Excellent team working and communication skills
  • Interested in technology and high-growth tech startups
  • Willing to learn
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to tolerate ambiguity
  • Interest in making a strong social impact




  • Sandton, Johannesburg




  • Competitive salary + share options

To apply, email your CV and a brief covering letter to info@giraffe.co.za


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