at Standard Bank
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 15, 2020
Category Banking Jobs
Job Type Full-time


  • Assurance Provision / Benchmarking
    Maintains and enhances an effective data assurance function within the Information Governance framework.
    Performs assurance assessments (e.g. within EIM initiatives) using the Information Governance framework and reports on data issues and remedial actions throughout the lifecycle of the initiatives.
    Monitors adherence to thresholds, methodologies and new models for Information Assurance.
    Produces information assurance reports (e.g. adherence reports on data quality) to be tracked through various committees within PBB SA.
    Conducts data quality assurance assessments and conformance reviews of adherence to defined data assurance processes for issue closures.
    Drives consistency of the execution of RCSAs across EIM and within the Data Steward Domains for all elements pertaining to data and information.
    Defines the baseline requirements as well as the process for closure of significant data issues in collaboration with the risk fraternity and Group Internal Audit.
    Assists with the definition of test cases for data to be executed as part of CTB (change the bank) data requests arising from the labs.
    Undertakes ad hoc reviews and investigations of standards, policies and business rules pertaining to information governance across the EIM capabilities, develops analysis reports, documents key findings and ensure issues raised are resolved in a timely manner.
    Aligns with Quality Assurance teams in geographies, labs and domains to define and implement processes for data quality assurance.
    Develops and maintains an assurance dashboard for EIM capabilities.
    Communicates assurance controls and follows a transparent process to drive awareness across EIM.
    Keeps abreast of emerging trends to enhance data assurance practices.

    Engagement with PBB SA Risk and Audit
    Raises pertinent data risks across the PBB Risk ecosystem and monitors trends and submits recommendations for pervasive and sustainable remediation.
    Engages with Group functions regarding Compliance, Privacy, Audit and Risk controls that impact information governance within PBB SA.
    Ensures closures of gaps identified by Ops Risk and Audit to ensure ongoing compliance.

    Policies, standards and controls
    Conducts quarterly reviews to assess conformance to policies, standards and business rules.
    Performs evaluations and assessments for detecting weaknesses of controls and deficiencies in the data processes and recommends appropriate safeguards.


    Preferred Qualification and Experience



    Business Commerce Degree

    Member of Data Management Association (DAMA) or a similar international organisation Certified Data Management Professional or Certified Information Management Professional


    5-7 Years Experience in providing information governance assurance to business stakeholders and dealing with data matters. Experience in sustainable data remediation practices. Exposure to various Business Support functions and knowledge of process optimisation through the implementation of practical approaches. Understanding and awareness of pertinent legislation affecting data and information. Exposure to DAMA Framework for end-to-end Information Lifecycle. Exposure to Internal Audit. Knowledge of Governance Frameworks: e.g. COBIT 5, King IV, Knowledge of Industry Frameworks: e.g. PCI-DSS.


    Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise


    Upholding Standards

    Examining Information

    Interpreting Data

    Checking Details

    Providing Insights

    Meeting Timescales

    Adopting Practical Approaches

    Articulating Information

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