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Data Governance Specialist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 06/11/2017
  • Job reference: J376843A

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Data Governance Consultant


6 months

The Data Governance Implementation Framework is a programme of work that has to meet the deliverables we promised to our regulators, senior Execs and our internal Risk Committees. It has been approved to expand the reach of the data governance framework to ensure it covers the new EU GDPR and MiFID 2 regulations as well as continuing to embed the 2016 deliverables.

What keys skills/abilities:

  • understanding of Data Governance best practice
  • experience in gathering and documenting data or process flows at the required level
  • previous experience in data programmes would be valuable
  • strong background on data and its supporting processes
  • able to drive data governance requirements by influencing senior management on the why, what and how
  • ability to understand the data requirements from the process gathering exercises we are undertaken
  • able to discuss with the key SMEs about their work and transform this in such a way that anyone can clearly see the key risk areas of the data entry/handover/onward usage points, which is essential to delivering data governance controls successfully.
  • able to bridge the gap between the IT solutions/architecture and the business processes/data used
  • able to provide support, guidance and education to those involved in the data we need to govern
  • able to understand the alignment of people, processes, and technology in a way that enables us to meet our objectives
  • must manage conflicts where they arise to get to a suitable conclusion that allow us to progress with our plans, but keeping the business happy

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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