Sr. Business Analyst – Data Governance

Sr. Business Analyst – Data Governance

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind the Need:

• Business Group: Regulatory Data Governance
• Role: Contributes to the overall success of the Data Office in ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the Bank’s Data Strategy. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.

Candidate Value Proposition:

• The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within client.
• We are technology partners who help the business transform how our employees around the world work.
• You will get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology.

Typical Day in Role:

• Champions a data driven & customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge
• Works with Enterprise and Local Data Stewards to create Data Management strategies to ensure successful implementation of use cases
• Provides consultative support to Heads of Data on the establishment of local data office operating model and Data Steward onboarding where applicable
• Responsible for project and portfolio level reporting for all initiatives/projects engaged with; includes tracking, status reporting, executive dashboard etc.
• Responsible to complete stakeholder engagement reporting within Jira and Power BI, with the intent to develop executive engagement dashboards
• Provides consultative support to business lines and project teams on the execution of data management policy, standard, processes etc., as appropriate
• Establishes and maintains stakeholder and executive management relationships to effectively influence data strategic priorities
• Act as the point person to ensure the assigned initiative are accomplished from end-to-end perspective. This includes initiative hand off from the Data Office Business Engagement (Intake) team, project onboarding, and delivery.
• Determine data management activities, artifacts and milestones required by the project initiative team. This includes collecting information on the initiative and documents its use cases, use case description and type, use case success criteria and business purpose, and use case tier assessment. Coordinate meeting to include various Data Office experts with the project team as needed.
• Collects information on the initiative and ensures that it is aligned to the program portfolio as part of initiating the official workstream
• Performs initiative resourcing estimates for DO and Business Project Team with the resource leads, including which team is assigning people to which role, identifying and engaging the required SMEs, and who is funding which parts of the initiative
• Hosts Kick-off Meeting with at least a high-level view of the following from the Business partner team; milestones, high-level target architecture, RACI, workflow, communication norms, and team norms. Include scrum master if applicable
• Work with teams and scrum master to develop risk-mitigated strategies to ensure successful implementation and maintenance of re-useable datasets. Escalates blockers and issues to Data Office leadership for resolution
• Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures and within the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have skills:

• Experience with data governance, data management processes and best practices (Experience with full data lifecycle highly preferred)
• 10+ years of experience working with governing data assets both business and technology, this position requires solid knowledge of Technical Metadata and Business Metadata, including system and data lineage
• Proven delivery experience and understanding Enterprise Delivery Framework, Agile experience an asset
• Experience with data quality dimensions
• Experience with JIRA and Power BI

Nice-To-Have Skills:

• Experience with Collibra, Confluence, CA-PPM, MS Projects are assets
• Knowledge of client’s operations in order to understand and lead the implementation of strategic initiatives across a number of disciplines preferred
• Spanish is an asset

Soft Skills:

• Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization
• Well-developed communication skills including precise articulation of ideas and opinions in order to prepare detailed business cases and proposals
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities
• Exceptional leadership skills to review processes and procedures to create efficiencies, eliminate duplication and provide organization support to achieve business objectives
• Strong relationship management with an ability to establish productive relationships between various leaders, departments and partners across the organization
• Ability to manage significant transformation change initiatives while maintaining a high level of employee engagement and focus
• Solutions oriented and ability to develop and create innovative solutions to critical business or organizational data issues


• Post-secondary degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related IT field required

Candidate Review & Selection:

• 1st round interview – Panel (45 minutes)
• 2nd round interview – Hiring manager (30 minutes)

Job Details



3 months



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