Master Data Team Lead (Sandton)
Gauteng, South Africa
32d ago

Job Purpose

The incumbent is responsible for the implementation of efficient master data governance processes in order to continuously improve and maintain the quality and accuracy of master data across the organization.

The incumbent will lead a core IT team, dedicated to develop the synchronization and reporting on the quality of master data across divisional information systems and will also be required to guide the business system owners and data stewards in the organization in this regard.

This requires the incumbent to partner with various IT and business teams and functions to ensure the delivery of relevant system changes to enable data governance and synchronization.

Core Functions :

  • MDM Architecture and frameworks
  • Drive the data governance council
  • Project management
  • Lead an IT team of data analysts
  • Engage with the various IT change management and service delivery functions
  • Dash boarding of key data quality metrics
  • Drive the development of detailed data quality reporting for various business units
  • Prioritization of requests for data from business users and systems integration points
  • Engage with the IT architecture forum on key data integration decisions
  • Drive the ongoing development and reporting on the MDM capability maturity roadmap for the Group
  • Detailed deep-dive into data, requirements and systems when required in order to enable oversight of data modelling and to ensure successful outcomes of any other IT dependencies
  • Delegate work on a daily basis
  • Non-Core Functions :

  • Collaborate with the Business Intelligence and Data Science team to ensure that there is no duplication of effort, and that the correct resources are being used to provide the correct development effort
  • Requirements of the Job Experience

  • 5+ years applicable experience
  • Minimum qualifications

  • Matric Certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree (computer science, information systems, business administration or other industry-related curriculum
  • Microsoft BI tools (reporting components)
  • DAMA CDMP Certification (optional, but preferred)
  • Competencies / Behaviour

  • Proficient in Microsoft SQL and MySQL
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Excellent Knowledge of Report writing
  • Extensive Database Knowledge
  • General knowledge of data integration tools (TalenD, WSO2, Apache KAFKA)
  • Knowledge of data modelling and design concepts & a passion for driving data for value
  • Behavioural attributes

    The incumbent displays the following competencies :

  • Deadline driven
  • Ability to manage a team
  • Achievement Driven
  • Self-Management
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Analysis
  • Design capabilities
  • Business knowledge
  • Judgment
  • Planning and organizing
  • Problem solving
  • Acting with confidence
  • Self-motivated
  • Working with computer technology
  • Working with data / number
  • Number facility
  • Leadership orientation
  • Independence
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