Data Governance Officer

Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: 11 days ago
Contact: Ben van Loggerenberg
Reference: 246192

An experienced Data Governance Officer is required to Support the Chief Data Officer and the government agency in delivering the Data and Reporting Strategy to improve data governance.

This role can be offered as a permanent or contract (12 months) role

Specific Responsibilities

  • Support business areas to improve data transparency.
  • Promote and facilitate sharing of scheme data across other agencies.
  • Provide a point of liaison between the branch and business areas on the delivery of data services infrastructure
  • Build agency analytics capability, and utilise data analytics and spatial analytics to:
    • Support the integrity of agency schemes by predicting, preventing and detecting non-compliance.
    • Provide insights and evidence to decision-makers and other stakeholders on the behaviour of our clients and the trends and outcomes in our schemes.
    • Identify and deliver business improvements and efficiencies.
  • Working with business areas to identify, prioritise and implement innovative approaches to scheme and participant needs or problems.
  • Provide targeted skills and resources to consult on, design, build and/or roll out strategic initiatives that result in improvements to internal processes, data collection, client compliance, and communication related to scheme operations

Role responsibilities and duties

  • Run efficient community of practice and other communication programs.
  • Deliver bespoke projects that improve data capabilities, assesses data maturity, etc.
  • Undertake data governance activities such as:
    • Develop policies, procedures and standards that support data governance maturity.
    • Engage in change management principles to strengthen our data engagement practices.
    • Support risk management programs by identifying vulnerabilities in our data governance practices
    • Prepare well-researched written material including technical documentation.


  • Tertiary or Professional qualifications in Data, Data Governance, Science or related fields would be highly regarded.
  • Experience with DAMA Data Management Body of Knowledge.
  • Secretariat, project management or change management experience.

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Ben van Loggerenberg on (02) 6268 9703 quoting reference 246192

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