Senior Analyst, Data Governance – Data Steward II

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

TD Bank

Work Location:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada



Line of Business:

Data & Analytics

Pay Details:

We’re committed to providing fair and equitable compensation to all our colleagues. As a candidate, we encourage you to have an open dialogue with a member of our HR Team and ask compensation related questions, including pay details for this role.

Job Description:

Department Overview:

HR Governance and Controls team is responsible for providing risk advice and oversight so that our HR business areas have adequately considered, managed, and mitigated the risks in day-to-day activities, operations, services and are operating within risk appetite.

You will provide practical recommendations and independent challenge and encourage transparent discussion of risk issues fostering an effective transparent risk culture. Contribute to enterprise governance, risk and building enterprise capabilities to streamline the three lines of defense and improve effectiveness.

Job Description:

As a Data Steward II, you will provide data governance expertise, business leadership, and lead on day-to-day data governance activities.

Appointed as a Data Steward for Human Resources, you will provide first line of defence (1B) oversight and challenge over data risks within HR ensuring the Line of Business meets enterprise data policies and standards, and will also play a role in supporting the business’ data strategy.

Primary Accountabilities include:

Provide governance and oversight of data under their stewardship, acting as a focal point for data governance within the Line of Business

Identifies, measures and monitors current and emerging data related risks in day-to-day activities, operations, products and services within the Business, to ensure activities are within TD’s Risk Appetite and policies.

Design, implement, and maintain LOB-specific processes, templates, and appropriate mitigating controls, to support enterprise data policy and standards and ensure effective management and control of LOB data.

Act as a strategic partner by leading relationships with key enterprise partners and with leadership team to clarify scope, align, influence and effectively manage data governance across HR.

Communicates difficult concepts; converts information to compelling business context and advice; influences and gains alignment across increasingly senior stakeholders.

Review and escalate data risks and issues and provide advice and support to business owners in development and implementation of action plans for issue resolution.

Deliver training, tools, and advice to support the governance and oversight of data.

Provide 1st line oversight, challenge and guidance to the Business on activities such as identification of critical data and critical data elements, metadata management and data quality tasks and data retention and disposition.

Partner with business and control partners (including Technology, Legal, Privacy, Data Risk Management, LOB Governance & Controls, etc.) to drive effective data activities for the Business.

Provide data governance expertise to support projects, ensuring projects meet required data governance and management policies and standards.

Support “Data in Change” initiatives with data management needs, including reviewing the Data Impact Assessments (DIAs) and reporting and escalating as necessary per the DIA process.

Lead the establishment and monitoring of ongoing operations of Data Issue Governance across their Business, including tracking of data issues and remediation within the DIG platform.

Define and execute a process to provide oversight of the Data Inventory (within the Data Book of Record) and 1A processes for the Business Segment or Corporate Function, including:

retention standards adherence (e.g., retention schedules, Information Holds)
disposition standards adherence
adequate retention and disposition capabilities to support the above processes

Oversee documentation, implementation and attestation of disposition processes and procedures, annual risk assessment, and attest to data inventory quality/remediation plans.

Job Requirements

5+ years relevant experience, with preference given to demonstrated proficiency in a 3 Lines of Defense (1B or 2A, 2B) role, or strong knowledge of HR’s operations and processes relating to data

Strong understanding of data governance principles and an understanding of data risk and data management

Planning and organizational skills with a strong ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines and priorities

Experience with working in both a technical and business context is an asset; able to translate technical concepts into easy-to-understand business language

A team player with the ability to work independently and as part of a larger team with a proven track record of delivering results by demonstrating the ability to take independent action

A positive “can do” attitude with a curiosity and willingness to learn

Comfortable navigating a space that is not well defined, ambiguous, and complex at times, and ability to stay resilient under pressure

Proven background in using influencing skills and being comfortable with raising strategic ideas for change

Strong collaborator who engages a variety of colleagues within the business, enterprise stakeholders, and control partners

Strong presentation and facilitation skills and strong interpersonal and leadership skills to enable collaboration and engagement of senior management at all levels

Excellent analytical skills in assessing risk, issues and challenging the status quo

Who We Are:

TD is one of the world’s leading global financial institutions and is the fifth largest bank in North America by branches/stores. Every day, we deliver legendary customer experiences to over 27 million households and businesses in Canada, the United States and around the world.

More than 95,000 TD colleagues bring their skills, talent, and creativity to the Bank, those we serve, and the economies we support. We are guided by our vision to Be the Better Bank and our purpose to enrich the lives of our customers, communities and colleagues.

TD is deeply committed to being a leader in customer experience, that is why we believe that all colleagues, no matter where they work, are customer facing.

As we build our business and deliver on our strategy, we are innovating to enhance the customer experience and build capabilities to shape the future of banking. Whether you’ve got years of banking experience or are just starting your career in financial services, we can help you realize your potential.

Through regular leadership and development conversations to mentorship and training programs, we’re here to support you towards your goals. As an organization, we keep growing – and so will you.

Our Total Rewards Package
Our Total Rewards package reflects the investments we make in our colleagues to help them and their families achieve their financial, physical, and mental well-being goals.

Total Rewards at TD includes a base salary, variable compensation, and several other key plans such as health and well-being benefits, savings and retirement programs, paid time off, banking benefits and discounts, career development, and reward and recognition programs. Learn more

Additional Information:
We’re delighted that you’re considering building a career with TD.

Through regular development conversations, training programs, and a competitive benefits plan, we’re committed to providing the support our colleagues need to thrive both at work and at home.

Colleague Development
If you’re interested in a specific career path or are looking to build certain skills, we want to help you succeed. You’ll have regular career, development, and performance conversations with your manager, as well as access to an online learning platform and a variety of mentoring programs to help you unlock future opportunities.

Whether you have a passion for helping customers and want to expand your experience, or you want to coach and inspire your colleagues, there are many different career paths within our organization at TD – and we’re committed to helping you identify opportunities that support your goals.

Training & Onboarding
We will provide training and onboarding sessions to ensure that you’ve got everything you need to succeed in your new role.

Interview Process
We’ll reach out to candidates of interest to schedule an interview. We do our best to communicate outcomes to all applicants by email or phone call.

Your accessibility is important to us.

Please let us know if you’d like accommodations (including accessible meeting rooms, captioning for virtual interviews, etc.) to help us remove barriers so that you can participate throughout the interview process.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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