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KPMG Senior Director, Global Data Governance in Des Moines, Iowa

Business Title: Senior Director, Global Data Governance

Requisition Number: 87583 - 29

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest:

State: IA

City: Des Moines

Description:

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Director, Global Data Governance to join our Global Data team which is part of KPMG International.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the Data Governance Operating Model including role definitions and accountabilities, charters, progress dashboards, published minutes, decision logs, change controls, data issue management and waiver processes

  • Build, develop and lead a team of skilled and high performing data professionals that delivers business value and optimizes cost and speed to insight to meet the needs of Member Firms and Global Functions

  • Provide consultation and support for the rollout, adoption and alignment to the Global Data Standard and Data Governance Operating Model; develop and implement processes in coordination with the Technology organization to integrate data standards into the application development methodologies and necessary architectural reviews and funding gates

  • Coordinate with the Member Firms and Global Functions to define Global Data Standards with a cross functional Global Data Working Group consistent with applicable regulations, professional firm standards and best practices, including data privacy and protection components

  • Organize and facilitate key working groups such as the Global Data Working Group and Global Data Stewards Forums; collaborate with other Global Data colleagues to deliver data use cases to meet business objectives

Qualifications:

  • Minimum twelve years experience in the Data Governance space and eight years of recent direct leadership experience of a Data Governance team or similar organizations

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; Master's degree from an accredited college/university preferred

  • Ability to understand the complexity of a matrixed professional services firm / partnership; demonstrated ability to lead in a matrixed manner; able to maintain a flexible schedule due to travel, deadlines and/or duties outside of normal business hours due to global nature of the role

  • Proven track record influencing diverse sets of stakeholders and driving common outcomes

  • Outstanding verbal/written communication, collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills to lead in an environment driven by customer service and teamwork; ability to direct, motivate and empower others to work towards the organization's goals, ensuring efficient allocation of resources across multiple functions

  • Capable of ensuring the execution of strategic initiatives for the organization as well as to address emerging opportunities and how organization should be organized/staffed to realize them

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

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