First San Francisco Partners (FSFP) is a leading business advisory and information management consultancy dedicated to helping organizations leverage their data to improve strategic decision-making, reduce risk, create operational efficiencies and fuel unprecedented business success. Our consulting services include data management, data governance, Collibra (data governance and data quality software) implementation/adoption, data architecture, data quality, master and reference data management, metadata management and data privacy.
Kelle O’Neal founded the company in 2007 and is its Chief Executive Officer. FSFP’s leading position and strong reputation in our industry is because of our experienced senior leaders and dedicated consultants, business analysts and sales, administrative and marketing staff.
FSFP serves clients throughout the U.S., including large consumer brands, notable financial institutions and other organizations who want to make their information (data) actionable.
FSFP’s culture is centered on teamwork and a shared passion for what we do. We believe in treating clients (and one another) with respect and delivering measurable results for clients. Our FIRST values (Focus, Integrity, Resourcefulness, Skillfulness and Teamwork) guide our interactions.
First San Francisco Partners is seeking both employees and contractors for the Data Governance Program Lead role, this role will be responsible for assessing data management environments and governance capabilities to make data actionable for the business and to turn information into value.
What You'll be Doing:
- Lead and conduct data management maturity assessments and identify pain points for capabilities including data quality, governance, architecture, analytics, metadata management, master data management, etc.
- 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 data governance gaps and assess data governance maturity in a complex data environment. Should also be able to Identify the implications for data governance that arise from the technology, current processes and skill levels in a complex data environment.
- Develop a strategy for data governance, including a high-level roadmap. Must also be able to create impactful deliverable collateral.
- Provides overall accountability for the data governance (DG) Program
- Plans and allocates tasks to the team
- Interviews, specifies and builds content for the DG Deliverables
- Communicates with executive sponsors on progress of data governance program, and receives direction from executive sponsors
- Identifies issues and escalates as necessary
- Leads the development of project deliverables, synthesizes findings and integrates them into strategic-level deliverables
- Provides data governance subject matter expertise, coaching and mentoring to Business and IT stakeholders to increase awareness of and capabilities needed to improve data-driven decision-making, operational efficiency, regulatory response, data understanding and competitive advantage
What You Should Have:
- Bachelor’s Degree with strong data understanding through experience.
- Strong knowledge of data governance and data management concepts, approaches and tools, especially the role of data governance in the successful implementation of data strategy.
- Solid analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task, organize, prioritize and meet deadlines.
- Excellent written/oral communication and presentation skills.
- Ability to explain value of data governance to both business and technical stakeholders.
- Ability to analyze complex environments, distill concepts and present to clients.
- Ability to travel up to 50% if needed.
$160,612.00 – $240,918.00
This range is based on our market pay structures. Individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to business considerations, local market conditions, internal equity and candidate qualifications, such as skills, experience and education.
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At First San Francisco Partners, the health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. We support our employees in all aspects of their life, including health and financial well-being. Full Time employees scheduled to work 40 hours per week are offered a variety of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(K) savings plan, disability coverage; life and accident coverage, vacation time and paid holidays.
Temporary Consultants are not eligible for First San Francisco benefits but can participate in other company incentives including our Employee Referral Program.
First San Francisco Partners is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.