Sanlam Vacancies South Africa – Operations Manager

Website Sanlam

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that services are delivered in time, within budget, at a high quality and complying to all governance standards.
  • Develop, drive, measure and feedback progress on SIG’s advanced analytics strategy as an enabler of innovation and business value
  • Manage and coordinate the delivery of BI services (projects and operational support) to the wider Sanlam Investments business.
  • Build and manage strategies, roadmaps, priorities, release objectives and processes while managing complex dependencies and actively minimising risk.
  • The ability to implement processes and stand up a target operating model
  • Work cross-functionally to incorporate requirements and feedback from both internal and external stakeholders, as well as to oversee the ongoing development, optimisation and timely commercialisation of our insights, models and action prompts.
  • Proficient in stakeholder management with many moving parts
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of advanced analytics, reporting, digital transformation and value engineering through data capabilities to businesses
  • Empower and motivate the team to deliver innovative solutions, while cultivating a milestone-driven culture and managing your team’s performance.
  • Lead the organisation efforts to track data collections, data purchases, databases, physical data models and linkages between datasets.
  • Team co-ordination and transformation to dev ops
  • Establish the strategic direction for building the business’s data management program, optimising business approach using data both internally and externally
  • Oversee cross-functional data policies, while simultaneously ensuring adoption and adherence to data quality and process governance in collaborating departments
  • Perform and report on project planning, budgeting, commercial contract management and resource scheduling, and adjust proactively based on changes in demand.
  • Understanding request for services processes
  • The development of the scope of the Data Acquisition Framework based on consultation with key stakeholders
  • Maintain an end-to-end data strategy and roadmap, spanning from data acquisition, to data integration, processing, management and usage for SIG and its strategic partners
  • Align your team’s goals with organisational and business unit strategies.
  • Work with business unit leaders to identify and prioritise problems that advanced analytics is suited to solve
  • Conceptually understanding technical architecture and framework and driving out technical solutions
  • Communication both to the larger team and management
  • Servicing clients with complex solutions
  • Focus on the continued adoption of agile and dev ops principles, methodologies, processes and tools.

Job Requirements:

  • Decision quality – Contributing through others
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Plans and aligns – Contributing through others
  • Organisational savvy – Contributing through others
  • Project Oversight
  • Project Tracking and Reporting
  • Manages complexity – Contributing through others
  • Project Planning
  • Project Management Tools

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree, preferably in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Systems, Analytics, Business Administration or Engineering.
  • Experience with agile and hybrid-agile project management methodologies.
  • An understanding and implementation experience of data-analytical technologies.
  • 8 – 10 years project management experience, specifically in more complex projects, such as creating a new business or multi-functional projects in an existing business with multiple stakeholders.

Job Details:

Company: Sanlam

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Tygervalley, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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