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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2020
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    Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Specialist Product Engineer

    Job Summary

    Apply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

    Specialist Product Engineer (Cloud Specialisation)

    Absa’s Specialized Engineering team is hiring Product Engineers (software developers) for one of their strategic programs involved in Enterprise Wide Content Management and Archiving. We are looking for enthusiastic developers eager to be determined as a “Full- stack developer”. Do you want to get an experience of what is it about to process and maintain petabytes of data?

    You always wanted to jump to the Big Data world but don’t know where to start? It is a great opportunity to gain experience working with a huge amount of data, maybe just without the extensive analytics. We collaborate with the Absa Big Data Engineering team. Do you have what it takes?

    Your Role:

    • Develop new software components using modern tools and agile practices.
    • Build up and maintain our CI/CD pipeline
    • Survey and research new technologies and approaches in AWS cloud platform, Big Data processing.
    • Work with stakeholders and colleagues in other regions and collaborate on initiatives.

    Essential Skills:

    • University degree (or in final years of study for part-time), preferably in a numerate subject (i.e. Computer Science, Math etc.).
    • Solid programming skills in C#/.NET (preferred), C++, Java or similar.
    • Good general computer science knowledge. E.g. OO programming, data structures, threading, design patterns and computational complexity.
    • Good English and communication skills.
    • Flexible and creative problem solver with a positive enthusiastic outlook

    Beneficial:

    • Some knowledge of HTML5/JavaScript/AngularJS.
    • Exposure to Windows and Linux development environments.
    • Exposure to cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure.
    • Exposure to containerization platforms such as Kubernetes.
    • Exposure to Big Data world – working with Apache Parquet file format

    About The Amber project:

    The AMBER team is a strategic team within Absa whose primary focus is to provide Cloud Content Management and Archiving solutions for the organization using the AWS platform. The team resides between two geographical locations i.e., Prague (Czech Republic) and South Africa (Johannesburg). Absa’s overall Cost Saving strategy is the primary driver for the success of this team. The focus of the Cloud Storage and Archiving solutions helps various departments with huge cost savings by storing data at much lower costs, save further on Licensing, Maintenance, Upgrading and Resource costs.

    The team is very dynamic as each individual is highly skilled in his or her respective fields and this helps promote learning and knowledge sharing. The team members also hail from various countries in different continents, which adds to the dynamism. There are many opportunities to develop one’s self and grow your personal experience.

    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

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    Head of Audit Compliance, Legal and Fraud

    Job Summary

    A role has become available for an experienced Head/ Director to join our Group Legal, Fraud, Compliance Audit team. You will operate within a collaborative, agile environment to deliver value-added opinions and recommendations, provide high value, independent, proactive insights, and create a dynamic and challenging atmosphere for both personal growth and professional opportunity.

    The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements and will lead and/or execute Compliance, Legal and Fraud related audits including the supervision of the team on related audit engagements. Provide effective and efficient assurance in line with the banks governance, risk management, and internal control processes

    Other responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Define appropriate coverage strategy and audit plan, taking into consideration the Audit Risk Appetite, the current and expected business environment, the regulatory requirements and the resourcing levels within the audit team
    • Establish strong relationships with senior leadership within the Group using influencing and negotiation skills to ensure audit reports are delivered successfully and proactively contribute to the risk and control environment of that business
    • Lead discussions with senior leaders in the Group regarding audit observations and issues, consulting with colleagues across IA where required. 
    • Act in an advisory capacity without undermining the independence of the Function to ensure client and customer viewpoints are considered in decision making and recommendations
    • Assign audit and line management responsibilities, providing direction and guidance to direct reports while maintaining an in-depth knowledge of activities in each area
    • Guide, review and approve work carried out on audit assignments to ensure the scope of work is appropriate, controls are correctly identified, assessed and carried out in accordance with IA Methodology, policies, professional standards and budget
    • Apply interpretative thinking to enable problem solving in complex and sensitive situations; act as point of escalation where senior leadership is required 
    • Promote a culture of efficiency through use of expert knowledge, agile and automated auditing techniques and commercial drivers to focus and deliver the audit plan and support the IA strategic direction
    • Build relationships with the business on key initiatives, attending key committees and sharing their view of the business’ control assessments
    • Actively contribute to the wider talent development of the function through coaching, mentoring, providing constructive feedback
    • Attract and retain talented individuals who can contribute to the Audit Function of the future, building a strong pipeline of skills and capabilities. 

