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Data Governance Manager - Global Logistics Company

Data Engineering and Analytics

29 January 2024

Hong Kong

Our client, a leading global logistics company, is embarking on a new initiative to build and enhance their data platform. They are currently seeking a highly experienced Data Governance Manager to join their rapidly expanding data team. The successful candidate will enjoy excellent benefits, including the option to work remotely from home!



  • Develop and implement a comprehensive data governance framework, including policies, standards, and procedures to ensure data integrity and quality.

  • Collaborate with business units and IT teams to establish data governance structures and processes, ensuring alignment with business goals and regulatory requirements.

  • Define and communicate data governance roles and responsibilities, fostering a culture of accountability and ownership of data assets.

  • Lead data governance committees and forums, driving data stewardship activities, issue resolution, and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Establish data quality measurement and monitoring frameworks, leveraging appropriate technologies and methodologies to identify and rectify data quality issues.

  • Collaborate with data owners and business users to define data classification and access control standards, ensuring compliance with data privacy regulations.

  • Develop data governance training programs and materials, delivering education sessions to raise awareness and understanding of data governance best practices throughout the organization.

  • Act as a subject matter expert on data governance matters, providing guidance and advice to stakeholders across the company.

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes related to data governance, making recommendations for enhancements to our data management practices.

  • Monitor and report on data governance metrics and key performance indicators, providing regular updates to senior management.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.

  • 8+ years of experience in a similar role, managing data governance initiatives in a large organization, preferably within the logistics or related industry.

  • Solid understanding of data governance frameworks and best practices, including data classification, data quality management, and data privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA).

  • Strong knowledge of data management technologies and tools, such as data cataloging, master data management, and metadata management solutions.

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to influence and engage cross-functional teams at various levels of the organization.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on driving continuous improvement and delivering actionable insights from data.

  • Professional certifications in data management or data governance (e.g., CDMP, DGSP) are highly desirable.

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