Head of Data Management - Data Governance

Recruiter
Head Resourcing
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Data Management - Data Governance / Data Quality - Edinburgh - Permanent Head Resourcing is currently recruiting for an experienced Head of Data Management for a prestigious client in the investments industry in Edinburgh. Our client is looking to centralise the responsibility for data across their organisation into one team; currently they have an internal data team responsible for the data the company produces and external data team that is responsible for data acquired for external sources such as ratings agencies and Bloomberg, Reuters etc. You will be a highly experienced and capable data professional with an extensive background delivering data governance frameworks, data quality, data management - using your strong leadership skills you will ensure your team delivers a programme of improvement across the organisation and the establishment of company wide data policies that ensure best practice is delivered. Our client has a customer focused culture where they value quality and excellence, you will gain great exposure across our client's organisation from front office to back office - if you are not currently working in the investment industry this is a fantastic opportunity to learn new business skills in a renowned organisation. Responsibilities: - Leading and developing capabilities within the Data Management team - Develop a company-wide framework of ownership, controls, and governance for all data types. Identify owners, stewards, custodians and implement controls for data quality - Provision of data governance framework training and support to business areas - Creation of company-wide data policies and establishment of Data Governance group - Act as oversight for data projects and change activities, ensuring decisions are made in line with data governance framework - Contractual and legal governance of data feeds; ensuring compliance, training awareness, contract negotiation, and ensuring overall value for money - Continued improvement of data management across the organisation; including both internal and external data - Working with information systems to deliver data-sources for self-service reporting and management of information Essential: - Proven ability in managing and leading teams - Extensive background in a data management role; data governance, data quality, reference data management - Experience in supplier management and contract negotiation (including contract renewals and contractual compliance) - Knowledge of wider data related trends and related challenges - Strong communications skills and exceptional leadership skills Desirable: - Exposure to data visualisation and reporting tools - Experience implementing data governance tolling - Experience implementing or managing a company-wide data governance framework Benefits: - Superb salary and benefits package including pension contribution of 15% - Exceptional annual bonus scheme - City centre location - Excellent transport options very close by (Car / Rail / Bus)  

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