Master Data Analyst

Categories Data Analyst
Salary Market Related
Location Western Cape
Job Information

Job Spec:

Our Client in Stellenbosch requires a Master Data Analyst for a permanent role. The successful candidate will support business and IT operations through administration, monitoring and analysis of master data and master data relationships.


  •  Grade 12
  • 5 – 7 years proven formal experience in SAP Master Data management and governance


  • Ensure master data integrity in SAP systems as well as maintaining the processes to support the data quality
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining master data for the SAP landscape – GL, Controlling objects, Material, Customer, Vendor, Assets, etc.
  • Role will support developing and improving master data management to increase operational efficiency, strengthen data governance and increase data value

Creating and maintaining master data

  • Process master data requests in line with service level agreements and respond to queries in a timely fashion
  • Drives internal control processes and maintains audit trail of requests

Develop end improve master data management

  • Support the implementation of the SAP master data management strategy
  • Maintains data dictionary and business rules
  • Understands the impact of master data for applicable data domains
  • Supports ad-hoc master data queries
  • Identifies patterns within the master data to leverage information to create value


  • Relevant tertiary qualification or degree (e.g. BCom, BSc)
  • SAP S4/Hana, SuccessFactors and Netweaver experience


Minimum Knowledge Required:

  • Understanding the full SAP security Systems Development Project Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Best practice in SAP master data management and governance
  • SAP master data elements


  • Communication skills (written & verbal) in English
  • Collaboration and interpersonal skills

Ability to facilitate and engage in conversations

Willingness to proactively engage and interact with others

  • Relationship building and management skills
  • Ability to work well within a Team
  • Willingness to share knowledge and information with own and other Teams
  • Be open-minded with an appetite for continuous learning
  • Influencing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Logical thinking skills
  • Displays sound judgment and decision-making ability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Comfortable with working within a dynamic and ever-changing environment
  • Ability to think innovatively
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks
  • Listening skills
  • Customer centric/focused
  • Displays initiative and ownership
  • Drive, energy and self-confidence
  • Perseverance and resilience
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in accordance with an agreed deadline

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