Data Management Officer – REF 1113 (Data Management & Governance)

February 16, 2024
Greek Street, Leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type
£45,000 - £58,000 Neg.
Work Hours
37.5 PW - Hybrid 3 in 2 out
Data Management
Finance / Investments
DAMA - Non Essential
Data Management - Data Governance
Contact number
0113 2990570
Hols 30 + Bank / 10% Org Perf. Bonus
Additional Benefits
Pen / Life Sal x 6 / Crit Ill. + PHI
West Yorkshire


Benefits:  30 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, 10% Organisation Performance Bonus, 15% Pension (10%+5%) , 37.5 hours per week, flexi time and hybrid working.

Sector: Financial Services

Salary: £45,000 - £58,000

Role Type: We invite applications from individuals looking for either Contract / Fixed Term (12months) or Permanent opportunities.

Business: A public facing investments organisation, within their first 10 years of trading.  Under pinned by public spend.  Situated in Leeds city centre offices in some of the finest offices the city has to offer.

Opportunity:  The chance to be part of developing the data resilience capabilities for this professional financial services organisation. Implementing and delivering the data strategy, in conjunction with the Data Manager, with a focus around the next phase of enhancing data resilience capabilities as the organisation takes on further assets under management.

Culture:  Professional, friendly, open and honest.


The role:

My client oversees the investment of pensions assets. They deliver long-term sustainable investment outcomes for client funds, building long-term partnerships through working collegiately, in a sustainable and transparent way. They are an FCA regulated investment company delivering through both internal and external management within several investment vehicles.

This new Data Management Officer role sits within the Technology and Resilience function. Operational resilience ensures the business has effective and robust controls and provision in place to manage its business resilience including disaster recovery, business continuity, cyber security, information security and the management of ICT material outsourcing. Data Management ensures the effective oversight and optimisation of data across the business.

The purpose of the Data Management Officer is to work with the Data Manager to provide operational expertise and support for the organisation’s data management to ensure that data related business requirements are designed, built, and deployed in line with its Data Strategy, providing data analysis and tactical support to the business to meet business objectives.  Support the delivery of data governance and business intelligence across the business.

Role Specific Accountabilities

Data Management

  • Work closely with functions and data owners to understand information needs and requirements and translate business requirements into effective queries and analysis.
  • Support the Head of Technology & Resilience to ensure data requirements are designed and embedded across the business, including regulatory requirements, and compliance with the agreed ICT operating model.
  • Collect, clean, and analyse large datasets to identify trends, patterns, and anomalies.
  • Utilize statistical methods to extract meaningful insights from diverse sources of information.
  • Support compliance with information handling, to ensure it remains effective and agile across the business and regulatory requirements are met in relation to storage, retention, deletion and classification.
  • Contribute to the Electronic Document Management System, ensuring an effective structure and meta data, compliant access controls, reporting and operational oversight.
  • Contribute to effective colleague awareness and training in relation to data management.
  • Monitor and analyse information and data systems and evaluate their performance to discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades etc.)
  • Support the investigation and remediation of data-related problems, draft or peer support proposed maintenance or modifications.
  • Work with the Data Manager to ensure data science tooling is efficient, and consistent, allowing colleagues to utilise latest Business Intelligence technologies.

 Data Governance

  • Support the Head of Technology & Resilience to ensure effective data governance, including policies, standards and procedures.
  • Work in the business to establish and enforce data quality standards to ensure accuracy and reliability across the organisation.
  • Support the Data Manager to oversee the Data Governance Operating Model and day to day delivery of data governance tooling.
  • Ensure new and existing data assets, products and services adhere to relevant policies, standards, and controls.
  • Prepare and load reference and master data into core systems, to determine workflow and reporting.
  • Actively drive engagement and awareness of data governance across the business.
  • Build & maintain data quality dashboards.


  • Identify risks in own area of responsibility, recognise risks in all areas of the business and notify any such risks to your People Manager and the Operational Risk Manager.


Skills and Knowledge


  • Knowledge of Data Governance Principles and best practice.
  • Experience & knowledge around data management techniques, including operational analytics and assurance reporting.
  • Effective stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to reconcile and resolve conflicting information.
  • Business Analysis tools and techniques in waterfall and agile environments.
  • Effective planning, organisational and analytical skills with ability to work with conflicting priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written verbal and numeracy skills.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • High levels of integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Effective IT skills & knowledge required for the job role.


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Power BI.
  • Knowledge of Financial Services.
  • Support the delivery of Training.
  • Other corporate knowledge – health and safety, ICT systems, HR, information management and data protection



  • Demonstrable experience of data analytics in a business environment.
  • Experience of implementing Data Governance tooling.
  • Use of BI Tools in a demanding, complex, business environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of documentation of data assets and data lineage


  • Data Management in a financially regulated company.
  • Experience of Microsoft Power BI.
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