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Business Analyst / Data Governance Manager

This is a full time position that requires 3 days in office weekly in Elizabeth, NJ
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Elizabeth, NJ
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The Business Analyst/ Data Governance Manager will lead and manage all organization-wide data governance activities and will have responsibility for improving the quality and managing the protection of the company’s data and information assets. The position will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to an enterprise data governance policy, standards and procedures, both at the department and business functional areas, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs.

This position serves as a point of escalation for governance, data quality and protection issues and will work closely with technical and business functional area leadership to improve the quality and value of core data assets, as well as supporting the strategic requirements of the department.


Key Responsibilities

·       Develop, establish and promote intelligent data and analytics governance policies, standards, processes and technologies to meet overall business needs

·       Partner with Business and IT Stakeholders to develop data analysis approaches and a roadmap for implementation

·       Work on large and small scale projects that have a direct impact on the data hygiene for the company

·       Drive projects based on defined priorities, ensure scope of deliverables, timelines and budget are met; identify risks and issues and mitigate/escalate as needed

·       Work with stakeholders across the business to establish, extend and support Data Governance Council stewardship and organizational goals

·       Work with data hygiene, data mapping/migration, data profiling and data management approaches to improve and maintain the processes by which data is established and the overall quality of data

·       Responsible for the promotion of data accuracy and adherence to ABG’s defined data management and governance practices, as well as driving acceptance of enterprise data standards and policies across the various business areas that utilize enterprise data and information


Skills and Experience

·       At least four years of experience in data quality, governance, administration or usage (such as in a BI/Analytics or MDM team)

·       Strong SQL skills – able to write SQL scripts to extract and analyze data based on user requests

·       Strong experience working with large product and customer data sets

·       Experience writing, implementing and maintaining data quality standards, policies, guidelines and training

·       Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and/or Master Data Management project experience

·       Strong analytical skills including the ability to understand business needs and translate into requirements and business value

·       Proficiency with digital platforms such as  MS Office 365 Suite, IBM DB2 and Salesforce would be plus

·       Familiarity with one or more core platforms within a data domain  (Power BI, MicroStrategy, Adobe, Diver etc.)

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