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Data governance manager

Thames Water
Date Posted
4th December 2018
IT & Telecoms
£53,000 to £60,000 Per Annum

What is the purpose of the role?

The data governance manager serves as a point of escalation for governance, data quality and protection issues and will work closely with business and functional area leadership to improve the quality and value of core data assets, respond to regulatory protection requirements as well as support the strategic requirements of the department. In addition, they will have responsibility for improving the quality and managing the protection of sensitive data and information assets. The position will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to an enterprise data governance framework for data policies, standards and practices, both at the department and business and functional areas level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs.

What will this role involve?

This is fantastic opportunity to work alongside a brilliant team who are working on an exciting brand new project. You will be part of a system integration task where you will also have the responsibility of moving forward with the business, setting up frames works and understanding risks.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone with a degree or equivalent with substantial experience working in IS architecture role. You must have knowledge of the industry leading data quality and data protection management practices as well as knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection. Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues, good communication skills, strong conceptual thinking are key to this role.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role is based at our offices in Swindon Walnut Court. We are offering a salary of between £53,000 and £60,000, dependant on skills and experience, as well as a competitive bonus, car allowance, private healthcare and an industry leading pension scheme.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 18/12/2018.

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