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Data Governance Analyst

Data Governance Analyst

  • Location: Swindon Head Office, South West England
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R002801125
  • Closing Date: 21 June 2019

Job description

We need: Data Governance Analyst in our Head Offices in Swindon.
Salary: £25,421 - £36,720 (dependent on experience) on 35 hours a week permanent contract

Please send in your application by 21st June 2019

We are moving forward into the next chapter of our Society’s history, with a refreshed 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. We’re transforming the way we collect, look after and use member and business data, and that is why we’re creating new roles as an important step in strengthening the data competence we need to realise the opportunity that data presents for our members and colleagues.

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 Data Governance and Policy team, you will play a critical role in implementing our data strategy, engaging with business users to ensure understanding of the importance of managing data effectively, how products and processes tie back to the overarching data governance policy & standards and identifying areas of nonadherence. Specifically, you will support activity to understand and drive data governance maturity across the enterprise and provide secretariat support to data governance fora.

Who we're looking for

To be successful in this role, you’ll have:

• Proven organisational experience including taking minutes, producing meeting packs, liaising with senior stakeholders etc.
• A good operational understanding of MS Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
• Ability to provide a high standard of work adhering to strict deadlines
• Ability to adopt new tools with the capability to coach others in their use

It would be nice, but not essential, if you have:

• Experience in data management and/or business engagement
• Experience in a data management/governance role, including one or more of the following: data analysis, data quality, metadata, master data or data modelling
• Knowledge of the data lifecycle including governance principles and capabilities also the data lifecycle stages

What you'll be doing

• Secretariat Duties – producing the packs and minutes for the Data Council and Data Ethics Steering Group
• Data Management Framework – supporting business user understanding, embedding of society wide adoption of the data management framework and monitoring adherence to the Data Governance Policy & Standards
• Business Analysis - undertaking assessments of data sets and processes.  Recommending areas for improvement and driving value conversations as to areas of improvement and issue resolution

The extras you'll get

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 an annual performance related bonus scheme

Work with PRIDE

Princes Responsible Business Network
Stonewall Diversity Champion
Business Disability Forum Member
(D&A) DATA AND ANALYTICS 3

Why work for us?

At Nationwide, we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

At Nationwide we have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.