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The role will report to the Head of Americas Data Governance & Independent Controls and will oversee the implementation and execution performance of the Enterprise Data Management (EDM) Data Controls Framework and Standard, in order to mitigate risks along the data journeys relevant to the production of all the Bank’s Regulatory & Risk Reporting as well as Business Analytics needs.
The role requires providing robust evidence-based conclusions on risk exposure and insightful recommendations to continuously strengthen the effectiveness of the overall Bank’s data control environment. It is largely hands-on execution, while managing a small team of resources and coordinating with additional teams and stakeholders in multiple countries depending on the program.
Design and implement a training program for the stakeholder community on the various Data Control Assurance concepts and activities, which includes purpose, roles & responsibilities and beneficial outcomes.
Implement a formal risk assessment process, testing of control operational effectiveness, followed by monitoring and enforcing execution accountability.
Be accountable for the data certification process which confirms adequate coverage and risk mitigation to determine if the data consumed is ‘fit for purpose’.
Provide SME advisory services to teams within the Bank that seek to establish or modify a Data Certification process.
Execution of the Bank’s Data Trace program, ensuring that it delivers on the annual objective as defined by the Chief Data Officer under the oversight of the Data Management Committee (“DMC”).
Manager will be responsible for maintaining knowledge on data governance, data management and data quality practices as well as the major US and EU regulatory developments. The position requires working in a virtual team and international environment as well as technical and operational teams.
Develop a clear
understanding of the Bank’s EDM Data Controls Framework & Standards,
Information Architecture, data-relevant processes as well as functional lineage.
stakeholders, execute & baseline a Risk Assessment for data capture,
movement, transformation, aggregation, and manual adjustments, for all in-scope
data programs. A higher-level of
scrutiny is required for Tactical Data Acquisitions.
material and train various control owners to ensure accountability, via
sign-offs, for data quality and integrity along the data journey to final
effectiveness and report on Key Performance Indicators to provide rigorous
evidence-based conclusions on risk exposure.
to the Data Certification Framework to the Head of Enterprise Data Governance and
carry out the agreed upon initiatives.
Contribute to the
annual work-plan for Compliance Testing.
Deliver test results
to 2nd Lines of Defense, Audit and Regulators as needed
Manage the Data Trace
program focusing on the review of the reporting requirements as compared to the
Group or Bank Data Trace Standards.
definition of yearly work plan for the Independent Controls team based on a
risk assessment across regulatory requirements applicable at the time of the
definition of the work plan.
Maintain Trace Compliance Review function
as well as procedures, standards, workflows, framework documents and other
relevant pieces of documentation describing the operating model of the team.
and monitor a set of Key Performance Indicators for both assessing coverage,
effectiveness and workload.
Build awareness of actors in the
responsibility framework regarding data and its lifecycle, illustrated by their
understanding and control of the data they produce or aggregate, and their
ability to meet specified deadlines.
Manage a small on-shore
team of Data Trace & Control Effectiveness Testing Analysts, planning &
prioritizing their activities and verifying their deliverables, while ensuring
administrative requirements associated with managing the team are met.
maintain knowledge on the COSO Framework, BCBS 239 guidance as implemented in
the Bank’s RaDAR program, so as to constantly adjust, as relevant, the team’s activities
to the approach promoted by the Group
Develop and maintain an effective partnership
with other units within EDM, IT support team servicing EDM and other Bank
Stakeholders, including but not limited to Finance, Treasury, Risk, Capital