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Data Governance Professionals - Data & Analytics

Location:  Athens
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  24 Feb 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1420205

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too.


Join our continuously growing team, which employs over 2.200 professionals in Greece, and is listed in Greece's Top Employers for 2023! Experience great flexibility, under our hybrid operating model across our offices in Athens, Patras, and Thessaloniki, while benefiting from personalized learning and career development opportunities. We prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion, fostering an environment where everyone's unique perspectives are valued, that supports you in building an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


The opportunity


Modern technology produces more data than ever before, but also provides the tools to store, organize, analyze, share and govern this data, resulting in new opportunities and substantiated business insights in support of new and deeper insights and more informed decision making. EY delivers leading services and solutions in the area of big data, business intelligence, data engineering and data governance built on a blend of tools and custom-developed methods.


As part of our AI & Data practice, a team with more than 250 people doing projects with leading clients in Greece and abroad, you will work with multi-disciplinary teams to support clients in a wide range of data initiatives aiming to generate and present new, useful and actionable insights. You will have the opportunity to work and take responsibilities in challenging engagements, gaining exposure to clients in various sectors both in Greece and abroad.



Your Key Responsibilities


  • Participation in large-scale client engagements.
  • Leverage EY leading practices and methodologies to support the definition and roll out of enterprise-wide data governance frameworks, including policies, standards, principles, governance metrics, processes and related tools.
  • Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance, ensuring data ownership & accountability.
  • Develop & maintain inventory of the enterprise information assets, including authoritative systems, data domains, data owners, etc.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality, metadata management and data protection standards.
  • Serve as a liaison between Business, Functional areas and technology to ensure that data related business requirements are clearly defined and communicated.
  • Define indicators for performance, compliance and adoption of data related policies, standards and practices.
  • Lead workshops to onboard client teams to data governance policies and tools.
  • Put into practice good organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and complete complex projects.



To qualify for the role you must have:

Whether you're just starting out or have years of expertise, we have a place for you on our team. We are looking for people at multiple experience levels, from Consultants, with a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant working experience, to experienced Consultants (at Senior Consultant, Manager and Senior Manager levels) with many years of experience.

  • A BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other equivalent subject
  • Solid understanding of data governance, metadata management and data quality practices
  • Good understanding of databases and data structures
  • Basic understanding in Visualization tools (PowerBI, Tableau etc.)
  • Strong analytical and time management skills
  • Excellent command of English both oral and written



Ideally, you will also have:


  • Good understanding of Data Architecture aspects
  • Relevant certification(s) in the field of data governance
  • Working experience with data governance tools


What We Look For


  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Desire to investigate and try-out new tools and technologies as they are released.
  • Ability to work under tight timelines, in cases for multiple project deliveries.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within high-performing teams.
  • Confidence to convey technical advice and guidance to clients.
  • Evidence of self-motivation for continuous development.


What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration package: You’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Depending on your experience, our comprehensive rewards package includes benefits that suit your needs including cutting-edge technological equipment, ticket restaurant vouchers, a private health insurance scheme, life insurance, income protection and an exclusive EY benefits club that provides a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. 
  • Flexible working arrangements: We operate under a hybrid working model, which is defined based on both your own preferences and team’s needs, and we enjoy our summers with short Fridays.
  • Personalized learning experience and career development: We provide free and unlimited access to educational platforms and EY Badges, support certifications, and provide coaching and feedback, as a part of our Leadership & Development process, all of which can lead to a meaningful impact and success as defined by you.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • International Experience: Become part of international projects and work along multicultural teams, through our global network.
  • Above all, you will be working in one of the Top Employers in Greece for 2023, awarded by the Top Employers Institute.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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