Data Governance Manager
End Date 25 January 2019 Salary Range £53,064 - £58,960 Job Description Data Governance Manager Location: Chester, Bristol, London, Edinburgh or Hove Salary: £53,064 to £61,907 Package: Bonus, car allowance, good pension, flexible cash pot, flexible & agile home working Lloyds Banking Group & Group Transformation: LBG is the UK's leading digital bank, with over 13 million active online customers across our three main brands, as well as the UK's biggest mobile bank. Our culture in Group Transformation brings together smart, talented, driven people from diverse backgrounds; people are at the core of who we are. Your opportunity to connect with your team, provide innovative solutions and support the creation of an environment where all can thrive is critical to your success. What are the Divisional Data Offices? Lloyds Banking Group recognises that data is a significant business differentiator for financial services companies. Nowadays, across the banking industry, Data Management is receiving increased attention and focus. LBG is looking to drive a more sophisticated approach to how it handles data to support transformation and digitisation of each business and the ability to optimise interactions with its customers. In line with this goal, Divisional Data Offices have been set up in each business/division (eg Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Insurance& Wealth etc) to ensure overall ownership and oversight of end to end Data Management disciplines that lead to trusted, well understood data, including Data Strategy & Innovation, Data Governance, Data Quality Management, Metadata Management. So what is the role? The Data Governance Manager role within the Divisional Data Office is responsible for driving and embedding the right environment from a control but also cultural perspective. As data governance subject matter advisor, you'll be a key member of the Divisional Data Governance team, responsible for evaluating, reviewing and embedding data policies, risk and control processes and monitoring these. Additionally, the aim is to support divisional data governance forums and working groups, plus provide Data Governance advice across your business area to support the embedding of Data Management. The Data Governance Manager has an important role to play in delivering the company's new 'data' culture. In order to achieve this it is important to encourage teamwork and collaboration, working proactively and effectively with colleagues to solve business problems. Coaching and inspiring colleagues will be encouraged, so will critically thinking around complex business problems. During your role you will also help support business architecture changes and develop your product knowledge critical to understand how data can best support our customers' needs. Other specific tasks include acting as a source of expertise for data governance, handle processes for identifying critical data within your division, support your division to adhere to data management standard methodologies, assist in the adoption of data policies, supporting data domain owners in the business with training and technical support and all these while building your multi-functional internal network to optimise data governance. Good communication to embed a culture of data across your division through appropriate communication channels will be essential. What background are we looking for? An experienced professional with a background in Data or Governance, with meaningful experience in Data Governance being desirable and an awareness of other Data Management disciplines, including Data Quality, Data Architecture and Metadata. You'll also need to have a good track record of building strong collaborative relationships at all levels, simplifying complexity and handling risk. Demonstrable ability to engage and help support key partners, including having the ability to communicate effectively and influence data professionals across the Group. Ideally you can demonstrate experience delivering data management solutions, translating business and technical impacts to requirements, ability to work with a range of colleagues both internal and external, and awareness of regulatory compliance and management of data related risks. Personal qualities Lloyds Banking Group looks for include great communication skills, emotional resilience and the ability to keep the customer at the heart of everything you do. What Lloyds can Offer: In return we'll offer you a competitive salary, a great package including a performance related bonus, car allowance, generous pension contribution, generous annual leave, flexible cash pot and private medical insurance. We also support a good work-life balance with agile working, home-working, a focus upon personal development and we're passionate about diversity in the workplace. Together we make it possible. At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop. We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we're building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.