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.
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.