Data Governance for Life-insurance client

Duties and Responsibilities:

Data Governance implementation

  • Design, configure, operate, and maintain Data Governance and Data Quality tools (Collibra and IDQ) to align with the Data Governance framework requirements as set out in the company’s approved Policy and supporting Standards.
  • Develop detailed process and guidelines that are essential to on-board Lines of Businesses to use the Data Governance and Data Quality tools effectively for managing their critical data.
  • Setup monitoring process, tools and guidelines to enable consistent and effective monitoring of Lines of Businesses’ compliance with the requirements as set out in the Data Governance framework.
  • Support in continuous enhancements of Data Governance framework, templates, documents, and other artifacts as required by management to create a framework that is practical, scalable, and of value-add to the company from critical data management perspective.

Data Governance effectiveness monitoring

  • Develop Lines of Businesses’ capabilities in understanding the purpose and know-how to manage their critical data in accordance with the Data Governance framework, including utilization of the guidelines, tools, and templates prescribed by the Data Governance Team.
  • Support in execution of Data Governance implementation activities in accordance with project plans and in collaboration with Lines of Businesses (including IT).
  • Monitor and report on execution progress, and support Lines of Businesses’ Data Governance implementation in accordance with the Data Governance framework requirements.
  • Where external resources are used, oversight and manage vendors to guide and track Data Governance implementation activities in accordance with project plans.


  • Identify, evaluate, and promote opportunities for Data Governance compliance and enhancement.
  • Timely report of status, progress, and matters that warrant escalation to the responsible oversight personnel / body within the company.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Requirements and Qualifications:

Required skills: 

  • Three years of experience in the following:
    • Any combination of the following: Data governance, database technology, application development, data modeling, data quality assessment, data profiling, master/reference data, and metadata management.
    • Data ingestion, data integration, data migration and control.
    • Developing process and data flows, and process implementation.
    • Understanding of insurance business and process
  • Good understanding of Japan Law and regulations regarding data protection, and record management, and information security
  • knowledge on data analytics, databases, and big data platform (Hadoop)
  • Experience in supporting projects involving regulatory/compliance reporting and adherence.
  • Extensive business acumen with broad range of exposure to business and IT units.
  • Experience in customer relationship management, communications and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in Japanese, business level of English.


  • Strong knowledge on data governance tool (Collibra)
  • Experience on data quality tool, e.g. Informatica Data Quality module (IDQ)
  • Experienced with database development, maintenance, or other data related projects
  • SQL / Java / ETL / API development experience
  • MuleSoft experience
  • knowledge on master / metadata management (MDM)
  • Has a passion to drive a cultural change for data driven company

Nice to have:

  • DAMA Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP)
  • Informatica Data Quality 10: Administrator, Specialist Certification
  • Informatica Data Quality 10: Developer, Specialist Certification



Posted on:

August 28, 2020

Experience level:

Experienced (non-manager)

Education level:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Contract type:





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