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Founded in December 2013, FinTrU is a multi‐award winning RegTech company in the Financial Services sector that is committed to giving local talent the opportunity to work on the global stage with the largest International Investment Banks.

FinTrU works with clients to design technology enabled solutions to help them meet their regulatory obligations in areas such as Legal, Risk, Compliance, KYC, Operations, Consultancy and Technology. FinTrU’s clients are all global Investment Banks, based in North America, Europe and Asia, and the company employs over 700 people across Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, London and New York. FinTrU’s business model is to provide technology enabled solutions to clients to augment and support their existing internal functions.

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In December 2020, FinTrU was named as the 42nd fastest growing company across the UK, and sole representative from Northern Ireland, in the Virgin Atlantic Sunday Times Fast Track 100 League Table. 

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Job Details: Data Strategy and Governance Lead

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Data Strategy and Governance Lead
United Kingdom
Belfast or Derry/Londonderry
Are you obsessed with data, knowledgeable on evolving trends in technology and data management and looking for a role who's primary purpose is to enable business decision making and the development of innovative technology solutions through the provision of high quality, transparent and accessible data?

We are searching for a Data Strategy and Governance Lead to create and implement a data strategy which enables FinTrU and their clients to unlock timely insights from their data.
To create and implement a forward-looking data strategy which enables data-driven decision making and supports FinTrU's accelerating growth.
To work with cross-functional stakeholders at all levels to elicit data requirements which can support the creation of innovative technology solutions for internal clients/systems and as part of new product development.
To evangelize data best practices within the organization to ensure development of robust and scalable solutions.
Required Skills/Experience:
  • A mix of business and technology expertise which will enable you to develop and implement strategic plans as well as flexing to a short term responsive approach which unlocks the value of data    
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of how data interacts with an integrated systems landscape and the dependencies on systems and process to support the data flows 
  • Analytics, requirements gathering and project leadership/delivery capabilities 
  • Knowledge of data governance, data quality measurement, audit or similar concepts and associated best practices 
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills 
  • Experience in a data strategy, data governance or data analyst role 
  • Exposure to delivering technology projects for regulated industries 
6 years
Full Time
Generous company pension scheme
Private medical insurance
Health cash plan
Life assurance
Income protection
Minimum 25 days annual leave, plus ten bank holidays
Personal training budget
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
Employee Assistance Programme
Company-funded Christmas and Summer Parties (virtually for now!)
Diverse and inclusive social and cultural calendar
Cycle to Work scheme
Competitive salary
Performance related bonus award
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