Data Governance Manager

Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
10 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
I'm looking for a Data Governance Manager to join a housing association business based in Manchester.

You will be tasked to build a data management programme and optimise how the business uses data both internally and externally.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Provide challenge, consultancy and advice to support the business and embed a positive data culture.
  • Responsible for the data management/data quality programme to improve data integrity and assurance for the organisation.
  • Lead the establishment of a Data Governance Practice.
  • Supporting and embedding the correct use of operational systems providing guidance around data integrity and governance.
  • Implementing and maintaining effective governance arrangements in respect to data quality.
  • Capturing data life-cycles across the organisation.
  • Lead in the creation of standards and processes that maintain the quality of data domains.
  • Provide data oversight and stewardship through hands-on observation, audit and correction in key areas of policy and data management.
  • Conduct discovery, perform root cause analysis, and make recommendations for the remediation of data quality issues.
  • Design and implement data policies, governance structures and control frameworks for the ongoing management of data.
  • Define, maintain and report on data quality metrics.
  • To be proactively involved in and drive Business Intelligence service improvement activity in order to make an effective contribution to the successful achievement of organisational priorities.
  • Develop and participate in a network of data management experts across all social housing providers, to share knowledge and further develop data management practice across the group.
  • Brief and support Data Owners, and provide support, advice and guidance to Board, and Senior Executive team, simplifying complex data challenges to a varied audience.
  • Define scope and priorities for developing, implementing and enforcing standards, policies and processes related to data and Metadata management including access, usage, security, quality and completeness.
  • Responsible for ensuring the organisation meets data-related regulatory compliance requirements and understand the impact the regulatory landscape has on data requirements. EG, Gas Compliance data.
  • Identify, define, escalate and support the resolution of issues related to data security, data access, data quality, regulatory compliance, data ownership, policy, standards, terminology, or data governance procedures.
  • Responsible for the creation of documentation and a data catalogue to capture business and technical data definitions, terminology and lineage from data source system to presentation through analytics.
  • Design and implement detailed processes to support the Data Management Framework eg Reference Data Management, maintenance of the business glossary, approval of business definitions, data aspects of new projects/change programmes.
  • Act as an advocate for data management with stakeholders across the business and drive communication and awareness of data quality requirements and issues across the organisation.
  • Work with the Data Protection Officer to ensure key principles of the data protection act are met across the organisation.
  • To undertake such additional duties as are reasonably commensurate with the level of the post.
  • To positively and actively promote the company.
The salary for the position is ??45-50,000 plus benefits.

Please call Jonathan Maironis at Opus Recruitment Solutions for more information or send your latest CV to jonathan dot maironis at opusrs dot com

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