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Data Governance Specialist

Macquarie Group

Job Description

Are you passionate about working at the heart of a data strategy? Do you want to evolve your career in the growing field of data governance? As a Data Governance Specialist within the Macquarie Capital Data & Analytics team, you will join a growing team supporting a number of regulatory and strategic initiatives, aimed at bringing Macquarie Capital’s data under governance.

As the team continues to evolve, we will be looking to welcome both Manager and Analyst level Data Governance specialists who will play a key role in the management of the organisation’s data management and critical data, working with to deliver Macquarie capital requirements for enterprise and regulatory projects and ensure those requirements work into Macquarie Capital business projects.  

What impact will you have?

As a Data Governance Specialist, you will support end to end data management, data best practice adoption and the identification and management of critical data elements. With a strong delivery focus, you will take lead in key regulatory streams of work, building deep understanding in specific business divisions data flows to ensure that documented understanding meets regulatory and audit requirements.

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with stakeholder to support the execution of critical data element assessments and mapping
  • Enhance and embed processes, instructions and templates to facilitate data management processes
  • Oversee operation of the enterprise data quality tools to discover, define, assess and measure data quality rules to improve data quality
  • Drive the end to end Data Under Governance process – ensuring that data lineage is traced, business process and controls are understood, control gaps or data management risks are identified, and remediation plans are consulted and agreed
  • Contribute to the implementation of data management frameworks and processes
  • Manage business glossaries and data dictionaries for existing systems and new initiatives.
  • Act as the subject matter expert for data management within data projects

What skills will you use?

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience in a dedicated Data Governance role, ideally in the Financial Services sector. Oustanding stakeholder management and communication skills will be assumed. Other relevant skills and experience may include:

  • ability to communicate data concepts and technical information in simple business terms
  • experience with data mapping and tracing data lineage
  • experience defining data quality rules / business rules / data controls;
  • Experience in identifying data risks and mitigating controls
  • exposure to database management, data warehousing, or data lake technology
  • exposure to business glossary and data dictionaries;
  • familiarity with contemporary data quality technology (e.g. Informatica IDQ, Trillium, Information Analyzer) and meta data management technology (e.g. Collibra, EDC, Axon, Alex)
  • experience with writing SQL queries and understanding basic database modeling

If you are passionate about data governance and are seeking an engaging, challenging and high-visibility role please apply today or reach out to Maddy Wilson to learn more at ************

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.