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Dow Jones Director, Data Governance (Open to Remote) in United States

Job Description:

About Us

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, is one of the world’s most comprehensive sources for petroleum pricing and news information. OPIS provides real-time and historical spot, wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels and natural gas and gas liquids (LPG) industries. We deliver award-winning news, market intelligence and transparency to the entire refined energy marketplace and companies looking to go carbon neutral. At its core, OPIS uses a set of complex IT systems and tools, handling huge amounts of data in a reliable way, and providing customers with business applications to use this data as efficiently as possible.

Your Role

Do you have a passion for data governance and understand how it creates substantial value to a business? Do you believe that the quality and integrity of trusted data can transform an entire organization in its ability to deliver best-in-class information and analytics products? If so, come join an excellent team to achieve our data governance mission!

We are looking for a Director-level candidate to lead and implement our largest data governance initiative to launch an enterprise Data Governance platform. In your role, you will work closely with all the data resources across the organization to create the policies and implement the technology to launch an enterprise governance program.

Your Main Responsibilities

  • Develop the overall Data Governance strategy across multiple divisions to lead and manage an enterprise Data Governance and Metadata Management program which brings high value to the business

  • Lead, hire and manage a team of highly skilled Agile data engineers and analysts to implement an enterprise technology platform that features Metadata Management, Business Glossary, Lineage and Impact, and Data Quality modules

  • Create and communicate the overall Data Governance mission, vision, and strategic objectives

  • Partner and work cross-functionally with Business Leaders, Data Owners, and Operations to promote, support, and adhere to the standards, best practices and policies which ensure data consistency, quality, and integrity across all data assets

  • Develop the implementation investment plan, architecture and roadmap to meet current and future business needs and objectives

  • Ensure the Data Governance program and technology platform tracks and adheres to privacy and compliance regulations

  • Create executive BI dashboards and presentations to report on data quality metrics and provide valuation of our overall data assets

  • Develop a deep understanding of the business and its data including business terms, customer requirements, industry knowledge, and regulatory impacts

  • Evaluate and garner a deep technical understanding of the latest cloud-based Data Governance technology platforms, keeping up with the latest industry best practices in this space

Your Expertise

  • 12+ years leadership experience leading cross-functional teams and enterprise-wide programs

  • 10+ years of experience integrating complex data processes and technology strategies

  • 10+ years of experience creating investment budgets, implementation plans, and project roadmaps and getting buy-in from Executive leadership

  • 8+ years of experience in data governance management including expert understanding of policy and principles around metadata management, reference data management, business glossary, lineage, data quality, and privacy and compliance

  • 8+ years of People Management experience

  • 3+ years of experience in business intelligence and analytics reporting, preferable

What we’re offering

  • Great salary

  • An awesome, flexible work environment in a brand new, fun, energetic office where you can work and add your name to our game room leaderboards

  • Flexible schedules and remote work options

  • Social events, parties, team building, in-house cafeteria, walkable restaurants

  • Generous vacation allotments

  • Opportunity for growth, driven by you, working with great people

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Business Area: OPIS

Job Category: IT Development Group

Req ID: 31963