Permanent General Companies, Inc.

  • Data Governance Manager

    Location US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/26/2018 11:48 AM)
    # Positions
    Information Technology - Product Management
  • Overview

    This position will lead and manage all organization-wide data governance activities and will have responsibility for improving the quality and managing the protection of sensitive data and information assets. The position will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to an enterprise data governance framework for data policies, standards and practices, both at the department and business and functional areas level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs.


    • Establish and govern an enterprise data governance implementation roadmap including strategic priorities for development of information-based capabilities
    • Roll out an enterprise wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to organization behavior policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and data architecture
    • Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for stewardship of the company’s principal information assets
    • Serve as a liaison between business and functional areas and technology to ensure that data related business requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined, communicated and well understood and considered as part of operational prioritization and planning
    • Develop & maintain inventory of the enterprise information maps, including authoritative systems, owners
    • Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards, data protection standards and adoption requirements across the enterprise
    • Define indicators of performance and quality metrics and ensure compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements
    • Resolve issues escalated from business and functional areas data governance representatives
    • Coordinate external data sources to eliminate redundancy and streamline the expense related to those services
    • Develop control structures within a simple environment to ensure the accuracy and quality of data through all upstream and downstream data channels
    • Provide thought leadership and participate with projects that involve any of the upstream or downstream data flows and processes
    • Ensure controls are in place over applications to ensure the data integrity by performing data integrity gap analysis
    • Coordinate the resolution of data integrity gaps by working with the business owners and IT
    • Work with business partners to gather and understand functional requirements, develop complex queries and provide reports


    • Knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection
    • Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements, emerging trends & issues
    • Demonstrated consulting skills, with change management concepts and strategies, including communication, culture change and performance measurement system design
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook)
    • Familiar with business intelligence & visualization tools (Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI, ClikView & similar)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Results orientation, willingness to commit to a direction and drive operations to completion
    • Ability to handle complaints, settle disputes and resolve conflicts and negotiate with others
    • Collaborative team player orientation towards work relationships, strong culture awareness and effectiveness in building trust, respect and cooperation among teams
    • Skilled in priority setting and alignment of project priorities with department strategy with the ability to break down complex problems and projects into manageable goals
    • Strong understanding of databases and data structures
    • Strong analytical and time management skills
    • Ability to write various documents such as functional requirements
    • Proficient in SQL



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