Data Governance Analyst

University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom
£28,762 to £41,170 p.a.
Closing date
Dec 2, 2022

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Salary: Grade 6 (£28,762 - £34,308 p.a. with a discretionary range to £41,170 p.a.)

Interviews: Thursday 15 and Friday 16 December

This role will be based on the university campus with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Are you an enthusiastic and skilled Data Quality Analyst who can support delivery of a large complex programme?

Are you a skilled problem solver?

Do you have excellent communication and influencing skills?

Would you like to join a team that supports change and development in a complex organisation?

The University is excited to announce that our IT department is expanding with the creation of a brand new Data Services team. We are going through a period of significant digital transformation, so this is a pivotal time to join us in one of these exciting positions to help create and shape the future data service for our University.

The University's Chief Data Officer has expert knowledge of IT change and transformation and heads up a new Data Services team covering data architecture, modeling, and analysis, as well as data governance and quality specialists. This critical team will provide the analytical and data science expertise that will help enable our students to learn, conduct research, and help shape a better future for everyone through easy access and sharing of data in a collaborative environment.

The Data Services team will provide technical, legal and regulatory leadership and support and build analytical and data science capabilities that provide safe and secure (trusted) data environments for analysis and research. The team will enable access to and sharing of data for education, research and wider purposes and will collaborate with partners across the sector and beyond to ensure impact. It will require skills covering data architecture, modelling and analysis, as well as data governance and quality specialists. Join us, and help to create the blueprint and move towards our aim of data-driven delivery of world-class teaching and research.

The role of the Data Governance Analyst is to work as part of a team with colleagues in Data Services and colleagues across the University. You will be experienced in handling and manipulating data to meet business requirements and developing governance and data quality tools. You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to support the conveying of complex concepts clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.

What we offer in return
  • 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) - That's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!

If you are looking for a role that will enhance your data career, apply today.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Monica Jones, Chief Data Officer


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