Life Healthcare Careers – Data Steward

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the governance of clinical and non-clinical data essential to Life Healthcare’s operations and the analytics functions that inform strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage sources of reference information for both internal and external providers.
  • Point of escalation with privacy and security office in terms of data risks and non-compliance identified (e.g. poor data protection and security being applied; ensuring requests for data for a new purpose or use cases are defined and approved;
  • Provide data support to the user community.
  • Create and maintain data inventories as systems and processes are introduced.
  • Technical support and reports to be generated for data owners/custodians to effectively manage existing retention rules and retention criteria (deletion of redundant data).
  • Ensure data in use is appropriately labelled (category) and classified (Public; Internal; Confidential, and Restricted.)
  • Assist with the resolution of data quality issues.
  • Adhere to global best practices and keep up-to-date with data governance developments.
  • Responsible for developing data and business glossaries for all data sources.
  • Maintain a list of data owners (department process owner), data custodians (data champion for the department) and authorised users of data (internal and external).

Job Requirements:

  • Building relationships
  • Engaging diversity
  • Resilience
  • Excellence orientation
  • Deadline driven
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Influencing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Analytical thinking
  • Organisational awareness

Qualification & Experience:

  • 2+ years experience in cloud-based data environments, with expertise in MS Azure a strong recommendation
  • Experience in developing data standards or implementing governance
  • Healthcare experience, in particular in a hospital environment, would be an added advantage
  • Proven expertise in data architecture
  • Knowledge of Privacy and data protection Law would be an added advantage
  • Advanced SQL and TSQL expertise
  • 3+ years experience in SSIS, SSAS and SSRS development

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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