Data Governance Consultant

£50000 - £65000 per annum
13 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Ahad Shadab
Job Function
IT, IT Consultant
Contract Type
Job Description               

You will be responsible for determining, implementing, maintaining and communicating technical data governance principles for all data related activities.

As a data governance expert you will be a key figure in driving organisational change by demonstrating and promoting how effective Data Quality Management is an essential discipline for any modern organisation to compete effectively.


Determining, implementing, maintaining and communicating data governance requirements for all business activities.

Determining, implementing, maintaining and communicating the Group Data Quality Policy and associated Data Standards to all key stakeholders across the business.

Undertaking a central role in data process and control set-up activities across the Group, in accordance with the data governance framework and associated policies.

Responsible for ongoing operations related to regulatory data quality processes, associated reporting and regular compliance reviews.

Responsible for risk and impact assessments working with data and process owners on the data deficiencies and their resolutions.

Ownership of the Group Data Issues Log

Collating Data Quality issues and investigation from a Group perspective.

Ensuring critical data is complemented with key metrics demonstrating its quality (by reference to controls).

Ensuring Data Quality issue resolution is coordinated and reported consistently.

Consulting on the identification of the root cause of data issues so that an optimum resolution is achieved.

Communicating changes in business unit processes to all parties affected and establishing any potential impact on data quality.

Working with business teams and Data Suppliers and Consumers to continually review the effectiveness of controls and identify opportunities for their improvement.          

Knowledge, skills and experience required

Experience in data quality, controls and processes; translation of overarching principles into pragmatic business solutions at a corporate level

Knowledge of insurance processes, principles and practices

Good knowledge of regulatory data governance requirements.

A thorough understanding of data quality analysis, standards and reporting.

Enhanced analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to analyse, understand and explain complex requirements

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, and consult effectively with a range of stakeholders

Degree level educated or equivalent experience

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