    Experience and Qualification:

    • B Degree Honours (Commercial, Informatics, Statistics)
    • CA (SA), CIA, CISA or international equivalents
    • 6 years’ experience in Internal/External audit or commensurate experience in a major financial institution or Big 4
    • 4 years’ experience in risk based auditing or risk/control activities.

    NQF Level 7: Honours/Master’s Degree

    Education

    • Postgraduate Degrees and Professional Qualifications: Financial Sciences (Required)

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    Senior Credit Analyst

    Job Summary

    • To provide complex specialist advice and support in practice formulation and associated best practice improvement tactics; enabling the provision of specialist risk product expertise.

    Job Description

    We are a truly African brand, unified and united with one goal: to bring your possibility to life. Our impressive client portfolio includes global and Africa-based multinationals, public sector and institutional clients, as well as financial institutions and global development organisations.

    We have a newly created role in the credit team as we need a dedicated support partner to our Markets Business for Business Banking clients. The role will focus on business enablement from a credit risk perspective for Markets products (CIB products) in respect of Business Banking clients.

    You will also be responsible for:

    • Building strong relationships with stakeholders in the Markets team.
    • Preparing credit deals up until credit approval for credit in the region
    • Performing robust financial and non financial analysis on the client that will support and underpin all new proposals in terms of the clients' credit risk implications.
    • Making use of clients' historical data for example, its financial statements to forecast the clients’ potential growth and sustainability.
    • Conducting a sensitivity/scenario analysis to determine the impact that a change in, for example the economy, political situation, consumer demand etc will have on the clients’ financial health.

    Let’s have a further discussion, if you have a B degree and over 5 years credit analysis experience with a solid understanding of the Markets business as well as the products offered.

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

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    Specialist Support Engineer

    Job Summary

    • Work as part of an integrated (run & build) tribe in lower complexity environments to provide enterprise wide application support across multiple stakeholder groups by maintaining & optimizing enterprise-grade applications (tech products & services).

    Job Description

    Devops & Support

    • Apply critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills to solve technical problems on existing applications
    • Implement all configuration, optimization (e.g. upgrades) & maintenance activity (e.g. regular maintenance patches) for enterprise wide applications
    • Provide efficient and effective support of applications including continued development of the application and security, software patches, reliability, disaster recovery and ensure the application meets the business needs
    • Schedule and oversee planned maintenance tasks, such as backups and performance tuning, for production IT services to prevent and to minimize issues
    • Maintain correct and current application documentation and making it available to application users
    • Oversee application implementation and configuration, patches, upgrades and maintenance, and ensure that application performance meets agreed SLAs and OLAs
    • Ensure minimal business operations impact due to upgrades and maintenance activities
    • Coordinate and execute unplanned maintenance tasks, such as disaster recovery procedures, for production IT services to prevent and to minimize issues
    • Manage applications throughout their lifecycle and assist in the application-related aspects of designing, testing, operating and improving technology products & services services
    • Coordinate & communicate across Tribes & Squads (all businesses) to successfully complete application upgrades
    • Coordinate with infrastructure & architecture teams to ensure that the impact of system / platform migrations on applications is minimised
    • Develop and maintain knowledge in application functionality, user workflow, and business processes
    • Develop sufficient knowledge of application infrastructure (server, network, security) & broader organization architecture to assist with application upgrades and troubleshoot issues
    • Compile and maintain inventory of applications and related details
    • Manage and provide support aligned to all SLA’s
    • Develop the skills required to operate and maintain the technical products & services (applications)
    • Ensure that a backup system for applications and files associated with business operations is in place
    • Advise on software installation and upgrades, troubleshoot problems and provide resolutions.
    • Work with Information Security teams to define and implement access permissions for applications
    • Develop and maintain expertise in application functionality, user workflow, and business processes.
    • Receive and screen user programming requests for new applications or modifications, and determine appropriate priority and response.
    • Develop and communicate training and documentation for end users.
    • Act as a liaison between business stakeholders and customers, external solution providers, and IT stakeholders for application support specific requirements
    • Develop and / or assist with the development and / or execution of project plans for application upgrades
    • Provide input to current and future application requirements to meet the organization's needs
    • Prepare assessments for proposed applications, projects, and define appropriate integration and access requirements
    • Maintain awareness of application risks and opportunities for improvement
    • Identify and recommend application improvement to enhance capability and performance, and minimize costs.
    • Ensure that application users are aware of the application capabilities for enabling their effective use
    • Assess vendor proposals for appropriateness and compliance with organization and industry standards.
    • Participate in development of Requests for Proposals (RFP) and vendor evaluation and contract management for IT applications services.
    • Supervise and maintain the organization's repository of applications
    • Help diagnose problems and resolve incidents / issues related to applications.
    • Validate the known error database for application-related entries
    • Work with Tech Centres of Enablement to define the operational activities related to the applications

