VP, Data Sourcing and Lifecycle Manager, Data Strategy Group

GIC Private Limited
Singapore, Singapore
26 Jul 2022
25 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Data Strategy Group
Data Strategy Group (DSG) harnesses and leverages on GIC's most valuable asset - Data, to drive insights, results and solve real business challenges. We ingest, analyse, and combine data with context across all industries and asset classes to enable investment decisions and enhance investment process. Together, we strive to build a high-performance enterprise data infrastructure, create results-driven approach with data products and strive to be a data-driven organization.

We are hiring an VP, Data Sourcing & Lifecycle Manager, this role will play a key role in the Data Management team delivering trustworthy data for the organization.

In your new role, you will play an integral role in managing data sourcing, vendor management and data onboarding. Including areas such as data catalogue and vendor management, configure data licensing controls, marking data sets to support regulatory, PPDA and ethical data standards.

Join us if you have a passion for data and be part of a team of forward-looking data professionals in building and developing GIC's data foundation and infrastructure. You can make a difference in our data journey to shape our world of investments.

  • Collaborate with GIC's procurement teams to build and operate a vendor management framework, maintaining data issues logs, conduct periodic review of data products, and managing escalations of vendors where required.
  • Lead the onboarding of new data products, coordinate procurement and data for the ETL Teams. Including, but not limited to reviewing data usage, terminating unused data products, enforcing data governance standards from onset of data procurement, data retention policies, data ownerships and stewardships roles of stakeholders and colleagues
  • Engage with data consumers to assess and review data requirements whilst sourcing data and recommending data for procurements
  • Create and maintain data scorecards to drive vendor product quality through data scoring, quality consultations and recommendations for data users
  • Manage and update data catalogue, data dictionary and supporting systems to present data across the firm, whilst managing data risk and supporting data audits

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • 6-10 years of relevant experience in vendor management, sourcing data and contract management, with a good working knowledge of data quality standards. Project management qualifications and demonstratable experience managing implementations projects is preferred
  • Strong communication and people engagement skills to interact with stakeholders, senior management, business end-users, data analysts and vendors to design and develop solutions
  • Experience with data structures, data normalisation, RDBMS databases such as Oracle, MS-SQL or MySQL
  • Agile, meticulous, organized and works well with details

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