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Head of Data Analytics and Automation – OLD MUTUAL NAMIBIA

Location: Windhoek | Deadline: November 19, 2022

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Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing several projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time and cost.
  • Accountable for defining the organisational analytics strategy and model methodology working closely with the business to significantly improve business insights based on a strong understanding of business processes, systems and objectives.
  • Works closely with data team to inform and scope the development of the data architecture and governance framework to ensure the platform/s are able to scale up, deal with variety of data for analytics purposes and support changing business priorities across all business systems with clear roles and accountabilities
  • Develop and apply analytical algorithms and methods with a view of driving and enhancing data systems and streamlining business processes.
  • Design necessary systems and processes to ensure robust, accurate and timely information which is available to support decision making.
  • Provide thought leadership on analytics by establishing best practices and creating an execution plan for the overall delivery of the analytics strategy and vision.
  • Lead key analytical projects and processes to deliver actionable insights and recommendations for enhancing operational efficiencies, growing the capability.
  • Lead key analytical projects and processes to deliver actionable insights and recommendations for enhancing operational efficiencies, growing the capability.
  • Delivers specified requirements and meets customer satisfaction.
  • Delivers the required product(s) for each project, phase or stage.
  • Ensures that quality is achieved as planned.
  • Deliver to time and cost within agreed tolerances.
  • Manages the people, work and resources involved.
  • Establishes and updates plans with actuals and forecasts.
  • Manages deviations from plan.
  • Reports to respective stakeholders.
  • Escalates decisions and unresolved issues.
  • Champion intelligent automation in assigned Business area.
  • Facilitate the Business to identify opportunities, and lead assessment there-of.
  • Facilitate development of business cases and agree estimated benefits with Business.
  • Facilitate prioritisation of work with Business.
  • Plan execution and delivery of benefits.
  • Identify appropriate business stakeholders and ensure their engagement with development teams.
  • Oversee execution of plans and report status to Business.
  • Remove blockers to delivery and escalate risks and issues when appropriate.
  • Manage dependencies.
  • Do capacity planning and manage utilisation of resources.
  • Report regularly to Business stakeholders on progress, risks and issues.
  • Develop accurate cost and resource estimates and ensure delivery against agreed budgets, maintaining transparent financials in adherence with Finance best practices

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Namibian Citizen.
  • Any Engineering Degree or Similar Qualification related to Robotic/ Data /Process Automation.
  • 5-7 years of industry and development experience.
  • Experience developing and testing software.
  • A track record in the successful delivery and support of excel macros, Visual Basic scripts or other configuring/scripting type technology.
  • Knowledge of Blue Prism will be an added advantage.
  • Understanding of workflow-based logic and the ability to both understand a business process from a workflow diagram and top conceptualise it as an automated solution.

Closing Date: 19 November 2022

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