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Associate Director/Senior Manager (Data Governance)

Date: 20-Jun-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

This role will be responsible to establish, implement and operationalize data governance in NUS. 


Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Define and promote data governance standards, guidelines, processes and practices
  • Drive data quality governance and work with stakeholders to identify critical data and ensure data quality issues are monitored, quantified and resolved
  • Drive metadata governance and work with stakeholders to develop data catalog and data lineage in a central metadata repository
  • Drive data governance technology exploration, innovation and implementation
  • Partner with IT security team to develop data security governance
  • Partner with MDM team to develop master and reference data governance
  • Work with data governance policy team to ensure compliance and provide recommendations when necessary
  • Participate in the requirements workshops and review functional and design specifications for data management initiatives to ensure the solutions conform to the data governance requirements


  • Degree in Information Technology or equivalent with at least 5 years of relevant data governance experience
  • Experience in data governance tools deployment such as Informatica DQ, EDC or similar
  • Experience in leading data governance implementation and operationalization
  • Well versed with data quality, metadata, master and reference data
  • Knowledge of data protection techniques such as PII data anonymization
  • Solid basic SQL skills and familiar with data profiling techniques
  • Knowledge or experience with AI governance is a plus
  • Strong change management skills and/or experience in managing organization transformation initiatives
  • Excellent oral, written and communication skills with the ability to manage different levels of stakeholders effectively
  • Strong business process and analytical skills with the ability to assimilate information quickly, and communicate complex requirements and issues clearly and concisely
  • Must be a good team player, proactive in nature, fast learner, highly organized and positive attitude

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is one of our utmost priorities and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required. 
With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with NUS.* 

* MOM Updated advisory on COVID-vaccination at the Workplace, subject to changes in accordance with the national COVID-19 measures

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: NUS Information Technology

Department : Applications - Applications Architecture & Technology

Employee Referral Eligible: Yes

Job requisition ID : 7279