Sr. Data Governance Consultant to support the Client Data Management (CDM) Team for our large banking client - 55910

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Sep 12, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 15, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 132289
Location: Toronto

Sr. Data Governance Consultant to support the Client Data Management (CDM) Team for our large banking client - 55910


Location: Downtown Toronto (hybrid 1x/week)

Duration: 6 months (possibility of extension or FT)


Job Description:

The CDM team is responsible for driving the Capital Markets (CM) client reference data strategy, master data management operations, data analytics, delivering client data architecture, and managing the data governance framework.

Reporting to the Director Client Data Management Governance, Strategy & Data Analytics, the Governance Consultant contract role is responsible for executing the CDM Team Governance Framework to enable the Governance team to fulfill its mandate. The G&S team is responsible for the planning, monitoring, oversight, and enforcement of data governance over the management of client reference data assets. This includes:

• Strategy -Defining, communicating, and driving execution of data strategy and data governance strategy

• Oversight - Ensuring all CRDM data governance functional areas are following guiding principles

• Policy - Setting and enforcing policies related to data management, quality, access, usage, and security

• Standards and Quality - Setting and enforcing data quality and data architecture standards

• Issue management – Identifying, defining, escalating, and resolving issues related to access, data quality, compliance, ownership, policy, standards and procedures

• Data Management projects – Sponsoring initiatives to mature and advance reference data architecture and practices


More specifically, the Consultant will execute the governance framework, liaise with client reference data stakeholders, create and document processes and support data remediation efforts. The Consultant will act as the central point of contact for business stakeholders, technology, and third-party data vendors. The Consultant will be a subject matter expert (SME) in matters related to data governance. The resource is expected to be strongly self-sufficient and solution oriented, managing competing priorities, and providing guidance to the CDM team and stakeholders as required.


Job Responsibilities:

Execute and build upon foundational Governance Framework for Capital Markets Reference Data

Ensure client reference data is accurate, complete, and fit for purpose so that business and regulatory reporting needs can be met

Provide business support to internal stakeholders

Must Have Skills:

  • 8+ yrs of experience in a Client Data Management/Data Governance role
  • 8+ yrs experience of data management practices (data profiling, matching, cleansing, mastering, and exception management)
  • Experience in an operational data management and reporting function
  • Experience with Informatica metadata tools (AXON and IDQ)

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Banking/FI experience
  • Knowledge of Capital Markets regulatory requirements
  • Informatica AXON and IDQ to build and maintain business glossaries, definitions, policies, business rules, local rules and data quality tests
  • Knowledge of Fenergo or similar client lifecycle management application