Head of Data Governance - AD2140ML

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 May 2024

Start: As soon as possible

Applications are invited for an experienced and highly motivated Head of Data Governance to join our established Team at the University of St Andrews. The successful applicant will drive improvements to our enterprise data and information management structures and processes.   

The University is fully committed to using technology to improve the staff and student experience and has Digital as one of its five strategic pillars. This is a rare opportunity for an exceptional applicant to work with key stakeholders to shape and manage our data governance systems, in an exciting and diverse environment.  

As the Head of Data Governance, you will have a deep understanding of best practice and a track record of implementation. You will be involved in a wide range of interesting and challenging projects, leading the drive to embed a culture of data-led decision making and efficiencies across the institution.  

We are making a substantial investment in people who are forward thinking, able to inspire and drive a high-performance culture and work effectively with minimal supervision.    

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:        

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays         
  • Financial contribution to relocation         
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions       
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies         
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services       
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel       
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff, access to training and development opportunities including LinkedIn Learning, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme         
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives including membership of Peppy, a health application that connects staff to expert practitioners and personalized support on health matters

This post may be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units.   

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Dean Drew, email: [email protected] , Tel: 01334 464020.  

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience and form a central pillar of the University Strategy. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/

Please quote ref: AD2140ML

Closing Date: 17 May 2024

Further Particulars: AD2140ML FPs.docx   

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