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Data Governance Advisor

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Omaha, Nebraska ID# 2017-11902 Regular Full-Time Senior Level Professional


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The Advisor, Data Governance, serves as a leader in firm-wide data governance to drive strategy, business engagement, cultural transformation and adoption of data governance and data management best practices across the firm.  As part of the Enterprise Data Management organization, this role will be responsible for engaging with TD Ameritrade business leaders at all levels up to the Senior Operating Committee to generate adoption of the Data Governance Operating Model, facilitate Data Governance Forums, and support the development of the business unit Annual Data Management Plans.   This role will also engage with project teams on strategic initiatives, identify opportunities to serve in a consultative, advisory capacity, and help drive the enterprise to advance the maturity and adoption of data governance and data management practices.


  • Establish and mature the Enterprise Data Management Strategy
  • Evangelize the concept of “data as an asset” and the value of understanding the quality of data
  • Provide leadership for data governance capability and process improvements efforts
  • Facilitate data governance forums and working groups
  • Develop and implement organization change management strategies
  • Maintain and evolve enterprise Data Management Policy, Standards, and Controls while driving adoption and compliance
  • Support maturity of  Data Quality Operating Model and drive continued adoption within the Business Units
  • Mature the Critical Data Element Identification methodology
  • Educate the enterprise, including data stewards and officers to ensure efficient and effective decisions are made in regards to data.
  • Coach data stakeholders on defining data requirements, related business rules, and data quality improvement strategies.
  • Identify key data deliverables and requirements from business stakeholders and from independent research and analysis.


  • Experience bringing about successful organizational transformation with firm-wide initiatives
  • Experience in the underlying disciplines of data governance within organizations (financial services preferred) 
  • Experience creating and running enterprise data quality operating models as well as data quality issue resolution programs
  • Experience in the creation of data related policy and standards and the activities required to bring about Data Management Policy and Standards adoption and compliance
  • Proven experience in successfully delivering enterprise data governance and data management initiatives with deep understanding of success requirements
  • Proven experience interacting with senior executives and able to translate data management solutions into business benefits

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