Data Governance Senior Manager role


Data Governance Senior Manager role

Job Description

Title: Data Governance Senior Manager

Location: Dublin

Reports To: Head of Data Governance

Department overview

This role is part of the Data Governance Team, you will report to the Head of Data Governance. The team supports the global organisation by working with Data Stewards and Data Owners to ensure the quality of the organisations data is accurate and fit for purpose. The team has ownership of the Data Governance Framework and supporting standards and processes.


  • Promote Data Governance: You would actively promote the Data Governance Council, the Data Governance Framework and the target Data Architecture across the organisation,
  • Lead / project manage the resolution of the global organisation’s data quality issues and larger scale enhancements with a particular focus on security reference data.
  • Focus on Data Governance in the External Communication of Data: Drive the implementation of the Data Governance Framework for:
  • Represent the Data Governance team on Regulatory reporting projects: This part of the role requires the ability to understand the core data requirements of new regulations in order to assist regulatory projects in following data governance principles.
  • Manage Disclosure Policy: The disclosure policy sets rules for the sharing of proprietary information externally. You will chair the quarterly Disclosure Policy Committee meetings that set and amend policy, collect and propose changes to policy.
  • Business Data Owners: Support the training and development of the identified Business Data Owners globally providing coaching and support for the individuals involved, ensuring the Business data owners understand their responsibility with regards to the data they own.
  • Analysis: Assist data stewards with business case development to ensure data target operating models meet Data Governance standards and assist with understanding and documenting impacts to the organisation of data risks.

Skills & Experience

  • Degree in a financial or IT discipline
  • 5+ years’ of Data Management related experience within financial services.
  • Proven operational experience, within an Asset Management company, where you have had to work to deadlines and have high attention to detail
  • Experience in Security Reference Data and Asset Pricing
  • Good experience in Excel, SQL, VBA or other scripting language.
  • An understanding of Data Governance best practice in the industry
  • An understanding of Data Architecture, Data Lifecycles, Data Quality Standards and Logical Data Modelling practices
  • Previous experience of implementing data governance practices in a financial services business
  • Proven ability to manage senior stakeholders and chair steering committees
  • Communication skills - Proven communication skills with ability to tailor communication style to suit various audiences

  1. Permanent

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