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Data Governance Officer

London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jul 20, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Data Governance Officer will be responsible for developing and managing the data governance strategy across the FTSE Russell business. Ensuring compliance with the LSEG Group Data Policy & Standards is one of the key areas of focus. This will involve working with stakeholders across the business to define and implement data controls and metrics to support effective data stewardship. This role sits within the Policy and Governance team, reporting to the Head of Governance and Risk.

About the Policy and Governance Team

The Policy and Governance team is a first line function that supports the critical frameworks our business relies on and provides oversight, from Index Policy, Governance and Risk, to Regulatory and Business Compliance, Outsourcing and Incident Management. Our purpose is to drive greater coverage, consistency, and efficiency across FTSE Russell given the increasing focus on our regulatory obligations, the requirement to enhance our risk management capabilities, and the need to ensure change programmes support the evolution of our benchmar

ks to meet market requirements.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Accountable for the design, implementation and management of the Benchmark & Index Solutions data governance framework.
  • Ensuring compliance with the LSEG Group Data Policy & Standards
  • Effective communication of the data governance framework and responsibilities.
  • Works with accountable data owners to define accountabilities and escalation paths for data across the business
  • Working with the accountable data owners, establish data standards across Priority Datasets.
  • Review existing data controls and processes and agree improvements and monitors progress against agreed action plans.
  • Ensures weaknesses in processes are addressed, and co-ordinates with relevant teams to ensure evaluation of the impact of any proposed changes to systems and processes.
  • Prepares regular reports detailing the status of adherence of data controls against the LSEG Group Data Policy & Standards
  • Conducts data control assessments ensuring the effective implementation of corrective actions
  • Engages with internal and external audit and control providers to address audit and improvement findings as required.
  • Liaises with second line Risk and Compliance functions on the appropriateness of data standards implemented by the business.
  • Develops and maintains policy documentation and materials to improve internal data controls and embed the framework
  • Participates in and facilitates data governance improvement projects and initiatives
  • Participates in investigations as required in order to identify data governance improvements, tracking through to implementation.
Required Skills
  • •Data Governance background
  • Data quality experience
  • Experience of third party-provided datasets
  • Experience of financial indices is highly desirable
  • •Understanding & experience of Data Governance tooling
  • Reporting and data analysis; able to visually represent data and processes
  • Experience in delivering regulatory projects
  • Strong track record of delivering successful projects and initiatives in a large, high-profile, and complex global organizations
  • Experience working in a high-pressured, time-sensitive environment
  • Ability to work effectively with a broad range of stakeholders and lead change.
  • Strong influencing skills across both business and technology
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong influencing skills across both business and technology
  • Ability to deliver against demanding deadlines and key milestones
  • GDPR and/or Data Privacy knowledge would be a benefit
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment is desirable
  • Well organised with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player
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.

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