BI & Data Manager - Umhlanga, South Africa - BET Software

BET Software
BET Software
Verified Company
Umhlanga, South Africa

1 month ago

Thabo Mthembu

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We Want You:

You Bring:

  • At least 35 years' experience managing software development Teams and B.I Teams.
  • At least 3 5 years' experience working in a high transactional environment.
  • At least 8 years of experience using SQL (T-SQL, Spark, SQL Reporting Services, etc).
  • At least 6 years in a technical role within the IT software development industry.
  • Prior experience ensuring timely project delivery.
  • Provide technical and architectural guidance to the development team.
  • Experience in the creation of ETL pipelines.
  • Experience in Python or any other objectorientated language (C#, Java, Scala, etc.)
  • Ensure development standards and processes are maintained.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fastpaced growing environment.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Reporting skills at the Senior Management level.
  • Prior stakeholder and team lead management.

What You'll Do**:

Strategy, objectives, and execution

  • Create, agree and execute software road maps and operational strategies for projects coming into the business in collaboration with respective team members through proper documentation, communication, and execution.
  • Build effective customercentric relationships through measurements of performance and usage and engagement and involvement with customers by creating clear visibility through strategies and roadmaps.
  • Sets and achieves efficient delivery objectives of their teams by ensuring individual and team strategy with clear and measurable objectives that align with organisational goals.
  • Hold team accountable through road maps and individual performance contracts through consistent communication of delivery milestones.
  • Development of longerterm strategic thinking incorporating demand forecasting for a product or future projects.
  • Utilisation of data metrics in order to make datadriven decisions. Identify patterns, relationships, and problems in data and statistical sets.
Knowledge management

  • Identifies and responds to situation/organisational/market requirements by creating a culture of innovation and opportunity identification by the team.
  • Ability to clearly communicate data analysis findings to company executives and make recommendations.
  • Facilitates Change Management due to changing situational requirements e.g., restructuring changes or adoption of new technologies.
  • Supports and aligns standards across BET by allocating agreed commitments to strategy/ roadmap communication and implementation.
  • Evaluate the performance of data systems and seek ways to enhance them.
  • Implement procedures related to the secure and efficient handling and sharing of data.
  • Ensure compliance with all company standards and laws. Create, revise, and enforce data management policies.
  • Maintains product(s) knowledge as well as general product knowledge by being able to represent your product strategy in detail.
  • Ensure the established procedures and processes are accurately documented, communicated, implemented, and agreed with product and/or project teams.
  • Acts as escalation point for issues and ensures effective communication and resolution activities are in place.
Stakeholder management

  • Effectively liaise and communicate with both internal and external key stakeholders at senior level to manage day to day issues, escalations, and expectations.
  • Ensure all operational communication with customers/partners are documented and effectively circulated to stakeholders making use of collaborative tools.
  • Engage with executive members or equivalent at customers/partners to ensure collaboration at all levels.
  • Engage with the wider business and if needed hold strategic knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Maintain and facilitate strategic stakeholder and communication analysis.

Behavioral outputs:

Talent Management

  • Ensure that the team members are equipped with the requisite skills for both current and future projects facilitating a career and training development plan for each team member.
  • Provide and facilitate mentoring and coaching by driving knowledge sharing.
  • Creates a culture that is aligned to the platform ''Be a good citizen'' mantra, where respect, openness, and integrity are the foundation for a culture that cultivates, creates, and executes our vision.
  • Succession planning and key man reliance ensuring the right people are in the right roles and being developed accordingly, ensuring business continuity through minimising key man reliance.
  • Talent acquisition, ensuring that we are committed to hiring the best quality people for optimal achievement of results.
  • Ensure business continuity through minimising key man reliance.
Adaptably resilient

  • Adapts to change and is open to new ideas and willing to take on new responsibilities.
  • Able to handle pressure and can effectively adjust plans to meet changing needs/demands.
  • Changes his/her interpersonal style and approach based on the circumstances.
  • Adapts behaviour to main

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