Data Team Leader

at Key Recruitment
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted January 17, 2022
Category Administration
Job Type Full-Time



Job Description



Data Team Leader


We are recruiting for a UK-based client, who is looking to hire South African staff based in Cape Town. Our client is a specialist group of companies, providing a unique service of financial benefits to contractors and corporate clients. The chosen candidate will start at the Cape Town offices, and this will change to a remote/work from home arrangement when the client feels they are ready.


Position Overview


An exciting hands-on position, responsible for the data operations of the team, helping to develop the use of data to drive business performance; collecting, reporting and analysing data, ensuring that all business management, finance and performance systems meet business needs.


The team leader will manage a team that focuses on ETL process, the analysis of processes, quality, sales and opportunities within the Group. The principles of the team will be to maintain high data quality standards, implement data governance, data compliance, improve and add automation ETL processes that improves the quality, speed, and reliability of the services provided.


Principal Responsibilities




Develop automated solutions for data input and data integration

Analyse data and deliver competitive sales leads and business intelligence

Report and analyse data, ensuring that all business management, finance and performance systems meet business needs

Maintain, Design and Deliver ETL processes using SSIS & Azure Data Factory.

Manage the ongoing development and delivery of all BI related projects across IN-SYNC Group

Build and maintain batch reporting and test framework

Proactively identify new technologies which will improve the delivery of BI solutions

Report and analyse data ensuring that all business management, finance and performance systems meet business needs



Resource Management


Agree and implement productivity levels through the team, ensuring they meet needs of the business

Provide on-going feedback to team members to facilitate continuous personal development and success

Address performance issues in a pro-active, fair and timely manner

Deliver to defined timelines in order to meet business requirements

Support and train other members of the team





Provide feedback to management of potential improvements to existing procedures and systems

Work as part of the IT team, to achieve the departmental standards and objectives

Work effectively with other departments within the Group to maintain excellent standards of service





Maintain an excellent level of understanding and knowledge of IN-SYNC Groups’ products and services in order to fully understand process and delivering requirements

Take responsibility for own personal development in line with agreed performance objectives

Support colleagues and team members with investigating and resolving product and services issues.



Background / Experience Required




Excellent knowledge of SQL, SSRS, SSIS, ETL, Power BI and AI/ML (Azure)

Experience with Azure Data Factory

Highly Experienced with Power BI

Strong experience/knowledge in Data, analytics, reporting and development

Commercially aware and focused with experience of working with financial data

Ability to cope and deliver in a demanding, fast paced environment

Demonstrable understanding of data management and best practices

Customer, stakeholder focus and management skills with experience of leading a technical team

Exposure to Agile working practices

Experience of successfully interacting with key business stakeholders

Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal

Able to demonstrate drive and a positive approach to work

Resilient and proactive with a flexible approach and strong time management skills

Any Exposure to Python scripting would also be beneficial


Interested candidates can send their CVs