Data Operations Director
IHS Markit
South Africa - Cape Town
1d ago

Company & Team About Us

The Corporate Advisory division within IHS Markit Financial Services arms listed companies with intelligence and insight into their shareholder base.

The Data Operations Team supports the division by requesting, processing and analysing shareholder information across our global client base.

The Team incorporates Data & Analytics Tools to transform large data sets into actionable information. Given the critical nature of our business, the team has a keen focus on data quality, timeliness and continuous operational improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities Your Role

You will be leading the Data Operations Team to ensure high quality standards are met while focusing on innovation and process improvement.

Additionally, you will play a significant role as a leader within Corporate Advisory and the Cape Town office.

Key responsibilities include :

  • A dynamic and visible leader within the Cape Town office and Corporate Advisory business function
  • Lead and mange a team of data analysts to ensure the highest quality standards are met.
  • Refine and manage workflow requirements for gathering, processing and analyzing financial and institutional ownership data
  • Assist managers in training new hires, developing team-wide standards, benchmarks, and specifications
  • Develop solutions for data analysis, operational efficiencies, and continual process improvement
  • Partner with Corporate Advisory Business Leads to understand market drivers and the needs of our clients
  • Identify new data sources and create processes for collecting and tracking information
  • Job Requirements About You

    A highly motivated, dynamic and proven leader with a comprehension of project management methodologies and strategies with a focus on data analytics and operational process improvement.

    Key Qualifications and Skills :

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in the fields of data analysis and financial services
  • Demonstrated leader and ability to collaborate with diverse teams
  • Comfortable dealing with large volumes of data while ensuring data quality
  • Advanced knowledge data analysis and automation tools
  • Strong relationship building and consultation skills, and ability to establish positive work relationships with key stakeholders
  • Capable of handling a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Job Benefits What we offer

  • Highly visible leadership role enabling the growth of a global organization
  • Cash incentive plan and equity award
  • Comprehensive benefits plan
  • IHS Markit is committed to Inclusion & Diversity with global commitments across Gender, Multicultural, Disability and Mental Health, LGBTQ, Socio-Economic and Multigenerational representation and equality.

    For more information please reference our Corporate Sustainability page.

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