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Data Governance Specialist - MON21175

Montreal Dorval, QC

Job Description

 In your role, you will:
  • Develop and implement the data governance framework, including policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to define data governance goals, objectives, and strategies aligned with business objectives.
  • Preparing and leading Data Governance board meetings and following up on actions and decisions made.
  • Leading projects in the data governance space with a short-term focus on data catalog and data quality check systems.
  • Establish and maintain data governance documentation, including data dictionaries, data lineage, and metadata management.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on data governance principles, best practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with IT teams to evaluate, select, and implement data management tools such as MDM, data quality, data catalog, and data lineage solutions.
  • Work closely with data owners, data stewards, and business units to ensure adherence to data governance policies and standards.
  • Conduct data quality assessments and implement remediation measures to improve data accuracy, completeness, and consistency.
  • Collaborate with the Security team and Data Privacy Officer to ensure compliance with data security and privacy regulations.
  • Develop and deliver training programs on data governance, data quality, and data management practices.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes related to data governance.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the enterprise data strategy.


 As our ideal candidate,
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in data governance or data management roles.
  • Strong knowledge of data governance principles, frameworks, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with relevant data privacy and security regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA) and their implications for data governance.
  • Experience with data management tools such as MDM, data quality, data catalog, and data lineage solutions.
  • Experience with Data Governance tools (e.g., Collibra, Purview, CP4D, etc.).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify data governance issues and propose effective solutions.
  • Certificate in data management or data governance is an advantage.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Fluent in both French and English.

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