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Vice President – Data Governance Officer

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Business Overview:

Americas Compliance is an independent governance function headed up by the Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer for the Americas (Americas CCO) based in New York with responsibility for all Compliance activities in the United States (comprised of business lines rolling up to Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and CIB) and CIB activities in Canada and Latin America.  Reporting directly into the Americas CCO is the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Americas Compliance.  Within the COO’s team, a Director, Business Manager (BM) has responsibility for data governance, project management, business analysis and all non-financial operational activities covering CIB Americas activities as applicable to Compliance and directly supports those Compliance leaders within the Americas whose needs drive data governance and project management demands.


This data operations position is responsible for working closely with USFS, CMS, IT, Middle Office, and Back Office operations, and other Functions to plan, budget, track and document all aspects of any projects associated with the Compliance Data Governance team. The Data Governance Project manager performs the following:

  • Has the overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project
  • Planning and defining scope of activities, planning resource utilization and developing project schedules
  • Documenting project related tasks, creating charts and project schedules
  • Analyzing risks for successful execution of the project and communicating them to all significant participants
  • Monitoring multiple projects in execution/planning and reporting on their progress
  • Preparing and analyzing metrics and other related reports for senior management and for the Compliance Data Governance domain
  • Working closely with other team members, particularly for purposes of information sharing;
  • Escalating significant issues
  • Investigate and follow up on data issue

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    The desired skills for this position include:

    • 10 + years of experience in project management with a financial services firm and/or self-regulatory organization in a compliance or regulatory related position
    • 10 + years financial services IT related knowledge; application development and support

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Preferable a BA or BS Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with other Function staff and  management
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to manage multiple  initiatives at the same time and meet deadlines
    • Appreciation for data integrity and working experience managing data issues 
    • Knowledge of SQL / ability to write queries
    • Understanding of data quality concepts and data profiling
    • Understanding ETL processing
    • System analysis / data tracing of issues to root cause

    FINRA Registrations Required:

    • Not Applicable

    Primary Location: US-New YorkJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: DATAEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 10 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Attention to detail / rigorTransversal competency: Analytical Ability