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Business Change Manager: Data and Information Management

R 8.500,00 monthly City of Cape Town, Western Cape 23 June

Important company in the sector

  • Description

  • What will you do?
    The Purpose of the job is to provide data management and business intelligence services for Santam Group that spans across all stakeholders.
    The Santam Group companies that will be serviced by the incumbent are Santam Ltd, Santam Namibia, Mirabilis, Centriq Insurance Holding, Emerald Risk Transfer, Echelon Private Client Solutions, Hospitality and Leisure, Stalker Hutchinson Admiral, Brolink (Pty) Ltd, MiWay Insurance, Santam SI (Pty) Ltd, Vantage Insurance Acceptance (Pty) Ltd & Snyman & Van Der Vyver (Pty) Ltd.

    The BCM Data and Information Management will be responsible for the direction, coordination and implementation of Santam’s Group and Business Units data strategy. This will include designing and implementing a future state of data and tools to be able to be shared across the group. The BCM for Data and Information Management will assist in ensuring a complete view of data throughout the portfolio of activities taking place within the Group and Business Unit level. Group level collaboration with identified projects, programmes and data management strategies are a key aspect of the role.

    The BCM: Data will provide the following key services:
    Ensure portfolio alignment and prioritisation with strategy / business objectives
    Facilitate development of future initiative roadmap in support of the business strategy/objectives
    Facilitate concept designs across individual business units and the Group
    Prepare business cases
    Initiate projects & assist contracting of appropriate resources
    Ensure appropriateness, quality & completeness of solutions (e.g. review of business requirements, process designs, solutions provided & test plans)
    Ensure project/scope alignment with business case / business objectives
    Support appropriate governance e.g. appropriate Steerco, DPF, SDF, etc.
    Support change management and give input to approach and strategy
    Build strong partnerships with Business Owner, Product Owners, Project Manager, other IT Development Managers and external vendors
    Monitor BU Portfolio budget
    Support transition of project to operations/BAU
    Provide support required to embed new and changed processes and solutions to become BAU
    Support benefits realisation & monitoring
    What will make you successful in this role?
    Participate in data strategy formulation in order to conceptualise change programmes, projects and initiatives
    Engage with stakeholders to obtain an understanding of their data and business intelligence demand
    Develop and maintain partnerships with stakeholders to facilitate accomplishments of data demand and objectives
    Become a trusted advisor to, and influence decision making of stakeholders by providing an advisory service, guidance and support on data quality practices
    Facilitate collaboration between stakeholders by identifying and addressing conflict issues to ensure optimised data quality practices are implemented across stakeholder groups
    Collaborate and maintain relationships internally by communicating business demand and assist in the buy-in and usage of products and services to enhance efficiencies and improve delivery to stakeholders
    Identify opportunities to influence the improvement or enhancement of business processes and methodologies by researching and recommending improvement initiatives and effective ways to operate and add value to Santam
    Responsible for implementing a wide range of data management services on data as required by the portfolio
    Identifies data quality concerns, conducts root cause analysis and provides feedback to the relevant governance forums and data management competency centres
    Be consulted for input on, and be informed of, all data management services as they relate to data
    Share operational risk related knowledge, resources and practices (e.g. internal loss data, trends and industry benchmarks) with team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction to enable up-skilling in the organization
    Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes (e.g. operational processes) that will improve the functioning of stakeholder’s businesses by highlighting benefits in support of the implementation of recommendations
    Delivery of demand for data, reporting and business intelligence services
    Provision of specialised data services to identified stakeholders
    Manage conflict from time to time between Group overall position vs that of the individual Business Unit objectives
    Bachelor’s Degree - applicable major preferred (Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business
    Management, Project Management, Process Engineering, Statistics/Applied Math,)
    DAMA certified data management professional (CDMP) or similar data management certification
    Minimum 10 years experience at a Management
    5 years’ experience managing the BU portfolio and delivering solutions to the respective BU’s
    5 years strong Data Management experience will be advantageous
    Experienced in dealing with external suppliers and offshore business partners will be advantageous Qualification and Experience Degree or Diploma with 10 to 12 years related experience. Knowledge and Skills Planning and monitoring of applications development Performance and security assessments IT governance and compliance Project Oversight Reporting and Administration Personal Attributes Organisational savvy - Contributing through others Manages complexity - Contributing through others

  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Business Change Manager: Data and Information Management

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 8.500,00 monthly

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