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Old Mutual Limited (OML) is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 14 countries.
The key objectives of the Senior Analyst Programmer are to facilitate, develop and implement multi-disciplinary cross-functional data projects and to provide support to the business in respect of OMIG’s existing data capabilities. The role requires extensive involvement in all phases of the agile development lifecycle, from analysis and development through to testing and deployment.
Partner with the investment boutiques and professional partner teams to scope business requirements and identify where data can have the greatest impact from a BI perspective
Facilitate the development & implementation of multi-disciplinary cross-functional BI projects
Provide support to the business in respect of OMIG’s existing BI capabilities
Effective planning and prioritising of multi-disciplinary cross-functional BI projects.
Assist with solution design and implement best practices from a software development perspective.
Provide thought leadership on the latest technologies and advances in software development.
Provide guidance to junior members in the context of adhering to best practices development standards
Keep stakeholders informed of progress through regular, effective communication.
Collaborate with data owners to increase BI reporting capabilities
Develop against OMIG’s Data Architecture reference model, Data Spectrum and Taxonomy.
Liaise with stakeholders to coordinate data sources, eliminate duplication, while focusing on data quality and reliability in BI models
Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Information Management and/or Business Analysis or equivalent.
At least 10 years’ business/system analysis experience, including system development and implementation of large-scale projects related to information/knowledge management.
At least 5 years’ experience in asset management or 8 years financial services experience.
Extensive experience in both Backend and Frontend Development.
Knowledge of data governance practices, regulatory requirements and emerging trends.
Working knowledge of financial instruments, investment processes and industry terminology.
Business Process Analysis & Design.
Software Engineering experience.
Project Management experience.
Exposure to Data Architect, Data Scientist, Data Analyst or Enterprise Architect roles (advantageous)
Exposure to Microsoft CRM Dynamics, SQL Server Business Intelligence and Metadata Management software (advantageous)
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) certification (advantageous)
Ability to manage senior relationships across all the Business and Functional areas.
Ability to develop cooperative and constructive working relationships.
Ability to handle complaints, settle disputes and resolve conflicts and negotiate with others.
Collaborative team player orientation towards work relationships; strong culture awareness.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal. Dynamic, flexible and able to work in a fluid environment
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Advanced analytical, reasoning & numerical aptitude
Independent critical thinker able to make balanced and sound recommendations and decisions
Initiating demeanour taking prompt action to accomplish objectives by being proactive
High stress tolerance
Attention to detail
Ownership, responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of tasks
Gain commitment using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans
Building relationships, guiding and coaching by focusing on the accomplishment of work objectives
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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