Senior Principal Consultant, BI and Data Advisory - Data Governance Lead

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Lead/Principal Consultant, BI and Data AdvisoryPOSITION GOALSThis role will be responsible for* Assessing our corporate clients' data management environments and governance capabilities to make data actionable for the business and to turn information into value.* Provide leadership to build out the delivery models, project patterns and related methodologies, including reusable templates and knowledge base.* Key advisor to our clients in: building out data governance capabilities, supporting their operations, and developing analytical business cases.* Build trusted client relationships to evolve engagements, deliver client value and grow advisory scope.* Operate as a data governance and data technology thought leader.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAdvisory* Conduct data management maturity assessments and identify pain points for capabilities, e.g. data quality, governance, architecture, analytics, meta-data and reference data management, master data management.* Build future state data governance strategy and roadmaps, and propose recommendations for business capabilities, organizational adjustments and technical components to support data governance.* Implement an enterprise-wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to organizational policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and architecture.* Define data governance roles and responsibilities required to operate and sustain the enterprise data ecosystem.* Define operating models for data governance in business intelligence and analytics environments.* Build a repeatable data governance program and methodology framework.* Assist clients with qualitative and quantitative analysis for building a strong business case for change.* Establish data standards, policies and controls; design and implement the framework, including associated processes and monitoring, necessary to sustain a data control environment.* Assess the implications and prescribe best practices that arise from legal, privacy, contractual, and compliance obligations.* Collect, synthesize and publish meta-data as defined by project scopes, include business terms and vocabulary, data dictionaries and lineage, taxonomy and topology, etc.* Define data domains and implement business oversight via essential data governance organizations and RACI (e.g. central data governance function, data stewardship programs).* Define critical data elements and related artefacts based on client's needs.* Establish a data quality framework necessary to enable data quality reporting, issue identification, remediation and tracking, ultimately ensuring trust and confidence in data across domains.* Demonstrate a rigorous and analytical problem-solving approach, leading information gathering sessions and preparing and delivering client presentations and work products/prototypes.* Provide thought leadership, frameworks, and best practices required to deliver effective data governance solutions to clients.* Identify the implications for data governance that arise from the technology, current processes, and skill levels in the client's environment.* Work with enterprise and solution architects to establish target data technology designs for clients.SUCCESS MEASURES* Financial performance (utilization, client billable hours).* Key performance indicators achieved (client satisfaction, project/engagement performance metrics).* Customer satisfaction & sustained growth (Y-o-Y $ growth).* Client retention.KEY COMPETENCIESAs a Lead/Principal Consultant, you will be continuously challenged to realize your ambitions by:* Building strong credibility and relationships across all levels within JLLT regionally.* Being the entrepreneur of your career, realizing professional goals and managing work-life balance.* Developing a strong network of technology experts, colleagues, and partners.* Leveraging your industry acumen & expertise to create compelling white papers, advise leadership on methodological improvements to differentiate our offering.Skills Required:* 5+ years of data strategy and data governance consulting experiences.* Bachelor's degree with IT, business, computer science or technical focus preferred.* 8+ years of experience in a major services organization, with large-scale data governance project management and oversight experience.* Commercial real estate industry experience, especially in portfolio management, occupancy strategy, or smart facilities is highly preferred.* 5+ years of data management related experience such as data analysis, data governance, enterprise information management, data modelling, and data quality management.* In-depth knowledge of industry-leading data governance, management, and protection practices.* Previous experience implementing comprehensive enterprise-wide data governance strategies at large organizations.* Knowledge of business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and data protection.* Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues.* Advanced analytical, problem solving, negotiation and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task, organize, prioritize and meet deadlines. High level of attention to detail and accuracy.* Knowledge of and experience with enterprise source systems and strong understanding of enterprise integration.* Knowledge of data technology solution categories, leading solution vendors, and key trends.* Analytics experience, e.g. data visualization, data analytics, data mining, business intelligence.* Strong SQL skills for reporting and analytics, complex data profiling and reverse engineering.* Experience in agile methodologies, tools, standards and procedures.* Excellent presentation, communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with various functional groups within the organization. Ability to explain value of data governance to both business and technical stakeholders.* Ability to analyze complex environments, distil concepts, and present to clients.* Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team environment.* Ability to set and meet deadlines as well as provide direction and feedback.* Fluent in Microsoft Office suite (MS Visio, Word and PowerPoint required).* Experience working in large global organizations with geographically dispersed teams and complex technical environments:* Comfortable working remote and ability to lead productive discussions via email, instant messaging, and conference call meetings and with variety of internal customers.* Ability to collaborate across many levels within a team, organization, with clients and service providers.#LI-SS1JLL Privacy NoticeJones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. 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