    Application Monitoring & Performance Management

    • Monitor application modification requests and ensure best practices are being utilised
    • Conduct diagnostic investigations of program errors, and implement or recommend solutions or methodologies for resolution.
    • Maintain metrics of operational performance and evaluate trends
    • Analyse business systems to determine effectiveness, identify inadequacies, inefficiencies and problems and recommend solutions

    Governance, Risk & Control

    • Enhance methods and procedures for collecting, analysing, and documenting application issues, and completing user change requests.
    • Enhance IT processes for transitioning completed configurations from development to production.
    • Plan and coordinate the processes for the provision of user applications and systems necessary for business operations.
    • Define and maintain application assessment, development, and support standards, and work with other IT and business stakeholders to establish configuration and use guidelines.
    • Provide inputs to availability and capacity management process for effective planning.

    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

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    Full Stack Data/Developer Engineer

    Job Summary

    • Apply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

    Job Description

    DevOps

    • Apply critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to solve technical problems (Front End, Back End OR Middleware) with high quality solutions
    • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle including
    • Evaluate analysis, problem definition, business requirements, solution development & provide recommendations to enable the operational feasibility of solutions
    • Quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver technical solutions
    • Ensure designs & solutions support the technical organisation principles of self-service, repeatability, testability, scalability & resilience
    • Apply general design patterns and paradigms to deliver technical solutions
    • Support the development of CI / CD Pipelines (authoring & supporting CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins / similar tools and deploying to multi-site Kubernetes environments – supporting and managing your applications all the way to production)
    • Use & configure modern observability techniques leveraging e.g. aggregated logging via ELK stack, metrics via Prometheus / Grafana / NewRElic and tracing using Zipkin/Jaeger
    • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes
    • Debug existing source code and polish feature sets.
    • Work with integrated teams and other developers to improve and evolve technical products and services
    • Align all application development & development process to Group Architecture & Infrastructure guidelines
    • Provide input into project & program teams (when required) to plan & manage the development lifecycle e.g. releases, risk management, testing, integration etc.
    • Conduct reviews, performance monitoring & ongoing optimization and maintenance on applications
    • Stay ahead of the curve on emerging technologies and development practices and continuously evolve existing knowledge & skill in preparation for cross domain and other experiences e.g. Secure Side, Testing, Infrastructure solutions etc.

    People

    • Conduct peer reviews, testing, problem solving within and across the broader team
    • Support the people change teams in the development of user material (Customer, Employee & 3rd Party Adoption)

    Risk & Governance

    • Identify technical risks and mitigate these (pre, during & post release)
    • Update / Design all application documentation aligned to the organization technical standards and risk / governance frameworks
    • Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents

    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

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    Modelling data and Implementation Scientist

    Job Summary

    The overall purpose of the role is to be actively involved in the end-to-end life cycle of modelling data and implementation processes, performing designing and testing tasks, while also be closely involved in the analyses, construction, enhancement and documentation of modelling data and implementation processes. During the implementation phase, the role will be tasked to facilitate correct model use embedment within credit
    The role will review and influence the quality of delivery within the team to encourage alignment to policies and standards ensuring sustainable and stable solutions.

    Job Description

    Accountability:  Modelling data and implementation processes/solutions (70%)

    • Research model implementation standards as well as other relevant policies and standards.
    • Perform certain tasks to give effect to the controls within the modelling data and implementation environment.
    • Perform investigative and analyses tasks identifying modelling data in the warehouse as well as other sources.
    • Design, manage and perform modelling data preparation processes.
    • Investigate different methods and approaches to use during modelling data preparation.
    • Analyse model build documentation and other modelling artefacts to understand, investigate and analyse modelling data requirements.
    • Lead modelling data testing and data quality assessment within the modelling context to provide assurance that the modelling data is fit for purpose.
    • Lead and create model implementation and control documentation (specifically implementation sign-off document and post implementation review document)
    • Influence model implementation platforms and designs.
    • Develop model implementation code and artefacts.
    • Manage time across multiple initiatives.
    • Review & understand credit policies and model usage.
    • Assist model owners and credit model stakeholders to use the models correctly by providing model use guidance and training.

