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Data Governance, Senior Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Durham
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family :
Management Consulting
Travel Required :
Up to 25%
Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Public Trust
What You Will Do :

  • Create detailed plan of action and milestones using MS Project

  • Develop initial hypotheses on data governance related improvements

  • Perform stakeholder identification and management

  • Conduct interviews with client stakeholders to assess current capabilities relative to leading data practices

  • Collect and analyze documentation (e.g., org charts, data governance charters and data stewardship models, data standards, data policies processes, and procedures, etc.)

  • Develop gap analysis relative to leading data practices and determine the current state of maturity across multiple dimensions

  • Document current-state and future-state materials in MS Project

  • Socialize materials with relevant stakeholders

  • Determine the target maturity levels across leading data governance practices

  • Propose future-state data governance framework recommendations (e.g., alternative organizational structures, scope of decision-making, roles and responsibilities, data standards, data policies, procedures and processes, and data governance technology capabilities

  • Prioritize recommendations

  • Create a roadmap to execute the approved recommendation

  • Identify projects, including quick hits, based on recommended improvements

  • Create a roadmap to execute the approved recommendations

  • Identify high-level resource needs, cost estimates, risks and dependencies

  • Define change management and communications plans to effectively drive change

  • Define and approve the data governance framework

  • Create and update data policies (e.g., Data Access Policy, Logical Data Model Standard)

  • Define roles and responsibilities (e.g., Data Stewards, governing body roles)

  • Define and update data governance processes and procedures

    What You Will Need :
    Data Skills:

    • Strong understanding of the data lifecycle

    • Proven experience in defining, implementing, and operating a data governance bodies, including typical data governance policies, processes, and standards

    • Proven experience in creating data governance operating models and charters

    • Proven experience in defining and implementing data governance key performance indicators

    • Proven experience in defining and implementing and operating data governance bodies

    • Working knowledge of data management industry best practices such as DAMA DMBOK, CMMI DMM, EDM Council DCAM

    • Ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups to get buy-in on, develop, and implement data management standards, policies, and best practices

    • Experience developing data governance policies and procedures

      Core Consulting Skills:

      • Ability to support the development of quality client deliverables

      • Demonstrate a depth of analysis and critical thinking

      • Demonstrates ability to leverage and tailor various industry methodologies and frameworks to the needs of clients

      • Track record of success in assessing and modernizing data governance capabilities in various organizations

      • Team player with an energetic attitude

      • Strong organizational skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team

      • Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks

      • Strong written and oral communication skills

      • Experience with project and program management best practices

        What Would Be Nice To Have :

        • Experience in a top-tier commercial or public sector consulting firm

        • Data Management certification from an industry recognized standards organization demonstrating knowledge of metadata management, data governance, and data cataloging

        • Working knowledge of federal requirements impacting data, such as the Federal Data Strategy, the Evidence Act, and other relevant laws and regulations that impact data

        • US Citizen or Green Card holder preferred

        • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

          Compensation may vary based on education, skills, experience and location. Selected candidate must be local and able to work from one of the following offices: Tysons, VA (HQ); Atlanta, Boston, Tampa, Houston, San Francisco, Denver, Boulder, Durham, Chicago, Washington DC as needed. Client meetings may be required in-person.
          This is an exempt level role that may require more than 40 hours of work per week.
          Selected Candidate must be able to work Eastern Standard Hours.
          The annual salary range for this position is $67,400.00-$134,800.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
          What We Offer :
          Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
          Benefits include:

          • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

          • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

          • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

          • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

          • 401(k) Retirement Plan

          • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

          • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

          • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

          • Student Loan PayDown

          • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

          • Skills Development & Certifications

          • Employee Referral Program

          • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

          • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

          • Mobility Stipend

            About Guidehouse
            Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
            Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
            If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.
            Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Durham , Data Governance, Senior Consultant, Professions , Durham, North Carolina

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