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Data Governance Analyst

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
$88,955 - $100,930

Job Description

Data Governance Analyst

  • $88,955 – $100,930 (plus superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 1 Spring Street, Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

The position of Data Governance Analyst forms a part of the Information Services branch within the Corporate Services group.

Information Services (IS) oversees the delivery of ICT-related investments and services to DJPR. IS engages with the organisation to ensure ICT systems and services are appropriately designed, governed, and delivered. IS offers a range of end-user focused systems and services to the organisation both directly and through third-party providers and provides governance and assurance for systems and services delivered by other groups and agencies within.

This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your data governance knowledge and data toolset experience including proficiency in Excel & SQL and data quality tools like Talend and/or Axon, in improving the department's data governance and quality journey.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, as well as autonomously, with highly developed analytical, problem-solving and people skills. The Data Governance Analyst will support the ongoing development and implementation of a department-wide data governance and quality framework and data management program. Specifically, they will be responsible for supporting the data custodian & steward community in implementing strong data management practices to determine critical data elements, business glossary definitions, data quality rules plus measurement, monitoring and reporting of data quality.

The main key accountabilities of the role are:

  • Provide support in the development, implementation and ongoing running and maintenance of the department's data governance framework and data management program, including the operating model, policies, procedures, standards, metadata, data quality, data lineage and master data management.
  • Profile data by understanding data models from contextual through logical to physical and help to define data domains by collaborating with and engaging Data Stewards and Custodians. Translate data domain definitions into data quality rules to formulate data quality measurements.
  • Manage business glossaries and data dictionaries to ensure high quality business metadata for new /changed data assets. This will include defining metadata requirements for data assets while working closely with technology partners and curating business glossary and data dictionary submissions from Stewards and Custodians.
  • Perform data quality audits, create data quality visual dashboards, and review data issues to determine root causes and formulate recommendations to ensure all data is being collected, converted, processed and consumed correctly and in line with its intended purpose and adopted departmental standards.
  • Engage with stakeholders including data stewards, custodians and technology partners by conducting workshops, developing & delivering training material and enlisting support to guide the adoption of the various data management artefacts and initiatives that the program and Data Office undertakes.
  • Draft briefs, reports and recommendations on various data management initiatives for key governance bodies, providing secretariat support to councils/committees/meetings and adhoc duties as assigned.

For a confidential discussion, please call Nikhil Patinge - Chief Data Officer on 0408 824 253

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 25 October 2021.