Data Governance Data Lead


Deerfield, Illinois

13 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Data Governance Admin/Coordinator
Location: Deerfield, IL 60015 (Remote)
Duration: 9 months
This is where you save and sustain lives.
At client, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at the client, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.
Client’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.
Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.
Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission.
Position Summary
The Data Governance Unstructured Data Lead is accountable for facilitating policies, guidance, and tracking of “unstructured” data and data stores, i.e. those that are not directly assignable to applications and systems, e.g. MS Teams Sites, most Share Point sites, and various file sharing repositories. This role must be fluent in data concepts & principles, data governance, and data quality. This individual will be responsible for identifying and cataloging existing data assets and working with business partners and IT to create and instill best practices for data lifecycle management while moving or purging data from locations that are not adhering to the defined target state.
This role will be a part of the Data Governance organization reporting to the Associate Director of Data Governance but must closely partner with IT platform owners and the Business data owners to execute a comprehensive data strategy.
This individual will be expected to help foster a data driven culture across the organization.
Key Responsibilities:
a) Lead the creation and execution of the end-to-end data lifecycle strategy for identified data storage platforms, including but not limited to:
o Identification and documentation of existing data storage platforms, their current use, and owners.
o Author, obtain approval, and disseminate acceptable use and lifecycle management policies and guidance.
o Collaborate on and execute a plan to migrate all existing data stores that are not directly attributable to an application/system to align with policies & guidelines.
b) Create a catalog of all existing data storage locations/platforms that fall under this category of data, including ownership, purpose, and content.
c) Collaborate with IT on acceptable platform use and data storage technology plans and strategy.
d) Collaborate with the Sailpoint team and any other relevant security group on access, ownership, and audit processes to ensure policy adherence and ever-green ownership records.
e) Identify, educate, and develop key data contacts among the business community and facilitate ongoing engagement necessary to achieve Data Governance objectives and meet business community needs.
Demonstrated Skills and Experiences in:
• Policy and guideline authorship.
• Communication to various levels of the organization.
• Demonstrated ability to hold owners and stakeholders accountable.
• Ability to lead a cross-functional team towards shared objectives.
• Demonstrated passion for stakeholder engagement and support.
• Ability to deliver training and mentoring for key business data contacts.
• Strong organizational/project management skills, process-oriented and great attention to detail.
• Ability to manage concurrent initiatives and prioritize or escalate if prioritization assistance is needed.
• Empathy, curiosity, and desire to constantly improve, acquire new skills and drive for results.
• 5+ years of experience working with global or regional stakeholders.
• Direct experience with Data Governance tools, preferably Collibra, and execution.
• Industry experience in MedTech preferred.
• Knowledge of data related industry regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues.
• Demonstrate experience of leadership within a team.
• English fluency. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $43.00/hr.

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