Data Steward jobs in Ashford, United Kingdom

  • Permanent
  • Ashford


Job Description

Brakes have a fantastic opportunity for a Data Steward to join the central data team, reporting to the Head of Data, Reporting & Insights GB.

As the Data Steward for Data and Analytics it is your responsibility to ensure Sysco GB activities within the data and analytics space are consistent, monitored and compliant with defined standards and governance.

The role sits as a key co-ordinator within the central data team, supporting the enablement of nimble and functional data and analytics innovations within governed standards and principles to ensure data architecture principles are adhered to, development standards are maintained and risk and opportunities within the data network are identified and understood.

The role has responsibility for efforts undertaken within Sysco GB data and analytics only and does not support International or US owned items within the GB space.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

Deploy and steward the Analytics Development Process and Ways of Working with functions ensuring compliance and educating on standards (e.g., coding / data builds /refresh times / scheduling/ capturing criticality / service support agreements etc)

Manage analytics archiving rules ensuring dashboards are reviewed and cleansed according to standards.

Store centrally Data and Dashboard business ownership and review access rights aligned to security views / Manages license requirements and challenge to reduce costs as required.

Ensure all developments pass through the required governance process (i.e., TDA) if required and highlight exceptions to future state architecture.

Own and manage the data catalogue and lineage mapping / data configurations / reporting data (or data process) dictionary across the data landscape.

Assess data or application changes for business impacts / support technology change programmes assessing impacts to data requirement.

Confirm availability of data for new requirements and/or support the review of new data points if required.

Champion reduction in data movement across the business highlighting areas of data movement duplication for remediation.

Holder of requirements and documentation – ensures all reporting and analytics developments are documented as required and documents are updated – ensures visibility of key data points for users (SEED Tables / ODI tables etc).

Steward and auditor of functional KPIs ensuring consistency of measurement.

About you:

The be successful in this role, candidates must have experience working in large scale, complex IT / data and analytics transformation projects with experience of setting data asset standards and policies to ensure data quality and consistency, privacy, and security. An agent for change, you will have excellent facilitation and influencing skills with proven ability of listening and communication across a wide variety of stakeholder audience groups to drive accountability and ownership of data assets in the wider business. As a Data Steward you need to be resilient and execution focused with the ability to deliver amid complex and challenging projects / situations with a strong desire to provide simplification and efficiencies of process by delivering automated data governance processes and supporting technologies. You should possess a critical thinking and analytical mindset with the ability to measure and communicate data governance impacts and have the relevant Project Management and planning skills to be able to manage multiple tasks within a demanding work environment.

What you’ll receive:

A competitive salary

Generous holiday allowance, with option to purchase 5 additional holiday days

Pension scheme

Hybrid working contract

Huge discounts on all sorts of lovely food and award-winning products through our staff shop

Discounts on Cinema tickets, shopping and earn cashback on purchases through Sodexo.

Recognition awards and Incentives

Career progression opportunities – being part of Sysco, the world’s leading foodservice business, opens up a world of possibility

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