Global Insurance Company - Data Governance Director

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary Negotiable
Specialization: 銀行・金融・保険
お問合せ Leo Satsukawa
参照 JO-1806-396876


Director, Data Governance

[Company Description]

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

Key Responsibilities:

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.

Preferred Qualification:

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

[Employment Type]

Full time






Social insurance


Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays

New year's holiday

Annual Leave

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