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    Company Info

    LGIM is the investment management arm of Legal & General Group, a FTSE 100 company. We are one of Europe's largest asset managers and a major global investor, with assets under management of £983.3bn* (as at 31 December 2017). Our success has been built by focusing on clients and providing them with services and solutions that meet their needs. We offer strategies across the full spectrum of asset classes, including equities, bonds, property, alternatives and cash, as well as multi-asset strategies tailored to the needs of institutional and retail investors.

    LGIM is one of the world's leading providers of index fund management. We are at the forefront of developments in liability-driven risk management solutions for defined benefit pension schemes, a leading provider of defined contribution solutions and also offer wide range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives. LGIM continues to innovate as markets evolve, building strong relationships with clients including pension scheme, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers and other professional investors.

    We understand that our scale brings responsibilities. We play an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level. By engaging with businesses, we aim to unlock value for investors and shape the future and sustainability of financial markets.

    In addition to having a leading position in the UK, we have selectively expanded into new markets across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. We believe that translating our capabilities to reflect the needs of our international clients will mean we are well placed to help them achieve their objectives.

    *LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2017, including derivative positions and advisory assets. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.

    Department Info

    LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

    Job Duties

    An exciting new role within the Global Operations team focusing on implementing and managing a data governance framework across the firm. Working closely with colleagues across the organisation including the Group Director of Data Sciences, the role will be responsible for sharing strategy and implementing a roadmap which results in improved data quality, delivery and service to internal and external clients.

    • Working with colleagues across Group and LGIM. Design the LGIM Data Governance Framework, including:
    • Business glossary
    • Definition of data roles and responsibilities across the organisation
    • Negotiating and agreeing with data stakeholders their ownership, oversight and maintenance responsibilities
    • Data dictionary identifying where data is mastered, sourced and copied and by whom
    • Defining data services between data suppliers and consumers, including operating model, SLAs, quality and support obligations, quality reporting etc.
    • Producing a roadmap for the framework rollout and working with business and IT teams to ensure it is successful
    • Lead on campaign to educate and inform stakeholders of the value of Data Governance and progress against plan
    • Leading the implementation of the L&G data governance product Collibra
    • Assess data quality across key services and produce metrics and plans to implement improvements through greater use of products such as Curium, Xceptor, Duco, Blue Prism etc.
    • Ensure compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements (GDPR).
    • Establish the standards to be applied per data set and ensure the appropriate roles and processes are in place to maintain them going forward
    • Ensure that data sets and the supporting business processes are documented accordingly and that the data dictionary is complete, accurate and up to date.
    • Collect and report on the agreed set of metrics and KPIs highlighting the levels of data quality
    • Identify opportunities to reduce the cost of data.

    Skills Required

    • Investment management data experience
    • Strong understanding of data management concepts such as Data Governance, Data Lineage, Data Models, Data Quality, Control Frameworks, Data Architecture, Data Analysis
    • Prior experience of defining and implementing data governance within investment management.
    • Previous experience implementing a data governance product, preferably Collibra
    • Ability to identify and propose innovative solutions
    • Previous experience of working with Agile teams
    • Managerial ability to look at demand and capability and identify and propose opportunities to improve service and throughput.
    • Excellent communication skills, collaborative style, able to influence at all levels in the organisation


    Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday, an annual supplement for private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
IT/Systems Manager
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