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Data Governance Project Manager, Officer

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 by State Street UK

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13 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
The Business Controls team in Alternative Investment Solutions (AIS) at State Street is seeking an Officer to manage Data Governance projects and support technology risk management.

The Officer will work under the direction of Program Leadership and AIS management - and in collaboration with Corporate leadership and a broad array of IT and business partners - to develop plans and execute projects that promote technology resiliency and data quality.

Initiatives may include but are not limited to:
  • Managing project plans and interacting with teams to progress applications through increasing levels of maturity
  • Facilitating completion of requirements and documentation (e.g., data dictionary, data lineage diagrams).
  • Centralized collection and tracking of essential metadata for classification of applications and data across the company (e.g., provider/consumer, systems of record, business domains).
  • Analysis and support to progress remediation of issues, close gaps in coverage, and facilitate compliance with policy requirements.
  • Preparation and update of reporting for the Business Control Executive (BCE), Business Risk Committee, and senior management.
  • Additional projects and analysis to promote technology resiliency and data quality, as needed.

Additional technology risk management activities may include:

  • Management of activities surrounding validation and monitoring of Key Risk Indicators, including setup, execution, and documentation (minutes) of monthly Technology Resiliency working group meetings.
  • Monitoring compliance with technology-related policy and procedure.
  • Tracking progress toward remediation of issues.
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable working both independently and in collaboration with others; will exhibit flexibility with regard to changing priorities, differing deliverables, and management of new risks; and will work with a bias toward action, customer service, and corporate alignment.


  • Establish and manage updates to project plans to progress initiatives.
  • Research, update, and maintain technology attributes in Application Inventory.
  • Complete analysis in order to identify issues requiring attention and assess opportunities for (LEAN) improvement.
  • Create communications, websites, procedures, minutes and other documentation deliverables to provide awareness and education and to ensure governance.
  • Prepare status updates and other reporting in support of management requirements.
  • Other activities, as needed, to facilitate continued alignment with and meet expectations of the corporate Data Governance program.

Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years of experience with project management, technology risk management, or equivalent work
  • 1-2 years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Excellent analytical skills; advanced user of Excel
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deliverables, timelines, standards
  • Basic proficiency with SharePoint/Collaborate, PowerPoint, and/or Word
  • Appetite to learn or deepen knowledge of skills and processes
  • Knowledge of Technology SDLC and Agile desirable, but not specifically required
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Business, or related discipline (or equivalent industry experience)

We offer:
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
  • Technical or leadership career pathway

Reference: 671251801