Data Governance Analyst

Job Description

IQbusiness is the largest South African management and technology consulting firm, attracting top talent and ambitious clients, both locally and globally.
We’re a forward-thinking business, underpinned by strong technology and business acumen to help drive our relationships and project delivery to new heights. 

Be the one!! A highly skilled Data Governance Analyst who is keen to play a critical role in ensuring the accuracy, integrity, and security of Clients’ data assets. 

If you think you’re the one take a look at the below and get in touch. 

About you and the key skills, we are looking for.

You should be qualified with either a Degree or Diploma from an accredited tertiary institution preferably ICT based. More than 7 years of experience in Data Management Framework development and implementation is also desired. Such an individual will have been in the same role or similar where they have developed a proven track record and have therefore developed a strong understanding of data governance principles, data management practices, and data quality concepts. 

Data Governance frameworks such as Dama-DMBOK or the like are needed and experience and efficiency with data governance toolsets and technologies are preferred.
You would need to be an excellent analytical thinker and be able to rely on strong problem-solving skills, while also being proficient in data profiling, lineage and metadata management tools. 

This is a consulting role and requires engagement on a day-to-day basis with various people, you would need to be a strong communicator, someone who can be adaptable in a fast-paced environment and be flexible in the environment and role. 

Key responsibilities: 

This role centers around Data and the tools, methods and frameworks that align to its accuracy. You would be expected to develop and implement data governance policies and procedures, establish data quality standards, conduct data audits, and collaborate with various stakeholders to improve data management practices.
Further to this, you would need to be adaptable and collaborate with cross-functional teams to define best practices and guide data processes. Accuracy is paramount in this role as it aligns with Data security and compliance with relevant regulations within the client project.
You would also need to play a ‘thought Leader’ type role and recommend any changes in trends or innovations that may assist the client environment, while also providing training and support to the client and members within the environment and Team. 

Who we are: 

Our purpose is to grow people, grow business and grow Africa.  

At IQbusiness, we are creative problem-solvers who never concede defeat. Beyond IT and technology, we apply innovative solutions to complex problems. We make sure that our clients grow, whether these challenges may be overcome by utilizing research from IQbusiness and our partners, allocating teams to build and implement solutions, or deploying point expertise to address a skills shortage. Whatever the challenges, we support them in overcoming them. 

What is in it for you: 

At IQbusiness, we prioritize work-life balance and offer attractive salary packages with generous employee benefits. Our offices are conveniently located in both Johannesburg and Cape Town, ensuring ease even during challenging times like load shedding. We foster a workplace culture that values flexibility and supports your personal needs. Moreover, our diverse talent pool provides many opportunities for growth and development through meaningful interactions with your colleagues. Join us and experience the best of both worlds: a fulfilling career and a fulfilling life outside of work. 

How do we recruit? 

At IQbusiness, we take a refreshingly straightforward approach to recruitment. We passionately believe that feedback is the backbone of improvement, so we avoid dragging out the process unnecessarily.  

Here is a sneak peek at the steps involved once you have sent us your resume:  

  • First, we will dive into your CV, delving into your background, interests, passions, and tech prowess. If you are a shining star that aligns with our needs, congratulations! You will swiftly move on to step two. 
  • This stage involves meeting one of our charismatic hiring managers who will assess your skills and, just as importantly, your compatibility with our vibrant culture.   
  • Once these delightful encounters conclude, we get down to business with employment checks—references, credit history, criminal records, and even the rarefied world of fraud. Once you have successfully navigated these hurdles, voila!  
  • We eagerly extend to you an offer of employment; formalities having been dealt with in a timely manner.  

So, if you’re ready and you think ‘you’re the one’, buckle up and send us that resume! 

Note: As all IQbusiness roles require honesty in the handling of or access to cash, finances, financial systems, or confidential information; our recruitment process requires that the following background checks be completed: credit, criminal, ID, and qualification verification.  

IQbusiness is committed to sustainable growth and transformation, we embrace diversity and employ previously disadvantaged individuals. 

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