Data Steward Data Steward …

Carnegie Consulting
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP60000 - GBP80000 per annum + standard benefits
Carnegie Consulting
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP60000 - GBP80000 per annum + standard benefits
Our client a specialist buy-side firm with over £600 billion AUM require a "Data Steward" for their Data Office. The role sits within the Operations division covering middle and back office operational services. The division is split into teams namely Data Management, Pooled Fund Operations, Investment Operations, Market Operations, Mandate Control, Operations Strategy, Performance Reporting & Specialist Credit Middle Office and Transitions & On-boarding.

Our client a specialist buy-side firm with over £600 billion AUM require a "Data Steward" for their Data Office. The role sits within the Operations division covering middle and back office operational services. The division is split into teams namely Data Management, Pooled Fund Operations, Investment Operations, Market Operations, Mandate Control, Operations Strategy, Performance Reporting & Specialist Credit Middle Office and Transitions & On-boarding. The successful hire will be responsible for the day to day management of the data domains, and as the Steward be the Data Domain owner. The person will report into the Head Data Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that queries are investigated to their root cause taking into consideration multiple data domains
  • Act as a Data Steward to several domains, owning long-running data queries and take these to completion with internal and external data producers
  • Proactive monitoring of data thresholds as per policy and communicating issues across the business in a timely manner
  • Manage expectations of wide range of stakeholders (from IT to Operations to Front Office) and give clear guidance as to progress
  • Document data requirements from data consumers
  • Document / Update, with appropriate Business SMEs, the data dictionary and Data Domain
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of controls and reporting on them to management / Domain Owners via KPIs and other tools
  • Define business requirements to IT, engaging with IT BAs on design and to test applications versus requirements
  • Report into Data Governance Working Groups, taking minutes and assisting with the meeting pack.

Experience:-

  • Experience of clearly defining business requirements to IT, to engage with IT BAs on design and to test applications versus requirements
  • Understanding of a wide range of instrument types including derivatives
  • Understanding of investment management process
  • Knowledge of SQL with intermediate querying skills (for investigation and querying lineage, not for development) · Tableau (or similar) BI front-end user development
  • Familiarity with data architecture structures and lineage investigations
  • Excellent organisational, prioritisation and communication skills (both written and oral) required
  • Proactive and flexible approach required - the individual will use their skills and experience to fully develop the role
  • An ability to maintain and foster relationships outside of normal reporting lines required
  • Strong client relationship management/development skills
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • Operates with professionalism, honesty and integrity at all times
  • Advanced excel spreadsheet skills required

Knowledge:

  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Building relationships within and across IT teams
  • Able to work with incomplete information when determining business solutions taking into account relevant dependencies, timing and constraints
  • Ideally experience of working in an asset management organisation, with an understanding of business activities like trade processing, valuation, risk management, different asset types

This is an exciting opportunity to be joining a well re -known buy-side business offering excellent career prospects!!

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