Executive - Data Quality

Projects and Quality
Full Time
Closing date 30/07/2024
Published on 16/01/2024

Job Description


Position Title: Executive – Data Quality

Directorate: Finance & Business Transformation

Reports to: Team Lead – Quality Management & Operational Excellence


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the management and proficiency of data stored within the organisation, handling all things related to data processing, data policies, data guidelines and compliance with policy and regulatory obligations
  • Operational Oversight - responsible for defining and implementing policies and procedures for the day-to-day operational, administrative, and access management of systems and data,
  • Data Quality - responsible for establishing data-quality metrics and requirements, including defining the values, ranges, and parameters that are acceptable for each data element
  • Privacy, Security, and Risk Management - establish guidelines and protocols that govern the proliferation of data to ensure that privacy controls are enforced in all processes
  • Lead and manage master data management, and/or data governance projects through all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Identification of anomalies and discrepancies, and the contribution of expertise to understand the root cause and implement corrective measures.
  • Creation/Oversight/Update/Management of Data Catalogue. Information asset inventory, etc. and related processes
  • Capture data requirements through working with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Data Process Management – ensuring that Data Owners are performing their assigned data management roles correctly and effectively.


Technical/Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems/Technology, Computer Science, any of the Engineering disciplines or a related field from an accredited college/university;
  • In-depth current sector experience in a regulated industry such as Banking, Capital Markets, Gaming, or Insurance;
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with an ability to extract, translate and communicate meaningful information at all levels of executives;
  • Experience managing elements of data / IT projects spanning functional, operational, and technical domains to optimise business results;
  • Experience of data lineage, taxonomies, catalogue and metadata management.;
  • Experience in defining, designing and implementing policies, standards, guidelines, tools, metrics and standards;
  • A proven track record of working with stakeholders to assess scope of work, developing business cases for change and delivering benefits by leveraging industry insights;
  • Experience developing strategies and leading initiatives targeting optimisation;
  • Ability to understand technically complex data architectures;
  • Ability and willingness to learn and deliver in a challenging environment;
  • Proven experience in leading a small team or workstream;
  • Proven track record in master data management, data governance, and/or data quality – experience with cloud-based data platforms (e.g., Snowflake, Azure) is preferred;
  • Experience with data management/governance technologies, such as Collibra, Informatica, Ataccama etc.
  • English