    Accountability:  Stakeholder Engagement (25%)

    • Clearly communicate progress, results of investigations and other tasks to line manager and/or initiative lead.
    • Escalate delays to line manager and/or initiative lead.
    • Communicate clearly with other support teams (e.g. BIIS) to enable timely delivery of modelling data and model implementation projects.
    • Present findings, designs documentation and other modelling data implementation documentation to both internal and external stakeholders.
    • Facilitate model embedment into credit operational processes ensuring correct model usage.

    Accountability:  People management (5%)

    • Manage modelling data and implementation execution of specific initiatives agreed with line management.
    • Review and influence the quality of delivery within the team to encourage alignment to policies and standards.

    Education and Experience Required

    • Minimum B-degree in Quantitative Modelling and/or Computer Science (NQF level no.7) preferred
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience

    Knowledge & Skills: (Maximum of 6)

    • Quantitative and analytical thinking
    • Knowledge of modelling and statistics
    • Communication skills (Verbal, Written)
    • Knowledge of Credit Risk and Banking Products
    • Knowledge of Data warehousing, Data bases and data structures
    • Big data (Data structures and querying languages)

    Competencies:  (Maximum of 8 competencies)

    • Adapting and responding to change
    • Creating and innovating
    • Presenting and communicating information
    • Learning and researching
    • Analysing
    • Applying knowledge and technology

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

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    Senior Modelling Data and Implementation Scientist

    Job Summary

    The modelling data and implementation scientist is responsible to lead modelling data and implementation initiatives and process execution by providing technical guidance with the aim to deliver continuous improvement of the modelling data and implementation landscape. The role is responsible for thought leadership in the modelling data and/or implementation landscape of 1 or more business units, while managing and aligning the expectations and vision of 1 or more modelling stakeholders. Standardization through mentorship and an improved control environment are also key objectives of the role.

    Job Description

    Accountability:  Modelling data and implementation processes/solutions (25%) 

    • Provide guidance to Model Risk and Development in the capacity as model implementation and/or modelling data specialist.
    • Review, guide, design modelling data preparation processes.
    • Review and improve modelling data preparation code and documentation.
    • Review, guide, design model implementation processes.
    • Review and improve model implementation code and documentation.
    • Ensure model selection rules (model hierarchies) are updated to reflect the latest approved and implemented model application scopes.  These model selection rules needs to be approved in the various model committees and embedded into operational processes.
    • Provide leadership and guidance to ensure that the modelling data and model implementations comply with regulatory requirements.

    Accountability:  Strategic landscape enhancement for modelling data and implementation (25%) 

    • Motivate, enhance and facilitation modernization and best practice implementation of new technologies within the Model Risk and Development team.

    Accountability:  Risk and Control environment (15%) 

    • Lead and monitor the execution of controls ensuring that appropriate governance regarding modelling data, model implementation and model execution are embedded.
    • Review detailed control documentation and motivate enhancements where appropriate.
    • Ensure regulatory compliance by identifying and facilitating the embedment of regulatory requirements within the modelling data and implementation environment.

    Accountability:  Stakeholder Engagement (20%) 

    • Lead the modelling data and/or implementation landscape for 1 or more business units, while managing and aligning the expectations and vision of 1 or more modelling stakeholders (Regulatory Reporting, Risk Measurement, Model Development, Model Monitoring, Model Validation, BIIS/IT Stakeholders and Model Owners).
    • Ensure correct model usage by assisting and guiding key model owner interactions.
    • Present findings, design documentation and other modelling data implementation documentation to both internal and external stakeholders.

    Accountability:  People management (15%) 

    • Manage the delivery of key initiatives regarding modelling data and implementation objectives.
    • Provide technical mentorship to ‘Modelling data and implementation analysts’ as well as ‘Modelling data and implementation engineers’.

