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Data Manager

Job Title: Data Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Competetive Salary and Package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: DatMan/TC054_1567004878
Contact Name: Tommy Clifford
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Role purpose:

  • To establish and embed formal Data Governance processes within our existing and future strategic projects
  • To identify areas of opportunity with regards to data quality, and lead initiatives to resolve long-standing quality issues
  • Provide expert consultative guidance in areas such as (but not limited to) data migration, document management and data quality
  • To help build a robust data governance framework to drive a demonstrable improvement in data quality across all in-scope data
  • To meet the customer experience, service and delivery requirements of company and shareholders.

Professional / technical (professional qualifications or equivalent; technical skills)

must have:

  • Experience embedding Data Governance processes and standards into existing and future strategic projects
  • Experience leading or playing a significant role in an ambitious and successful data team
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills so you are seen as credible, knowledgeable and a positive representative of the Data Management Team
  • Experience of leading projects and good understanding of various project management techniques
  • Experience in delivering data quality initiatives that have provided tangible efficiencies or business value
  • Varied and detailed knowledge of one or more Data Management areas such as Data Quality, Data Migration, Document Management, Metadata Management etc

nice to have:

  • Knowledge of one or more Data Governance or Data Quality tools (e.g. Informatica, Erwin, Collibra, EDQ etc)
  • Extensive knowledge of quality management systems, methodologies and principles.
  • Strong quality/compliance knowledge of mobile or fixed network technologies
  • Understanding of the network technology lifecycle
  • Recognised Data Management qualification (e.g. DAMA)

Business / Context - internal company knowledge (policies; procedures; strategies); industry background; knowledge of external market

must have:

  • Experience of motivating, monitoring and improving performance of internal and external stakeholders in roles such as Data Owner and Data Steward
  • Strong experience of working with, briefing and influencing senior members of leadership teams.
  • An ability to build positive relationships and an understanding of organisational politics.

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