Deputy Director: Management Information and Analytics
  • Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Pretoria, Gauteng
Job Description

Information Technology

Deputy Director: Management Information and Analytics Pretoria R744 255.00 per annum (all-inclusive package) Ref: DD/MIA/2022/10-1P The purpose of the role: To provide adequate management information and analysis that will inform the evolving strategy of the GPAA. Duties: The incumbent will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks which includes but are not limited to the following: Effective management of Information and Analytic processes and procedures:
    • Provide Business Intelligence support to the Director: Strategic Management and other GPAA managers.
    • Develop and manage the implementation of the management information system (OBIEE) on behalf of the Director: Strategic Management.
    • Render Management Information and Analytics internal and external client statistical services to GPAA business units and GPAA management and stakeholders.
    • Build Oracle and other Dashboards.
    • Automated Oracle BI reports.
    • Data Analytics.
    • Project management support with regards to MIA projects.
    • Provide statistical reports on the various IT platforms.
    • To develop, implement, review and maintain the MIA policy.
    • Manage the quality of the MIA reports, services rendered through spot checks and detailed quality assurance.
    • Weekly and monthly tracking of the progress of MIA business projects / business tasks towards successful completion.
    • Assist in solving business blockages pertaining business tasks.
Provide Business Intelligence Analysis:
    • Define MIA reports at both operational and corporate level.
    • Analyze trends and advise business on appropriate course of action.
    • Translate Business Units statistical requirements into practical solutions.
    • Interpret current GPAA Business Intelligence (BI) with trend data to advise recommendations for action.
    • Liaise with BI and Business Analysts (BA) in planning, designing, developing, and enhancing GPAA Business Intelligence.
    • Assist in activities pertaining to reporting and analytics.
    • Assist in the reporting on new trends in the pension environment to GPAA management.
Manage stakeholder relationships and expectations:
    • Engage with GPAA stakeholders in meetings, sessions, and workshops on statistical analysis for the GPAA.
    • Engage with GPAA stakeholders to address statistical and analytical requirements.
    • Ensures high quality customer service across all interactions and deliverables for the MIA Business Unit.
    • Assist in the transfer of knowledge to internal users on newly implemented Business Intelligence.
    • Tracking of incoming and finalization of requests for MIA reports.
Management of the Business Unit:
    • Manage and develop the MIA staff.
    • Manage and supervise the administrative processes and deadlines of the Business Unit.
    • Manage the financial and procurement processes of the Business Unit.
    • Manage the budget of the Business Unit.
    • Compile Operational plan for the Business Unit.
    • To manage performance, monitoring and evaluation of the Business Unit.
    • Allocate work according to the individual workload, expertise and development needs of the staff.
    • Motivate staff through the implementation of a reward system.
    • Facilitate the organisational communications through appropriate structures and systems.
Competencies and Knowledge:
    • Knowledge of Management information procedures and systems.
    • Knowledge of MIS Business Intelligence Oracle, SQL.
    • Knowledge on Dashboard and automated reporting.
    • Knowledge of Public Service Regulatory Framework.
    • Knowledge of Statistical analysis.
    • Knowledge of Management of information and analytics terminology, concepts, and practices.
    • Knowledge of Pension Fund Legislation.
    • Build GEPF, CIVPEN and Oracle Knowledge.
    • Build economic information on the pension environment.
    • Financial and technical report writing skills.
    • High-level problem-solving techniques.
    • People Management and empowerment skills.
    • Presentation skills.
    • Customer relationship management skills.
    • Monitoring and Evaluation techniques.
    • Project Management.
    • Analytical thinking.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Customer focus.
    • Team player.
    • Professionalism.
Minimum requirements:
    • A three-year National Diploma/B Degree/B Tech or equivalent three-year qualification in Information Management / Statistics / Economics / Mathematics or related field (at least 360 credits).
    • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience (ideally six years) in the Information Management field combined with experience in Analytics and/or Business Intelligence of which should include at least three (3) years’ managerial/supervisory experience.
    • Computer literacy that would include a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
    • Candidates with Oracle BI experience will serve as an advantage.

Closing date: 1 March 2023 Should you not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date above, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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