    Education and Experience Required

    • Minimum B-degree in Quantitative Modelling and/or Computer Science (NQF level no.7) preferred
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience

    Knowledge & Skills: (Maximum of 6)

    • Quantitative and analytical thinking
    • Knowledge of modelling and statistics
    • Communication skills (Verbal, Written)
    • Knowledge of Credit Risk and Banking Products
    • Knowledge of Data warehousing, Data bases and Data structures
    • Big data (Data structures and querying languages)

    Competencies:  (Maximum of 8 competencies)

    • Adapting and responding to change
    • Creating and innovating
    • Presenting and communicating information
    • Learning and researching
    • Analysing
    • Applying knowledge and technology
    • Planning, scheduling and people management
    • Leadership

    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

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    MI Analyst

    Job Summary

    • Responsible for identifying and executing on continuous improvement opportunities, reporting and updating the knowledge management system.

    Job Description

    • Management Information (MI) and Reporting: Engage with internal business and technical stakeholders to understand requirements and ensure objectives, priorities and key requirements are agreed and understood.
    • Interpret data and identify issues, risks and opportunities and relate results and insights to Business users.
    • Governance and Control: Ensure compliance to policies, legislation and regulations

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required

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    Specialist Transaction Solutions Manager

    Job Summary

    The main purpose of the role is to interpret and manager transactional solutions to enable the execution and achievement of agreed business targets and ensure that performance is in line with the Transactional Solutions Regional strategy and objectives.

    Key Accountabilities:

    Process

    • Define standard operating procedures (SOPs).
    • Monitor and report on progress against operational plans and adjust where required.
    • Plan for the effective implementation of value-added process improvements, initiatives and services to deliver on operational objectives.
    • Resolve problems within area of accountability with the necessary discretion and guidelines.
    • Lead and manage the Transactional Solutions team in the designated portfolio in the region
    • Coach and mentor the Transactional Solutions team through either working one on one with the team in the designated portfolio and ensure appropriate training is delivered to support staff development goals.
    • Assess team competencies, performance, efficiency and productivity through measurement and observation to ensure the team are aware of and capable of delivering their responsibilities.
    • Ensure availability of appropriate skills base in order to provide clients with Transactional solutions (products/service) through skills management and matching these skills with client environments.
    • Ensure the effective application of human resources and people management processes within operations to all the market environments (both internally and externally).
    • Continually review and measure team activities against targets, standards and service levels, agreeing and taking actions to improve capability and performance, so that the team achieves its maximum potential.
    • Ensure all HR processes, according to ABSA policies and procedures, are followed.
    • Lead and implement regional operational sales tactics and plans for the execution of strategy that is aligned with the Transactional Solutions regional strategic intent, with knowledge of the geographical drivers within portfolio.
    • Ensure close collaboration between Regional Transactional solutions team, product and segment stakeholders that will increase sales penetration levels and production volumes within portfolio.
    • Monitor pricing, margins and profitability within the applicable mandate for the Transactional Solutions portfolio.
    • Lead and implement and execute sales campaigns within the portfolio to boost sales in line with national and regional strategic intent.
    • Lead, Implement and monitor sales channel requirements in both the internal and external environment across all segments.
    • Implement the nationally agreed Customer Value Proposition and strategy and ensure client satisfaction targets are exceeded through random sampling of customer feedback through direct contact.
    • Contract and manage Service Level Agreements with all relevant stakeholders within portfolio.
    • Support the Regional Product Head through effective and accurate reporting on performance of operational team achievements of targets both through production volumes and margins.
    • Hold regular meetings with all managed staff in portfolio to gather feedback on opportunities and threats within all active environments and provide accurate reports through to Regional Product Head.
    • Provide reports to the Regional Product Head on market share growth and new business acquisition within the internal and external environment.
    • Co-ordinate, manage and communicate the Transactional Solutions budget process within the portfolio and investigate any deviations in expense and income management through consistent governance.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders (e.g. Product, Segment, Operations, Absa Group Operations, etc.) to effectively co-ordinate the value chain thereby ensuring efficient transactional workflows and optimal client service delivery.
    • Ensure, monitor and enforce implementation of BPC requirements as well as changes in directives and that contracts and securities are generated within the agreed turn- around times between the BPC and the Fit for Processing centre.
    • Maintain a good understanding of all governance applicable to the Transactional Solutions area and have the ability to apply and coach the team on them.
    • Manage customer service delivery through the Transactional Solutions team in the portfolio and ensure that service level agreements and turnaround times are met and exceeded.

