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Data Governance Authority Lead

London Stock Exchange Group
Bangalore, India
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a dedication to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies around the world to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. It's how we've contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years. Through a comprehensive suite of trusted financial market infrastructure services - and our open-access model - we provide the flexibility, stability and trust that enable our customers to pursue their ambitions with confidence and clarity.

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 65 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 25,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG's ticker symbol is LSEG.

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change shape how we think, how we do things and how we help our people fulfil their potential. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage teamwork, enabling innovation and rapid development of solutions that make a difference. Our workplace generates an enriching and rewarding experience for our people and customers alike. Our vision is to build an inclusive culture in which everyone feels encouraged to fulfil their potential.

We know that real personal growth cannot be achieved by simply climbing a career ladder - which is why we encourage and enable a wealth of avenues and interesting opportunities for everyone to broaden and deepen their skills and expertise. As a global organisation spanning 65 countries and one rooted in a culture of growth, opportunity, diversity and innovation, LSEG is a place where everyone can grow, develop and fulfil your potential with meaningful careers.


The Data Governance Authority Lead will help to drive the implementation of the Data Trust" multi-year transformation programme within the Data Governance office of LSEG's Data & Analytics (D&A) division. The Data Trust programme is committed to discovering, creating and delivering value from our data on multiple levels.

• The Data Governance Authority Lead will report to the Head of Data Trust Controls. The Data Trust Controls workstream will implement data policy within the Data Trust programme and will be responsible for implementing and leading BAU implementation of Data Trust controls for the D&A division.
• The Data Governance Authority Lead will collaborate with Data Owners and Stewards, Data Governance Leads, Digital Rights Management and Central Policy teams to ensure that data and associated processes and products conform to the D&A Data Sharing policy standard.
• The Data Governance Authority Lead will coordinate with other policy conformance groups such as Regulatory, Data Sovereignty and Privacy to ensure a complete, accurate and timely assessment of compliance to data policy.
• The successful candidate will have experience of data policy implementation. This will include an awareness of the modelling and identification and tracking of Authoritative Data Sources and implementation of Data Sharing Agreements to help drive the management of commercial data and the contractual rights associated with those types of data sets
• The successful candidate will need to apply a detailed risk and controls focused mindset, ideally showing an awareness of data governance frameworks and third-party rights management.

• Understanding of Data Governance is essential
• Awareness of third party rights management and data privacy is desirable but not essential
• Risk focused mindset with keen attention to detail and ability to challenge stakeholders to follow central processes is required
• Strong understanding of industry trends relating to safe data sharing principles in relation to use of Artificial Intelligence and Large Language Models is required
• Communication skills and a highly collaborative nature / ability to work across teams, bringing stakeholders together and influencing, is necessary to manage successful outcomes across the broad range of partners to the Data Trust Programme
• Ability to drive compliance and governance requests to completion is essential

• An opportunity to be part of a ground-up transformation trajectory that will change the way LSEG customers and the industry will think about what makes a great data provider: and tell this story as we do it as part of an energetic and collaborative team.
• We recognize that to attract the best talent, we need to be flexible and we are open to discussing work arrangements with you. We take hybrid approach to workplace, this role is blended (3 days per week office-based).

LSEG Purpose and Values

Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth. Underpinning our purpose, our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change set the standard for everything we do, every day. They guide the way we interact with each other, the partners we work with and our customers. Delivering on our purpose and living up to our values is a responsibility that we all share.

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.

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