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Director, Data Governance and Analytics

Gray Construction
Lexington, KY 40507
  • Job Code
    DIREC003486
Why Gray?

Gray is a fully integrated, global service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, and construction, along with smart manufacturing and equipment manufacturing services. Consistently ranked among the top five industrial contractors in the U.S., we focus on the following markets for domestic and international customers: Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, Distribution, Mission Critical, and Commercial.

Founded in 1960, Gray has grown to encompass a complementary family of brands designed to augment and enhance each others specialized capabilities without gaps or redundancies. Our robust offeringwhich includes strategy, operational improvements, construction, extensive engineering, automation & controls, and equipment manufacturingenables us to create one-of-a-kind solutions at the highest levels of customization, delivering unmatched precision and partnership to some of the worlds most sophisticated organizations.

Who we want (Requirements)

This position will provide enterprise-wide operational leadership for data management, governance and analytics for Gray Construction. This role is responsible for running an effective governance structure by partnering with Grays leadership, subject matter experts and data stewards to continue and revise as necessary the data governance strategy and implement the strategy enterprise-wide. This implementation includes leading and enabling data management best practices, identifying common tools and frameworks, and partnering with Grays functional information groups to ensure a cohesive/integrated execution of the organizations data governance and analytics strategy that meets Grays business and customer needs.

With the goal of improving the integrity and processes surrounding data management as well as increasing Grays maturity level with enterprise-wide data management and analytics, this position will work with the Chief Information Officer, other IT management as well as other business analysts and management to assess corporate data management and identify pain points for capabilities including data quality, governance, architecture, analytics, metadata management, master data management, etc. As a result, this position will find solutions and lead projects to implement improvements in the above identified areas.

  • Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university required.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience working experience in data analytics, data warehousing or any data management discipline.
  • A minimum of five years of management experience.
  • Experience with implementing and managing a DQM platform preferred
  • Experience with data governance program design and implementation in complex environments
  • Experience with identifying and resolving data quality issues
  • Experience with mass data cleansing initiatives
  • Technical project management and team coordination experience
  • Technically savvy with a solid understanding of database concepts, functional software setups and business processes
  • Results orientated individual with the ability to deliver quality, on-time results
  • Must have a willingness to educate their coworkers, have patience and the capability to support end-users
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Must be well organized, efficient, detail-oriented, and able to work independently as well as a member of a team
  • Demonstrate a rigorous, and analytical problem-solving approach, leading information gathering sessions and deliver results

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.

What we expect (Essential Functions)

  • Analyze the current state and then define desired future state view of Gray's data governance; this will include recommendations for business capabilities, organizational adjustments and technical components to support data governance; and data integrity and availability for analytics.
  • Provide thought leadership, frameworks, best practices required to deliver effective data governance solutions
  • Educate and train departments and personnel on the usage of data and the resulting importance and impact of data integrity at Gray
  • Collaborate with Information Technology management and business analysts and management to identify and define improvement opportunities to enterprise processes and systems with the goal of improving data integrity throughout the organization; research the implications across the business for such changes and then design, implement, communicate and document those solutions if adopted.
  • Identify and ensure the resolution of data quality issues, such as uniqueness, integrity, accuracy, consistency, and completeness in a cost-effective and timely fashion.
  • Identify poor data practices, causes of poor data quality and implement solutions and communicate findings to employees, management, and stakeholders.
  • Devise, coordinate, and lead mass data-cleansing initiatives for the purpose of purging and eliminating corrupt, duplicate or redundant information from corporate databases
  • Develop and enforce methods and validation mechanisms for ensuring data quality and accuracy at the point of entry
  • Represent a holistic and enterprise-wide viewpoint when evaluating, implementing and supporting enterprise and cross departmental data flows.
  • Manage and govern Grays data sharing strategy with the external data ecosystem with Grays business partners world-wide.
  • Responsible for organizing and leading a team of Data Stewards in establishing, maintaining and communicating data standards to the broader organization
  • Oversees all activities and functions of a staff involved with data management and analytics.
  • Responsible for the evaluation, implementation, testing and training of process and systems enhancements/implementations for data governance and/or analytics projects at Gray.
  • Assumes responsibility for acquiring and maintaining ongoing knowledge of existing business processes at Gray that support data collection and consumption for customers, and other critical data points.
  • Responsible for all aspects of project management to implement changes, including analyzing business requirements, defining solutions, writing proposals, estimating project budgets, performing project planning and prioritization, clear project communication and change management.
  • Follow internal standards, system integration and security practices, and document changes and enhancements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands or arms and talk or hear. They may occasionally be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Normal office environment where noise level is moderate, and temperature/humidity is controlled. Overtime may be required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position manages multiple members of the Information Services team.

Gray is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes everyone to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.





Posted: 2021-11-12 Expires: 2021-12-11
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