Life Hospital Vacancies – Data Steward

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the governance of clinical and non-clinical data essential to Life Healthcare’s operations and the analytics functions that inform strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain and facilitate access to metadata, including the development and ongoing review of naming standards, data definitions and aliases, and the documentation of data domains, mappings and schemas and other attributes. Assist the CISO’s security office with data loss prevention implementation. (identifying high-risk data)
  • Manage sources of reference information for both internal and external providers.
  • Adhere to global best practices and keep up-to-date with data governance developments.
  • Create and maintain data inventories as systems and processes are introduced.
  • Ensure data in use is appropriately labelled (category) and classified (Public; Internal; Confidential, and Restricted.)
  • Maintain a list of data owners (department process owner), data custodians (data champion for the department) and authorised users of data (internal and external).
  • Point of escalation with privacy and security office in terms of data risks and non-compliance identified (e.g. poor data protection and security being applied; ensuring requests for data for a new purpose or use cases are defined and approved;
  • Assist with the resolution of data quality issues.
  • Provide data support to the user community.
  • Technical support and reports to be generated for data owners/custodians to effectively manage existing retention rules and retention criteria (deletion of redundant data).

Job Requirements:

  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellence orientation
  • Organisational awareness
  • Influencing skills
  • Building relationships
  • Resilience
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Engaging diversity
  • Deadline driven

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in developing data standards or implementing governance
  • Proven expertise in data architecture
  • Advanced SQL and TSQL expertise
  • 3+ years experience in SSIS, SSAS and SSRS development
  • 2+ years experience in cloud-based data environments, with expertise in MS Azure a strong recommendation
  • Healthcare experience, in particular in a hospital environment, would be an added advantage

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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