(Junior) Data Governance Officer

  • Competitive
  • Luxembourg
  • Contract, Full time
  • European Investment Bank.
  • 22 Aug 17

To implement corporate data governance and data management policies, standards, principles, projects, processes and solutions to support and improve the governance, definition, quality and organisation of corporate data so that their meaning is clear and shared and so that they are fit for use. To analyse issues, propose improvements, solve problems and monitor the effectiveness of implementations.

 The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Finance Directorate (FI) -Coordination and Financial Policies Division, at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:

 

(Junior) Data Governance Officer

This is a full time position on 4/5 level

This is a temporary replacement assignment of 1 year

 

Purpose

To implement corporate data governance and data management policies, standards, principles, projects, processes and solutions to support and improve the governance, definition, quality and organisation of corporate data so that their meaning is clear and shared and so that they are fit for use. To analyse issues, propose improvements, solve problems and monitor the effectiveness of implementations.

 

Specific Post Environment

In the Bank’s federated Corporate Data Governance working model, Data Officers as representatives of their Directorates, engage in data improvement projects and contribute to the development of the foundations to ensure that data are well governed and managed.

 

Operating Network

He/she will report to the Head of Division and will cooperate closely with the Data Governance team and with business, business support and IT partners involved in the production cycle of corporate information which serves both internal and external audiences.

 

Accountabilities

  • As representative of the Directorate, contribute to the development and implementation of the bank-wide corporate data governance action plan and strategy
  • Act as business lead for data governance and data management projects covering Directorate generated business information
  • Play an active role as member of Working Groups which are established for specific improvement projects and which take bank-wide transversal information/data domains as the focal point
  • Execute typical tasks and activities to implement data governance and data management, notably regarding:

 

Business glossary:

  • Define and maintain business terms, data fields and related metadata following the Bank’s guidelines
  • Establish a network of subject matter experts to ensure quality definitions
  • Ensure data roles and data responsibilities are complied with

 

Data quality:

  • Define, apply and monitor quality criteria, metrics and controls
  • Identify and analyse data quality issues and root causes, propose and implement sustainable improvements, clean and correct data
  • Implement data quality processes

 

Information architecture:

  • Define the appropriate capture, usage and business criticality of data
  • Contribute to the definition and improvement of how data are organised (structures, models etc.) and how data in own area fit into the Bank’s wider data landscape

 

Transversal activities:

  • Raise awareness of the value of corporate data as an asset and promote governance, definition, quality and organisation of data
  • Contribute to the development of and implement data policies, standards, principles, projects, processes and solutions
  • Assess data impacts of changes, ensure that related data-centric deliverables are reflected in business cases and project charters, and mitigate related risks share knowledge with peers and provide guidance to colleagues in the execution of data-centric activities or activities with data impacts

 

Qualifications

  • University degree, in Finance or IT, with a strong data analysis and data management focus
  • 3 years’ professional experience covering business data analysis, documentation, improvement and management activities
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience of the technology landscape supporting data governance and data management
  • IT Project management experience (drafting of business cases, project charters and follow-up of deadlines)
  • Knowledge of best practice frameworks (e.g. DMBOK, BPMN, TIQM)
  • Good knowledge of the Bank’s purpose, organisation, business activities and operational cycles
  • Good knowledge of capital markets and treasury activities would be an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of English and/or French(*), with a good knowledge of the other.

 

Competences

  • Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals
  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes
  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting  with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules

 

(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages

 

We believe that Diversity is good for our people and our business. We promote and value diversity and inclusion among our staff and candidates; irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, race, culture, education and experience, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability.