Data Governance Specialist

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: Up to AU$142000.00 per annum + attractive package
REF: BBBH235892_1566352453

Your role will be focused on:

  • Maintaining effective governance over data assets, including the development of strategies, policies and standards, as well as new frameworks and operating models.
  • Ensuring the company complies with applicable legislation, regulatory requirements, internal policies and the ethical standards that they apply to their use of data.
  • Conducting data governance assessments - conduct appropriate use, data privacy and commercial agreement assessments over requests from business, risk, compliance and other operational teams.
  • Providing pragmatic guidance on the development and implementation of principles, policies, prosses, standards and guidelines for Data governance.
  • Escalating risks, compliance incidents and breaches to management in a timely manner
  • Acting as a SME for Data Governance processes - engaging and educating key stakeholders

To be successful in this role the ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining effective governance over data assets and conducting data governance assessments
  • Good knowledge of IP and data privacy regulations and information security policies
  • Good knowledge of and experience in compliance
  • Good knowledge of and experience in process management
  • Detailed and process oriented by nature, with ability to provide pragmatic advice in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills

***People coming from a legal/paralegal background with some data governance experience who is experienced in reading and breaking down complex contracts and projects, checking clauses and compliances would be highly suited to this role***