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Team Leader: Data Management (Johannesburg and Cape Town)

Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To support the execution of the Data Optimisation framework, policies and standards by leading data management techniques and methodologies. 
  • To serve as the Data management subject matter expert and lead a Centre of Excellence, providing specialist technical support and expertise, products and tools to Data Services and the Bank as a whole.
  • To be responsible for the operational management of the Data Management team and services within the Data Optimisation and Governance function



  • At least 3-5 years’ proven technical experience in;
  • Project and task planning and execution at a large scale within a complex and dynamic environment
  • One or more of the Data Governance and Data Management portfolios (not Capitec specific)
  • Leading a team and collaborating with stakeholders to deliver complex Data Services projects
  • Experience implementing and managing Data Management tools
  • Experience of stakeholder management at all levels.
  • Experience in, and the motivating of, a team-oriented workplace



  • 5+ years’ proven experience within one of the Data Governance and Data Management portfolios.

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Data Analysis or Information Management

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Analysis or Information Management



  • The data product life cycle
  • Agile principles and methodology
  • Understanding of end-to-end D&A environments, including Data Governance & Management, Data Platform and data engineering  concepts and programming languages
  • Data governance and management practices
  • Corporate governance principles
  • DAMA-DMBOK principles
  • Familiar with regulatory requirements such as RDARR, POPI, GDPR, PCI DSS and Data Product Life Cycle


  • Contemporary data governance and management practices
  • Data engineering skillsets
  • Data Management KPA management
  • Agile development life cycle
  • Solid understanding of data platform solution architecture and data architecture
  • Workflow and process re-engineering
  • Advanced knowledge of Meta-data and data quality platforms


  • Leadership Skills
  • Communications Skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills


  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Creating and Innovating
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Planning and Organising
  • Applying Expertise and Technology

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.