Data Modeller
Boardroom Appointments
Johannesburg, South Africa
2d ago
source : Job Placements

Education and Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant B.Sc. or B. Com degree
  • Honours degree with focus in Information Management
  • 6 to 8 years related experience.
  • Competencies

  • Applies theoretical knowledge and practical experience to analyze information within agreed parameters
  • Selects from existing rules and processes for application in different contexts
  • Applies systematic (either-or) thinking to diagnose root causes of problems
  • Evaluates existing practices for accuracy, consistency and compliance
  • Supports analysis and detailed work performed in SST1
  • Applies creative solutions based on theoretical knowledge and practical experience
  • Innovates through continuous improvement
  • Measures impact by focusing on service and continuous improvement
  • Analyses strengths and weaknesses of existing approaches
  • Identifies alternative solutions based on precedent
  • The ability to be curious and ask questions, initiate new and better ways of doing things, devise and implement solutions and measure the impact.
  • The tendency to see things in unique and unusual ways, and be resourceful in generating various solutions to problems
  • Responsibilities

  • Increase operational efficiency and suggest solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and prevent wastage
  • Identify process improvements in order to save costs
  • Identify, control and escalate potential risks which may lead to increased costs
  • Deliver against operational and cost targets
  • Adhere to shared company values and service standards with regard to customer interaction.
  • Resolve customer dissatisfaction / complaints by taking ownership of the problem.
  • Analyze customer feedback to help improve customer service.
  • Ensure that delivery is accurate, timeous and of an acceptable standard.
  • Ensure that product knowledge and advice is technically accurate.
  • Know and understand customer needs in order to deliver a quality service.
  • Propose ideas to improve customer service
  • Maintain the data dictionary internal and external to the data model
  • Maintain the business glossary internal and external to the data model
  • Optimize and update logical and physical data models to support new and existing projects
  • Ensure that the source to target mapping is done in accordance to the requirement
  • Maintain all ETL and business rules within the data model
  • Maintain all model related metadata
  • Develop best practices for standard naming conventions and coding practices to ensure consistency of data models
  • Recommend opportunities for reuse of data models in new environments
  • Work with data transformation teams to ensure that the model design and development is properly communicated
  • Review modifications to existing data modeling software to improve efficiency and performance
  • Manage the flow of information between departments using the data model design
  • Assure transformation rules are maintained, accurate and consistent
  • Validate business data objects for accuracy and completeness
  • Evaluate data models and physical databases for variances and discrepancies
  • Identify effective activities to address own development gaps.
  • Create own development plan and review plan with team leader.
  • Understand which competencies and skills are required to be mastered to ensure personal development and performance
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