Head: Data and Analytics – Cash and Cash Devices

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

We’re on the lookout for energetic, self-motivated individuals who share our passion for service in the banking industry. To be part of the journey, follow the steps below:

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Purpose Statement

  • To provide operational insight and input to the Client Experience Delivery strategy to underpin, enable and deliver the Retail strategy.
  • To lead the delivery of Data and Analytics within Capitec Retail in support of Capitec’s strategic objectives, create business value, help manage enterprise-wide data quality risk, reduce cost, and drive innovation by harnessing and leveraging data as an asset
  • To work with the Head of Data Services in the Shared Services business unit to maintain and grow the Data culture and capability across Capitec Retail and the whole group



  • At least 7 – 10 years’ proven experience within a Data or IT Development Management role including experience in:
  • A fast paced, complex environment
  • Project and task planning and execution at a large scale within a complex and dynamic environment
  • Resource capacity planning using a shared pool of resources within a similar environment
  • Proven track record of delivering on complex projects
  • Proof of concept experience
  • Problem solving using analytics
  • Proven track record of business relationship management at all levels, especially at a senior/executive level
  • At least 2 years’ experience within a senior management role focusing on team development and client interaction


  • 12 years’ experience working experience in a Data Management, Data Analytics or Data Science position within a fast-paced and complex business setting, of which 5 must have been spent in a senior leadership position
  • Practical experience in applying Agile way of working methodologies

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Honours Degree in Commerce or Data Science
  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational



  • Functional knowledge of business areas in the portfolio 
  • Systems Development Life Cycle
  • Knowledge and understanding of Technology/Data Agile delivery methodologies
  • People management practices
  • Building and developing effective teams.
  • Leadership, mentoring and coaching methods and practices.
  • Reporting, budgeting, planning, networking practices


  • Knowledge of Data within the banking industry 


  • Communications Skills
  • Strategic Thinking Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Attention to Detail

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record


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