Employment Type

Data Governance, Data Quality, Data Integration, Data Management

Job Location
Dayton, Ohio, USA
Base Salary
Date posted
February 12, 2020
Valid through
February 26, 2020
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Position title
Data Governance Manager

• Establish Data Domains aligned to existing Business Domains & Institute the Data Governance Council (DGC)
• Development of Data Governance Policies and
• Procedures and Expanding Data Quality and Metadata Management Capabilities.
• Collaborate with leadership to develop the Data Management and Governance programs, multi-year roadmaps and tactical plans
• Draft data management policies, programs, standards and guidelines
• Lead Data Domain Council meetings
• Mentor and coach Data Governance Analysts and Data Stewards
• Lead data stewardship workgroups and teams in data management and governance activities
• Be a champion or ambassador of data management and governance principles across the organization – leading lunch ‘n’ learn sessions, knowledge sharing sessions, etc.
• Maintain the group focus; lead discussion toward stated goals and manage the group dynamics in facilitating working sessions with Data Stewards, business subject matter experts (SMEs), and management teams
• Gain an understanding of the stakeholder’s business culture and priorities, and the need for different modeling techniques when eliciting definitions and data quality requirements
• Accountable and responsible for the success of specific data management programs (e.g. Data Quality Program)
• Perform analysis and research to support and/or develop glossary definitions, policies, programs, standards, guidelines and workflows
• Develop and report program metrics to demonstrate progress and compliance
• Lead the development and maintenance of meta-data catalogs
• Identify and quantify data related pain points within the organization and assist in the development of remediation plans
• Collaborate with SMEs to develop business rules that measure and assure data quality
• Facilitate discussions between end users and data modelers
• Responsible for interacting with business and IT resources, and management to coordinate and monitor activities needed to initiate, run and conclude data management/data governance (DM/DG)
• Perform any other job related instructions, as requested


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Management or related field or equivalent years of relevant work experience is required
• Experience in data management or governance, data analysis, data quality analysis, or technical business analysis is required
• Healthcare experience is preferred
• Healthcare payer experience is preferred

Required Competencies / Knowledge / Skills:

• Deep understanding of data governance concepts and tools
• Strong influencing skills to educate and articulate the business value of Data.
• Strong negotiation and influencing skills to drive multi-disciplinary teams to consensus.
• Experience diagnosing, reporting, tracking and resolving data quality issues
• Ability to communicate functional and technical requirements.
• Manage relationships with business and technical leaders at all levels of the organization.
• Self-starter with the initiative to act upon opportunities with little direction and moderate oversight
• Proficient in Microsoft Office toolset
• Proven ability to write basic SQL queries
• Proven understanding of relational database theory
• Ability to effectively interact effectively across all levels of the organization
• Proven ability to establish effective working relationships with stakeholders at different levels
• Ability to manage multiple medium to large scale projects
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate and lead cross-functional teams
• Demonstrated sense of urgency
• Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities
• Solid understanding of data management and governance concepts
• Effective communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
• Quick learner; flexible; process oriented; highly organized and proactive
• Ability to work independently and within a team environment
• Ability to prioritize work to meet project deadlines
• Critical listening and thinking skills
• Technical writing skills a plus

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