Data Development Manager

Information Technology
Head Office, JHB
Data Development Manager

Data Development Manager, reporting to the Head of Data. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and creating all underlying data assets in Life Healthcare’s data ecosystem.

Critical Outputs
  • Manage the data development team, consisting of engineers, business analysts, quality analysts and systems analysts, responsible for developing existing and new LHC data assets to facilitate reporting, analytics and delivery of business strategy
  • Review data architecture and technology stack regularly, making proposals for adaptation as warranted
  • Work closely with Data Operations Manager, who is responsible for managing existing data assets
  • Understand the needs of users, in particular the Analytics team, to ensure that data infrastructure supports optimally their reporting and analysis needs
  • Work closely with the Head: Product Owner and Project Management, who is responsible for liaison between business and the Data and Analytics team
  • Drive the creation of expandable and extensible data assets with significant positive payoffs for analysis and reporting
  • Manage additions and extensions to the data warehouse
  • Ensure compliance with data governance standards.
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or an equivalent field, or other equivalent qualifications.
  •  5+ years experience in data management, with 1+ years in a management capacity
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of the ETL process
  • Experience in dealing with large unstructured datasets
  • Advanced SQL and TSQL expertise
  • Project management and organisational skills
  • 3+ years experience in SSIS, SSAS and SSRS development
  • 2+ years experience in cloud-based data environments, with expertise in MS Azure a strong recommendation
  • Proven expertise in data architecture (design, development and/or management)
  • Healthcare experience, in particular in a hospital environment, would also be an advantage
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Influencing skills
  • Driven by innovation and improvement
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Deadline driven
  • Leadership skills
  • Project management skills
Closing date
Monday, January 17, 2022

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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