Data Steward Lead - Data Governance Global Delivery VP

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
13 Jul 2022
12 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
As a Data Steward Lead supporting Global Delivery you will be responsible for working with the Business Unit core teams, Data Stewards, Analysts, IT and Enterprise Data Governance & Management to ensure high levels of data quality, integrity, privacy, availability, security and usability and adherence to Corporate policies and procedures.

Why this role is important to us
Our Data Governance function is driving Data Strategy across our business, helping identify the right places to source data, understanding how the data flows through our organization and ensuring we stay focused on data quality. Our clients and regulators demand excellence in how we govern our data, and our team is the first line of defense in supporting their needs.

What you will be responsible for
As a Data Steward Lead for Global Delivery you will
  • Drive Data Governance activities across Global Delivery, including understanding accountability, policy compliance and data quality issue tracking and resolution
  • Support the day-to-day stewardship to drive data-decision making processes and facilitate discussions to address conflicting viewpoints with the goal of arriving at mutually satisfactory agreements
  • Guide the business unit Data Stewards to solutions for information sourcing, provisioning, consumption, standardization and reporting & analytics.
  • Drive resolution of data information and processing challenges that have an adverse impact on the operational environment and/or business performance. Identify opportunities for improvement and incorporate them into the data strategy.
  • Lead projects involving upstream and downstream data flows and processes to ensure compliance with data governance policy.
  • Create reporting around data governance progress for key stakeholders and management and conduct as-needed alignment meetings on strategic data-driven initiatives
  • Maintain and develop knowledge of Data Governance and Management practices through internal Data Governance course completion and Certified Data Steward (CDS) accreditation where appropriate

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong leadership and organizational awareness with ability to facilitate and resolve conflicts
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to motivate and influence staff and customers, including Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand data models, data taxonomy, and a deep appreciation of data standards and data quality
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities
  • Proven ability to achieve success within a large organization, with the requisite negotiation, sales and consensus building skills

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • 10+ years of Financial Services Industry is required
  • Strong understanding of enterprise data management concepts, principles and practices
  • BA/BS Computer Science / Business / MIS (or equivalent work experience to substitute for education); Masters a plus
  • Proven understanding of global environment

Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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