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Data Governance Manager

Company: Rock Family of Companies
Location: Detroit
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. Were united by our culture a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job its about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.
About Bedrock
Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city-building strategies, reaching far beyond the boundaries of bricks and mortar. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $5.6 billion to acquiring and developing more than 100 properties in Detroit and Cleveland, including landmark developments at the Hudsons Site ( , the Book Tower ( restoration, City Modern ( and the May Company Building. Bedrocks portfolio totals more than 22 million square feet of office, retail and residential space within new construction and adaptive reuse projects.
For more information on Bedrocks projects, visit or engage with us on Facebook ( , Instagram ( , Twitter ( and LinkedIn ( .
Job Summary
The Data Governance Manager will develop our Data Governance strategy and roadmap, as well as lead the relevant work streams spanning our online and offline data ecosystems. At the highest level, this person will be responsible for developing a holistic systems architecture composed of technology, roles, processes, and data to achieve our objectives in this space. This is an influence-based leadership role, having no direct reports, but guiding the work of teams across the Data Technology org.
Work with the Director to develop the Data Governance Framework, data catalog, data policies for data access, data compliance, data retention, and data lifecycle management

Educate data stewards and consumers on how to adopt data policies

Define and drive adoption & utilization of our data classification taxonomy for Data Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Hygiene, and Data Quality use cases

Develop and guide implementation of automated rules associated with each data classification

Drive offline data architecture decisions to support evolving requirements

Operationalize data governance processes in partnership with data stewards across the company

Partner with our technology teams to develop next generation data governance tools, workflows, and storage strategy

Partner with IT teams on Data Governance considerations for third-party applications

Develop strategy for managing third-party data ingested into our data ecosystem

Develop our Master Data Management strategy, ensuring quality of critical data elements & identifying opportunities to increase business value through data

Drive decision making across Legal, Privacy, Finance, Business, and Engineering teams on how to adhere to data governance objectives while maximizing the value of the affected data and the productivity of our workforce

Conduct periodic reviews of data ecosystem to ensure data policy is being appropriately applied

BS, MS or Ph.D. in STEM or Data-related field, or equivalent work experience

Approximately 5 years of experience designing, deploying, and managing Data Governance programs

Approximately 2 years of consulting experience, preferred

Ability to operate in a fast-moving environment supporting a rapidly growing business

Self-starter and strategic thinker

Ability to consistently make culture choices that positively impact all of engineering

Demonstrated project management skills

Experience with top Data Governance Tools

Knowledge of Data Management and Data Governance frameworks, methodologies, and best practices

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.
We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.
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Keywords: Rock Family of Companies, Detroit , Data Governance Manager, Executive , Detroit, Michigan

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