Data Controller / Grafter.


Data Controller / GrafterJOB TITLE

Entry LevelJOB GRADE

Operations & DataDEPARTMENTS


September 2023ISSUING DATE


The role is essentially an introduction to the AgrigateOne ecosystem. By working closely with the management team (operations and data) as well as the product development team, one would gain a deeper understanding of how the AgrigateOne platform works. Engage with our clients (growers and buyers) to understand their pain points, while assisting them to entrench the platform in their business processes. This role sets the foundation for a potential future role in the data team as a data analyst or a role in the core operations of the business, e.g. a process improvement analyst.


  • Data entry, management of & solution specification for, specifically:
    • Order loading for various buyers on the platform
    • Pack planning and yield estimations
    • Reconciliation between loaded and processed orders to ensure data is accurate and time
  • Onboarding of new clients
  • Understand the internal and external business processes (to identify areas of improvement)
    • Develop an understanding for how the AgrigateOne platform works
    • Work closely with the growers and buyers to understand their systems and business processes
    • Provide feedback to developers based on customers system and business process requirement
    • Determine how business processes translate into data flows – which lead to strategic initiatives for platform users
  • Develop an understanding for the data acquisition process in both the front-end and back end (ETL) of the platform
  • Determine root-cause of data processing errors and setup configurations to resolve them
  • Exception-manage missing, incomplete, erroneous & illogical data sets
  • Identify missing and problematic data integration points and implement solutions
  • Provide assistance, when required, to the business development team
  • Understand the impact of external factors on market behaviour (e.g. pricing) to advise our clients
Role Requirements


Preferably a degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Business Administration (BBA) or BCom/Agricultural Economics.


  • Advanced level of computer literacy (especially Excel)
  • Proven ability to be part of a team and collaborate across departments
  • Excellent problem solving and organisational ability
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and influence credibly and effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Must be able to build strong internal client relationships
  • Excellent attention to detail


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