Data Governance Manager

Legal · London, London, City of
Department Legal
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Role: Data Governance Manager

Department: Legal

Reporting To: Chief Legal Officer



Contract location: London

Working style: Hub (Flexible working between home and office)

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week. Typically, Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30 pm.

Travel Requirements: Low

About Jaja

Our Mission: To be the UK’s Digital Lender of Choice

Our Company Values: Collaboration, Excellence, Innovation, Empathy, Passion

Jaja is an innovative UK based consumer finance business, leading initially with a digital credit card launched in 2018, and a pipeline of consumer finance solutions in the making.

We are on a mission to redefine the consumer finance experience and liberate customers from needless complexity, wasted time and frustration. Or as we say it, Make Simple.

We will delight our customers – making the customer experience simpler, more enjoyable, more intelligent – treating customers fairly and giving them more control of their money.


Why join us?   This is a chance to make a real impact in a growing business on a mission to change the face of the consumer finance industry forever.

We have a collaborative team structure fuelled by an exciting mix of people welcoming both experienced people from the industry with both feet on the ground and tech-savvy dreamers who pave way for the new stuff. Come as you are and be yourself!

The role:

You will join our growing team and will support the team in delivering our progressive Data Governance agenda.

  • To establish and embed formal Data and IT Governance processes within our existing platform
  • To identify areas of with regards to data and IT, and lead initiatives to resolve compliance issues
  • Provide expert consultative guidance in areas around IT and Data Governance and Compliance
  • To help build a robust data governance framework to drive a demonstrable improvement in data quality across the company.
  • Ensure Jaja is compliant with the regulatory requirements of current and future, service, and delivery requirements of company.
  • Be the point of contact for all external audits and compliance requirements


Key Responsibilities:

  • Define, implement, and communicate data governance Framework 
  • Ensure alignment of information security data governance with the Jaja's business objectives 
  • Ensure compliance with the applicable legislative and regulatory interpretation and corporate risk appetite 
  • Lead, develop, manage, and maintain Jaja data governance deliverables including compliance measurement, deviations, and security risks.  
  • Align the data governance program to the company priorities  
  • Engage with all third-party auditors and regulatory authorities or where needed 
  • Report on the risks of the company  
  • Ensure Risks are mitigated where possible 
  • Support project planning and management and plan to ensure best practices are followed for ISO standards ITL and PCI DSS within Jaja  
  • Own the approach to establishing formal Data Governance processes across in-scope projects 
  • Drive results on high profile strategic projects that require support in areas such as data migration, document/ contract management and data quality 
  • Support the definition of a governance framework and attend or administrate appropriate forums and governance working groups 
  • Develop and maintain education tools and documentation to support our stakeholders 


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