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Governance Lead

Job Title: Governance Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: Governance Lead_1661329813
Contact Name: Christine Mclaren
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Hybrid Working


The Governance Lead is our trusted advisor and owner for the data management operations, working
alongside our Product Leads and Architects to ensure that data engineering and data product delivery leverage,
manage, enhance and reuse our core data assets. They are the custodian of business data quality, Implementing
solutions to ensure high quality data outcomes from the data platform.
In addition, they will be responsible for the ingestion of new application data, APIs or partner datasets Into the data
platform In direct alignment to data management policies, our corporate data model and data catalogue. Finally,
alignment with data SMEs, business functions and transformation programmes Is a key accountability for this lead.


Accountable for the data governance process, control, delivery and tracking against the data strategy
* Responsible for the design, compliance, privacy and policy implementation for data at rest and in motion
* Accountable for the mapping/integration of applications, APIs and partner data into the Data platform
* Documents core data flows and data life-cycle, from data creation to data destruction across the IT estate
* Responsible for the Enterprise Data Catalogue and its integration with our data engineering pipelines
* Communicates, Educates and Deploys data governance capabilities into data products and services
* Establishes a 'data stewardship community' through across our B2B and B2C transformation activities
* Responsible for managing offshore and partner resources across data quality, master and reference data tasks
* Accountable for business and technical metadata, data discovery, data tagging, lineage and impact analysis
* Partners effectively with Product Leads, Engineers and Data Analysts to embed data management widely.
* Faces off to Privacy, GDPR, LGRA and compliance professionals ensuring policies are within our operations.


Background in data engineering, analytics or data science with data management and governance experience
* Credibility, gravitas and ability to work with and relate to a complex client base and partner environment
* 2+ years of hands-on enterprise data management experience with data modelling, MDM and DQM success
* Experience of self-service governance across offshore teams, operational systems and business stewardship
* Knowledge of data management, data quality, GDPR, data privacy and data models In a telco/B2C setting.
* Experience of Alteryx, Tableau, Azure (Data Factory, Purview), metadata and data modelling tools is desirable

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