Head of Data Governance

MBN Recruitment Ltd
£90,000 DOE plus bonus and benefits
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
MBN Solutions have been engaged by a highly reputable and well known Financial Services client to recruit a Head of Data Governance to be a part of a CDO function based in Edinburgh.

The Head of Data Governance will be the subject matter expert for Data Governance, working with a range of senior stakeholders to shape and deliver the Data Governance strategy in an effective and efficient manner, providing leadership to a small, central and critical Data Governance team, and ensuring the Data Governance framework complies with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements. The Head of Data Governance will be the critical link between multiple design authorities, steering committees and working groups internally.

The Head of Data Governance will have experience in the following:

  • Significant Data Governance experience in a large or complex organisation
  • Experience developing and delivering a data governance strategy within a regulated environment
  • Experience developing and maintaining effective Data Governance policies, procedures and guidance
  • Excellent knowledge and expertise in relevant legislation and data governance standards
  • A strong awareness and understanding of conduct risk
  • Excellent project management experience
  • Proven leadership or management experience
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent relationship management skills including a proven ability to influence at a Senior Management and Executive level