Data Management- Head of Data Governance

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Chief Data Officer

We are in search of a Data Administration Manager based in Pittsburgh, PA – a leader in data governance, data quality and data management in a consulting firm catering to the banking industry.

We leverage the potential of information to drive fresh perspectives and advancements for our clientele across various sectors. Our crew comprises of highly proficient specialists committed to providing state-of-the-art resolutions that empower enterprises in making well-informed judgments.


We are in need of a qualified and motivated Data Governance expert for a short-term contract as a Data Administration Manager in Pittsburgh, PA. The ideal candidate will possess a solid background in data governance and management, with proficiency in traditional and emerging information technologies. This individual’s main responsibility will be to supervise and ensure the organization, integration, and maintenance of our client’s data governance system. The role demands stakeholder involvement while guaranteeing data’s precision, reliability, and security.


· Lead and supervise the implementation, design, and maintenance of information governance and management procedures and systems.

· Collaborate with multifunctional groups to comprehend data requisites and develop plans to meet business demands.

· Create and enforce policies and procedures related to data governance, ensuring consistency, integrity, and compliance with regulatory specifications.

· Identify, educate, and align personnel responsible for data domains, ensuring their active participation in overseeing data usage, sharing, and ethical decisions on a regular basis.

· Oversee the selection and application of data governance tools and systems such as data catalogs, business glossaries, data lineage, data classification, metadata management, data quality and accuracy, reference data management, and master data management.

· Monitor and analyze data quality metrics, promptly addressing any identified issues.

· Provide technical leadership and guidance to junior team members, promoting a culture of continuous learning and development.

· Stay updated with industry trends and emerging data management technologies, proposing innovative solutions to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.


· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field; an advanced degree is desirable.

· Proven experience (5+ years) in data management roles, focusing on data governance and management. Experience in the banking industry is preferred.

· Outstanding executive communication skills and ability to please customers.

· Proven capability to establish and incorporate robust data governance and control procedures.

· Thorough understanding of data architecture. Experience with data modeling techniques and tools such as Erwin and Visio is a plus.

· In-depth knowledge of data governance principles, best practices, and regulatory compliance requirements such as GDPR and CCPA.

· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams and convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. Extensive experience in communicating with C-Level Executives is a plus.

· Proven leadership abilities, having successfully spearheaded data management initiatives from start to finish.

Proficient in change management and capable of quickly gaining stakeholder trust and participation.

Solid understanding of data literacy and ability to train others.

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