Standard Bank Group

Head, Data Analytics

Sep 01, 2023

Johannesburg, South Africa

Company Description

Standard Bank Group is a leading Africa-focused financial services group, and an innovative player on the global stage, that offers a variety of career-enhancing opportunities – plus the chance to work alongside some of the sector’s most talented, motivated professionals. Our clients range from individuals, to businesses of all sizes, high net worth families and large multinational corporates and institutions. We’re passionate about creating growth in Africa. Bringing true, meaningful value to our clients and the communities we serve and creating a real sense of purpose for you.

Job Description

This role is to lead Data Analytics capability for the TPS business within PPB. The role will lead a team of data analysts to perform end to end process from aiding engineering activities of data collections and processing pipelines to the build of data products and visualization products to support the delivery of end-to-end solutions to business problems through portfolio analytics and business intelligence.

This role will lead initiatives to identify drivers of business performance and recommend and/or drive solutions such the business derives quantifiable value from data. 

This role is expected to engage stakeholders at the senior management and Executive level for the data analytics requirements and shaping the business solutions; as well as the role is expected to lead a team of data analysts at the various skills level for delivery of portfolio insights, and continue to champion best practice in data analytics/data science.


Minimum Qualifications
Type of Qualification: First Degree
Field of Study: Information Studies

Experience Required
Business Enablement & Support
Data & Analytics
8-10 years
Experience in leading cross functional teams. Experience with data management and exposure to data modelling techniques and tools within a large service organisation across a broad range of stakeholders. Understanding of business management and related data and information lifecycles (across technology platforms) and requirements.

Additional Information

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Developing Strategies
  • Embracing Change
  • Empowering Individuals
  • Establishing Rapport
  • Generating Ideas
  • Producing Output
  • Pursuing Goals
  • Showing Composure
  • Taking Action
  • Understanding People
  • Upholding Standards
  • Valuing Individuals

Technical Competencies:

  • Agile Estimation and Prioritisation
  • Data Integrity
  • Data Management (Administration)
  • Information Management
  • Information Security
  • Risk Awareness
  • Risk Identification

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