Standard Bank Group

Head, Data Management & Insights

Nov 18, 2023

Roodepoort, 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

To develop Insurance Business Unit analytics strategies and framework(s) aligned to Standard Bank Group data and business strategies. 

To be responsible for the time, cost and quality of projects delivered by the team, according to the model risk policy and deployed into operational processes.

To drive and enable data led initiatives and value


Minimum Qualifications
Type of Qualification: Post Graduate Degree
Field of Study: Mathematical Science
Type of Qualification: Masters Degree
Field of Study: Mathematical Science

Other Preferred Qualifications, certifications or professional memberships
•Natural Science, Computer Science, Engineering or Accounting

Experience Required

5-7 years - Fluency in data analysis tools, techniques, and visualisations (for e.g. Advanced Excel, Looker, Tableau, etc).  
Proven experience in combining complex data signals and campaign results into actionable insights and recommendations. 
Proficiency in performing statistical analysis in SAS/R/Python for purposes of guiding and overseeing Business Analytics work.

Finance & Value Management -:

5- 7 years -Proven track record for success in leading advanced analytics teams and building out best-in-class capabilities. 

Data & Analytics -:

8-10 years - Proven track record for success in leading advanced analytics teams and building out best-in-class capabilities.  Experience creating business value from data analysis.

Additional Information

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Adopting Practical Approaches
  • Challenging Ideas
  • Convincing People
  • Developing Expertise
  • Developing Strategies
  • Embracing Change
  • Empowering Individuals
  • Making Decisions
  • Providing Insights
  • Pursuing Goals
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Understanding People

Technical Competencies:

  • Data Analysis
  • Finacial Acumen
  • Risk and Reward thinking
  • Managerial Budgeting
  • IT Systems
  • IT Application
  • Banking process and procedure
  • Technology Orientation

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