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FVP, Data Quality & Assurance Lead, Enterprise Data Governance/Data Management Office in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 7/1/2018

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Functional area: Data Management Office
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Data Management Office (DMO) is a business function that covers Enterprise Data Governance, Data Management, Big Data Analytics and Enterprise Data Strategy. Data Management Office ensures that UOB meets all data governance standards set by data regulators and optimize data management and usage to help UOB make smarter, faster and more accurate decisions and to improve operational efficiency.
The Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) team is a governing function that leads the bank towards achieving data quality, data consistency and data confidentiality which are the cornerstones of trusted data. 
Working throughout the group and even with our subsidiaries, the EDG strives towards our goal of providing trusted data by
  • steering mindsets, 
  • dr​iving the right behavior and ​
  • effecting change
The incumbent is expected to implement the data quality assessment programme to measure the Bank’s data health, and raise the awareness on the importance of data quality and controls to all internal stakeholders. You will have to work closely with business and support units to identify potential gaps and areas for enhancement, and using your capability to analytically diagnose and thinking outside the box to propose and recommend solutions to the management and business/support units (BUs/SUs).
Your main responsibilities include:
  • Regularly review and enhance the DQ Programme methodology and practices to instill transparency on data health, and address DQ requirements from management, regulators and businesses
  • Responsible to ensure the DQ architecture meets the requirements of DQ Programme and drive the implementation and maintenance of data quality tools and data environment across the Group and subsidiaries
  • Prioritize DQ projects and design/plan the implementation approach
  • Lead the team to perform regular data quality assessments and trend analysis
  • Provide proposals and suggestions to management and BU/SUs to improve the overall data health of the Bank
  • Design and share DQ Dashboard/Scorecards with various Corporate Management Committees and BUs/SUs
  • Ensure proper documentation throughout the DQ programme/projects and tracking mechanism to monitor the progress of BU/SUs remedial actions
  • Degree in Business Computing or related disciplines with at least 8 years of working experience in banking industry
  • Possess good analytical skills and keen interest in process enhancement and operation efficiency, preferably with certification on productivity/process improvement, e.g. Six Sigma
  • Strong banking products, processes and data knowledge
  • Strong leadership experience and interpersonal skills with excellent presentation and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Data Governance and data quality methodologies and practices, preferably with experience in data quality tools like Informatica Data Quality
  • Experience in project management and possess good facilitation skills with the ability to manage different stakeholders across the Bank and multitask across multiple initiatives
  • Possess good working knowledge in relational DB, BI tools (e.g. QlikSense) and intermediate to advance SQL scripting knowledge
  • Some travel may be required