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Job title
Master Data Governance Manager
Job grade
Mid Level
Location / Operation
Blue Label Distribution - Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa
Department
Blue Label Distribution - Sandton
Job reports to
Financial Planning and Analysis Executive
Job Purpose

Responsible to redesign and deploy all relevant master data to ensure that future processes and reporting can be delivered successfully. There is a requirement to establish common ways of working in the creation and maintenance of master data going forward as well as comprehensive governance and control mechanisms to ensure it is complete, accurate and consistently applied to ensure ongoing operation of processes and reporting across the business. Master Data Governance Manager will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to the data governance framework for data policies, standards and practices, both at the department and Business and Functional areas level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs.

Responsibilities

Master Data & Governance Strategy and Planning

  • Establish and govern an enterprise data governance implementation roadmap including strategic priorities for development of information-based capabilities
  • Roll out an enterprise wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to company policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and data architecture
  • Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for stewardship of the company’s principal information assets
  • Develop and maintain inventory of the enterprise information maps, including authoritative systems, owners
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards, data protection standards and adoption requirements across the organisation
  • Define indicators of performance and quality metrics and ensure compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements
  • Identify new business opportunities pertaining to the use of information assets to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in the marketplace / represent data as a strategic business asset
  • Designing a process for master data cleansing, working with the relevant teams to communicate, drive and monitor cleansing activities
  • Designing appropriate change management interventions to promote consistent ways of working and build a common understanding across the business of master data processes, governance and standards

Business Partnering

  • Serve as a liaison between Business and Functional areas and technology to ensure that data related business requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined, communicated and well understood and considered as part of operational prioritization and planning
  • Co-ordinating and consolidating the design requirements for programme-wide master data, working with the Business Partners and BI Team through the redesign process
  • Working with the wider business to validate master data requirements and ensuring future state master data designs are correctly aligned with the needs of the business
  • Assessing the change impacts and consequences of identified master data requirements
  • In conjunction with the Technology, provide progress reports to management and oversee periodic updates to the Data Governance Roadmap
  • Designing appropriate training and communication training materials for business, finance and other stakeholders in the process
  • Creating a set of master data reference materials / knowledgebase to assist stakeholders in maintaining complete and accurate master data

Leadership

  • Through effective inspirational leadership, facilitate the creation of accountable, full service teams who understand and strive to meet the needs of all stakeholders
  • Role model behavior and motivate team members in line with the core values
  • Take full responsibility for performance of all direct reports, motivating and managing them in relation to quality standards and agreed benchmarks and objectives, focusing on all aspects of sound people management:
  • Provide support and guidance on career path planning, on-the-job training, coaching and mentoring to direct reports
  • Develop, promote and direct the implementation of equal opportunities policies in all aspects of the company’s work.
  • Communicate and maintain trust relationships with shareholders, business partners and authorities

Work collaboratively

  • Build a culture of respect and understanding across the organisation
  • Recognise outcomes which resulted from effective collaboration between teams
  • Build co-operation and overcome barriers to information sharing, communication and collaboration across the organisation
  • Facilitate opportunities to engage and collaborate with external stakeholders to develop joint solutions

Self-Management

  • Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
  • Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
  • Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
  • Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organizational needs

 

Requirements of the Job
Experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar role
Minimum qualifications
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Information Management
Competencies / Behaviour
  • Knowledge of industry leading data quality and data protection management practices
  • Knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection
  • Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues
  • Knowledge of risk data architecture and technology solutions
Behavioural attributes

Behaviors

  • Energy       
  • Passion     
  • Respect for others.
  • Honest and Fair
  • Creativity   
  • Entrepreneurial Orientation
  • Positive Attitude     
  • Courage     
  • Tenacity     
  • Achieves Results    

Leadership

  • Have fun and find purpose
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity
  • Strive for Customer Centricity
  • Innovate boldly
  • Be both agile and entrepreneurial
  • Build relationships and trust
  • Develop our people for long-term success
  • Be an agent of change
  • Collaborative

Essential

  • Evaluating problems
  • Investigate Issues
  • Creating innovation
  • Building Relationships
  • Communicating Information
  • Providing Leadership
  • Showing Resilience
  • Adjusting to change
  • Giving Support
  • Processing Details
  • Structuring Tasks
  • Driving success
  • Profit, Revenue and growth management
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Business Acumen
Closing date for applications
Friday, 20 September 2019

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