As part of the Global Business Intelligence (BI) team, the Data Governance Analyst is responsible for delivery of data governance and data analyst support for Cushman and Wakefield's global business intelligence platform across all service lines and its clients.
* Support the Data Governance Lead on all data governance initiatives for the global BI platform such as:
o Data Governance Policy documentation and enforcement o Coordinating and working with data stewards, data owners, data experts, and data custodians to deploy data governance projects o Reviewing and documenting data standards and best practices o Working with the data governance committee on data quality initiatives o Process mapping of policy rules, data quality escalations, and governance processes o Ensuring data dictionary and business glossary are complete and up to date o Tracking data quality metrics and working with data stewards to maintain data quality at highest levels o Measuring and tracking data maturity, and developing additional metrics as needed for data governance o Actively working with stakeholders to continuously expand data coverage of market benchmarks and to continuously optimize the benchmarking logic in the BI platform
* Support the Data Governance Team on data analyst activities to support the global BI platform such as:
o Leading source-to-target data mapping activities to support system integration for new data sources including supporting the testing of the integration o Utilizing advanced analytics tools such as Alteryx, Azure Databricks or Python to transform data, automate workflows and develop analytical tools. o Supporting data quality initiatives by developing data quality metrics, identifying data gaps, or developing automated workflows and audits o Performing data assessments of client data before onboarding onto the BI platform o Performing data profiling and analysis of new data sets that require integration into the database o Assessing impact of source system changes or non-standard data on the BI platform o Analyzing and translating product business requirements into the necessary data requirements o Working with the business and the global team to investigate and resolve data issues around data conformance and data quality o User Acceptance Testing on data aspects during product releases
* Other responsibilities may include:
o Drive continuous improvement in the automation and standardization of data requirements. o Partner with the development team to expand C&W's BI product offering through dashboard POCs, tabular model measure development and product feature enhancements. o Providing training of data governance tools to business users o Work effectively with all areas of the business to identify required dashboard visualizations and associated calculations to build dashboards. o Provide both verbal and written updates to management on the progress of work. o Liase with service line leadership to extract data from point applications for uploading into the BI platform.
* Bachelor's degree in business, Engineering, or a degree with relevant disciplines such as information management, mathematics/statistics, business information systems. * Multiple years of experience in Data Governance or Data Quality or Data Compliance is preferred * Multiple years of experience in Data Analyst activities (data analysis, data mapping, data cleansing, data wrangling, data profiling, etc.) is preferred * Experience in process mapping, RACI or RAPID is preferred * Knowledge in SQL Queries using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio or intermediate understanding of SQL Server database is preferred * Experience or understanding of ETL framework and tools such as Azure Data Factory or Alteryx or Python is a plus * Experience in business analytics or data visualization tools such as Power BI is a plus * Experience working with commercial real estate data is a plus Skills & Personal Qualities: * Excellent analytical skills - the ability to identify trends, patterns, and insights from data. * Great attention to detail, diligent, focused, and highly analytical * Strong mathematical & numeracy skills * Committed, able to work to deadlines, prioritise and juggle between tasks * Business writing and reporting skills * Thoughtful, collaborative, and proactively ready to engage with stakeholders across the globe * Experience in Agile Development * In depth experience working as an Analyst in a professional working environment. * Able to communicate effectively at all levels, including the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict. * Experience in documenting business processes in the form of process maps and step-by-step user manuals. * Experience in supporting system testing with entry and exist criteria. * Commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work. * Workshop facilitation skills for requirements gathering analysis. * Ability to build & maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel. * Demonstrate flexibility and ability to deliver. * Ability to produce high quality documentation (reports, specifications, requirements, etc.) * Good team player, also able to work independently. * Curiosity and drive to solve problems.
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