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Digibank Malaysia Project - Head, Data Governance and PartnershipMalaysia



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Head of Data Governance

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We are living in dynamic times. Technology is reshaping how we live, and we want to use it to redefine how financial services are offered. With the Digital Bank license, we will build a bank with the right foundation - using data, technology and trust to solve problems and serve customers. We are coming together to unlock big dreams, and financial inclusion for people in our region is just one of them. If you have what it takes to help build this new Digibank with us.

Get To Know The Role

As the Head of Data Governance, you will be working on all aspects of Data, from the business teams to the engineering teams. You will be responsible for building a best of breed Data Governance. You will also be expected to participate in the grounds up implementation of a full Data Governance organization that places data at its core of the business. As a member of the Data Team, you will be an early adopter of all data management and governance practices and are encouraged to think out of the box in this job.


  • Reporting to Head of Data, you will develop the Data Governance framework that will maximize the value of data for the bank and ensure that is in accordance with Bank Negara guidelines

  • To develop and operationalize the data policies and processes within the Bank by ensuring data governance best practices are adopted within the bank

  • To develop and drive Data Quality Frameworks and approaches to ensure data quality is being monitored and appropriate remediation efforts are in place

  • Have a solid understanding of the data landscape and to consistently be on the top of new and changed datasets.

  • To drive Data Governance efforts in the areas of Metadata Management, Master Data Management, Data Architecture Governance, Access Management and Data Standards to ensure the bank has sound governance over our data assets.

  • To drive Data Governance projects in relation to acquiring Data Governance tools to support operationalization of Data Governance best practices

  • To drive and instill a data culture within the bank by engaging stakeholders at all levels as well across different departments from data engineering to end users.

The Must-Haves

  • At least 10+ years of data governance experience, preferably involved in the implementation of data governance activities and processes in a large organization.

  • Able to understand business requirements of data as well as the complexity of data in technical systems.

  • Candidates will be aligned appropriately within the organization depending on experience and depth of knowledge.

  • Must have sound understanding for all Big Data components & Data Warehousing concepts, preferably in SnowFlake.

  • Strong understanding of Data Quality, Metadata Management, Master Data Management concepts

  • Good knowledge of banking systems and reporting.

  • Good understanding of privacy laws and regulations, especially in the area of PII handling within a big data environment.

  • Good understanding of financial laws around the Banking Acts and other related regulations.

  • Able to work under tight deadlines and dynamic working environment

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