Data Governance Specialist

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(Preferred for Singapore based candidates)

Role and Responsibilities

  • Design, build and implement the organisation data governance framework.
  • Create and maintain data governanceand or data management reporting.
  • Reviewing, validating and approving requests for customer master creation and changes via, SAP MDG and any other tools such as Excel.
  • Prepare, maintain and present data quality reports.
  • Baseline and continuously improve data quality through metrics tied to business impact.
  • Formulate techniques for quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data.
  • Troubleshoot data-related problems and authorise maintenance or modifications.
  • Define, design and create data policy and data procedure.
  • Perform detailed data validation and accuracy checks.
  • Ensure customer data and other related information are captured and maintained according to specifications, standards and policies established.
  • Ensure processes and controls are in place.
  • Define, formulate and or create the organisation’s data access matrix. Operationalise data access matrix.
  • Design and implement enterprise-wide data governance framework and policies. These encompass the:
  • Data governance policy that provides the overarching approach towards managing data within the organisation.
  • Data quality framework that sets out the governance framework to ensure high standards of data quality within the organisation.
  • Roll out the relevant data governance framework and policies to various departments, which include obtaining buy-ins from relevant stakeholders to embed operational processes to support the policy objectives.
  • Perform regular review of the data governance framework and policies to ensure they are updated to meet changing organisational needs.
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of the data governance framework and policies to senior management through the use of qualitative or quantitative metrics (e.g., cost avoidance or return on investments).
  • Develop and or design custom DQ reports to perform data assessment.
  • Contribute in terms of best practices and thought leadership in Data Governance & Strategy, and in executing enterprise-wide data governance tasks.
  • Champion enterprise data governance best practices, such as designing and implementing effective data quality controls, accurately documenting data meanings and usage contexts or cultivating a data ownership mind set, by working collaboratively with data owners and stewards across the organisation.
  • Institutionalise an organisation-wide discipline to track, monitor and resolve data governance and quality errors that affect overall data accuracy or operational efficiency.
  • Design and develop data glossaries, data lineage, data quality profiles, rules and scorecards in line with business requirements for different groups of data owners and stewards. Collaborate with colleagues in technology group for technical designing and solutioning.
  • Develop and enhance data governance artefacts around policies, standards and operating processes, keeping a balance between industry best practices and practical use.


Snapshots of our ideal candidate


  • Experience in operationalising Data Governance, Data Stewardship and Data Quality, including good understanding of good management practices and data risk and regulatory issues.
  • Relevant years’ experience in enterprise data governance and management.
  • Experience in data analysis, including inspection, cleansing, understanding and transforming data.
  • Experience in conflict resolution, consensus building and management of competing priorities.
  • Good stakeholder management skills.
  • Well organised and disciplined in maintaining documentation.
  • Confident and comfortable in dealing with senior management and or stakeholders.
  • Understand the interaction between data attributes and business processes.
  • Strong technical and analytical skill sets.
  • Familiar in working with SQL, databases, data structures and data modelling concept.
  • Strong inter-personal and people leadership skills to interact with diverse stakeholders.
  • Enjoys working in a cross functional team, a team player and keen to explore new innovative ways of work.


General CV submission 


Country: Singapore
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Open