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Data Governance Officers – Data Quality Analysts
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LU - Luxembourg
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EIB Posting

The EIB, the European Union's bankis seeking to recruit for its Corporate Services (CS) – Information Management and Procurement Department (IMP)  Corporate Information & Processes Division (CIP) – Data Governance Unit (DG), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:


Data Governance Officers – Data Quality Analysts

(Two positions)



These are full time positions


The term of this contract will be 4 years at grade 4/5


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.




The Data Governance Officers – Data Quality Analysts will contribute to the ongoing establishment and improvement of data governance by developing, supporting and implementing the Bank’s Data Governance Unit activities and initiatives in line with CS/IMP Information Management Strategy and the Unit’s annual work programme.



Operating Network

The Corporate Information and Processes Division covers data governance, business process management, and project and change management activities.

Internally, the incumbents will report to the Head of the Data Governance Unit and will collaborate closely with other unit team members, Bank-wide data officers (stewards), reporting officers, and IT partners (data custodians) involved in establishing, implementing and delivering various Data Governance initiatives, projects and working groups. Externally, they will have contacts with external consultants, peer institutions and best practice bodies.




The Data Governance Officer – Data quality analysts will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the adoption of the data governance technical platform (IBM InfoSphere Server) to meet regulatory and data governance requirements, activities, and deliverables

  • Applying technical knowledge and expertise to define, test, implement and maintain a repository of data rules and data rule definitions by working closely with data officers, data owners and IT custodians for source systems and the data warehouse

  • Performing project management activities working collaboratively with IT whenever required for data governance-related projects

  • Supporting the business in implementing and improving data governance processes, procedures, roles and activities in line with data governance principles and “Best Banking Practices” to ensure appropriate inter-service alignment and efficiency.

Other activities for which background knowledge and experience would be beneficial:

  • Developing and contributing to various data governance awareness and training activities to ensure stakeholders and customers understand their data governance-related goals, benefits and responsibilities

  • Guiding the analysis of root causes of data governance-related issues and proposing improvements

  • Implementing, monitoring and reporting on data governance metrics and guiding corrective actions

  • Supporting the network of data officers and reporting officers in the business areas

  • Working with data officers and other business partners to establish effective controls and remediation measures

  • Providing project-management support when necessary for efforts by data officers to implement or improve data governance initiatives and activities

  • Reviewing data models and data flow diagrams to ensure compliance with Data Governance standards and to ensure consistency with previously created diagrams

  • Reporting periodically on the status and results of projects and activities.




  • University degree in information technology, information management, business, finance or a related field with exposure to data or information governance and data management topics

  • Minimum of 3 years’ professional experience covering data governance and data governance activities (such as data quality management, business glossary and metadata management, information architecture and data modelling), ideally gained within the financial services sector and in an international context

Key technical/professional knowledge and skills

  • Experience with data governance solutions (e.g. IBM InfoSphere Server: DataStage, Information Analyzer, Information Governance Catalog products or equivalent)

  • Exposure to project management and data management practices, including structured databases, data warehouses, data quality principles and metadata management

  • Experience with creating, testing and implementing business rules for data quality monitoring

  • Experience with data lineage, source-to-target information chain analysis and management

  • Working knowledge of SQL and other query languages

  • A recognised data quality certification (e.g. IQCP, CIMP, ISO 8000) is a plus.

  • Excellent knowledge of English or French(*), with a good knowledge of the other.

Other areas where background knowledge and experience would be beneficial:

  • Knowledge of data governance and data management best practices, policies, standards and control frameworks, including control design and testing

  • Familiarity with data-related best banking practices and standards (e.g. BCBS 239)

  • Knowledge of the Bank’s source systems, data warehouse and reporting environments is a plus

  • Experience with establishing data quality metrics and controls for continuous improvement



  • Achievement Drive: Continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals

  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes

  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns

  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting  with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.



(*) 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: 24th October 2017  


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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