Data Governance Manager

Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group is seeking a Data Governance Manager who is skilled at managing people and policies so that the company can implement and institutionalize data governance across the Group in a timely manner. The candidate is experienced in leading related programs and leveraging the latest version of Collibra for "active" Data Governance. This is a great opportunity to become a part of a growing team as they build out their Data Governance Office. If you are interested in learning more about Sparks Group and the opportunity, please submit your resume today.


The primary goal is to build out Collibra as a Data Governance suite with a set of capabilities so that the company is set up to manage its internal data assets.
  • Provide overall leadership, management, guidance to the management team for the Collibra program
  • Manage a prioritized portfolio of enterprise data-related projects related to Collibra
  • Manage team of direct and matrixed resources in various time zones to implement the Collibra program
  • Ability to explain the Collibra interface to users in both Data Governance areas and regular business areas
  • Create internal presentations on context, content and updates to the overall program status, progress, challenges, successes, risks and issues
  • Develop project deliverables including plans, resource management, budgets, status, issues and risk logs, etc.
  • Develop deliverables as part of the internal change and approval methodology such as artifacts necessary for Architecture, Legal and other forums
  • Partner with DGO to plan, prioritize and implement solutions to data issues and governance, providing clarity on business needs and priorities
  • Liaise with other Data Governance leads to develop requirements for integration of other tools including SAP, ServiceNow and other systems
  • Develop and manage internal working groups to support the Collibra implementation
  • Seek out industry best practices and incorporate relevant ideas

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Management or Information Sciences
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of Data Management experience
  • Extensive experience with Data Governance capabilities like issue management resolution, metrics, data glossary, lineage, metadata management, policies, procedures and controls
  • Relevant training (Data Quality, Management, IT, Science or Governance)
  • Collibra certifications such as Collibra Certified - Ranger, Developer and Platform Admin (preferred)

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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