Job Description

Reference # : 21-01230Title : Data Policy and Controls Lead
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Right to Hire
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/06/2021 / 08/26/2022

The Chief Data Governance Office (CDGO) is an enterprise authority that defines data management strategies, drives data management priorities, and issues Enterprise Data Standards and guidelines with the goal of enhancing and continuously improving the controls over creation and maintenance of data. The CDGO drives data management discipline for the firm and fosters a culture that recognizes data as the fuel that drives our business. CDGO’s processes and network of partnerships sustain Major Global Bank’s commitment to continuously improve data quality.

The CDGO Policy and Data Controls Lead is a direct report to the Data Risk and Control Officer within the CDGO. The role will be responsible for managing the P&G team and developing and driving the implementation of data related policies as well as managing the validation of compliance with the policies and overall data management controls. The roles requires an understanding of the financial industry and experience working in data management. Responsible for executing functional strategy in area managed. Determines approach to implementing functional strategy. Accountable for end results, budgeting, planning, policy formulation and contribution to future strategy of the area(s). May be doing involved or responsible for diverse (cross-discipline) activities. Specific responsibilities include:

Partner with Major Global Bank’s network of Federated CDOs, Data Transformation Sponsors, etc. across the businesses and functions for data governance and data control related delivery

Drive Major Global Bank Data Management Policy (CDMP) and related Data Governance Standards adherence across Major Global Bank in an efficient and effective manner, assisting in the creation and monitoring of metrics to evidence adherence.

Provide subject matter expertise on industry best practices across Major Global Bank

Monitor and enforce data policies, procedures and standards. Identify gaps in compliance and work with data owners/custodians to put plans in place to close identified gaps

Monitor and drive Corporate and Regulatory commitments to timely completion

Manage dependencies across related programs and initiatives


Bachelor's degree in a Business, Data, Finance, or IT discipline or equivalent work experience. A master’s degree is preferred.

15+ years’ experience in IT, governance and data related processes, developing complex, cross business change strategies with a proven track record of execution

15+ years’ experience in the development of data governance principles, policies, processes, practices and standards.

Proven experience managing experienced professionals
Strong communication skills (written, verbal, active listening) required, ability to synthesize key messages and story tell.
Solid grasp of executive level business decision making processes and the data and tools that feed into it

Track record of developing Enterprise level data strategies and scalable process designs consistent with industry practices

Experience developing completely new, well controlled, business processes across multiple, differing businesses

Ability to apply influencing and relationship management skills to generate productive, and inclusive, team dynamics across a matrixed organization

Demonstrated ability to manage enterprise wide projects and budgets

Location: New York, NY Secondary location: Tampa, Florida


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