Data Governance, Senior Consultant
Posted on: March 19, 2023
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Travel Required :
Up to 25%
Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Public Trust
What You Will Do :
Create detailed plan of action and milestones using MS Project
Develop initial hypotheses on data governance related improvements
Perform stakeholder identification and management
Conduct interviews with client stakeholders to assess current capabilities relative to leading data practices
Collect and analyze documentation (e.g., org charts, data governance charters and data stewardship models, data standards, data policies processes, and procedures, etc.)
Develop gap analysis relative to leading data practices and determine the current state of maturity across multiple dimensions
Document current-state and future-state materials in MS Project
Socialize materials with relevant stakeholders
Determine the target maturity levels across leading data governance practices
Propose future-state data governance framework recommendations (e.g., alternative organizational structures, scope of decision-making, roles and responsibilities, data standards, data policies, procedures and processes, and data governance technology capabilities
Create a roadmap to execute the approved recommendation
Identify projects, including quick hits, based on recommended improvements
Create a roadmap to execute the approved recommendations
Identify high-level resource needs, cost estimates, risks and dependencies
Define change management and communications plans to effectively drive change
Define and approve the data governance framework
Create and update data policies (e.g., Data Access Policy, Logical Data Model Standard)
Define roles and responsibilities (e.g., Data Stewards, governing body roles)
Define and update data governance processes and procedures
What You Will Need :
Strong understanding of the data lifecycle
Proven experience in defining, implementing, and operating a data governance bodies, including typical data governance policies, processes, and standards
Proven experience in creating data governance operating models and charters
Proven experience in defining and implementing data governance key performance indicators
Proven experience in defining and implementing and operating data governance bodies
Working knowledge of data management industry best practices such as DAMA DMBOK, CMMI DMM, EDM Council DCAM
Ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups to get buy-in on, develop, and implement data management standards, policies, and best practices
Experience developing data governance policies and procedures
Core Consulting Skills:
Ability to support the development of quality client deliverables
Demonstrate a depth of analysis and critical thinking
Demonstrates ability to leverage and tailor various industry methodologies and frameworks to the needs of clients
Track record of success in assessing and modernizing data governance capabilities in various organizations
Team player with an energetic attitude
Strong organizational skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team
Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks
Strong written and oral communication skills
Experience with project and program management best practices
What Would Be Nice To Have :
Experience in a top-tier commercial or public sector consulting firm
Data Management certification from an industry recognized standards organization demonstrating knowledge of metadata management, data governance, and data cataloging
Working knowledge of federal requirements impacting data, such as the Federal Data Strategy, the Evidence Act, and other relevant laws and regulations that impact data
US Citizen or Green Card holder preferred
The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
Compensation may vary based on education, skills, experience and location. Selected candidate must be local and able to work from one of the following offices: Tysons, VA (HQ); Atlanta, Boston, Tampa, Houston, San Francisco, Denver, Boulder, Durham, Chicago, Washington DC as needed. Client meetings may be required in-person.
This is an exempt level role that may require more than 40 hours of work per week.
Selected Candidate must be able to work Eastern Standard Hours.
The annual salary range for this position is $67,400.00-$134,800.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
What We Offer :
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Student Loan PayDown
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
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