Data Governance Expert



Abu Dhabi


Our client is a vital government entity in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. They are looking to grow their team by hiring a talented Emirati National as a Data Governance Expert within the Data & BI department.


The Data Governance Specialist will be leading the approach, design, and execution of Data Governance
initiatives. They will participate in the planning and estimation of varied tasks associated with a holistic Data Governance framework. He/she is expected to work closely with technology on solution implementation, architecture design, tool evaluation, and project management for supporting Data Governance.


- Responsible for providing timely updates to key stakeholders along with any associated issues and risks
- Drive the overall Data Governance Framework setup and execution across Entity
- Define, obtain endorsement, and maintain key Data Governance documents and areas including, but not limited to: target operating model, roles & responsibilities, policies, standards, and processes
- Execution of Data Quality assessment for key systems and critical data elements
- Implementation of Data Governance tools like metadata management, reference data management, master data management, and data quality
- Facilitate the resolution of data quality and governance issues on a day-to-day basis
- Build and maintain strong effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure
that your data platform solutions meet the expectation of key business stakeholders
- Assess and understand the business requirements through liaison with the business stakeholders, Business Analysts and Project Managers
- Provide input for preparation of the Section budgets and assist in the implementation of the approved Budget and work plans to deliver Section objectives
- Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control


- Bachelor’s degree in Data Management, Data or Information Engineering, Computer Science or related fields
- 5+ years of experience in data governance and data quality-related projects
- Good knowledge of the overall Information Management framework, including operating model, data governance, data management, data security, data quality and data architecture
- Familiar with Data analytics tools like: PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik, etc.
- Relevant experience and hands-on in implementing and operating a data governance framework
- UAE National with Family Book

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