Associate Head of Data Governance

£50904 - £65760 per annum Great Pension, Holidays
Work from Home

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Associate Head of Data Governance on a permanent basis. The position can be worked fully remote.

The role:

  • Define, own and implement data governance across organisation, including any technical solutions.
  • Own, embed and maintain information governance frameworks, policies, principles and procedures and maintain data governance risk and issue logs.
  • Help ensure consistency across common data domains.
  • Review the remit of the Digital Ethics Board, and make recommendations for how we manage digital and data ethics.
  • Deliver Data Governance workstreams identified in organisation's data and analytics strategy.
  • Develop, extend, and maintain data governance policies, definitions, frameworks and standards, data dictionaries, data flows, controls, models, categorisations and definitions; embed and maintain master data management.
  • Drive high data quality standards by implementing KPIs and continuous improvements to ensure consistency and accuracy of our data.
  • Monitor, review and own organisation's digital ethics principles and policies, chair organisation's Digital Ethics Board.
  • Work with Compliance, Information Security and Data teams to make sure data security is embedded in all data development efforts and ensure data is compliant, controlled and secure.
  • Lead and develop the data governance, data management, and data community functions.
  • Build data capability by providing technical leadership and career development for the team.
  • Work with stakeholders across all of organisation's directorates to understand their data requirements and build a joined-up data community.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong experience in building and leading data teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including writing and delivering compelling presentations and professional reports to a variety of audiences.
  • Highly developed stakeholder management skills and the ability to 'talk tech' to senior teams with a commitment to 'plain English' and grounding highly technical concepts into local understanding.
  • Effective leadership and delivery of strategic data initiatives.
  • Experience in implementing data governance and management tools, processes, and frameworks.
  • Track record in staying conversant in new data regulation, sector-wide principles and frameworks, technologies, architectures and languages.
  • An understanding of CRM systems, data mining, database marketing, digital tracking and appreciation of the future "cookie-less world".


  • Permanent role
  • £50,904-65,760 per annum ( £3,366 London Weighting)
  • Fully remote role
  • Holidays Pension
  • The right to work in the UK - no sponsorship can be given

For more information about the role, please apply.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


James Paisley
Technology Recruitment Team
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