Data Assurance Analyst

Recruiter
GUARDIAN NEWS AND MEDIA
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Associate Data Assurance Analyst

Department: Data & Insight

Reports to: Head of Data Solutions

Normal location: Kings Place

Purpose of role:

To support data assurance across the Guardian, this includes data protection & privacy, data governance and data quality. Ensuring the business is operating in-line with the Guardian’s Global Privacy Standards and Data Governance framework.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Supports the assessment of new uses of data both in existing and new situations
  • Monitors and assesses data processing and transfer in systems both internal and external
  • Ensures that the data governance process is being adhered to across the business
  • Is a business-wide ambassador for ensuring colleagues use data appropriately
  • Assist end-to-end data governance framework to support good data quality and protect our reader's’ privacy
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Keep abreast of privacy and media industry trends and developments to provide the most effective support and advice to key stakeholders regarding data protection.
  • Ensure ongoing adherence to the governance policies and processes agreed
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
  • Assist where required in design & implementation of DG/DQ report which goes to the Data Governance Group on a 6 weekly basis
  • To understand GNM’s strategy and prescribe appropriate DG to support it (including advertising & membership opportunities as well as editorial)

Knowledge & Experience

  • Some experience previously working in a data governance role, either data protection/privacy, data governance or data quality, all three not essential but beneficial.
  • Maintaining a successful Data Governance Framework which has achieved data compliance and adherence to data (privacy) regulations
  • Data Governance Performance Reporting, including data quality measurement, issues, risks and compliance
  • Legal or numbers background preferred but not mandatory

Skills & Behaviours

  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Data perceptive
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Positive attitude towards in house learning and development, demonstrated by a record of continuing professional development
  • Welcoming and acting upon constructive feedback
  • Positive problem-solving ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Desire to grow with GNM whilst gaining experience

Key contacts and relationships (internal and external)

  • GNM Data & Insight Team
  • GNM Data Council & Data Governance Group
  • GNM Internal Communications Team
  • GNM Digital Team
  • GNM Marketing & Membership Team

This job description is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake. It summarises the main aspects of the job but does not cover all the duties that the job holder may have to perform. It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances. It does not form part of your contract of employment and as your experience grows, you will be expected to broaden your tasks, suggest improvements, solve problems and enhance the effectiveness of the role.

Diversity and Inclusion.

We value and respect all differences in all people (seen and unseen) at the Guardian. We aspire to inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to ​career develop​ment opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future.

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