Data Governance Adviser
Salary: Between £34,561 and £44,979 per annum dependent on skills and experience, plus excellent benefits package
Location: Hybrid with weekly travel to Brighton
Closing date: Wednesday 29 March 2023
We are working with a public sector client to help them recruit for a Data Governance Adviser to join their Digital Data and Technology – Strategy and Risk Team.
They are looking for someone who can support the establishment and maintenance of data governance across the data estate. To leverage opportunities to optimise data use and to provide assurance that TPR data is compliant with relevant law, regulations and policies.
champion data governance strategic and operational objectives and promote data governance excellence
lead business areas through the change and transformation that is required to ensure data is optimised and protected in line with law, regulation and policies
support the Data Governance Lead in a program of work to manage and mitigate data risks
develop and maintain data governance policies, principles and standards and work to ensure these are embedded across the organisation
provide advice and support to business stakeholders at all levels and assist them in developing data skills and governance standards within their areas
design and implement data governance solutions and preventative measures and manage business owners to resolve their data governance issues
Essential and desirable criteria
Experience of the practical application of data governance.
Experience working within a regulated environment and capability to understand and interpret laws and regulations including UK GDPR.
Excellent communicating, negotiating and influencing skills with stakeholders at all levels.
Ability to work independently and proactively and to use own initiative to problem solve.
Knowledge or experience of how data is used in a business context.
Knowledge of Data Governance theory, principles and approaches.
Experience in the technical application of data management/data protection controls.
Experience providing assurance against risks, auditing accountabilities, or working with the Data Protection Officer function.
Experience working in a regulated environment.
Analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Attention to detail.
Assimilation of information.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong IT skills, word, power point and excel.
Salary and benefits
As well as a salary between £34,561 and £44,979, we offer:
one of the best pensions in the world
discretionary bonus arrangements
access to performance related pay progression
25 days annual leave provision
flexible working arrangements
enhanced parental leave arrangements
a free employee assistance programme
an excellent office location in Brighton