Location: Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

Who are we?

The Sanlam Retail Affluent business (SRA) is dedicated to empower South Africans in the middle- and upper-income segments to be financially confident, secure and prosperous. With deep client understanding and a focus on excellence in technology, client and intermediary experiences, SRA delivers financial solutions including comprehensive financial planning, life- and disability insurance, credit solutions, savings and investments, retirement and fiduciary services that can be accessed through various platforms.

What will you do?

Outputs/Core Tasks:

Leads strategy development for Shared Services, aligns strategy to SPF and product houses’ Responsible for data quality and data accuracy across all project deliverables.
Responsible for data analysis, data profiling, data modelling, and data mapping capabilities.
Responsible for reviewing and governing data queries.
Accountable for the assessment, delivery, quality, accuracy, and tracking of any production data fixes.
Accountable for the delivery of any IT developed reports.
Responsible for defining standards and best practices for data analysis, modelling, and queries.
Responsible for understanding end-to-end data flows and identifying data dependencies in support of delivery, release, and change management (supported by SPF IT).
Responsible for rationalizing group’s reporting posture through the definition and maintenance of a reporting strategy and roadmap.
Partners with the SPF IT team to ensure solutions adhere to the organization’s data principles and guidelines.
Responsible for governing system access for the organisations data systems.
Responsible for solving data related queries and communicating resolutions with relevant stakeholders.
What will make you successful in this role?

Role Requirements


Qualification in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or similar field of expertise.


At least 2 years hands-on data experience in a stewardship or equivalent role.
Experience with data modelling and test data management tools.


Technical expertise in data architecture principles and design aspects of various DBMS and reporting concepts.
Solid understanding of SQL, including tuning for performance.
Solid understanding of key DBMS platforms like SQL Server.


Communicates effectively
Decision quality
Information gathering
Cultivates innovation
Concern for accuracy
Plans and aligns
Customer focus
Influencing / Gaining commitment
Drives results
Being resilient
Computer skills (MS Word – Excel advanced level)
Build a successful career with us
We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies
Being resilient – Contributing independently
Collaborates – Contributing independently
Cultivates innovation – Contributing independently
Customer focus – Contributing independently
Drives results – Contributing independently
Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.

Closing Date: 18 November 2021

Our commitment to transformation
The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group’s Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.


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