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Director - Data Governance and Management

Company: Amex
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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  • Jobs Director - Data Governance and Management ID: 21028067 Job Description American Express invites you to share your resume so you can be considered for future opportunities at the Director level with our Data Governance teams in either New York or Phoenix. As a Director of Data Management, you will perform the function of Data Steward, you lead the team responsible for the day-to-day compliance with the policy within their domains/business units. You and your team are responsible for identifying critical data, maintaining data definitions, classifying data, supporting data sourcing / usage requests, evaluating Data Quality Controls, and confirming Data Issues are remediated. You have the opportunity to partner across various business units, technology teams, and product/platform teams to define and implement the data governance strategy, monitoring and managing data quality, resolving data/platform issues, and driving consistency, usability, and governance of specific product data across the organization. Your Primary Responsibilities may include:
    • Data Analytics and Strategy
    • Overall leadership, oversight and monitoring of databases and execution of processes to bring data under governance (e.g., system of record vs authorized data source definitions, purge policies, data mapping, identifying data management roles, documenting data and classifying systems etc.)
    • Partner with AXP Chief Data Office to customize the Enterprise Data Governance, Management and Sharing program to the needs of the Business.
    • Lead and advance data governance principles, policies, and programs for stewardship, advocacy and custodianship of data.
    • Define frameworks, operating model and organizational change considerations for data governance and management in support of new and existing data capabilities.
    • Collaborate with data owners and users to modify or implement new repeatable and reliable businesses processes in order to implement truly effective data management.
    • Harmonize key policies and guidelines (e.g. Data Quality, Data Definition, Data Creation. Data Sharing, Data Usage policies) with the processes necessary to carry out those policies, in collaboration with multi-functional partners.
    • Partner with legal, compliance and operational excellence to account for and uphold diverse privacy and compliance requirements across geographies. Ensure appropriate protections for data integrity, privacy, and regulatory compliance, including assurances for the validity of different potential analyses.
    • Own end to end execution of key reporting and control processes related to data.
    • Develop and produce key metrics scorecards and program status communications for the full suite of teams within Data Office.
    • Provide expert PMO for Data Office initiative intake and prioritization.
    • 8+ years of direct work experience in large scale/enterprise data projects, with at least 4 years of direct experience relating to creation and execution of formal data governance and/or data management programs.
    • Consistent record of understanding business challenges and strategies and connecting those to data and capabilities.
    • Strong working knowledge of current and upcoming data governance, data management and data product techniques and trends, with a point of view on the evolving concepts and standard methodologies.
    • Senior level program management experience, with partners across a diverse, global set of business units.
    • Demonstrable experience of driving meaningful improvements in business value through data management and strategy.
    • Ability to work with white space to design and complete solutions to solve sophisticated challenges.
    • High-caliber communication skills, both in terms of preparing and delivering a strategic vision and updates to large groups and senior leaders.
    • Ability to put enterprise thinking first, connect the role's agenda to enterprise priorities and balance the needs of customers, partners, colleagues & shareholders.
    • Demonstrated learning agility, ability to make decisions quickly and with the highest level of integrity.
    • Eagerness to test, learn, fail and improve is crucial.
    • Must have a positive, collaborative leadership style with colleague and customer first attitude. Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions. American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law. Other Jobs You May Be Interested In New York, New York, United States Director Product Management Phoenix, Arizona, United States and 1 more New York, New York, United States and 1 more New York, New York, United States New York, New York, United States "Director - User Experience Research New York, New York, United States New York, New York, United States Sr. Manager - Product Development & User Experience - Accounts Payable Software New York, New York, United States New York, New York, United States When you become part of our Talent Community, we'll keep you posted about future job opportunities that you may be a match for, as well as career-related events.


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