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Data Governance Manager


GB London, ENG, GB, N1C 4AG Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Working from home

As the Data Governance & Quality Manager you will support the journey by creating, executing, and leading a compelling strategy for data governance and quality and by helping to shape our future in this space, leading by example, sharing the mission, and supporting the new culture.


We are looking for a hands-on Data Governance expert and team leader to define, embed and continually evolve the global group wide approach to practical, pragmatic data governance and quality.


What you will do


  • Accountable for a comprehensive data governance & quality strategy, one that spans multiple business units to deliver against Group objectives.
  • Set the direction of an enterprise data governance framework for data policies, standards, and practices, across the business to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and management, working with all key functions.
  • Lead a central team of functional experts in data governance and data quality, working with data stewards across the wider business and will focus on setting the policies, standards, governance & control frameworks that bring transparency and trust to the group’s data.
  • You will be providing strategic direction, coaching, performance management, mentoring and guidance to colleagues across the Data and Analytics team and through relationships with Data Stewards and colleagues across the business.
  • Leading and being accountable for the technological choices, tools and business processes used to ensure consistent data governance & quality methods and approaches are deployed across the group


A bit about you


  • 5+ years demonstratable experience working in an industrial context, with a deep understanding of all aspects of data governance, including data quality management, metadata management and tools (e.g. Collibra, Informatica, Atation etc), data architecture and technology
  • Experience of developing data governance strategies and road maps
  • Creative thinking, able to frame new ways of demonstrating and embedding data governance to drive adoption.
  • Exceptional leadership experience in creating and leading high performing teams in both a line and matrixed environment.
  • Pragmatic and practical with the ability to tailor principles and standards to appropriate situations and audiences.
  • Experience of delivering effective data quality management solutions that have provided tangible business benefit and value
  • Experience in defining, designing, and implementing policies, standards, guidelines, tools, metrics and standards for data management and governance framework.
  • Ability to influence, gain support across the organisation or to adapt style and approach.


We are RS Group


RS Group plc (formerly known as Electrocomponents plc) is a leading global omni-channel industrial product and service solutions provider to customers who are involved in designing, building and maintaining industrial equipment and operations, safely and sustainably. We stock more than 700,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of product and service solutions to over 1.2 million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 60,000 parcels a day.

Our vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.

RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.


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