At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we're looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.
We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements or home working arrangements for any of our roles.
What you can expect from us: We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best
How do we support our employees: All M&G plc employees will be supported in the workplace through our M&G Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). If you need counselling, confidential financial or legal advice. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offers access to qualified professionals who can provide specialist information, advice and support on many issues. It offers a broad range of services, including help with family issues, maintaining work/life balance and mental health support.
At M&G plc we are focused on delivering outstanding service for our customers and clients while having the ambition to significantly grow our business. This is a role within the Chief Data Office focused on unlocking the potential of data for M&G plc., in order to realise tangible value. As part of the Chief Data Office and as an enterprise Data Governance Analyst you will play a critical part in embedding effective data governance and data management across M&G plc; supporting and embedding the creation of a positive data culture; and ensuring the availability of high quality, well understood data to support business decision making and drive value realisation.
Key work level accountabilities for this level of role:
Provide Data Governance/Data Management advice to all areas of the business, including change projects
Collaborate with Data Owners, Data Stewards and other data role holders to achieve desired outcomes in a pragmatic way
Central point of contact for Data Governance
Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders ensuring that the function delivers a quality service
Develop and maintain Data Governance/Management training, awareness and communications to ensure the message around data are is understood
Applies judgement to deliver outcomes, evaluating a range of potential solutions, considering the impact and data risk
Manage Data Governance Forums and ensure all inputs and outputs for these forums are delivered in a timely manner
Identifies and anticipates the need for changes to continuously improve quality and efficiency of output
Manages resources and risks using expert judgment, know-how and experience
Own the delivery of key data governance and data management deliverables and outcomes.
Proactively promotes and manages data governance awareness throughout the business
Strong practical experience of working in a data governance/management team at a significant organisation
A deep understanding of the core capabilities and principles within data management and hands-on with at least one of the following: data strategy, data quality, data governance, data ownership, data regulation, meta-data management
Understands Data Risk and the impact on the organisation
Ability to build collaborative relationships, facilitating, challenging and bringing ideas together to solve problems
Experience working with a range of senior stakeholders, managing relationships, and flexing approach to support different levels of data maturity and priorities
Effective time management, prioritisation and organisational skills that ensures deadlines are met
Highly developed organisation and problem solving skills
Experience working in financial services / insurance industry
We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:
Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things