Senior Manager, Data Governance
As the Senior Manager Data Governance, you will play a central role to enable OTPP to acquire maximum utility from its data assets. You will serve as a data governance authority and enabler of data literacy for Business and Enterprise Operations teams.
Who you'll work with
You will work across the organization to lead the implementation of OTPP’s data governance strategies and policy, ensure teamwork around the stewardship of data assets and coordinate the effective cataloguing of databases and reports used throughout the organization.
What you'll do
Lead the ongoing data governance program and roadmap of governance tools, processes and standards aligned to our data strategy.
Provide domain expertise related to data governance and lead the associated activities ensuring they are aligned with the business needs and risk profile of OTPP.
Lead sustainable fit-for-purpose data governance activities and provide guidance to ensure that appropriate data is used throughout reporting and analytics.
Ensure data governance roles and responsibilities are in place to with clear accountability for ownership and stewardship of critical data assets.
Mature the organization’s approach to handling the lifecycle of data, including the implementation of applicable data quality capabilities and the retirement of legacy data assets.
Drive the evolution of OTPP enterprise data policies to support the adoption and alignment to processes and procedures.
Develop appropriate monitoring and compliance activities for policies.
Data Enablement and Literacy
Develop a data literacy / data enablement strategy to connect users with the network of data authorities within the organization, with a long-term objective of crafting a culture where information is readily available and easily shared.
Design and implement sustainable standards and processes for business glossary / data catalogue maintenance to keep information up to date and easy to understand.
Work with business teams and supporting technology team to tailor data dictionary and business glossary content according to various needs e.g. new hires, interns, sophisticated data, users and analysts.
Within a matrix organization, influence and guide appropriate individuals to take accountability for data governance, policies and services.
Lead organizational consistency to processes to achieve effectiveness of data governance
Accountable for making decisions regarding the ongoing aspects of vendor relationships for any software tools acquired
Ensure that OTPP’s data lifecycle is effective and that continuous improvement activities are undertaken.
Ensure that data governance within OTPP is delivering value to the business and is fit-for-purpose in handling associated risks.
Establish and run appropriate support services and day to day oversight for data service inquiries.
What you'll need
University degree, Computer Science, BA, BSc, Business, or Economics or equivalent experience.
Canadian Securities Course or equivalent experience is desirable
Deep knowledge and hands-on experience with data catalogue vendor tools and the management of data dictionaries, data ownership, collaborators, policies and reporting
Operational familiarity in the use of meta-data management, data quality, and data stewardship tools and platforms
Experience in developing and operationalizing data guidelines, policies, procedures, and standards
Good knowledge of information technology processes in the areas of application management, process management and operational metrics.
Good understanding of project management tools and approaches.
Minimum of 5 years of financial services/investment industry systems and processes is desirable
A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in data quality management, governance policy design and implementation, with significant influence on overall direction of data governance management.
Demonstrated success in leading projects, supervising teams, budgets, and achieving desired business outcomes.
Hands-on operational management, client service management and organizational change.
Ability to analyze complex situations and to derive workable actions
Experience with process design and process improvement approaches e.g. LEAN, Six Sigma is desirable
Excellent communicator both verbal and written communication and capability demonstrated at technical and business levels.
Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, planning and organizational skills
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What we’re offering
Pay-for-performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage
Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
The opportunity to invest back into the fund through our Deferred Incentive Program
A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working
Competitive time off
Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year
Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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