Data Governance and Data Management Officer

  • MBDA
  • Stevenage SG1, UK
  • 10/07/2024
Full time Data Science Big Data Data Management Data Governance

Job Description

A great opportunity within a close and motivated international team to provide direct support to many of our business areas to develop good practice around the governance and management of data and data projects

Job Title: Data Governance and Data Management Officer

Salary: Circa £48,000 depending on experience

Location: Stevenage (We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role)

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 2-3 days per week on-site due to workload classification

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

The opportunity:

The Data Governance and Data Management Officer is accountable for the tangible implementation of data governance and data management practices at MBDA through support to business areas.

You will work within a close and motivated international team to provide direct support to many of our business areas to develop good practice around the governance and management of data and data projects.

Collaborators might be from different domains, sectors or nationalities, inside MBDA and outside MBDA.

The Data Governance and Data Management Officer actively gives to the sector's activities and will be based in UK (Stevenage) within an international environment.

The Data Governance and Data Management Officer is accountable for the tangible implementation of data governance and data management practices at MBDA through support to business areas.

You will work within a close and motivated international team to provide direct support to many of our business areas to develop good practice around the governance and management of data and data projects.

Collaborators might be from different domains, sectors or nationalities, inside MBDA and outside MBDA.

The Data Governance and Data Management Officer actively gives to the sector's activities and will be based in UK (Stevenage) within an international environment.

  • Implement the data governance and data management framework within projects and business areas
  • Propose, assess and implement the tangible rules for handling data, with a specific focus on data accessibility and data quality
  • Assess and support the implementation of the data roles and responsibilities within the business areas or projects
  • Challenge and give to the definition and the usage of technical solutions supporting the data governance and data management, ensuring the alignment with the business areas needs
  • Propose, supervise and report activity content, progress and planning
  • Propose and deliver written and oral presentations for various audience level
  • Contribute to working groups and steering committees
  • Facilitate Data Networks, aggregate and share feedback and standard methodologies
  • Contribute to sector's reporting and communication
  • Support other initiatives in the sector
  • Lead knowledge, share standard process for data governance and data management within MBDA and provide benchmarks for data topics

What we're looking for from you:

  • Knowledge / experience in Data Governance, Data Management, Python, SQL, Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Ability to deliver tangible results and to respect milestones
  • Proactive and results oriented
  • Experience delivering metrics and useful KPIs for data management
  • Proven examples of Identifying risks and opportunities, proposing improvements and mitigation plans

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Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:

  • Company bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Overtime: opportunity for paid overtime
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days
  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more…
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more…

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

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