Data Consultant

Data Consultant

  • Location Swindon Head Office, South West England
  • Salary £34,960 - £50,497
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Closing date 31/08/2018
  • Ref R002500033
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Introduction

We need:
• A Data Management Consultant in our head office in Swindon, South West England.
• Salary: £34,960 - £50,497 (target salary of £38,844) on a 35 hours a week basis. Salary package dependent on skills and experience.


As part of the organisation’s Data & Analytics Community, you will play a key role in implementing the Data Governance strategy and managing the governance of Nationwide’s change agenda.

Specifically, you will be part of a team that works on one or more significant Information Management(IM) /IT projects or programmes as well as local small change initiatives. Accountable for ensuring that projects and change initiatives deliver using the Information Management methodology, using the agreed work products and tooling processes and that those work products and processes are also used to build out the enterprise data model e.g. the data dictionary.

The Team:
The Data Change Governance team are proud to empower the business in achieving Nationwide’s data related goals. As a team, we enable our customers to realise the tangible benefits of data as an asset, ensuring the right policies, processes and technologies are implemented to keep our data effective and reliable.

The Data Change Governance Team, within the Data & Analytics Community, represents Data Marketplace & Governance and supports implementation of our Data Governance principles to key transformational projects and local small change initiatives, taking place within Nationwide. We respond to enterprise requirements by managing the Data Quality, Data Modelling, and Master Data Management teams. We empower the projects and initiatives we’re involved in to manage their data as an asset, in line with Nationwide’s Data Governance framework and principles.

As well as being experts in data, we are fully involved in Nationwide’s citizenship agenda; enjoying regular socials and giving our time to community volunteering projects. We aim to live and work by the PRIDE values and become the exemplar team in Nationwide.

Who we're looking for

As a minimum requirement, you’ll have:
• Communication – Strong verbal and written communication skills, preferably some examples of stakeholder management and influencing skills.
• Relationship Building – Ability to form strong and lasting relationships with key stakeholders across different levels of the business.
• Personal Motivation - Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and high standards, with a high level of personal resilience.
• Track Record - Experience of data management and/or governance, including one or more of the following: data analysis, data quality, metadata, master data and data modelling.
• Enabling Technology – The ability to analyse requirements associated with effective data management applications including data quality, master data and metadata tools.

It would be nice if you also had:
• Education to a degree level (or equivalent) in a related subject would be preferable, but is not a requirement.
• IM Foundations - Knowledge of the IM lifecycle including documenting requirements, data management, integration, storage & modelling, reporting and analytic tools and overall solutioning would be beneficial but is not expected.

What you'll be doing

• Delivery – Accountable for the delivery of specific work products as part of IM delivery. This may form part of a project, and will involve engaging business and project SMEs to gain sign-off.
• Change Quality Assurance – Responsible for providing guidance and expertise to change, ensuring they are aligned to the enterprise data management strategy and data architecture principles.
• Change Consultancy - Responsible for working with the project to shape our engagement including defining deliverables, accountabilities and creating a delivery plan aligned to the overall project plan.
• Data Management Strategy – Responsible for inputting into strategies covering one or more of the following metadata, master data (including reference data) and data quality, including technology, architecture, process and organizational aspects.
• Tools – Responsible for providing use cases for data care tools relating to data quality, metadata and master data. Responsible for understanding tool selection for any projects they are involved in, assessing the fit with the tools strategy and escalating when necessary
• Coaching/Mentoring – Provide coaching and mentoring to other team members and the business e.g. data stewards, when appropriate delivers presentations and training to up-skill others in the wider team
• Inform Methodologies/Frameworks – Responsible for inputting into the society change and risk management frameworks to ensure alignment to the data governance framework e.g. data quality

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The extras you'll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So, if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

As part of our team you’ll get:
• Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
• Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
• Life assurance worth 8x your salary
• 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
• Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
• Access to a Healthcare scheme
• Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme

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