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MUFG Union Bank Data Governance Analyst - Vice President in London, United Kingdom

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

Overview of the Department/Section:

MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with around 2,300 offices in over 50 countries including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and East Asia.. The group has over 150,000 employees, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.

As one of the top financial groups globally with a vison to be the world's most trusted, we want to attract, nurture and retain the most talented individuals in the market. The size and range of MUFG's global business creates opportunities for our employees to stretch themselves and reap the rewards, whilst our common values, to behave with integrity and responsibility, and to build a culture which is fair, transparent, and honest, underpin everything that we do.We aim to be the financial partner of choice for our clients, whatever their requirements, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges. The group’s operating companies include, but are not limited to, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking (Japan's leading trust bank), Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings (one of Japan's largest securities firms), and MUFG Americas Holdings.

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The Information and Data Management (IDM) department is responsible for data management and MI production across all international subsidiaries of MUSHD and EMEA region for MUFG Bank. The mandate for the department is to:

• Develop a business led, technology enabled data strategy and roadmap for delivery of data management target state

• Develop a data governance framework and establish data related policies and procedures to improve the value of data as an enterprise asset

• Source, validate and maintain master data repositories of market and reference data

• Agree data quality standards with business owners and track metrics and continuously improve data processes

• Investigate and analyse data issues, identify the root cause and recommend control improvements

• Develop and support an MI platform optimised for the aggregation of data and the reporting of processed and analysed information

• Deliver accurate, timely and insightful MI to the international business to support executive decision making and to meet statutory and regulatory reporting requirements.

The team operates internationally with staff currently based in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Main Purpose of the Role:

We have an exciting role within our London Data Governance team.

The successful candidate will be within the Data Governance Team responsible for the enterprise-wide data governance framework across the EMEA region.

  • Embedding the Data Governance framework across the EMEA region.

  • Develop framework to capture Key Data Elements (KDE’s) and identify golden source systems, completing data mapping for key reporting outputs.

  • Lead the implementation of strategic metadata and data lineage tooling across the EMEA region.

  • Improve data quality through assessment and root cause analysis of data issues and the build out of automated Data Quality monitoring controls.

  • Contribution towards data management policy updates and global alignment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of data mapping initiatives, including the documentation of data flows, identification of KDE’s and registration of Golden Source systems.

  • Implementation of metadata and data lineage tooling including supporting the creation of Business Requirement Documentation.

  • Ownership of Data Issue log and coordination with Business Data Stewards throughout the Firm.

  • Agreeing data quality validation criteria with Business Data Stewards.

  • Ensure Data policies are adhered to within change programmes across the region.

  • Contribute to promotion and training around data governance principles.

  • Ensure timely remediation of audit points

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience within a bank’s data management function (essential)

  • Understanding of Data Governance regulation and best practice (essential)

  • Experience of supporting governance committees and working groups (beneficial)

  • Experience of working with stakeholders of all levels (essential)

  • Experience working with Collibra or similar data governance tools (essential)

  • Experience in using data quality tooling (essential)

Personal Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability

  • Proficient in building a strong network internally and externally

  • A proactive, motivated approach.

  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly

  • Strong decision-making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement

  • A structured and logical approach to work

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • A creative and innovative approach to work

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical/numerical skills

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute

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