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Director of Enterprise Data Governance

Company: Liberty Mutual Insurance
Location: Seattle
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Introduction to the Enterprise Data Strategy TeamAt Liberty Mutual, we are on a data journey. We have been hard at work assessing our data capabilities across business units and building a perspective on where enterprise data investments could help us be more efficient or effective. What we learned is that winning with data is a strategic imperative for all business units and departments to compete; however, data teams have been working independently to elevate their game to a "Foundational Level" and beyond with varying success. Building "Enterprise Level" capabilities would add value in two ways: (1) by leveraging enterprise context and expertise to drive efficiency and effectiveness across all business units and (2) by potentially unlocking new value by executing select use cases at the enterprise level. Given our learnings, we are excited to announce the creation of an Enterprise Data Strategy Team. The focus of this team, in tight partnership with our enterprise data technology partners, will be on maturing our data fundamentals (especially in the areas of data strategy, data governance, and data talent) and partnering with our Business Unit data teams and others to drive progress on Enterprise use cases.Job Description: What would you do?As we look outward and forward, we can see that the future of our industry is data. The winners in the marketplace will be those who can harness data at scale using advanced capabilities to unlock value. Help us great ready for this future by joining the company's first ever Enterprise Data Strategy Team to guide the right investments in data to service the firm. In this position, you will work across teams to establish clear, comprehensive, domain-oriented data governance responsibilities, goals, and paths forward - seeking common where we have value to do so. This role will require strategic thinking, deep collaboration, and an excitement to navigate ambiguity to build new strengths at Liberty.Responsibilities: What would you accomplish?

  • Data Strategy - Owns, manages, and socializes the data governance roadmap to mature fundamentals, ensuring alignment and buy-in across the organization, participating in workstreams to mature fundamentals as needed.
  • Data Governance - Captains the Data Governance workstream to develop common standards and taxonomies, as well as assemble playbooks that Business Unit teams can take down and apply to their domains, then inform us where does or does not work. Use that feedback to refine standards, clarify lines of accountability, and advance the support model to the business units. The scope of this work includes advancement of:
    • Define data domains and communicate aligned roles and responsibilities with this logic.
    • Provide guidance on what good looks like for domain ownership, data stewardship, etc.
    • Synthesize and distribute playbook(s) for data management standards and best practices (e.g., Enterprise Data Policy), with alignment and sign-off from data leaders.
    • Develop appropriate tracking to measure progress across standards/policies.
    • Work with Business Unit data teams to ensure data capabilities are built for the business unit, including ensuring domain governance and management is up to standards needed for business unit and enterprise needs.
      • Coordinate with the Data Tech partners to ensure standard tools are in place to manage and use data.
        • Data Quality - Ensure data quality standards and blueprints clearly reflected in enterprise policies and standards.Skills: What will help your success?
          • Be an effective collaborator and influencer to align on taxonomies, standards, and playbooks.
          • Demonstrate past success at advancing data governance and data management capabilities at large organizations.
          • Be a proven thought leader who is highly collaborative and adept at navigating matrixed organizations.
          • Be adept at designing processes that promote collaboration and input across teams.
            • Strong written and oral communication skills required
            • Experience in communicating recommendations to senior business leaders preferred
            • BA/BS, or relevant work experience, in Computer Science or related field preferred
            • MBA or advanced degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or other quantitative discipline strongly preferred
            • 7-10 years of experience working in coding methodologies and design principles, particularly in open source tools and technologyAt Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work - US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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