Data Governance | Manager/Senior Manager | Data & Analytics | Advisory | Dublin/Cork

Functional areas

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Not Applicable


Data, Analytics & AI

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career within Data and Analytics services will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations uncover enterprise insights and drive business results using smarter data analytics. We focus on a collection of organisational technology capabilities, including business intelligence, data management, and data assurance that help our clients drive innovation, growth, and change within their organisations in order to keep up with the changing nature of customers and technology. We make impactful decisions by mixing mind and machine to leverage data, understand and navigate risk, and help our clients gain a competitive edge.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

The primary purpose of this role is to assist in building and executing a data governance framework, strategy, policies and standards. This position assists in the implementation of an enterprise data governance programme.


  • Research latest regulations or updates to existing regulations and standards relevant to the data governance space.

  • Support clients with the design of data governance strategies and their implementation.

  • Develop control structures within a data control environment to ensure the accuracy and quality of data through all upstream and downstream data channels.

  • Design Data Management Operating Models as well as drive their implementation.

  • Provide thought leadership and participate in projects that involve any of the upstream or downstream data flows and processes.

  • Coordinate the resolution of data integrity gaps by working with the business owners and IT.

  • Work with business partners to gather and understand functional requirements, develop complex queries and provide reports.

  • Work with business partners and team members to execute and implement data governance standards.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong understanding of data governance approaches, policies, standards and guidelines.

  • Strong experience in implementing an end-to-end data governance process.

  • Strong experience in designing data governance frameworks and strategy as well as corresponding operating models.

  • Aware of financial services regulations - not data privacy, but in data management.

  • In-depth knowledge of databases and data structures.

  • Basic to intermediate experience in working with data management tools such as Collibra, Atlassian, Solidatus or Atacama.

  • Basic level proficiency in Structured Query Language (SQL).

  • Intermediate level proficiency with VBA.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Project, and Outlook.


  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, business, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • 2+ years of data quality or similar level data analysis experience required.

  • 1+ years SQL and VBA experience required.

  • Certifications & Trainings (plus): Collibra, Altassian, Solidatus, Data management certifications such as DAMA.

  • Past experience in consulting or advisory.

Why you’ll love working for PwC (Benefits)
We want you to love every minute of your career. But  we get it: each stage of life comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you with a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. There’s something for everyone. Here’s just a flavour:
●    A competitive compensation package with a defined career path
●    Defined Contribution Pension Plan
●    Subsidised healthcare insurance
●    Wedding leave and gratuity, paid maternity leave, new parent leave;
●    Flexible working arrangements
○    “Everyday flexibility”: Supporting our staff to be productive and have a balance between their working and personal lives. 
○    “Hybrid working”: A blended arrangement that allows working from home and in the office depending on business, client and team needs
○    “Flexible Friday”: A 3pm finish on Fridays through the Summer and ahead of bank holidays
●    On-site gym and shower facilities, fitness classes and wellbeing services
●    On-site restaurant, shop, dry cleaning service and great coffee in our excellent coffee shop
●    Commitment to digital transformation. All our employees attend our Digital Academy Training
●    A dedicated team of Learning and Development professionals who work tirelessly to deliver an evolving training framework. It’s our goal to continuously develop our employees' technical and professional skills
●    Training is centred around the “PwC Professional” our global leadership framework. It focuses on developing your core skills to become an authentic and inclusive leader for all levels
●    You’ll be paired with mentors to help you develop your skills, diversify your experience and support you in achieving your career goals.
●    We’ve over 3,000 people working in PwC Ireland and we hire over 300 graduates every year along with 300+ experienced hires so there is always lots going on with different societies and social events and you can get involved in as many or as little as you want.
●    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is really important to us also and last year we were certified to the Business Working Responsibly Mark. The Mark assesses best in class corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability and looks at leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in areas such as; employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community and we are one of only 29 companies in Ireland to achieve this.

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Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin



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