Data Management Analyst
- Location Swindon Head Office, South West England
- Salary £25,421 - £36,720
- Contract type Permanent
- Closing date 23/10/2018
- Ref R002500065
• A Data Management Analyst, in our Head Office in Swindon, South West England.
• Salary: £25,421 - £36,720 (target salary of £28,246) on a permanent basis. Salary package dependent on skills and experience.
We’re moving forward into the next chapter of our Society’s history with a refreshed data strategy that allows us to leverage the benefits of mutuality and adapt to the ever-changing needs of our members. Data underpins this and all five of our cornerstones and is a great enabler towards achieving our ambition of building society, nationwide. The Data & Analytics community is responsible for transforming our data and analytics capability to enable our colleagues to better serve our members’ needs. As part of the organisation’s Data & Analytics Community, you will play a key role in implementing the Data Governance strategy.
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 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 the implementation of our Data Governance principles, Modelling & Metadata management and Master & Reference data management to key transformational projects and local small change initiatives, taking place within Nationwide. 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 – Responsible for the delivery of specific work products as part of IM delivery. This may form part of a project or BAU and will involve engaging business and project SMEs to gain sign-off. Example work products include data dictionaries, data quality requirements, data profiling reports and data quality enhancement plans.
• Project Support – Responsible for supporting projects in delivering data management, ensuring they are aligned to the enterprise data management strategy and data architecture principles.
• Data Management Strategy – Input into strategies covering one or more of the following; metadata, master data (including reference data) and data quality, including technology, architecture, process and organisational aspects.
• Data Governance Education – Provide support to the business and colleagues e.g. data stewards, and when appropriate delivers presentations across Data Care sub-teams.
• Implementing Methodologies/Frameworks – Supporting the implementation of the society’s change and risk management frameworks to ensure alignment to the data governance framework e.g. data quality scorecards.
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 8 x 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 an annual bonus scheme