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Data Governance Manager - Glasgow

£competitive + Benefits - Technology & Data
Ref: 5580 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Sep 2021
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Data Governance Manager required for the expanding Data Analytics & Governance team of this Glasgow based global corporate. This is an exciting time to join the firm as they have recently embarked on an ambitious Data Strategy to support the firm's digital transformation journey.

Reporting to the Data Governance Lead, you will provide Data Governance advisory services to the firm, enabling the development of data artifacts, with the aim of creating the foundations for improved system and process design, and a greater understanding of the data within the firm.

This role is all about…

  • To produce conceptual and logical data models; data flow diagrams; and interface control documents (integration data mapping documents) in conjunction with project teams and business data owners.
  • Partner with project teams and Subject Matter Experts to ensure requirements and designs fit with data governance best practice.
  • Guide and lead projects and data owners/subject matter experts in the development of data definitions, ensuring that the definitions are easily understood but unambiguous.
  • Assist the Data Governance Lead in the oversight of projects across the firm, escalating where required.
  • Engage with Business and IT Stakeholders and representatives to understand and discuss new and existing data governance requirements.
  • Liaise with the IT Architecture team on data model design.
  • Contribute to the population and maintenance of a centralised Architecture, Data and Process repository (iServer).
  • Work with the Data Protection team to understand and document the Creation, Reading, Updating and Deleting of personal data across the firm, in a format easily maintained and able to be shared with a regulator.
  • Work within IT and business teams as a Data Governance specialist, helping the teams deliver change, advising on best practice and supporting the solution design.
  • Engage with business teams to elicit data definitions and ensure ongoing maintenance and cross-referencing of these.
  • Support in the delivery of Data Owner/subject matter expert training.

About you….

You will be an experienced Data professional, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role. It is imperative you have a proven aptitude and a passion for Data Governance as a discipline.  You will be able to demonstrate experience working with data in complex and changing environments as well as a strong understanding of Data Governance principles and deliverables. In addition, you will possess

  • Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrable experience with business, functional and systems requirements analysis.
  • Excellent business acumen and interpersonal skills; able to work across business lines to influence and effect change to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to form collaborative relationships across functions.

Salary £competitive + Benefits. Salary £competitive + Benefits.  Our client offers both flexible and hybrid working arrangements.  For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (01698) 440 337 or email