Specialist – Master Data Management.Group Finance needed at MTN

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Job title : Specialist – Master Data Management.Group Finance

Job Location : Gauteng, Roodepoort

Deadline : July 14, 2024

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Job Description

  • The Specialist: Master Data Management (MDM) is responsible for performing Master Data Management activities in the areas of Human Resources (HR), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Finance and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) which entails supporting processes relating to master data maintenance and master data migration for MTN Operating Companies (Opcos) and SSH. 
  • The Specialist : Master Data Management reports to the Manager: Master Data Management. As part of the role, the incumbent will perform the above mentioned activities through interactions with Opco, SSH and Service Delivery function at the SSH via Oracle and non-process workflows, as applicable to ensure master data integrity, data standards and change management. This includes ensuring and reviewing data integrity.

Key Performance Areas: Core, essential responsibilities / outputs of the position (KPA’s)

Operational Delivery
Master Data Maintenance

  • Single point of contact for queries received regarding MDM for the Finance, HR, SCM & EAM
  • Responsible for “business as usual” data requests (creation, amendments, extension,  end dating, blocking and unblocking activities) in SSH
  • Support in the use of data controls, processes and procedures to mitigate business risks.
  • Maintenance of Finance, HR, SCM & EAM templates and terminology
  • Facilitate prompt query resolution for tickets raised to SSH
  • Validation of requests to ensure that they are appropriate and meet Opco and Group policies
  • Administer approved master data change requests
  • Ensure all requests are completed within Agreed Service Levels
  • Adhere to MDM practices, polices as defined
  • Support the Manager, MDM in identifying improvement areas for enhancing the MDM process
  • Provide input to the master data migration process and validate results
  • Support Cutover team in pre and post data cutover activities

Master Data Projects

  • Support Manager in implementation of any new projects pertaining to revision/cleansing/enhancement, etc. of master data
  • Ensure new projects are implemented within defined timelines
  • Work with relevant teams at Opco/SSH/CoE to ensure implementation of any new project 

Ad-hoc Meetings 

  • Participate and provide inputs in ad hoc meetings 
  • Execute day-to-day operations 

SSH Operational

  • Resolve operational issues 
  • Escalate issues and requests, as required 


  • Report to the Manager as applicable relating to day to day operations


  • Minimum of 3 year tertiary diploma (may vary in accordance with in country qualification standards)
  • Relevant certification / accreditation / membership with professional body
  • as required for role
  • Fluent in language of country with basic command of English


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in area of specialisation coupled with supervising others
  • Experience working in a small to medium organization
  • Any other experience in area of specialization
  • Experience in Telecom industry (preferred)
  • ERP (Oracle) (preferred)
  • Oracle Fusion
  • Service Now
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)


  • Functional knowledge
  • Business process skills & knowledge
  • Time management Skills
  • Lateral creativity
  • Team work
  • Inquisitive & detail oriented
  • Team player
  • Assertive
  • Self motivated
  • Resilience
  • Relationship builder
  • Quality focus
  • Service orientation


  • Analytical
  • Communication skills – verbal and written
  • Data interpretation
  • Organisational
  • Reporting
  • Data gathering 

Behavioural qualities

  • Accountable
  • Adaptable
  • Agile
  • Communication
  • Culturally aware
  • Can do mind-set
  • Innovative

Ways of working and Collaboration (Formal and Informal Relationships)
Responsibility towards:

  • Key external stakeholders:  Suppliers, Customers, Banks etc.
  • Key internal stakeholders:   
  • Opco Business Partner – Finance, HR & SCM 
  • Opco Site Support – Finance, HR & SCM 
  • CoE – Finance, HR and SCM 
  • SSH Service Delivery – Finance, HR and SCM 
  • SSH Service Management

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