Chief Data Officer Chief Data Officer …

Paragon Executive
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Feb 21
Strong Financial Package
Paragon Executive
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Feb 21
Strong Financial Package
Posted by:
Niamh O’Sullivan • Recruiter
Posted by:
Niamh O’Sullivan
Recruiter
Chief Data Officer, responsible for Data Governance within the organisation

Our client a leading Global Financial Services firm is currently looking for a talented and dynamic Chief Data Officer, to join its established and growing Dublin office.

Responsibilities

• Develop and implement a company wide data governance framework, with a focus on improving/maintaining data quality as well as the protection of sensitive data through the creation/modification of policies and standards, principles, governance, processes and data architecture
• Delivering solutions to improve data governance and thereby improve decision-making, optimize our trading and research processes, increase operational efficiency, and ultimately, transform data into actionable insights.
• Build the data governance roadmap with support from key stakeholders. Promote and standardize our data management governance and best practices across the firm.
• Working with our data stewards to improve data governance and data quality
• Develop and maintain controls on data quality, interoperability, and sources to effectively manage corporate risk associated with the use of data and analytics.
• Advocate for the importance of data governance and data quality across the organisation
• Act as the corporate representative to regulators, and represent the enterprise to customers, suppliers, and external bodies in the development of industry data and analytics standards.

Skills Required

• Proven prior experience of building a world-class data governance capability in an International Asset Management organisation
• Very delivery focused with multiple projects progressing in parallel
• Experience of defining and implementing data governance policies and procedures
• Experience of working in cross functional matrix organisations
• Awareness of the security, privacy, ethics, and quality requirements for critical data entities
• Experience with modern data analysis techniques Solid project management skills co-ordinating multiple initiatives in parallel. Experience of Agile Scrum a distinct advantage
• Deep and comprehensive understanding of the importance and impact of data (or bad data) on the ability of the business to meet its own objectives
• Guide all roles involved in the data and analytics governance program, as well as all constituents whom the program will touch in any manner

• 15+ years’ experience in data governance / data quality

• Experience of managing and developing a team of data quality engineers

• A bachelor's or master's degree in business administration, computer science, data science, information science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
• Academic qualification or professional training and experience in legal and regulatory areas are also desirable.

To discuss this unique opportunity further and to obtain a full job specification please contact Niamh O Sullivan for a confidential conversation

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