Data Governance / Stewardship Opportunities
The Warehouse Group
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Full-time
20h ago

Company Description

Did you know that 8 out of 10 organisations struggle with Data Quality and almost half of organisations claim this results in negative business performance and decision making?

Have you recently graduated in a data discipline? Do you think you could help us to improve our data quality and our business performance?

Then we have the role for you! We are in search of enthusiastic team members to join our Stewardship Chapter. These are great roles to build the foundations of your data career - honing your skills, understanding data structures and processes whilst building your commercial acumen working with large, complex data sets and scenarios (and alongside talented team members!).

Our Data team is in huge growth mode with lots of investment happening in this space and Data Stewardship is an integral part of this growth.

Our Insights and Data Science team unlock potential by applying world class data and design methodologies to create competitive advantage - balancing business needs and solving customer problems is at the heart of what we do.

The Warehouse Group (TWG) has become a Kiwi household name, and we proudly recognise the role that we play in communities throughout New Zealand.

We are the largest general merchandise retailer in NZ with over $3 billion in sales, and employing over 12,000 people across The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming, Torpedo7, 1-day.

co.nz and TheMarket.com. To ensure we can adapt quickly to ever-changing customer needs, we’ve adopted an agile structure with a focus on collaboration, productivity, and speed-to-market.

Job Description

So, what is Data Stewardship? Essentially it centres around working with business stakeholders to ensure our data is accessible, usable, safe, and trusted.

We are 12 months into our data governance journey big strides have been made, but as the team grows we are looking for team members to help shape the function further and make their mark.

Our Data Stewardship team run the operational side of data governance - stewarding the business to self-manage their data by creating world class frameworks, ways of working, systems and processes that eliminate risk and enable data to be leveraged as a valuable asset.

Allocated to a squad, predominantly your time will be spent around Data quality investigating, exploring preventative plans, remediation and ultimately determining the root cause and improving our stewardship long term.

Data design will also be a component of your role creating toolkits and processes that are relatable to TWG and are best practice, and from there training and coaching team members.

Qualifications

Firstly, you have a love of data and a keen interest to learn and sponge knowledge! This role will see you work closely with a number of internal and external stakeholders so your strong communication skills, and consultative work approach will be key.

Equally important is your comfort and confidence in presenting to people at all layers and being open to feedback (both giving and receiving).

The below further qualities will also resonate with our ideal candidate :

  • Excellent eye for detail attention to detail comes naturally to you
  • Process driven ability to analyse processes to identify areas for improvement
  • A curious mind we welcome inquisitive minds who challenge the status quo
  • Resilient your flexible and open to change
  • Additional Information

    We need people who are up for a challenge and committed to helping Kiwis live better, every day.’

    We offer a dynamic, supportive team environment within a business that cares about and recognises individuals. When you join us, you also get discounts across most of our brands, great team member benefits, and excellent career development opportunities no matter where you are in the business! We have a flexible working policy that can see you balance your week with up to 2 days working from home (if you wish).

    We are proud of the internal promotions / moves our team members make. After 2 years of contribution in the role we are supportive of such growth some of our team members have made moves into our other Data chapters (such as BI & Visualisation).

    Keen to join us and play a part is raising the bar of data quality? Apply now and we look forward to talking.

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