Data Governance Manager

Recruiter
Transport for London
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Aug 2019
Closes
17 Aug 2019
Ref
1232892071
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description - Data Governance Manager (030929)Data Governance Manager 030929Organisation - Customers, Communication and TechnologyJob - Data AnalyticsPosition Type - Full Time Job title: Data Governance Manager Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 plus Excellent Benefits Location: North Greenwich, Pier Walk Type: PermanentOverview of roleTfL seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual to ensure that data used within the business to make decisions is of the required quality and managed in the correct way. The role of the Data Governance Manager is to develop, manage and deliver a robust data strategy and data governance model. You will co-ordinate data owners through governance initiatives and control implementation. Accountable for the governance of data used within the Data & Analytics (D&A) applications as well as the data quality and compliance of data and documentation produced from D&A. Simply put the purpose of the role is to ensure that when data is used to make a business decision that decision can be made with confidence that the quality of the data is known and understood and of an appropriate quality to make that decision.Key AccountabilitiesYou will be required to:• Create a data governance strategy with the purpose of ensuring that the data within systems managed by Data & Analytics is well managed, catalogued, understood and of sufficient quality to enable TfL to use it to create business value and insight, through reporting, analysis and data science• Ensure all policies and standards comply with wider requirements from legislation, the data strategy and Information Governance & Cyber Security• Manage the implementation, roadmap and budget for data governance activities within our data systems• Work with stakeholders across Data & Analytics and more widely in TfL to create a robust culture and process of data governance• Create & own continuous improvement for robust data quality & management practices in the organisation• Identify, own and lead on the implementation of appropriate data governance and/or management tooling covering necessary capabilities such as: metadata management, business glossaries, master data management, reference data management • Champion best practice in data governance, management and stewardship across the organisation, and work with Data Owners and Stewards to support their own efforts in these areasSkills & ExperienceDemonstrable experience in a similar role to include: • Creating and implementing data governance strategies, procedures and processes within a large organisation• Working in data governance, management or development across a range of storage technologies and hosting environments• Use, implementation or development of data management and governance tooling• Championing cultural change across different teams and departments within an organisation• Strong Analytical and problem solving skills to analyse and gain insight into diverse data sets.• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical issues to non-technical personnel.• Proven ability to build effective working relationships with people at all levels of the organisation and externally.• Proven ability to work in a matrix managed organisation, delivering outputs directly and indirectly. • Demonstrable ability to influence outside of direct line management control.Key Requirements• Knowledge of relevant national and international legislation pertaining to the Government/Public Sector IT - e.g. Data Protection Act, EU Procurement Directives and Freedom of Information Act, including knowledge of basic confidentiality and data protection requirements that apply to the processing of customer information.• Knowledge of how to apply data governance and management across a range of technologies and hosting options (i.e. MS SQL Server, Oracle, Azure Data Lake, both cloud an on-prem) (E)• Operational experience working on a large data warehouse with multiple data sources including transactional and reference sources.• Understanding of Agile development methodologyNote: Short listing is carried out on the basis of the information that you provide in this section. Please include ALL relevant information against the criteria, even if it is stated elsewhere in your application.Closing date for applications: Monday 26th August 2019 @ 23:59 Application ProcessPlease apply using your CV and a two page (maximum) covering letter. Please think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the job description and ensure your CV and cover letter reflects the requirements of the role you are applying for. Short listing will be carried out on the basis of answers to any pre-screening questions and the information on your CV and covering letter. We aspire to be as diverse as the city we serve, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. BenefitsIn return for your dedication and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Rewards vary according to the business area and role, but may include: • Final salary pension scheme • Free travel for you on the TfL network • A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan • 30 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays • Private healthcare discounted scheme (optional) • Tax-efficient childcare payments • Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme • Retail, health, leisure and travel offers • Discounted Eurostar travel Health & Safety StatementAll employees have a general duty in law to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions. All employees must understand and be committed to Transport for London's Health and Safety Policy statement and the Company's safety priorities and be aware of their contribution to such priorities. All employees must also be aware of and comply with the current health and safety legislation and other Company requirements that are relevant to their job. Equality StatementTransport for London values the diversity which exists in our city, and our aspiration is to reflect this diversity in our workforce. All employees must be aware of and committed to the Equality Policy Statement of Transport for London. All employees must also be aware of and comply with other Company requirements associated with Equality and Diversity issues relevant to their job. Crime & Disorder StatementIt is a statutory requirement for all departments in TfL to follow Section 17 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. Section 17 requires authorities to consider the likely affect on crime and disorder and community safety in all that they do, and take action to prevent crime and disorder, substance misuse, anti-social behaviour and behaviour that adversely affects the environment. TfL has voluntarily been committed to following Section 17 since 2006, but we must all make sure that it is considered in decision making, policies and procedures in the same way that equality and health and safety are.

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