Director, Data Governance
Global Insurance Company
Leads Data Governance Working Group in coordination with business unit stakeholders and data domain subject matter experts, and IT data custodians to provide advisory leadership in Japan data governance Policy and Standards, data governance implementation, data governance issue and change monitoring, and alignment with MetLife Data Governance Policy and Procedures.
Reports to: AVP, Data Governance
Direct Reports: none
Other Key Stakeholders: Senior Manager, Data Governance and various business stakeholders
Develops project plans in support of key data governance implementation.
Lead data governance implementation activities by collaborating with business and IT
Oversight and manage vendors to guide and track data governance implementation activities
Communicate with business and IT to promote data governance concept and implementation
Assist Senior Management - Data Governance Streams in the modification of key work product templates, documents, and other artifacts as required by data governance working groups.
Provides advisory in the implementation of process supporting data ownership and stewardship, data governance communication, data governance KPI measurement and reporting.
Support Data Governance BAU maintenance activities (change management and issue management process)
Provides expert guidance to data governance working groups and task forces on the alignment and execution against MetLife Data Governance methodology.
Provides expert guidance to data governance working groups and task forces in the identification of required efficiencies and improvements in the Japan data governance strategies, plans, processes, and tools.
Identifies, evaluates, and promotes opportunities for Data Governance compliance and enhancement
Collaborates with Senior Manager - understand business strategy and key priorities, develop supportive relationship, guide data governance concepts and implementations, and update upcoming data governance events and risks
Leads planning, configuration, process development, training for the roll out of data governance and quality management tools to business and IT units and other functional areas
Communicate with Enterprise Data Governance Office and Working Group to align with global approach on data governance
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or data governance/management
10+ years of experience with any combination of the following: Data governance, database technology, application development, data modeling, data quality assessment, data profiling, master/reference data, and metadata management.
5+ years of experience with data ingestion, data integration, data migration and control.
5+ years of experience with developing process and data flows, and process implementation.
5+ years of experience in leading technical and business project teams including internal and external resources
Strong knowledge on databases
Extensive business acumen with broad range of exposure to business and IT units.
Superior customer relationship, communications and presentation skills.
Excellent written skills in both English and Japanese.
Strong knowledge on data analytics and big data platform (Hadoop)
Strong knowledge on master / reference data management
Strong knowledge on data governance tool (Collibra)
Strong knowledge on data quality management tools (for example, IDQ)
Experience in supporting projects involving regulatory/compliance reporting and adherence.
Strong understanding of Japan Law and regulations regarding data protection, and record management, and information security
Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
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