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Data Governance Manager

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    £70000 - £75000 per annum

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    Josh Ryder

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    24 days ago

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Data Governance Manager

Up to £75k + bonus + company car

Head Resourcing is looking for a Data Governance Manager to join one of Scotland's biggest success stories. This role will be worked on a hybrid basis in Glasgow and reporting into our clients Company Secretary, will play a vital role in maximising the value of data.

Our client is looking for a hands-on Data Governance Manager to work to improve observability and usability of data within the organisation and to ensure compliance with group policies. You'll be expected to drive these outcomes, designing, and deploying the most appropriate solution for the business context and shaping policies and processes to ensure they remain relevant and compliant.


  • Being a focal point for data owners and stewards across the business, serving as a triage point for governance and compliance related concerns
  • Training of data owners and stewards in group policies, principles, and practises
  • Maintaining a lot of data quality issues and leading in remediation activities
  • Ensuring that our client is compliant to industry regulations and wider data legislation
  • Monitoring and reporting on data quality and governance
  • Promoting data literacy and best practice within the organisation
  • Contributing to the development and delivery of innovative, data-driven digital products

Essential skills:

  • Strong background in data management
  • Deep understanding of data governance
  • Robust understanding of a variety of data management concepts, such as data control frameworks, and data architecture
  • Good knowledge of GDPR and privacy management system requirements, processes, and solutions
  • Excellent people and communication skills and an ability to explain complex requirements in understandable terms

Sounds interesting?

Apply now!

Head Resourcing is committed to being an inclusive business where diversity is valued and celebrated.
Diversity to us, includes but is not limited to: educational background, socio-economic background, neurodiversity, age, marriage and civil partnership status, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, race and ethnicity. As such we welcome enquiries and applications from everyone. We will be happy discuss with you any workplace adjustments you need in order to be at your best during the recruitment process.

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