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Data Governance Analyst


Job Description

Coles Supermarkets Hawthorn East

Requisition ID: 12471

Employment Type: Full time

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.

About Us

As the way we shop continues to evolve, our Digital team keeps us at the cutting edge. Driven by our innovative, inclusive, and forward-thinking culture, we’re constantly looking at ways to reinvent the shopping experience for our customers and build the next generation of digital retailing.

What you’ll be doing

The Data Governance team at Coles sits within Technology, but good governance means you’ll work directly with the business, technology and group functions (privacy, security, risk) to establish great data management practices.

You will work with stakeholders across the Coles Group, to establish sustainable governance practices within each data domain, enabling data accessibility, democratisation and empowering the business to maximise the value of data.

Your role will work directly with data stewards to build and embed governance processes in their business. You’ll help drive our master data, metadata and data quality programs and work on new enterprise multi-tenant cloud data management platforms.

Part of your day to day will be to support embedding sustainable data governance across Coles and maximising the value of strategic data platform investment.

You will be supporting domain data stewards, management of enterprise metadata and master data, identification and management of data quality issues and controls, uplift business data literacy, lead and champion data governance best practices; and operationally manage data governance controls through facilitation and collaboration across information stakeholders.

  • Establish data governance forums
  • Guide data stewards across the business
  • Enrich and expand business metadata
  • Define metadata standards
  • Drive business data literacy
  • Facilitate governance forums controls

Good things you’ll need

  • Knowledge and experience in working with data - custodian, steward, metadata manager, data quality and owners
  • Experience in implementing metadata management software and solutions to support governance programs
  • Understanding of some of the following: life-cycle: data management, privacy & security, analytics, governance, information architecture & data modelling, processes, technologies and methodologies would be great
  • Experience in designing sustainable business processes
  • Experience in business change methodologies (including user training)


Given the state/ territory of the position you are applying for, and to enable Coles to provide a safe environment for its team members, there may be a requirement for you to receive a COVID-19 vaccination before commencing work for Coles, unless you are medically exempt.

Given this, you will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment with Coles. You may be required to provide further evidence of vaccination status as part of your application.

Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.

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