Senior Data Governance Analyst

WPR are currently helping a highly respected Lloyd's market name to recruit for a Senior Data Governance Analyst. The purpose of the role is to maintain a robust Data Governance framework within the organization through the execution of key data initiatives. This is a crucial role in safeguarding data integrity and helps facilitate informed decision-making through effective data management.

Key Accountabilities:

  1. Data Policies and Standards: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to enforce data policies, standards, and procedures to govern data usage, access, and handling across the organization.
  2. Data Stewardship: Partner with data stewards who are responsible for data ownership, classification, and metadata management, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  3. Data Documentation: Maintain comprehensive data documentation, including data dictionaries, lineage, and data flow diagrams. Ownership of the Record of Processing Activities (RoPA) log.
  4. Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA): Coordinate the completion of DPIA’s in partnership with the Data Privacy team.
  5. Authority in Data Project Support: Lead data governance projects and initiatives as needed. Ensure that data projects align with key Data Governance principles through guidance and vigilant oversight.
  6. Lead Key Data Initiatives: Spearhead and drive key initiatives across all dimensions of Data Governance, including: Data Minimization, Data Loss Prevention, Data Backups & Recovery, Data Quality, Data Classification, Data Catalogue & Lineage, Master Data Management, and Data Compliance.
  7. Data Training Delivery and Ownership: Empower and guide users in understanding data governance policies and adhering to the highest standards of best practices. Propose recommendations and changes to core processes and methods, in order to improve data management processes and decrease privacy risks.

Skills and experience required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Data Management, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a data discipline
  • 3 years' experience in a Data Governance or related roles (e.g. Senior Business Analyst, Senior Data Analyst, Compliance Analyst, Data Steward).
  • Direct experience in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence including Power BI, Cognos, Microsoft Reporting Services tooling.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 tooling (SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams).
  • Insurance (e.g. US Workers’ Comp, Casualty, Property, Liability, or Reinsurance) or Finance domain knowledge.
  • In-depth understanding of Data Governance principles and best practices.
  • Knowledge of data management concepts, data modelling, and database technologies.
  • Familiarity with Data Management tools, data governance software, and data modeling.
  • Knowledge of key Data Protection regulations (General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) , Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) and industry standards and best practices.
  • Awareness of emerging trends in Data Governance and data analytics e.g. AI and Machine Learning.
  • Industry-specific knowledge of data security protocols, policies, and regulations.
£55,000 - £70,000 per year
London, United Kingdom
Data Analyst
Job Posted: 
Tue, 16 Jul 2024
Closing Date: 
Tue, 13 Aug 2024

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