Data Steward -RSD needed at South African Reserve Bank

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Job title : Data Steward -RSD

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Detailed description

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas:

  • Prepare and provide accurate and reliable data and information in support of strategic decisions.
  • Create and maintain business metadata for published data sources to ensure that it is easily discoverable and meaningful to information consumers.
  • Create and maintain consistent metadata in a manner that allows for clear and unambiguous data definition and meets all legislative, quality and security requirements.
  • Acquire new data sources in order to enable more effective departmental decision-making.
  • Prepare relevant data for appropriate consumers in the PA and for relevant stakeholders, and monitor the published data sources for usage, relevance and quality feedback.
  • Ensure that the assigned data element is current and does not conflict with other data elements in the metadata registry
  •  Ensure consistency in data usage across various systems.
  • Proactively identify and resolve data integrity and quality issues.
  • Stay current with developments in all the functional areas relevant to information management, and ensure appropriate application thereof.
  • Propose and implement the refinement and continuous improvement of systems, tools, methods and processes in own area.


Job requirements

To be considered for this position, candidates must possess:

  • the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Mathematics; and 
  • the minimum of 5–8  years of experience in a relevant environment (e.g. master data management or data governance).

The following would be an added advantage: 

  • relevant certifications (e.g. being qualified as a Certified Data Steward).

Additional requirements are as follows:

  • Enterprise Information Management (EIM) legislation and governance as well as risk and compliance knowledge and skill;
  • EIM reporting knowledge and skill;
  • information governance knowledge and skill;
  • data security knowledge and skill;
  • reference and master data knowledge and skill;
  • metadata management knowledge and skill;
  • data quality management knowledge and skill;
  • competence in Microsoft (MS) Office software packages (e.g. MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint);
  • proficiency in verbal and written communication, including presentation and report-writing skills; and
  • continuous improvement knowledge and skill

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