Data Development Manager

at Life Healthcare
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Computer & IT
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg



Data Development Manager, reporting to the Head of Data. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and creating all underlying data assets in Life Healthcare’s data ecosystem.


Critical Outputs

Manage the data development team, consisting of engineers, business analysts, quality analysts and systems analysts, responsible for developing existing and new LHC data assets to facilitate reporting, analytics and delivery of business strategy

Review data architecture and technology stack regularly, making proposals for adaptation as warranted

Work closely with Data Operations Manager, who is responsible for managing existing data assets

Understand the needs of users, in particular the Analytics team, to ensure that data infrastructure supports optimally their reporting and analysis needs

Work closely with the Head: Product Owner and Project Management, who is responsible for liaison between business and the Data and Analytics team

Drive the creation of expandable and extensible data assets with significant positive payoffs for analysis and reporting

Manage additions and extensions to the data warehouse

Ensure compliance with data governance standards.




Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or an equivalent field, or other equivalent qualifications.

5+ years experience in data management, with 1+ years in a management capacity

Extensive experience in all aspects of the ETL process

Experience in dealing with large unstructured datasets

Advanced SQL and TSQL expertise

Project management and organisational skills

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

Proven expertise in data architecture (design, development and/or management)

Healthcare experience, in particular in a hospital environment, would also be an advantage




Attention to detail

Analytical thinking

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Influencing skills

Driven by innovation and improvement

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Excellence orientation

Deadline driven

Leadership skills

Project management skills


Interested candidates can send their CVs