    Client/Customer

    • Manage and contribute to a culture of customer service excellence that meets and exceeds exceptional service.
    • Plan, manage and monitor initiatives to ensure customer service excellence.

    Finance

    • Manage, monitor and report on budget variances in order to maximise financial performance.
    • Optimize operational costs through implementing cost effective initiatives in daily operations through the proper use of resources and other channels of expense

    Learning and Growth

    • Implement and manage workforce planning, recruitment, learning and development, performance management, reward and recognition and employee relations to ensure an optimal working environment.
    • Create an engaging, enabling and productive work climate aligned to the employee value proposition.
    • Interview, hire, train and develop subordinate staff in accordance with defined policies and objectives.
    • Ensure the creation and maintenance of an effective working climate and continual improvement of culture through proactively creating open communication channels and a comfortable working environment.
    • Implement and execute PD process and review PD plans, assess and make recommendations on employee performance.
    • Actively involved in succession planning, employee engagement, talent management and performance development through clearly defined communication channels and regular feedback sessions.

    Conduct

    • Plan, manage and monitor governance compliance processes in area of accountability in order to manage risks and expose liabilities

    Competencies:

    • Business Acumen
    • Inspirational People Leadership
    • Customer Orientation
    • Results Orientation
    • Collaboration and Influencing
    • Innovation Leadership
    • Change Leadership
    • Process Optimisation
    • Pan-African Citizen

    Minimum Requirements

    • B-degree in Business, Commerce and Management studies (NQF 7)
    • 5 years management experience
    • 5 years merchant acquiring and payments experience key
    • Preference will be given to South African Citizens and Permanent residents of South Africa in possession of proof of permanent resident status.

    General

    • The appointment will be made in line with the Divisional Employment Equity strategy.

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

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    Specialist: Data Scientist

    Job Summary

    The purpose of this role is to be responsible for the overall function of the data scientist role is to frame and solve business problems, and pursue business opportunities through a data-centric approach. This approach involves the analysis of big-data and to provide the framework and blueprints in order to design information solutions for various business areas.

    Job Description

    Key Accountabilities

    • To develop and manage propensity models for campaign leads selection.
    • To provide monthly and Adhoc leads for campaigns as and when needed.
    • To provide analytical insight to the dealer network. Utilize existing data to create insights that assist the dealer network to make strategic decisions.
    • To provide analytical insight to internal stakeholders e.g. product, strategy, collections and other various AVAF Exco functions.
    • Use machine learning and artificial intelligence knowledge to advice on where ml and AI techniques can be used to drive production uplift, cost reductions and process efficiencies.

    Accountability: Frame Problem ⁄Opportunity and Capture Data

    • Build and maintain strong relationships with the business and it to develop an understanding of business strategy and objectives, identifying the implications to define the data modeling goals for designated project areas
    • Lead the data acquisition, data mining, and overall project management duties related to one or more existing analytics project areas partner with business to identify inefficiencies and potential root causes
    • Design, develop and establish the relevant frameworks, models and business practices to drive the data-centric approach to understanding current business problems and strategy, with the provision of input into solutions

    Accountability: Communication

    • Ensure that all data analytics and design are communicate in a business related manner ensuring a constant link between how data inputs and outputs affect business strategy and outcomes
    • Create and deliver business-oriented insights as to where the problems ⁄opportunities lie and how resources may best be allocated to engage with those

    Accountability: Analytics and Data modelling

    • Meet with business unit representatives to identify, interpret and document ⁄review business requirements and needs aligned to the strategic direction of the organization
    • Understand business concerns or problems both strategic and operational and map and translate business problems into trackable analytical problems, relaying results in common business language with managerial implications
    • Analyze data across multiple systems and multiple formats and provide analytics and information that provide integrated views necessary to assist with business concerns
    • Perform formal quality assessment of requirements with business and project manager where applicable
    • Develop and analyze analytical data sets across multiple sources of data, creating meaningful visualizations and design and implement creative approaches to predictive modeling problems
    • Design, develop and run model assessments, validation, enhancement activities and balancing procedures to ensure integrity of data
    • Partner with it to effectively migrate analytical models from prototype to production
    • Design and drive integration and application of analytical model results with business partners, ensuring benefits realized

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

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