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Data Quality Manager - Glasgow

£competitive + Benefits - Technology & Data
Ref: 5582 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Sep 2021
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Our Glasgow based client is embarking on delivering an ambitious data strategy programme of work to uplift the data capabilities within the global firm to meet the growing demand for insights through data. Data quality uplift is imperative to enable the firm to achieve the goals of the data strategy. This role will be instrumental in delivering a robust data quality framework with quality checks performed on a regular basis, with clean up exercises conducted in a rigorous fashion.

This role is all about…

Develop and implement firmwide Data Quality framework

  • Assist the Head of Data Analytics and Governance in the development, implementation and administration of a Data Quality framework that can be applied broadly across the Firm.
  • Develop an implementation plan so that the framework can be applied across our key data sets.

Data Quality measurement

  • Develop a framework for data quality checks that are repeatable and easy to understand, monitoring and reporting on the metrics created by the checks.
  • Determine business impact level for data quality issues.
  • Work with Data Owners to determine the root cause of data quality errors and make recommendations for long term solutions.
  • Guide the business in the development of initiatives to address root cause problems.
  • Research and determine the scope and complexity of data issues so as to correctly identify steps to fix the issues.
  • Prioritise the data cleansing initiatives required to improve the quality of data sets.

Stakeholder engagement

  • In collaboration with the Data Literacy Consultant, raise the profile of good data quality practices within the firm.
  • Provide data quality training and presentations to internal clients.
  • Drive data quality initiatives across the firm, working with Data Owners and other key stakeholders.
  • Ensure adherence to data quality standards.

Advisory services

  • Identify, assess, monitor, document, and communicate potential quality issues in the way data is collected, stored, processed, or used.
  • Provide data quality advisory services to internal clients.
  • Diagnose areas of improvement to achieve data quality.

About you…

You will be an experienced Data professional, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a data quality (DQM) role.  You will have a passion for data quality with Practical experience of all aspects of data quality management including a full end-to-end data quality implementation.  In addition, you will be familiar with data profiling and root cause analysis coupled with experience of creating data quality measurement and turning these into quality performance indicators.  The role requires strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills coupled with excellent stakeholder management skills with an ability to convey data concepts in a non-technical way.

Salary £competitive + Benefits.  Our client offers both flexible and hybrid working arrangements.  For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0141) 530 4333 or email