South Africa

Team Lead: Data Solutions

Company PEP a division of Pepkor Trading (Pty) Ltd
Reference # Data Solutions_New_Planning- Mar2020
Published 20/03/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Parow Industria, Western Cape, South Africa

An exciting opportunity for a Team Leader of Data solutions exists in our Systems team at Pep’s central office.

As the successful incumbent, you will lead a team of Information and data analysts to support the Merchandise, Planning and Supply Chain systems strategy in close collaboration with the other systems teams in the business, business SME’s and PepkorIT teams.

Are you looking:
for an opportunity to learn and understand business processes,
to increase your knowledge and understanding of a large, complex and successful retail company,
to enhance your experience in a cross-functional supply chain, merchandising and planning environments?

Do you have the drive, energy, skills, and abilities to anticipate and respond to your customers' needs, then this role has been crafted for you?

Job Functions Analysis,Analytics,Data Analysis,Data Management,Engineering,Information Technology,Logistics,Mathematics, Statistics and Information,Retail,Statistics,Supply Chain
Industries Distribution, Warehousing & Freight,Engineering,Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export,IT - Information Technology,Logistics,Retail,Supply Chain

Lead and manage a team
Lead the data and visualisation strategy for Planning, Merchandise and Supply Chain and integrate with other data teams in business and PepkorIT
Translate functional data and analytics requirements into solutions for consumption and use by the respective business areas
Maps the flow of data and the business processes which would be created or impacted
Collaborates with business partners to implement standardised data reporting, exception management, analytics, and visualization tools
Recommends and leads change in data analytics including methodologies and tools
Build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the business and IT
Work closely with business and systems analysts in the wider systems environment.
Ensure the appropriate administrative governance standards are applied (includes process mapping, scoping, specifications and all related documentation)
Manage the demand intake process for new requirements, including facilitating prioritisation
Monitor, track and report appropriate system performance through key KPIs
Facilitation of workshops
Project management


Relevant Bachelor’s degree (Maths, Stats, Engineering, IT)
At least 3 years experience in a leadership position
8 -10 years experience in a Data Solutions/ BI/ Analytics environment
Above average computer literacy
Proficiency in GCP Google Suite
SQL experience will be beneficial
Understanding of data structures
Competencies: Problem assessment; Decision making; Resourcefulness; Leadership; Coaching; Planning; Organizing and control; Stress Tolerance; Confidence and decisiveness; Building and maintaining relationships; Detail orientation; Communication as well as Learning and change agility

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 27 March 2020
Job Closing Date 27/03/2020
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