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Digital Technology Services - Data Senior Manager/Director

Location: Sydney, Australia
Date Posted: Jun 13, 2024

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Companies, investors, and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action, and results. A&M’s leadership is about a bias towards action and the willingness to tell clients what we think is needed. When conventional approaches are not enough to create transformation and drive change, clients select us for our deep expertise and ability to create and deliver practical, rather than theoretical, solutions to their unique problems.

Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services. We are experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators, and industry authorities with a shared commitment to telling clients what’s really needed for turning change into a strategic business asset, managing risk, and unlocking value at every stage of growth.


Digital Technology Services

In today’s digital era, companies are increasingly dependent on technology for all aspects of their business. Constant innovation accelerates the development of new and better digital and tech solutions to support growth, reduce costs, and engage stakeholders and customers.  
There is no going back. The market demands companies take advantage, and we can help. A&M brings digital and technology expertise to translate strategy into real, tangible value in the short and long term. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide direction to Data Governance program implementation, drive delivery of data strategy among stakeholders.
  • Establish and govern an enterprise data governance and master data implementation roadmap including strategic priorities for development of information-based capabilities as well as a business case.
  • Roll out an enterprise-wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality through modifications to organization behavior, policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and data architecture.
  • Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for stewardship of the company’s principal information assets.
  • Develop and maintain an inventory of the enterprise information maps, including authoritative systems, owners, key repositories of information, and a system of record for key facts.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards, data protection (privacy and security) standards, and adoption requirements across the enterprise.
  • Define indicators of performance and quality metrics; ensure compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements.
  • Coordinate external data sources to eliminate redundancy and streamline the expense related to those services.
  • Work with leadership to identify data domains, domain leads, owners, and stewards to assists in the development and delivery of appropriate governance training.



  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5-10 years of Governance experience and 2+ years working within a Data Office or data related programs.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in data governance activities and best practices.
  • Strong influencing skills at a senior level and across a company, with the ability to credibly engage.
  • Experience establishing and managing information or data governance process and procedures across many divisions within a company.
  • Experience with reference data, master data, data modeling, data analytics, metadata, and glossary and data lineage.
  • Familiarity with data quality method, storage repositories, and tools across industry landscape.
  • Demonstrated ability to spread adoption of data governance best practices through governance consuls and committees within any division.
  • Experience working with all levels of leadership to define and establish data quality rules, definitions and strategy.
  • Experience with major MDM and data quality technology vendors and third-party implementors, comparing costs and features, to provide recommendations.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

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