Data Governance Consultant
6d ago


Our Data and Insights practice specialises in business intelligence strategy, consulting and large scale implementations in order to deliver complete, versatile data and analytics solutions allowing customers to leverage the value of their data

We are now looking for an experienced Data Governance Consultant to join this high performing team in our Auckland or Wellington office.

The purpose of this key role is to develop and operate the underlying processes and standards required for our customers’ Data Governance functions.

This includes Master and Reference Data, Business Glossary, Data Lineage, and Critical Data Elements.

  • Much of this will involve working very closely with our customers assisting them to establish and run Data Governance Groups, working with key stakeholders across the business.
  • Provide general Data Governance support
  • Work with Initiative Owners to ensure they are adhering to the Data Governance Principles and following processes and standards.
  • Provide supporting material.

  • Develop Data Governance related standards, procedures and guidelines to support application of the Data Governance Principles.
  • Ensure that all processes, procedures, issues and outcomes relating to Master and Reference data, Data Security, Business Glossary and Data Lineage, are appropriately documented and controlled.
  • Develop data strategies for future roadmaps.
  • Skills and experience :

  • 4+ years of demonstrable experience in Data Management
  • Demonstrated ability in the development and maintenance of controlled data environments. Knowledge of data risk and data controls
  • Knowledge of data related regulatory requirements (eg NZ Privacy Law, GDPR) and emerging trends and issues
  • Strong understanding of how data connects and moves through various environments
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technology, science, or related discipline
  • Knowledge of data quality measurement, reporting and remediation is an advantage.
  • Power BI experience would be an advantage
  • Experience with Talend, Informatica or Alation is preferred
  • Able to plan, prioritise, execute and manage tasks independently
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across the business. This should include the ability to communicate with, consult and advise senior management
  • Experience in designing, implementing and delivering (including presenting) training and awareness programs
  • Exceptional documentation skills, with the ability to convey complex material as clearly as possible. This would ideally include experience in developing data policy related documentation
  • Agile mindset adaptable to change, collaboration, maintains focus on continuous improvement, and continuous delivery of business and customer value.
  • About Us

    We thrive on delivering excellence within a collaborative environment, where working hard and playing hard go hand-in-hand.

    Our exceptional people use cutting edge technology and innovation to achieve smarter solutions, together. With offices in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch, we're making our mark across the length and breadth of New Zealand where the opportunities within Theta are endless!

    Culture and Benefits

    Theta offers a family friendly work environment with flexible work hours where practical; especially relevant for caregivers.

    We embrace gender equality and are committed to providing a supportive, diverse and inclusive work environment throughout our workplace.

    Theta is committed to giving back to the community and are avid supporters of Cure Kids. We compete in various adventure races and do many other things to raise money for Cure Kids.

    And we make time for the fun things in life!

    We currently provide the following benefits to ensure your professional development and personal wellbeing :

  • Professional growth and learning opportunities
  • A competitive salary (commensurate with experience) plus KiwiSaver
  • Fully subsidised medical insurance for employees
  • Heavily discounted medical insurance for immediate family of employees
  • Internal Referral Incentive
  • Staff Assistance Programme
  • Annual Flu injections
  • Sick leave from your first day on board
  • Remote working options where practical and mutually agreed
  • Daily fresh fruit basket, coffee machine, wide selection of teas and biscuits in all of our offices.
  • Please note : Whilst we usually welcome overseas applicants, please be advised that due to the current circumstances as a result of COVID-19, we are only considering applicants who are currently residing in NZ or NZ Citizens / NZ Residents returning home from abroad.

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