Data Governance Lead

Full Time Warwick Warwickshire IT Job Pro UK

Data Governance Officer (18 month FTC)
This is an extremely exciting opportunity for a Data Governance Officer to join an industry leading company at their head offices in Warwick. Our client is an inspiring company to work for where investment in their people’s skills and knowledge is integral to their success.
Our client is looking to recruit an engaging and proactive Data Governance Officer on a fixed term basis for a period of 18 months. The successful candidate will be accountable for the data governance topics across data migration, integration reporting, ownership and quality. As the owner of the ‘data dictionary’ you will collaborate with the Data Lead for to implement the governance elements of vision with new ways of working to include performance goals and metrics to ‘Operate’ the new governance processes.
Key responsibilities:
* Manage the Overall Data Governance Framework
* Create an implementation plan of each of the governance elements, including key artefacts such data dictionary, data inventory specifying ownership and accountability for proper data handling and resolution of data quality breaches
* Coordinate the delivery of each governance element and embed into day-to-day operation
* Define the organisational hub and spoke structure for data roles across the company and roles/responsibility definition
* Establish performance goals and metrics for Data Governance
* Include inputs from internal and external SME’s
* Establish Data Governance within the overall Data Project Board – SME’s and senior management
* Determine and negotiate the trade off – cost, quality, service, control
* Manage the deployment plan for the governance elements in line with PMO guidelines
* Create a communications plan and training plan in line with change management guidelines
* Ensure supporting business roles are trained and ready to operate in the Data Governance framework
* Define standards and KPI’s for Data Governance performance management
* Socialise with stakeholders
* Review and sign off
* Kick off the Data Governance framework as an operational service
* Report performance to standards and KPIs monthly
As such we would like you to have/be able to:
* Strong planning skills
* Change Management ability
* Experience collaborating and negotiating through complexities in a multi-party environment
* Ability to work through ambiguity to articulate a clear direction and overcome barriers and resistance
* Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and challenge the status quo
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Knowledge of the data governance requirements within an SAP S4/HANA programme, specifically with reference to;
1. Data conversion
2. Integration data models
3. Reference data management
4. Master data management
5. Operational Reporting
6. Management Reporting
* Operational experience setting up and running a data governance function as a day-to-day business service
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