Analyst, Data Governance

September 10 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services , Consulting services
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Engineering, Consultation, Business analyst, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Actuarial, Statistics, Economy, Govt., NPO, Social & Community Work, Data Business Analyst, Enterprise Business Analyst
Victoria, BC

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

The Technology department is responsible for developing technology solutions that contribute to the achievement of BCI's mission and long-term goals. The department manages the Corporation's business applications and information technology infrastructure, providing support to a large group of financial professionals. The department is also responsible for authoring technology-related directives and conducting disaster recovery planning to minimize risk to the Corporation's delivery of investment services.

The Data & Analytics function is responsible for the governance, architecture and engineering of BCI's data assets. It also provides reporting, insights and data science capabilities to its customers.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Director, Data & Analytics, the Analyst, Data Governance is responsible for supporting data-driven decision-making and ensuring that high quality data is available for the organization's consumption. The Analyst, Data Governance will develop, support and continually improve a data governance program, and identify and address priority data quality issues. S/he will enhance data management practices throughout the data lifecycle and is instrumental in improving the reliability
and accuracy of our data assets.

The position can be based in either Vancouver or Victoria with travel between the two cities.

For this position, BCI offers a professional and fast-paced work environment, a starting annual base salary of $95,000. In addition, we offer a performance incentive plan, employerâ€'funded health and welfare plans and a defined benefit pension plan and four weeks vacation.

QUALIFICATIONS

MUST HAVE:

  • Bachelors' Degree in Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline and/or a relevant professional designation
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a data and analytics role with direct responsibility for data management / governance practices
  • Experience with requirements gathering, business analysis and process design
  • Knowledge of data modeling, data architecture and data structures
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with SQL, ETL, ERP systems, data governance tools
  • Excellent listening, communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills

PREFERRED:

  • Knowledge of the investment management industry

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with team members, other IT teams, and customers to understand the organization's business objectives and data management needs
  • Contributes to the development and day-to-day operations of a data governance program
  • Supports the data governance program stakeholders including Data Governance Working Groups, Steering Committees, data stewards and technical staff
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of Data Directives and processes that enable the successful delivery and use of data and analytics products
  • Develops and/or enhances data management practices including data quality, data protection, master and metadata management, and data lifecycle management
  • Improves data quality and reporting by eliminating data redundancies and creating consistency
  • Improves data and systems linkages to support complex information requirements that rely on disparate data sources
  • Uncovers and documents data lineages and transformations across source systems and into data reporting repositories and improves the reliability and accuracy of data assets
  • Elicits and documents data quality issues and effectively troubleshoots those issues in collaboration with other Technology teams and/or business stakeholders
  • Ensures data is collected, stored, shared, reported, archived and deleted in accordance with the policies of the organization and industry best-practices
  • Facilitates end user data management or data definition training, as needed
  • Proactively identifies risks and issues and proposes solutions to remove barriers
  • Ensures technical artifacts are accurate, accessible, maintained and communicated
  • Undertakes special projects or assignments as required
  • Performs other related duties as required

COMPETENCIES

Learning Agility

Effective performers continuously seek new knowledge. They are curious and want to know "why". They learn quickly and use new information effectively. They create and foster a culture of interest, curiosity, and learning.

High Standards

Effective performers possess a high inner work standard and shows pride in their work.  They consistently strive to ensure work is complete within deadlines and that all work performed is of a high quality.

Results Orientation

Effective performers maintain appropriate focus on outcomes and accomplishments. They are motivated by achievement, and persist until the goal is reached. They convey a sense of urgency to make things happen. They respect the need to balance short- and long-term goals. They are driven by a need for closure.

Communicativeness

Effective performers clearly and articulately convey technical and other information both orally and in writing to others in a manner appropriate to the listener. They write clearly, accurately and concisely, composing project, technical and other required documentation as required.   

Change Mastery

Effective performers are adaptable. They embrace needed change and modify their behaviour when appropriate to achieve organizational objectives. They are effective in the face of ambiguity. They understand and use change management techniques to help ensure smooth transitions.

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