Data Governance Lead - Financial Services, Management Consulting Data Governance Lead - Financial Services,  …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Data Governance Lead - Financial Services, Management Consulting

We improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our clients' back office and help them transform from cost centre to business partner. You will find yourself advising CXO and senior executives on how to become a data-driven organisation and digitise the operations. This includes leading project teams on data strategy, data platform design, data platform implementation, finance and digital transformation engagements.

We are looking for a Data Governance Lead (Associate Director) who can work with our client's Data teams to define and establish a world-leading Data Governance capability through the definition and delivery of data governance standards and data management controls.

Candidates with the following knowledge and experience in the are strongly encouraged to apply:
  • Banking and/or life insurance industry experience is essential
  • Experience in leading data governance projects
  • Data governance hands-on implementation experience
  • Understanding of core banking & insurance systems and use of ERP in financial services
  • Knowledge of key regulatory change initiatives (IFRS17, Basel III Reforms, RBC)
  • Confident to communicate with CXO

  • Lead data governance projects and guide and develop junior staff to drive client-ready deliverables
  • Conduct stakeholder workshops with senior stakeholders to frame, scope and drive data governance programs
  • Strategically create, refine and enhance the enterprise data strategy and roadmap
  • Develop data governance organization policies, procedures and structures
  • Provide technical expertise and guide data engineers on the implementation of data governance policies with market-leading platforms, including but not limited to, Informatica, Collibra, Apache tools
  • Defining the end-to-end data quality process from data acquisition to consumption in an enterprise.
  • Deployment of metadata management framework to cover data lineage, access control, data catalogue, data encryption, and anonymisation.
  • Work closely with Data Architects and Data Engineers to continuously refine platform offerings and architecture
  • Support defining data strategy in establishing and ensuring adherence to the client's data governance framework for data policies, standards, governance metrics, processes and data architecture
  • Support the wider KPMG team in pursuing new business opportunities, including the preparation of proposals and participation in proposal presentation

The individual will have
  • Bachelor degree or above, preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Statistics;
  • 8+ years of experience working on data governance projects
  • Experience in the banking or life insurance industries is a must
  • Self-driven and enthusiastic with a can-do attitude
  • Strong sense of ownership to get the job done practically and pragmatically - critical thinking and ability to solve complex problems is a must
  • Prior consulting experience is desirable
  • Experienced in establishing and monitoring of data governance framework
  • In-depth knowledge on business and operation models of banking or insurance with a deep understanding of the Hong Kong regulatory environment
  • Experience working with data warehouses, data lakes and master data management tools
  • Knowledge in data management with cloud-based infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Alibaba Cloud)
  • Deep technical expertise implementing data quality management and monitoring using data quality platforms
  • Strategic understanding of the role data governance tools play in big data architecture
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English, Cantonese and/or Mandarin
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