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DirectAxis: Graduate Programme Departments


The Marketing Analytics team is responsible for compiling and monitoring production budgets and forecasts; as well as analysing variances to understand current business drivers.

In parallel, the team is also responsible for ensuring that the most responsive and profitable prospects are selected for marketing initiatives, by constantly optimising selection processes, through their analytical insights.

The Data Analytics team focuses on the data mining of an extensive database and creates predictive models to increase profitability within the organisation. This department provides the ideal opportunity for a graduate to put into practise all the analytical theory learnt while completing your degree. The successful graduate will get the opportunity to work in the central customer analytics team to get deep insights on customer behaviour and to provide feedback to the business on best ways to optimise performance.

The graduate who successfully joins the IT team, will have a once in a life time opportunity to work within a success IT Team that uses Agile as its delivery methodology. The IT Team is responsible for the full life cycle development of Application Software and our aim is to create a predictable roadmap of future software, where quality applications are delivered on time. As a graduate in the area, you will be assigned tasks and projects so that you can gain experience within all disciplines of IT. Naturally we will give you the opportunity to focus on the discipline that is in line with your studies.

The Risk Department's central focus is to manage and analyse credit risk on new and existing loan portfolios. If you are successfully placed in this area, you will be given the opportunity to display your analytical, statistical and logical reasoning ability. You will gain exposure to statistical software packages and will gain comprehensive insight into the financial industry.

Product Development is the first stage in generating new products within the company and includes the complete process of bringing a new product to the business or taking an existing product and improving it. The Product Development process will develop innovative products and processes by identifying new opportunities within the business, which will leave us with the latest tools and strategies to manage today's diverse risks and to position our company for future success. The successful graduate will be exposed to all areas of the business and gain valuable knowledge in brand & customer experience, research mechanisms and analytical concepts.

The Business Optimisation Department ensures that the Loan Operations Contact Centre's processes, technologies, operational strategies and initiatives, support a customer intimate environment. This ensures that production targets and efficiency levels can be met successfully. As a graduate placed in this Department, you will be exposed to the "coal face" of the DirectAxis business, where Customers are serviced, applications processed and loans paid out. Intraday Reporting, Workforce and Performance Management, Process Analysis and Data Analytics are just some of the tools we use every day to make sure our customers, and shareholders, are kept happy.

The Fee Income division is responsible for cross-selling insurance products to the loans database and via independent campaigns. The division sells both short term and long term insurance products and is a registered Financial Services Provider. Fee Income also manages a range of Joint Ventures with selected underwriters. A graduate placed in this area will gain full exposure to the workings of the Insurance Industry.

This business unit is responsible for co-ordinating and implementing all strategic projects across DirectAxis. The EPO is the custodian of a programmatic approach that enables management to keep track of progress made in the various projects. Furthermore, the office allocates project managers where required and ensures appropriate governance structures. A graduate placed in this area will gain experience in all facets of Project Management.