Data Governance Manager Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

Posted: 05/14/2019 Category: Management Application Link:
Location/City: NE - Lincoln
Job Type: Contract
Category: Management

Data Governance Manager
Lincoln, NE

CSS is seeking a Data Governance Manager to lead and manage all organization-wide data governance activities for our direct client. The successful candidate will also have responsibility for improving the quality of data and information assets.

Core Responsibilities:
* Work with business and IT leaders to establish and govern an enterprise data governance implementation roadmap, including strategic priorities for development of information-based capabilities
* Manage the roll-out an enterprise wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data (through modifications to organization behavior policies) and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and data architecture
* Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for stewardship of the organization's principal information assets
* Serve as a liaison between Business and IT groups to ensure that data related business requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined, communicated and well understood and considered as part of operational prioritization and planning
* Develop & maintain inventory of the enterprise information maps, including authoritative systems and owners
* Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards, data protection standards and adoption requirements across the enterprise
* Define indicators of performance and quality metrics and ensure organizational compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements
* Lead Senior Management, comprising resources from the Business and Functional areas and IT business and operations functions, to achieve their objectives. Resolve issues escalated from Business and Functional area data governance representatives
* In conjunction with IT, provide progress reports to leadership and oversee periodic updates to the Department Data Governance Roadmap
* Coordinate external data sources to eliminate redundancy and streamline the expense related to those services, where possible
* Identify new business opportunities pertaining to the use of information assets to achieve efficiency and effectiveness and represent data as a strategic business asset with leadership

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
* Minimum of 10+ years of experience in a major services organization, with large-scale data management and oversight experience
* 5+ years in a management role, with Board level change or transformation leadership experience
* Strong knowledge of industry leading data quality and data protection management practices
* Strong knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection
* Strong knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues
* Demonstrated consulting skills, with change management concepts and strategies, including communication, culture change and performance measurement system design
* Knowledge of risk data architecture and technology solutions
* Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, MIS, or Information Management, Business or other relevant field

* Leadership
* Relationship Management
* Project Oversight and Decisioning
* People Management and Development

Additional Information:
Start Date: ASAP
* Assignment length: 1 + year contract

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