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Data Governance Analyst

About The Role

We have a great opportunity for a Data Governance Analyst (also known as MI & Data Analyst)- to join us here at Coventry Building Society during this time of growth and change. We are looking for someone who can actively contribute to the Society’s data management, governance and control framework- to govern data in a compliant, effective and risk-based approach. The role is to also develop a detailed knowledge of departmental risks and control methodologies, ensuring these are monitored and in a timely and effective manner.

As our Data Governance Analyst – some key accountability will include:

  • Working closely with business areas to maintain and continuously improve our enterprise data assets through data catalogues, data stewardship and data quality management
  • Supporting continuous improvement through process optimisation and engagement with corporate projects.
  • Meeting with stakeholders to understand the wider business need for data and provide business definitions that ensure data can be consistently and appropriately used across the Society.
About You

Working as our Data Governance Analyst, you’ll be reporting directly to the Senior MI & Data Practice Manager. You'll be an experienced data user, used to working with large volumes of data and have an eye for detail. You' ll also be able to track data lineage, highlight problems, and understand how data is authored and used in the context of business processes. You'll be or have:

  • Experience in Data Analysis across a range of sources (e.g. relational and dimensional databases, file systems, semi-structured and unstructured data, models, spreadsheets)
  • Understanding of data governance and data quality management
  • Familiarity with business analysis and process modelling
  • Awareness of data modelling and data warehouse methodologies, with Risk Management
  • Strong Stakeholder engagement skills, management and collaboration with an ability to question and challenge, put forward new ideas and gain buy in through key working relationships.
  • Experienced in using SQL
  • An advanced user of Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience in Data catalogues/metadata management solutions (e.g. Collibra)- preferred but not essential
The closing date for applications is 5th June 2020
About The Company

At The Coventry we are currently undertaking an exciting journey of growth. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in surroundings where personal and professional development is taken seriously.

Coventry Building Society (CBS) is the UK’s second largest building society and has grown steadily over the previous 10 years. It has a reputation for Putting Members First, with consistently strong customer feedback and industry low numbers of complaints.  It is financially strong, with high levels of capital and liquidity.

If you believe you have the right skills, drive & experience and want to make a positive contribution to our continuing success then look no further!

Key Information

Role Title:
Data Governance Analyst
Salary Details:
£27,000 to £40,000 (dependent on experience)
Number of hours per week:
Coventry-Binley Business Park
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
05 Jun 2020