Friday , February 23 2024

Woolworths Careers Cape Town – Data Steward

Website Woolworths

Job Description:

To oversee the management of data across the Food Group; while ensuring that data is fit for use, in accordance to the Data Management Body of Knowledge (DAMA-DMBOK©). The business Data Steward will operate in a cross-functional manner by engaging with technical specialists, business stakeholders and leaders to influence and enhance the use, quality, accessibility and understanding of data across the group. They will also be responsible for implementing data-oriented procedures and standards to ensure alignment and compliance with corporate governance policies and practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in data integration, migration & data cleansing
  • Engaging with data custodians and IT architects during data classification exercises
  • Approval of data-retention and data archiving criteria
  • Establishing procedures for the detection, correction and prevention of data-quality issues
  • Implementation of procedures, guidelines and standards to ensure alignment and compliance to corporate governance policies, protocols and practices regarding the responsible use and distribution of data
  • Overseeing data access and ensuring usage policies are understood and approved
  • Engaging through Centres of Excellence (COEs) and leadership channels to define data quality control mechanisms (establishing KPI’s to drive data quality, for example)
  • Establishing data management monitoring capabilities (incl. dashboards and/or reports) that can be used to monitor, measure and drive better behaviour
  • Project integration for data management assessment and risk (including data quality)
  • Partner with our learning academy to train elements of data literacy related to understanding data
  • Data profiling and validation of data in terms of the expected data quality requirements
  • Data support during analysis and testing phases (where relevant)
  • Work alongside BI analysts and technical specialists to analyse, define, source and model the data required by the Food group for reporting and analytics
  • Identify and understand gaps related to the availability/accessibility of critical data elements (current and future) and develop strategies to address
  • Recommending solutions to data challenges and achieving compromises that enhance the use and management of data across the Food group
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to resolve issues or obstacles affecting the quality of data

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work with large data sets and experience with integrating many data sources for reporting and analysis purposes
  • Strong understanding of and sensitivity towards data integrity and cleanliness
  • A strong customer service focus
  • Curios about data and passionate about the retail industry and applying analytics to enhancing the retail experience
  • Excellent attention to detail, in terms of numerical data as well as presentation precision and elegance
  • Strong business acumen
  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Advanced Excel
  • Good understanding of Data Modelling & Data Warehousing concepts
  • Good time management and the ability to manage multiple requests/tasks
  • Planning and organising ability
  • Relevant qualification, i.e. B.Com or equivalent
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Ability to think strategically (display foresight)
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience in data analysis
  • BI Visualization tools (i.e. QlikSense) experience preferable
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and comfortable working collaboratively
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of processes and the systems development life cycle
  • 3-5 years’ experience related to the above requirements

Job Details:

Company: Woolworths

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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