Vacancy: Associate - Junior Analyst

04 June 2021

Desired Location 

Cape Town or Johannesburg, South Africa 

Travel requirements 

There are no formal travel requirements for this role


Permanent (contractors will also be considered)

Reference number 


Start Date 

July 2021  

Full-time benefits

  • Flexible / Hybrid work-from-home and office benefit.  

  • Medical Aid Contribution.  

  • Free membership to our Wellness Programme in association with Vitality.  

  • Tailored Executive Coaching & Mentorship Programme for fast-tracked professional development.  



Kriel & Co is an IMCSA accredited management consulting practice specializing in change management, digital transformation and data privacy. We serve global organisations with significant impact in a variety of sectors with a proven track-record of delivering innovative, cost-effective and sustainable change. Our practice is endorsed by the Technology, Media and Telecommunications department of Africa’s largest law firm (ENSafrica), in particular, on Data Privacy projects and matters. Diversity is celebrated in our team as we believe the best strategies are the result of harnessing the strengths and perspectives of outstanding people from different cultures and backgrounds. Learn more about us and our work at  


  • Kriel & Co offers clients holistic data privacy advice, with a current focus on helping global organisations practically comply with the provisions of South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). Our inter-operable practice of technology attorneys and management consultants offer clients one of the most comperehensive and practical premium professional services solutions on the market today.

  • The Junior Analyst will support the team with reasearch, analysis, assessments and other organisational projects, which includes but is not limited to: 

  • Devising, optimizing and improving our firm’s current research methodology (consisting of a quantitative and qualitative approach).  

  • Supporting the Project Manager with the execution of the above research.  

  • Analysis of quantitative research data (such as questionnaire responses) and qualitative data (such as focus groups or conversation data). These tasks may include gathering, validating, and documenting various system information and needs. 

  • Mapping of information flows on a data map / visualization of data.  

  • Writing of observations and recommendations in report format with guidance / oversight of the senior analyst / director.  

  • Where relevant or required by the Project Manager, the presentation or delivery of research findings to clients. 

  • The Junior Analyst will also be responsible for pro-actively devising and executing research on client industry trends and management consulting industry best practices. These insights are curated on our knowledge hub and relayed / translated to our team in the form of regular interactive knowledge management sessions which the analyst assists in facilitating / presenting with the appropriate manager.  


  • Full proficiency and command of the English language.  

  • Good analytical and evaluative skills in tasks. 

  • Relevant tertiary education and academic credentials. A post-graduate degree in Commerce or Engineering is advantageous.  

  • Prior management consulting experience, employment or contract work at an IMC-registered consulting firm or research institution is advantageous.  

  • Experience in data visualization software is advantageous (such as MS Visio).  

  • Fully capable to operate the Microsoft Office Suite (with Microsoft Cloud experience advantageous).  

  • Tech savvy skills with the ability to comfortably work in a digital-first, completely paperless team. 

  • Credible references. 


  • Our culture values an inclusive leadership culture which promotes a healthy balance of both confidence and humility. 

  • A commitment to undertaking work in-line with the code of ethics of the IMCSA. 

  • A calm, professional and consistent demeanor.  

  • Self-motivated with a strong and consistent work-ethic. You are a diligent and pro-active planner, and do not need to be micro-managed.  

  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team, whether from home or the office.  

  • A keen eye for detail and an analytical approach to creative problem solving.  

  • Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple projects and stress professionally. 

  • Ability to work and relate to people from all walks of life. 

  • A constant need to learn, improve and grow as a professional. Open to mentorship initiatives with colleagues and partners.  

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