Woolworths Online Application – Data Steward

Website Woolworths

Job Description:

To oversee the management of data across the Food Group; while ensuring that data is fit for use, in accordance to the Data Management Body of Knowledge (DAMA-DMBOK©). The business Data Steward will operate in a cross-functional manner by engaging with technical specialists, business stakeholders and leaders to influence and enhance the use, quality, accessibility and understanding of data across the group. They will also be responsible for implementing data-oriented procedures and standards to ensure alignment and compliance with corporate governance policies and practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of procedures, guidelines and standards to ensure alignment and compliance to corporate governance policies, protocols and practices regarding the responsible use and distribution of data
  • Work alongside BI analysts and technical specialists to analyse, define, source and model the data required by the Food group for reporting and analytics
  • Manage any changes to data definitions, usage, access, policies, and administration in compliance with data governance standards and practices across the Food group
  • Involvement in data integration, migration & data cleansing
  • Identify and understand gaps related to the availability/accessibility of critical data elements (current and future) and develop strategies to address
  • Overseeing data access and ensuring usage policies are understood and approved
  • Validation of business rule conformance in calculations and data aggregations
  • Approval of data-retention and data archiving criteria
  • Partner with our learning academy to train elements of data literacy related to understanding data
  • Project integration for data management assessment and risk (including data quality)
  • Engaging with data custodians and IT architects during data classification exercises

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and comfortable working collaboratively
  • Curios about data and passionate about the retail industry and applying analytics to enhancing the retail experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent attention to detail, in terms of numerical data as well as presentation precision and elegance
  • Ability to think strategically (display foresight)
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional environment

Qualification & Experience:

  • BI Visualization tools (i.e. QlikSense) experience preferable
  • Advanced Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience in data analysis
  • Good understanding of Data Modelling & Data Warehousing concepts
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Relevant qualification, i.e. B.Com or equivalent

Job Details:

Company: Woolworths

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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