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Senior Director, Enterprise Data Governance

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

The candidate will primarily work virtually from a home-office with occasional in-person meetings as necessary. Preference for candidate to be in the Mid-Atlantic states (NC, SC, VA).

Position Summary:
The Sr. Director, Enterprise Data Governance will establish and ensure adherence to an enterprise data governance framework for data policies, standards, and practices to achieve the required level of consistency, quality, and protection to meet overall American Red Cross needs. Monitor the use of data to ensure careful control and effective use to achieve enterprise objectives. Develop the enterprise data governance program and ensure adoption through engagement with and identification of data owners and stewards and senior leaders across the organization. This includes chairmanship of the Data Governance Council, oversight of the data governance team budget, the training and education of stakeholders of the organization concerning data governance and data stewardship. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers. Manage a team including, hiring, training, coaching, evaluating, and managing performance. Manage resource allocations and coordinate staff assignments. This position reports into the Enterprise Data VP.

• Provide strategic direction and planning for data governance initiatives.
• Collaborate with business unit leaders and key stakeholders to advocate support for and partnership in the development and implementation of policies, standards, and the framework for data governance as well as identify and build a taxonomy of key data domains.
• Create governance surrounding data management through education, engagement, and alignment with data stakeholders across business units.
• Design, develop and maintain enterprise-wide data governance metrics to measure the effectiveness of the data governance program. Ensure that metrics include appropriate benchmarks to legal, regulatory, and industry standards. Continually evaluate the accuracy and effectiveness of the metrics.
• Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for stewardship of the company's principal information assets.
• Implement and maintain a data governance organizational structure and supporting governance solutions that promote better decision-making, operational efficiencies, data quality, and revenue growth.
• Manage full lifecycle of data including data classification, data access and security, data risk management, and data valuation.
• Serves as a business consultant on client business problems, identifies data needs and formulates data solutions, creates practical development roadmaps, and presents recommendations to stakeholders at all levels of the business.
• Develops business case and ROI for implementing information governance enterprise wide.
• Author information governance guidelines, principles, policies, and standards for information / data stewards, stakeholders, and development teams.
• Orchestrates audits of information governance capabilities through subject matter experts.
• Prepares formal reports and presentations of findings and recommendations; presents findings to various levels of leadership.
• Responsible for acquiring and applying advanced knowledge of various lines of the business, channels, and their applications and processes.

Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. The American Red Cross does not sponsor employment visas.

• Education: Bachelor's degree required
• Experience: Minimum 10 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
• Management Experience: 7 years of management experience.

Skills & Abilities:
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Knowledge of data governance best practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets, and approaches related to data protection. Knowledge of data-related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues.
• Ability to build effective relationships and get work done thru influence and collaboration.
• Demonstrated ability to operate with a sense of urgency, confidence, and openness to breakthrough-thinking on people issues.
• Experience with governance-related technology solutions; experience with Informatica EDC and Axon preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to become an internally and externally recognized subject matter expert.
• Experience with Agile workflows, preferred.
Travel: Travel may be required. (10-25%) primarily between Washington, DC and North Carolina.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

For those candidates located in Colorado, the salary range for this position is: $175K +/- annual salary. Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer our employee's a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.


Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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