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Director, Data Governance

Silicon Valley Bank
Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Job Code
    4793

The Director, Data Governance serves as strategic leader in the Data Programs & Operations team leading the stewardship, metadata management and reference data management functions, define and develop data standards across the organization, align and map into enterprise requirements, and reduce business risk by driving the remediation of identified data issues in alignment with the CDO Data Strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides overall data governance leadership, guidance, and oversees all aspects of the function, including data governance policies, data stewardship, master data operations, data quality checks and monitoring, issue remediation and data certification.
  • Continually evolves the governance function towards industry best practice and in alignment with the organization's business strategy.
  • Serve as strategic leader in the Data Programs & Operations team leading the stewardship, metadata management and reference data management functions, define and develop data standards across the organization, align and map into enterprise requirements, and reduce business risk by driving the remediation of identified data issues in alignment with the CDO Data Strategy.
  • Manage a team of people to collaborate with business leaders, data stewards and delivery teams to define ownership, standard values and quality delivering on an enterprise data dictionary creating lineage to support impact analysis as data is enriched to support business goals and technology objectives
  • Define and translate how data influences business decisions by partnering with business leaders to identify critical data elements, assess industry standards to define data translation requirements, and assign business ownership to establish accountability for quality of data
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert on how data flows through the organization and feeds into business processes, models and reporting needs to drive consistency and quality throughout the organization
  • Design and establish operational processes & controls to support data standards, valid values, quality and metadata
  • Provides steady leadership in the face of uncertainty and change
  • Develops resourcing strategies to ensure optimum support for projects and for the day-to-day operational activities
  • Proactively sets performance expectations and help team members manage expectations for delivery and requirements, yielding consistent results

  • Over ten years of data management and/or governance leadership experience including transformation initiatives at large or complex firms OR equivalent management experience
  • Deep experience with enterprise data management and governance initiatives
  • Bachelor's degree in business or technology; master's preferred
  • Must have demonstrated leadership ability, business acumen, and industry knowledge
  • Proven ability to build and lead integrated teams from various internal and external organizations across multiple sites
  • Ability to achieve broadly communicated objectives with a minimal amount of supervision
  • Ability to promote innovative ideas and accept the risks that are required to lead change
  • Ability to make decisions independently and to assume higher-level leadership responsibilities in critical situations
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Ability to innovate under new and/or changing conditions
  • Proven problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Effective consultative and influencing approach
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels






Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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