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Manager Data Governance

Apply now Job ID 21566689280 Date posted 01/10/2022

Primary Locations: Toronto, Ontario

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


Who we are?

National Bank Independent Network (NBIN) is Canada’s leading provider of custody, trade execution and brokerage solutions to independent Portfolio Managers and Investment Dealers. With over 25 years of continuous service and a team of more than 200 professionals, we serve 400+ independent firms with over $180 billion in assets and 600,000 Canadian investors.

About the role

The Data team is a key strategic partner at NBIN, responsible for providing data services, reporting and support for all internal functions and external clients to drive better decision making. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Data Solutions, the Data Governance Manager is responsible for the creation and oversight of processes that govern enterprise data and information at NBIN. This role will be a major partner with the leadership team in the journey of valuating and investing in NBIN's data assets.

What you’ll do

  • Formalize and lead a data governance program at NBIN and enable governance functions for data across the organization with inputs provided by business team
  • Develop a Data Governance strategy that enables stakeholder engagement and education on guiding principles
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and data stewards to create and maintain common and centralized data definitions
  • Provide leadership and guidance on governance best practices for data creation
  • Collaborate with the Chief Data Office and Wealth partners on data best practices and data policies
  • Create documentation related to data management best practices and present to data stewards and stakeholders
  • Provide leadership on enhancing and managing data quality throughout the data lifecycle
  • Work closely with IT and business stakeholders to define data definitions/dictionaries creation and review process and guiding principles
  • Create data quality measures and institute controls and thresholds for monitoring processes to ensure data quality throughout the data eco system
  • Collaborate with data engineers and analysts to define development standards
  • Formulate and lead a data governance council with a focus on using data governance to demonstrate value back to the organization
  • Assist with new projects or initiatives by analyzing impacts on data requirements
  • Keep up with the market on data governance topics and how it can be used with modern cloud and big data technologies



What you bring to the team

  • University degree in Computer Science, Data Management or any equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a data governance/management role or similar position
  • Minimum 5 years experience working with data quality
  • Minimum 3 years experience in SQL programming
  • Expertise in understanding global data protection laws and regulations including indepth knowledge of PIPEDA, CCPA and GDPR
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as work effectively within a versatile team
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills
  • Well organized and ability to prioritize effectively
  • Experience working with visualization tools like Power BI or Tableau is preferred
  • Experience working with cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure is preferred
  • Experience with big data technologies (i.e. Hadoop, Spark, Kafka) is preferred
  • A desire to learn new technologies, innovate and be creative in achieving goals

Interested in the position? Apply now!

*** Please ensure you provide us an English version of your resume ***

Your benefits
Upon hiring, you will be eligible for a wide range of benefits. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer attractive benefits for you and your family:
⦁    Health and wellness program, including many benefits
⦁    Flexible group insurance
⦁    Defined benefit pension plan
⦁    Employee Share Ownership Plan
⦁    Employee and family assistance program
⦁    Preferred banking services
⦁    Volunteer program
⦁    Telemedicine
⦁    Virtual sleep clinic

These are just a few of the many benefits we offer. We've rolled out a number of additional measures to ensure your health, safety and wellbeing during the pandemic. 

We're putting people first
We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives.
Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us,  and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 
We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.
We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Ready to live your ambitions?

JobField: Business Intelligence and Data

Unposting Date: 2022-01-23

Job Number: BUS000MF

Posting Date: 2022-01-10

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