Friday , March 17 2023

Firstrand Jobs – Data Steward

Website FirstRand

Job Description:

To implement the strategy and business processes required to create, maintain, and enhance data, and be responsible for the daily management of a critical data asset. To provide overall guidance and governance oversight to an allocated data set and actively manages data in order to maximise value, align data to business priorities, continuously improve data quality, reduce cost of data management, and to increase confidence in data and information integrity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the management of requests for access to data
  • Create, maintain, resolve and report data related activities such as definitions, rules, data quality issues and data modeling
  • Identify opportunities to mitigate risk and structurally address root causes of problems
  • Understand and adhere to the Information Governance Framework and associated policies and guidelines
  • Serve as the data domain consultant to functional teams providing best practices, improved processes and architecture, queries, data interpretation and training
  • Develop, encourage and nurture collaborative relationships within FNB and/or across the FRG
  • Build working relationships across teams and functional lines in order to enhance work delivery, collaboration and innovation
  • Prevent wastage, and on an ongoing basis identify process improvements in order to contain and reduce costs
  • Ensure reference and master data management processes address uniformity, accuracy, accountability and governance of shared core entities used in operational process and analytics
  • Assist in the identification, definition and population of the correct and required business metadata and maintain business glossary
  • Resolve, or coordinate the resolution of, data integrity and quality issues
  • Serve as a change agent for data-related issues
  • Continuously assess own performance, seek timely and clear feedback and request training where appropriate
  • Provide overall guidance and governance oversight to the data management activities for critical data assets

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Qualification – Relevant BCom or BSc degree
  • Preferred Qualification – Relevant post graduate BCom or BSc degree
  • In accordance with National Credit Act (NCA) candidates applying for this role will require a credit record check.
  • Experience – 5 to 10 years of experience in managing financial data

Job Details:

Company: FirstRand

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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