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Data Architect

Data Architect

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a Data Architect.

Key Requirements:

– Be responsible for the definition and management of enterprise information assets.
– Work with senior management and data custodians to establish our data vision, and to create a culture that treats data as a cross-corporate asset.
– Be a key stake holder and contributor to data architecture initiatives at group, sector and business unit level.
– Lead the development, publication and maintenance of the corporate information architecture, as well as a road map for its future development that matches and supports business needs.
– Identify new kinds, types and sources of data to drive business innovation throughout the organization. Define processes for the effective, integrated introduction of new data.
– Identify and standardize the use and governance of information in support of the overall business strategy.
– Be the leader of the data models that support the provision of insights that help drive strategic and tactical business opportunity, and be a champion for a data-driven, decision-making culture.
– Establish the role of the business data stewards in each major business unit.
– Support the establishment of controls on data quality, interoperability and sources to effectively manage corporate risk.
– Organize and lead a data governance council (DGC) to apply four precepts: data principles, standards, policies and guidelines.
– Own and maintain Data & Analytics maturity assessment process that allows the evolution of our capability to be tracked.
– Define and manage policies and programs for data stewardship and custodianship in concert with legal, information security, and corporate risk and compliance offices.
– Support the definition of master data and metadata management policies, controls, and standards, including reference data.
– Monitor master data and reference data for compliance to policy, standards and conceptual models and to maintain data effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities:

– Be a marketing champion for the information services that the enterprise provides and the information management capabilities it has.
– Ensure that appropriate audit controls exist for data that serves as the source material for regulatory reports.
– Work closely with the Enterprise Architect team to better incorporate data components into our design and build processes.
– Actively monitor the data management industry for emerging management tools, skills, techniques and technologies, and document cases where applicable for their timely introduction for competitive advantage.
– Research and develop new data products or services to expand capability, and to grow company revenue.

Key Experience:

– Preferably five or more years of experience in information-intensive industries or digitally advanced enterprises.
– Experience in establishing the data architecture role within an engineering/project focused company.
– Experience in integrating complex. cross-corporate processes and data models, and/or designing strategic metrics and scorecards.
– Excellent interpersonal skills; able to work across business lines at senior levels to influence and effect change to achieve common goals.
– Experience in strategic data architecture planning and execution, and policy development and maintenance
– Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities.
– Familiarity with business information generation and analysis methods.
– Ability to effectively drive people, process and technology change in a dynamic and complex operating environment.
– Experience to develop a framework for information management, as well as to sell and embed it in all levels of the business.
– Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain digital concepts and technologies to business leaders and business concepts to techn


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