Posted: 13th October 2021

Senior Data Governance Consultant

Salary: Competitive Location: UK Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

As a Senior Data Governance Consultant within Comma Group, you will predominately be working closely with the client and the client’s team throughout the lifecycle of an engagement. The role also includes some internal Comma capability development responsibilities.


Job Title: Senior Data Governance Consultant

Job type: Permanent

Location: Based in the UK with regular travel

At Comma we know that our people are our biggest asset, therefore we are committed to hiring individuals who can embrace and embody our relaxed, family feel culture. We are conscious of creating a diverse and inclusive team, and want to hire people into Comma who we can empower and progress. We are aware that you may not meet every single requirement on the advert, but we would encourage you to apply or reach out to one of the team as a lot of us did not begin our careers’ at Comma as experts.

Who we are:

Comma are a specialist Master Data Management and Information Management consultancy. Comma believes in being fully immersed in every organisation that we undertake a programme of work with, imparting knowledge at the same rate we absorb it – reciprocal learning is at the core of what we do. We are serious about providing a delivery service that puts the client first and ensures their data and content works for them in perfect harmony.

Comma services enterprise clients in Retail, Manufacturing, Distribution and other sectors throughout UK, Ireland and Northern Europe. Clients include McDonalds, Whitbread, SKY, John Lewis, B&Q, Diageo and many more.

The focus of your role:

As a Senior Data Governance Consultant within Comma Group, you will predominately be working closely with the client and the client’s team throughout the lifecycle of an engagement. The role also includes some internal Comma capability development responsibilities.

The core purpose of the role is to successfully lead and deliver data-led components of projects through face to face consultancy and by enabling other Comma resources by building and curating components of the Comma body of knowledge.

In order to be successful, you will apply your knowledge and experience to support the delivery of projects, build valuable relationships with clients, and develop strong capabilities through formal training and working with colleagues across different functions.

What you'll be doing:

  • Perform advisory, consultancy, delivery and support activities for Comma clients in areas, not limited to:
  1. Data & Information Management
  2. Data & Information Governance
  3. Data Quality
  4. Data Migration
  5. Data Modelling
  • Lead small specialist teams consisting of Comma and client resources and be accountable for the delivery of project components under the direction of Comma or client Project Management
  • Be a data services ambassador and thought leader internally within Comma and externally for partners and clients, using pre-existing knowledge of areas such as data governance, data quality and data migration to add valuable insight into meetings, discussions and projects.
  • Take ownership of the development and maintenance of specific Comma accelerators, methodologies, case studies and other collateral in areas directed by the Head of Data Services.
  • Keep abreast of latest developments and trends in the areas highlighted in (1)
  • Where applicable to the elements owned as part of (4), perform evaluation of, introduction to and enablement in new toolsets and technologies.
  • Where applicable to the elements owned as part of (4), perform advisory, comparison, demonstration and evaluation services for new toolsets and technologies to prospective and existing clients.
  • Define and design quality assurance processes/services and execute these in order to provide quality assurance and review of artefacts produced by other Comma projects
  • Take ownership of the line management and development of more junior members of the data services team as required

Please note, our clients are based all over the UK and Europe so you will need to be open to travel when needed.

What we'd like you to bring:

A track record of experience in the areas highlighted in 1-9

Previous exposure to Data Management Consultancy and/or previous senior data positions

Ability to collaborate with both a technical and non-technical audience

Be able to create relevant project documentation required by the client and Comma

Manage stakeholders across numerous projects

You will need to be a relationship builder

Understand the value of continuous training

Assist with the planning of projects, ensuring that all aspects are considered in order to ensure a successful delivery

Ability to work well with and motivate other team members

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What we will offer you:

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private medical cover through Vitality (this includes, free weekly Café Nero drinks, free cinema tickets, free Apple watch, free amazon prime, and many more rewards through Vitality)
  • Competitive salary
  • No dress code
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Company away days
  • Accelerated career progression
  • Choice of Mac or Windows laptop when you start
  • Free use of the mindfulness app Headspace for 1 year

If you would like to reach out informally for a conversation please feel free to reach out to Naomi Cruden (People and Projects Executive) on LinkedIn.

If you have some but not all skills required for this role, don’t worry, we can offer training where needed and can give you the complete skillset.

All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

*Comma Group do not accept CV's from agencies*

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