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  • Full Time
  • London

Website The Guardian News & Media

The Guardian is a global news organisation that delivers fearless, investigative journalism - giving a voice to the powerless and holding power to account.

Join our team at the Guardian and be a part of a diverse and inclusive global organisation that delivers fearless, investigative journalism, and holds power to account. Our team of award-winning journalists, cutting-edge commercial professionals, and industry-leading digital experts are committed to making a difference and represent a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives. We offer a challenging and exciting environment for career development, with a focus on training, growth and fostering an inclusive culture.

We’re now looking for a Data Governance Manager to build, run and mature a Data Governance capability to manage GNM enterprise data as an asset within the Data Team.

It’s an exciting time to join the team, as we are looking to further embed our data governance in key areas across the organisation. We’re embedding our data cataloguing tool, and also revamping how we work with the business.

About the Role

  • Data Governance Framework Implementation & Maintenance
  • Implement an end-to-end data governance framework to support good data quality and develop robust processes
  • Manage and ensure ongoing adherence to the governance policies and processes agreed
  • Design, implement & enforce Data Governance across all parties, tools and systems interacting with the governed data sets
  • Understand GNM’s strategy and values and prescribe appropriate Data Governance to support these


About You

  • Previous experience building and maintaining a successful Data Governance Framework inline with data (privacy) regulations
  • Skilled embedded data governance responsibilities across the organisation
  • Previous experience in a consumer-focused organisation

We value and respect all differences (seen and unseen) in all people. We aspire to have inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. Many of our staff work flexibly and we will consider all requests for flexible working arrangements.

How to Apply

To apply, please upload your latest CV and a cover letter which outlines why you’d love to take on this role, and why you’re a great match for what we’re looking for.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 13th June 2024.

All roles at the Guardian are open for everybody to apply. It is important to us that you feel supported and comfortable throughout your recruitment process, in order to perform your best. Please let us know if there are any changes we could make to the application process to make it easier and more comfortable for you. Please contact Sean Brinkley on to discuss further so we can work with you to support you through your application.

Benefits at the Guardian

We offer 30 days annual leave per annum, plus an additional 5 day holiday purchase scheme. Our pension scheme is generous; if you contribute 5% then we will contribute 8-12% (depending on your age). We believe in giving back, which is why employees are given 2 volunteering days annually and the option of payroll giving. Season ticket loans are also available.

You are entitled to life cover, income protection, healthcare, sick pay and eye tests. You can also opt in to dental insurance.

We have enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave policies in place. We also support our employees by offering an IVF, menopause, baby loss, and trans equality policy.

Culture & Wellbeing

We want everyone to feel like they belong at the Guardian and we champion diversity of thought. Our various employee forums provide a platform to use their voice to foster an inclusive workplace.

We offer tools to help you prioritise your wellbeing including access to our employee benefits platform which provides tailored support for health and wellbeing. In addition, we also offer free yoga and pilates classes. These run alongside our corporate gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Learning & Development

We encourage personal and professional growth. Employees have access to a broad range of tools and solutions, and we are happy to support the pursuit of professional qualifications through vocational courses and apprenticeships.

Our Working Environment

We take pride in our surroundings and are pleased to offer versatile meeting rooms and colourful communal areas. We have a brilliant canteen that caters to breakfast, lunch and dinner, with views overlooking Regent’s Canal.

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