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Director of Data Governance

Full Time


*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Financial Institution is currently seeking a Director of Data Governance. Candidate will be responsible in executing and implementing the data governance policies and procedures. Individual will be member of data team under corporate risk function having managerial responsibilities and work under the direct supervision of Head of Data.


  • Responsible for creating and developing the capabilities of the data framework as per the data road-map.
  • Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and work with the various business functions to strengthen data accountability and implement data stewardship.
  • Develop the data quality framework as well as set standards for measurement that ensure that data is fit for its purpose.
  • Work with business and technical staff to identify and implement proactive data quality monitoring and produce data quality KPIs and metrices.
  • Responsible in strengthening the business glossary, metadata management and data lineage procedures and ensuring the regulatory compliance.
  • Close collaboration with 2nd and 3rd LOD to ensure the timely completion of remediation efforts.
  • Continuous improvements in the data governance capabilities to improve operational efficiencies and risk reduction.
  • Work with the other teams and staff on complex and multi-tiered projects that data governance will be a part of.
  • Work with the technical data team and Information Governance team on data classification and security to protect the sensitive data.
  • Participates in business requirements gathering activities and deep dive the critical business applications to identify the data quality improvements and automation opportunities.
  • Work with data team to plan and conduct the company wide data awareness and education campaign.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Ability to develop people, mentoring and teaching on the job.
  • Manages team of 3-5 staff.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in data analytics, computer science or related field.
  • 8+ years of related data experience in capital market domain with at least 3 years of hands-on work on data governance functional areas.
  • Practical experience in implementing company wide data governance framework and delivering data capabilities.
  • Experience in working with 2nd and 3rd LOD.
  • Experience using the data governance tools like IBM ISEE, Informatica or Collibra.
  • SQL experience is must.
  • Strong data analysis capabilities.
  • Knowledge of industry leading data governance practices.
  • Ability to work on complex projects and get them finished on time with high quality standards.
  • Ability to develop people, mentoring and teaching on the job.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated strong organization and time management skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in data analytics, computer science or related field.

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