Enterprise Head of Data - Johannesburg Verfied

Salary Negotiable Johannesburg, Gauteng Johannesburg, Gauteng more than 14 days ago 20-09-2021 3:02:42 PM
PBT Group has an opportunity for an Enterprise Head of Data.

This role is responsible for all aspects of enterprise data and reporting and as such will play a key strategic role. This will furthermore include technical leadership of enterprise data and ownership of all enterprise reporting and dashboard development, playing a leadership role in the overall information strategy. The role is also responsible for data Integration and will need to develop and execute the Integration Strategy.

• Defining Data Services strategic road map, clearly setting out short, medium- and long-term goals for the team
• Optimising the ‘As Is’ Data Services Operating model to ensure agility and responsiveness to business needs
• Setting the governance and standards related to the enablement of data and the integration platform. Align to a microservices and API based architecture
• Leadership responsibility for the people in the Chapter
• Work collaboratively with the rest of the IT Manco team to deliver against the IT Strategy
• Providing thought leadership on data and analytics based on the industry trends

• Ability to develop and analyse on SQL and BI tools.
• Automate Excel reports using SQL, integration, and data warehousing tools.
• Build complex visualizations using tools like Microsoft Power BI
• Implement, integrate, and extract data from data warehouses across the organization.
• Audit and take steps to remedy data quality, including making recommendations for end users.
• Experience is extracting and manipulating data using tools such as SQL, SAS, and Excel
• Develop and maintain an appropriate Data Services delivery structure, operating model, and capacity to enable responsive delivery of data and business intelligence/insights.
• Define and communicate delivery plans, policies, standards, and frameworks, enforcing structured and standardised design and data governance practices.
• Manage and provide leadership to business intelligence developers, data integrators, data management, data quality analysts and Solution Integrators.
• Participate in strategic and operational governance processes within the business, driving agile delivery.
• Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT and external entities particularly vendors and delivery areas.

• Building ETL pipelines and APIs to connect data from disparate sources
• Build extensible data acquisition and integration solutions to meet the functional and non-functional requirements of the business.

• Development & maintenance of a competent IT Data Services team, providing leadership, succession and talent management through open communication and delegation of responsibilities and authority within a heavily matrixed operating environment. Provide informal and formal coaching support to team in their personal and professional development.
• Team & Employee Growth: Take responsibility for team’s and own career growth and have regular discussions with the relevant role players. Ensure succession and talent management

• Maintain a high level of service to customers (internal and external) according to the service standards as set by the company.
• Ensure customers are treated fairly and that management & training is done in conjunction with the Academy

• 3-5 years' experience building dashboards and analyses with business intelligence tools e.g., _ Power BI
• A well-rounded understanding of short-term insurances and associated processes will be a distinct advantage:
• Risk management
• Underwriting
• Reinsurance and treaties
• Claims procedures
• Financial knowledge especially in relation to short term insurance
• Analysis and interpretation of data pertaining to business systems
• Good understanding of data integration and warehousing tools

Qualifications/ Certification:
• Bachelor's degree required; Computer Science/ Commerce with Information Systems, preferably with an MBA and Programme Management Qualifications
• Leadership qualification essential
• Skilled at SQL writing, modelling, and querying relational databases.
• Informatica, SSIS or another ETL software experience preferred 8 - 10 years of experience in data warehousing (where 5 have been in a managerial role)
• Required Experience (relevant or in a similar role)