Banking & Financial Services

Data Governance Director

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: BF/XY/DGD/22022023C
Posted: 27 days ago
Consultant: Xavier Yap
Consultant Email: email Xavier
Consultant Phone: 6950 0368

Job description

​Our client is a financial services firm with a strong presence within the APAC region. They are looking to hire for a Data Governance Director to join the team.


  • Develop and implement a data governance framework that includes policies, standards, and procedures for data management, data quality, data privacy, and data security.

  • Define and maintain data-related roles and responsibilities, including data owners, stewards, and custodians, and ensure that these roles are understood and supported across the organization.

  • Establish data quality and data accuracy standards and oversee data quality monitoring and reporting.

  • Work with business units to identify and document critical data elements and define data lineage and data dictionaries to ensure consistency across the organization.

  • Develop and manage data governance-related training programs to ensure employees are educated on data governance principles and practices.

  • Collaborate with IT and security teams to ensure that data security and privacy policies and practices are in place and enforced.

  • Define and implement data-related risk management and compliance procedures and oversee their implementation.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent with at least 10 years of leadership experience in data governance or data management

  • In-depth knowledge of data governance principles, policies, and procedures, as well as industry best practices and regulatory requirements related to data management, privacy, and security.

  • Strong project management skills and experience leading cross-functional teams to implement data governance programs.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to work across departments and at all levels of the organization.

  • Experience in banking, insurance or financial services industry will be highly recommended

Please contact Xavier Yap at for a confidential discussion

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Only successful candidates will be notified.

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