Data Governance Manager

QUT Kelvin Grove Campus, Brisbane, Australia
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Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a Data Governance Manager to join Digital Business Solution, Administrative Division.

The Data Governance Manager is responsible for managing and leading the ongoing delivery of data governance at QUT. QUT is in the process of establishing the function, so this position provides the opportunity to shape the establishment of data governance and then contribute to the Universities vision through making data ready, accessible and usable to the user population.

This includes developing, supporting and education of governance processes and stewardship roles, data issue management, ensuring continuous improvement in data quality and working with technology groups and the data architect to ensure data is managed more effectively. The Data Governance Manager will work closely with stakeholders from across the University including Digital Business Solutions, the Enterprise Data and Analytics teams, technical partners and relevant third parties to design and deliver activities and initiatives to embed data quality maturity across QUT.

We’re offering this role as a hybrid position as part of QUT’s commitment to embracing the opportunities created by a more virtual and connected world.

Real world impact

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real world' focus. We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

About the area

Digital Business Solutions (DBS) provides support for staff and students across a range of information and technology services. DBS uses technology to create value for our students and customers through the portfolios of Learning and Teaching, Research and Innovation, and Professional Services. Digital Business Solutions is responsible for a wide range of services in delivering and supporting digital solutions for QUT. DBS comprises seven business units with dynamic knowledge and expertise that work collectively with the University’s Faculties, Institutes and Divisions to provide quality Digital Solutions and Services in support of both QUT’s Strategic Objectives and in core operations for learning and teaching, research and innovation and professional services.

What you need to succeed

  1. Education, training and/or relevant experience equivalent to postgraduate qualifications with extensive experience in data governance.
  2. Outstanding influencing skills and communication skills with the ability to quickly establish rapport and manage collaborative working relationships, engage with diverse client groups and work effectively in a high performance team to achieve business outcomes.
  3. Experience in data governance best practice, development of policies and procedures, managing risk, and monitoring and performing audits to ensure compliance.
  4. Ability to lead and develop an enterprise wide Data Governance program and deliver change through others at scale working with and managing vendors when required.
  5. Ability to develop, communicate and manage a set of enterprise wide data governance objectives to completion using a variety of positions, skills and functions across the university.
  6. Demonstrated experience in information management practices and frameworks which includes high level analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills with the ability to translate complex data issues to creative workable solutions.
  7. Demonstrated ability to determine long term strategic directions, understanding of information management trends and of legislative requirements for the management of information in the public sector.

Careers at QUT

We're committed to building a culture that fosters connection between people and purpose. Beyond personal and professional fulfillment, a career at QUT offers:

  • A healthy work-life balance with a blend of on-campus and off-campus work arrangements for applicable positions.
  • Competitive remuneration with up to 17% superannuation.
  • Generous maternity leave including primary carer parental leave of up to 26 weeks (including 17% super).
  • Stay healthy with Fitness Passport and enjoy discounted rates on private health insurance.
  • Leave loading of 17.5%.
  • Purchased Leave Scheme - up to 8 extra weeks.
  • Salary Packaging Scheme for additional superannuation contributions, vehicle leasing, and on-campus services such as childcare, parking, and gyms.
  • Numerous opportunities for professional development including leadership programs and workshops, and our study assistance scheme.
  • Commitment to our Indigenous Australian staff through initiatives such as the Indigenous Australian Staff
  • Network, Cultural and Ceremonial Leave, Staff Development Workshops, and representation on university committees.
  • We see diversity and inclusion as our strengths.
  • Explore more benefits of life at QUT.

Our Commitment

We are guided by our values of Ambition, Curiosity, Integrity, Inclusiveness, Innovation, and Academic Freedom and our QUT Connections in our mission to inspire and shape the next generation of change-makers.

In support of our Indigenous Australians Employment Strategy, we aspire to an Indigenous Australian workforce participation of 3.6% and we encourage Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people to join us in pursuing a fulfilling career.

We believe in creating safe spaces for inclusivity to flourish and we know that diversity is our strength – see our commitment. If you’re curious, innovative, and ready to experience what a career at QUT can offer, we’re ready to meet you.

Reference number: 23768

Term: Ongoing. full-time

Remuneration: Total remuneration range: $157,654 to $176,333 pa (HEW10) (inclusive of $133,220 to $149,003 salary pa, 17% superannuation and 17.5% recreation leave loading)

Location: Kelvin Grove (hybrid option available)

Job opens: 30-Aug-2023

Applications Close: 13-Sep-2023 at 11.30pm

Open to: Applicants who have ongoing full-time work rights in Australia. In support of our strategic priority of Indigenous Australian success, Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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