Data Governance Manager – IT – Kuwait – M.H. Alshaya Co. – Kuwait

The Role:

As a Data Governance Manager at Alshaya, you would be responsible for Data governance execution and follow through with business. You would be the first point of contact for business w.r.t. data quality, structure, integrity & quality standards, procedures & methodology. A Key contributor to solutioning data quality & integrity and providing tangible actionable inputs that can be incorporated into the existing business procedures.

Minimum 7+ years of experience in similar field.Deep functional & analytical understanding of business domains (core retail ; logistics; HRMS; etc.)Knowledge of data sources in business processes.Functional experience/ credible understanding of our AS-IS or TO-BE state of business processes and logic (either one).Technical strength in any of the technologies in use in our TO-BE would be advantageous.Past experience of having been part of or been responsible for execution of governance rules.Experience of training user base & knowledge transfer is desirable.


Immediate responsibilities
Co-ordinate with Business SMEs (1 SME for each brand recommended)Use DvSum tool for profiling the source data and conduct data discovery and workshops for identifying data quality opportunities and requirementsCo-ordinate within Alshaya to do impact analysis and facilitate decision on whether data can be fixed at source or has to be fixed in stagingCo-ordinate cleansing of data in source or in staging (where cleansing is not part of migration rules already)Co-ordinate collection of orphan data that is required for migration or enrichmentEnsure appropriate SME input & endorsement to define the logic for transforming orphan data and its use for enrichmentCo-ordinate the management of orphan data in staging (like Hierarchy mapping)

Long term responsibilities
Co-ordinate development of the on-going data governance processes to be incorporated into business processes for data entities post migration.Identify & communicate data quality & integrity issues.Play role of trainer to train business data owners on using DvSum for on-going data management or alternative tool as per decisions.Ensure continuous improvement of data governance and alignment to business changes & expansions.Ensure complete alignment with EA & SA across technologies & applications at all times for data governance framework & standards.

Data quality rules that integrate into business processes & procedures.Cleansed orphan data not in systematic sourcesCleansed source data for migration.Report all elements & activities within application/ infrastructure of organization or from Host brands impacting Data management & governance procedures.Knowledge transfer to business w.r.t. governance procedures & where they merge / impact business processes.Involved/facilitator in cross business unit resolution of data definition, production, and usage issues.Escalating well-documented issues to the strategic level with or without recommendation.Documenting data classification rules, compliance rules, and business rules for data

Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-05-25
Job Location: Kuwait
Job Role: Information Technology
Company Industry: Wholesale & Import/Export Trade

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Management

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