About our client Our purpose is making life better. We are a global healthcare provider delivering measurable clinical quality through a diversified offering and a people-centered approach. Role Head: Data, reporting to the Executive: Data and Analytics. The successful candidate will have prime responsibility for data asset delivery for analytics and business needs, and as such, will have an important and high-profile strategic position in the group. The role is responsible for overseeing data architecture, infrastructure, governance, operations and development, but more than that, for designing and building the environment that will future-proof the delivery of data insights. It calls for a visionary, a leader and a creator, not merely a technician and manager. Key Responsibilities - Ensure the creation and preservation of data assets to allow the company to drive business value through reporting and analytics. - In particular, transform the existing infrastructure (a data warehouse and multiple stored procedures leading to multiple data sources) to an integrated, aligned and reusable single source of truth. - Future-proof data sources in a way that is closely aligned to the business's evolving reporting and analytics needs. - Have a thorough understanding of business strategy and the objectives that flow from this. - Collaborate with stakeholders to understand operational needs and how these evolve. - Oversee the management and storage of data to support these objectives, ensuring data quality, availability and usability. - Through direct line reporting, manage the Architecture and Data Governance Manager, the Data Operations Manager and the Data Development Manager, and through them indirectly the teams supporting these functions; through these reporting lines: - Be accountable for organizational data architecture regarding operational needs, efficiency and cost. - Research best-in-breed solutions and ensure that the data environment remains relevant and optimal to support organizational goals. - Develop and nurture a high-performance, quality-obsessed, collaborative culture with other leaders in the broader data and analytics team. - Drive innovation in data management and drive business implementation of the data management strategy. - Be accountable for data governance, ensuring that data privacy obligations and data protection regulations are complied with. - Effectively communicate to senior management, business, and staff in the data and analytics team the value and importance of sound data management and the analytical possibilities that flow from it. - Oversee data operations and data development. Required Experience/Qualifications - Honors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or an equivalent field, or other equivalent qualifications. - 8+ years of experience in the administration and management of data environments and the information life-cycle. - 3+ years of management experience. - Previous experience in overseeing the set up and management of enterprise data warehouses. - Solid experience in cloud technologies and on premise solutions. - Strong leadership and communication skills. - Understanding of data systems, architecture and pipelines. - Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes that span multiple business areas, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions. - Project management skills. - Client relationship skills: demonstrated ability to build relationships with and deliver valuable solutions for stakeholders. - Familiarity with relevant data environments and tools, including big data solutions. - Healthcare experience will be a strong advantage. Salary R168000.00 The company has mandated that all employees be COVID-19 vaccinated.
About our client: Our purpose is making life better. We are a global healthcare provider delivering measurable clinical quality through a diversified offering and a people-centered approach. Role Business Reporting Management, reporting to the Head: Analytics. The successful candidate will be responsible for executing and delivering the company’s reporting and visualization strategy and requirements, providing guidance and expertise across various business functions by transforming data and providing valuable, actionable insights. The role will entail leading a team of data analysts, visualization and reporting specialists and BI solutions architects, ensuring timeous and high impact delivery. Key Responsibilities - Responsible for coordinating business reporting tasks for the organization, including creating effective strategies to analyze information, conduct research, and implement reporting solutions for products and services. - Work with the Head: Analytics to understand key business questions and develop reporting approaches to inform solutions. - Work with the Data Development Manager to identify data transformations and pipelines to optimize the delivery of reporting insights. - Implement tools and strategies to translate raw data into valuable business insights. - Supervise efficient delivery of all Data Analytics and Business Reporting projects, based on solid requirements analysis, to ensure consistent project realization of objectives. - Supervise and ensure efficient performance of employees in the function. - Assess all reporting requirements and develop a long-term strategy for various reporting solutions. - Coordinate with the data team and ensure compliance with all enterprise data governance standards. - Monitor the work of the Business Reporting team and ensure effective implementation of all projects to achieve all client objectives. - Develop a BI service culture that builds rewarding relationships, proposes innovations and allows others to provide exceptional client service. - Ensure that the BI Toolset is aligned with the data and analytics strategy Required Experience/Qualifications - Minimum Bachelors degree in statistics, actuarial science, mathematics, computer science or engineering. - 5+ years experience in a similar role, with a track record of delivering data-driven reports to businesses and understanding business needs from this reporting role. - 1+ years of management experience - Healthcare experience will be an advantage, especially in a hospital environment. Salary R72000.00 The company has mandated that all employees be COVID-19 vaccinated.