Data Governance Manager, Investment Management

Hays Financial Markets
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a newly created role for a Data Manager to join this award winning asset manager. Reporting into the Head of Data Governance, the Data Governance Manager will be experienced in the oversight and governance of all investment management data types across the firm back to front (to include market & reference data, portfolio & trading data, client reporting/distribution data and portfolio data).

This Data Governance role will appeal to experienced Data Specialists with prior BAU and strategic data management/data governance experience with particular exposure to client and distribution data from a data governance perspective. The successful candidate will have prior experience of leading the design and implementation of Data Governance models for management information as well as held responsibility for evolving reporting and analytics.

Key responsibilities will include establishing standards applied to data sets and ensuring data stewards adhere to these standards, identify opportunities across the business for improving data quality, recommend and provide input into the implementation of new data quality initiatives interfacing between Technology, Vendor Management and functional data owners and users.

This is an exciting opportunity to join this newly created function to be heavily involved in the design and implementation of the data governance capability and the continuous improvement of reporting and analytics. In addition, this role will focus on a wide range of change initiatives such as a large programme focused on Distribution to address data, systems and processes for both current and prospective clients that provides scalability for future growth plans.

Your strong interpersonal and communication skills will be utilised to interface and work closely with key stakeholders across the firm to include Technology, Vendor Management, Legal, Information Security, functional data owners and users for example.

It is essential candidates will come from a similar Data Governance role dedicated to or have prior exposure to client and distribution data from an asset management firm to be considered. Knowledge of Markit EDM and CRM systems are highly desirable. In addition, candidates will demonstrate a genuine interest in data and enthusiasm to understand business processes, software and hardware

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