Data Governance Specialist

Data Governance Specialist

Goodman Masson are currently working on a Data Governance Specialist position, working for a multinational oil and gas organisation, within their London office.

The successful candidate will be a key member for one of the 3 key pillars for the IST future for the organisation is question. You will help promote cultural change and monitor on-going compliance with their core data principles and the data strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing a governance framework to allow adequate monitoring of on-going business change.
  • Attend and review on-going change governance forums to understand key business drivers and data impacts.
  • Chairing and supporting data working groups as part of the global data strategy.
  • Championing best practice and helping the CDO to drive a cultural change about how data is used.
  • Reviewing and proposing chance to the data policy and data strategy.
  • Working with the Data Management Specialists to promote data management outcomes in change projects.
  • Deputising for the Chief Data Officer at relevant committees as required.
  • Tracking and quantifying on-going data debt and related technical debt.
  • Work with change programmes to ensure common data requirements are addressed.
  • Management reporting of data governance.

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • 5+ years' experience management and implementing data related change.
  • Experience working with Integrated supply and trading (IST).
  • Experience chairing governance forums/committees.
  • The ability to engage with business users (Senior and Junior), to champion change and new concepts.
  • Comfortable working across multiple departments in a global organisation to deliver change.
  • Good understanding of how data can generate value and support the business operations.
  • Experience with SQL Queries.
  • Experience using Microsoft Power BI.


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