Data Governance Administrator

The purpose of the role is to work collaboratively within your team and across other teams in the business to deliver exceptional customer experiences. We are seeking a detail-oriented and proactive individual to join our team as a Data Governance Admin Assistant. This role will play a crucial part in supporting the data and vendor management functions within our organization. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to manage tasks related to data governance, vendor management, and project coordination.

Key Responsibilities:

Data Governance Support:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of data governance policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the data governance team to ensure compliance with data management standards.
  • Maintain and update data catalogues and documentation.

Vendor Management Support:

  • Support the vendor management lifecycle processes.
  • Support vendor relationship managers and ensure adherence to the vendor management governance framework.
  • Support the Vendor Management monthly meetings by drafting agenda and meeting pack.
  • Monitor vendor performance and report any issues to the appropriate stakeholders.

Project Coordination:

  • Act as a liaison between different teams involved in data governance projects.
  • Act as a liaison between different teams involved in vendor management projects.
  • Assist in project planning, tracking, and reporting.
  • Coordinate project-related communications and ensure timely completion of tasks.

Administrative Tasks:

  • Provide administrative support to the data governance and vendor management teams.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, prepare agendas, and document meeting minutes.
  • Manage and organize relevant documentation and files.

Practice Improvements:

  • Ability to identify gaps and areas of risk in the vendor management and data governance functions.
  • Ability to run small projects that aim to address gaps and risks.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Commerce degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Investment Management or Business Management.
  • Management qualification (Advantageous)
  • verbal and written communication skills.
  • grade maths (or equivalent) passed with a B average.
  • (Advantageous).
  • organizational and multitasking skills.
  • attention to detail and accuracy.
  • communication and interpersonal skills.
  • in using Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant tools.


  • in a Financial Adviser firm or Investment Platform business.
  • in project administration and/or project coordination.
  • 2 years’ experience in data or IT environments.
  • in vendor management or partner management (basic).
  • in solving complex problems for customers (internal or external).
  • in building successful relationships and working collaboratively across departmental teams.
  • at working in a fast paced, proactive and delivery focused environments.

Knowledge Required:

  • basic understanding of project management concepts.
  • with data governance principles and best practices.
  • good understanding of vendor management principles and best practice.
  • understanding of investment and life products.
  • understanding of financial services regulation as it relates to investment platform providers.
  • strong understanding of change management processes.
  • broad enterprise-wide view of the end-to-end business and a relevant degree of appreciation for strategy, processes, and capability, enabling technologies and governance.
  • passion for continual growth and self-development.

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