Head, Group Master Data

Date:  29 May 2024


Business Unit:  Technology Masterplanning and Security

About Certis

We are a leading outsourced service partner that designs, builds and operates multi-disciplinary smart security and integrated services. We put technology to work in making the world a safer place. Our mission is that as trusted partners, we protect lives and assets, and deliver integrated critical services. By empowering our people, our goal is to enable our communities to stay safe and thriving. We offer a broad range of opportunities and career pathways for our people to grow and explore their potential. We believe that people, equipped with innovative thinking and technological capabilities will make the world safer, smarter and better.

Life at Certis

If you are a passionate individual looking for opportunities to expand your skills, and purposeful work instead of just a ‘job’, we would love to hear from you. At Certis, no two days look alike. Our work calendars are filled with chances to collaborate with others, and bring new initiatives to life. Whether you’re looking to improve a process, or have an innovative idea awaiting a technology solve, we want you to bring your ideas to the table. We are a close-knit team that looks out for each other, works hard to get the job done, and encourages each other to grow – the perfect place for you to grow your career!

Duties & Responsibilities

As a Master Data Management and Governance Leader, you will be responsible for overseeing the management and governance of critical data assets within the organization. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring data integrity, accuracy, and compliance with regulatory standards. This position requires a strong understanding of data management principles, attention to detail, and the ability to collaborate across various departments to drive data governance initiatives forward.

  • Lead the Master Data Organisation in designing, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive data governance framework that aligns with organizational objectives and regulatory requirements.
  • Define Data Standards and Policies: Work with across the organization to establish data standards, policies, and procedures to ensure consistency, accuracy, and integrity across all data assets.
  • Data Quality Management: Define data quality metrics and develop implementation strategies to improve data quality throughout its lifecycle.
  • Master Data Management (MDM): Lead the master data management team, including the creation, maintenance, and enrichment of master data records.
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including IT, finance, operations, and compliance, to understand data requirements, address issues, and promote data governance best practices.
  • Data Stewardship: Define and Assign roles and responsibilities for data stewardship and establish processes for data stewardship activities, such as data cleansing, validation, and reconciliation.
  • Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure compliance with data privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA) and industry standards. Identify and mitigate risks associated with data governance processes.
  • Training and Awareness: Create learning programs and Conduct training sessions and awareness programs to educate employees on data governance principles, policies, and procedures.
  • Continuous Improvement: Continuously evaluate and refine data governance processes to adapt to evolving business needs and technological advancements.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (1-5 years) in data governance, master data management, or related fields.
  • Strong understanding of data management principles, data governance frameworks, and regulatory requirements (e.g., DAMA-DMBOK).
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and techniques. Experience with data governance software/platforms is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.

Recognition & Reward

  • Work on world-class projects renowned for their safety, reliability, and efficiency.
  • Commitment to your ongoing development, including on-the-job opportunities, formal programs, and assistance with further education.
  • Community volunteering opportunities.
  • A competitive remuneration package featuring performance-based incentives, medical insurance, and a dental allowance.