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(Junior) Data Governance Officer

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The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Transaction Management and Restructuring Directorate (TMR) – Systems, Data & Compliance Division (SDC) – Systems & Data Management Unit (SDM) at its headquarters in Luxembourg:
(Junior) Data Governance Officer
The term of this contract will be 4 years
The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.
In the Bank’s federated Corporate Data Governance working model, (Junior) Data Governance Officers as representatives of their Directorates, engage in data improvement projects and contribute to the development of the foundations to ensure that data are well governed and managed.
In the frame of the EIB bank-wide Corporate Data Governance Strategy to ensure transparent, consistent, compliant and accessible information, the successful candidate will contribute to data governance, business analysis, and user support activities for business data management and IT applications in the Transaction Management and Restructuring Directorate (TMR). S/he will engage in data improvement projects and contribute to the development of the foundations to ensure that data are well governed and managed ensuring adequate technical support to TMR operational needs.
Specific Post Environment
TMR monitors counterparts and contracts and acts on contractual events under its responsibility, as well as on distressed transactions, to protect the EIB's financial interest and reputation. The Directorate is responsible for the Financial Monitoring, Event Resolution and Restructuring of (i) EU and non-EU counterparts, (ii) EU and non-EU fully invested funds and equity as well as (iii) EU and non-EU private sector distressed transactions. TMR is also responsible for developing and updating Bank-wide Financial Monitoring guidelines.
Operating Network
S/he reports to the Head of Systems & Data Management Unit, and cooperates closely with the Corporate Services Directorate. S/he has contact internally with different IT partners and other directorates involved in the production cycle of corporate information which serves both internal and external audiences.
Under the responsibility of the Head of Systems & Data Management Unit, the Data Governance analyst/officer:
 Contributes to the development and implementation of the bank-wide corporate data governance action plan and strategy and policies, as well as standards, principles, projects, processes and solutions
 Acts as business lead for data governance and data management projects covering TMR Directorate generated business information
 Plays an active role as member of Working Groups for specific improvement projects with bank-wide transversal information/data domains as the focal point
 Executes typical tasks and activities analysing business requirements to implement data governance and data management, notably regarding:
Business glossary:
 define and maintain business terms, data fields and related metadata following the Bank’s guidelines
 establish a network of subject matter experts to ensure quality definitions
 check and update compliance with data roles and data responsibilities
Data quality:
 define, apply and monitor quality criteria, metrics and controls
 identify and analyse data quality issues and root causes, propose and implement sustainable improvements, clean and correct data
 implement data quality processes
 follow-up timely on IT project implementation and test new releases in TMR systems
Information architecture:
 define the appropriate capture, usage and business criticality of data
 contribute to the definition and improvement of how data are organised (e.g. structures & models) and how data in TMR fit into the Bank’s wider data landscape
Transversal activities:
 raise awareness of the value of corporate data as an asset and promote governance, definition, quality and organisation of data
 draft business cases and translate into functional specifications for TMR users
 assess data impacts of changes, ensure that related data-centric deliverables are reflected in business cases and project charters, and mitigate related risks
 share knowledge with peers and provide guidance to colleagues in the execution of data-centric activities or activities with data impacts
 University degree, related to risk management, preferably in Finance, IT or Information management.
 At least 3 years’ professional experience covering business data analysis and management, documentation, improvement and management activities
 Knowledge or exposure to financial monitoring is a key advantage
 Hands-on knowledge and experience of the Technology Landscape supporting data governance and data management
 Hands-on knowledge of the Bank's IT applications and databases, notably Serapis, PiRat, LMS and GED
 Excellent knowledge in testing of IT applications and writing queries in Business Objects
 Experience with IT Project management (drafting of Business cases, project charters and follow-up of deadlines
 Knowledge of best practice frameworks (e.g. DMBOK, BPMN, TIQM)
 Good knowledge of the Bank’s purpose, organisation, business activities and operational cycles
 Excellent knowledge of English and/or French(*) and a good command of the other. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage
 Written and Oral communication: communicates information verbally and in a written format in a clear, logically structured, concise and confident manner
 Analysis and problem solving: breaks down and analyses information independently and effectively, identifying the possible issues and proposing realistic and pragmatic outlooks and solutions
 Organising and prioritising: organises his/her own work in a multi-task context, is able to prioritise tasks according to their urgency and/or importance, and delivers on time
 Results focus: focus on results and objectives, including delivery of accurate reviews in line with the quality standards of the division under time pressure
 Developing relationships: establishes and develops positive professional relationships with internal and external counterparts, instils confidence and is able to effectively conduct negotiations
 Judgement and decision making: exercises good judgement in making proposals, considering all the available sources of information, underlying the rational reasons
(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages
Deadline for applications: 20th May 2016
We believe that Diversity is good for our people and our business. We promote and value diversity and inclusion among our staff and candidates; irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, race, culture, education and experience, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability


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