Shared Services Data Governance Manager

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Data Governance Manager

Location: Preston or Farnborough Site (Hybrid Model) -We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £70,000

What you’ll be doing:

    Ensuring the continued development of Shared Services data governance capability and services to support the continuous improvement and effective management of our data

      Developing the Data Governance team and working effectively with Shared Services Data Owners and Stewards, Data and Analytics and the wider business

        Effective prioritisation of data governance development and activity to meet strategic and tactical objectives within Data & Analytics, Shared Services, and wider BAE Systems

          Strategic direction and development of data governance within Shared Services to meet the wider strategic objectives of Group Function IM&T and BAE Systems

            Defining and maintaining Shared Services data governance controls including procedures, processes, methods, guideline, and definitions

              Ensuring Shared Services application of data governance is aligned and compliant with Group Function IM&T data governance

                Actively promoting both Group Function IM&T and Shared Services specific data governance within Shared Services and gathering feedback on their application

                  Providing data governance and management advice and guidance to business teams to influence, facilitate and implement data improvement, quality, and security

                    Developing effective relationships with Shared Services Senior Leadership Team, Data and Analytics, Data Owners and Stewards, data consumers, Group Function IM&T and other Sector and Function data management teams

                    Your skills and experiences:


                      Proven experience of working as a Data Governance Lead

                        Good data governance management and developing/delivering data experience

                          Good business and technical knowledge with a broad understanding of technical environment in which data works

                            Define, implement, and drive data governance through an organisation


                              Understanding of information data architecture

                                Data management tools exposure

                                  Understanding of information governance data management lifecycle


                                  You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

                                  The Shared Services Data & Analytics Organisation team:

                                  To support Shared Services Data Governance Oversight Board in leading data governance and management across Shared Services and wider BAE Systems. To escalate data and data governance issues to the Data Governance Oversight Board, as necessary, and disseminate strategic decisions and direction to the wider business.

                                  Why BAE Systems?

                                  This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

                                  Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


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