SalaryNot Specified
Job TypeFull Time
Job Location Nigeria

5 to 5 Years
Functional Area

Stanbic IBTC Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa’s financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.

Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for resourceful individuals to join our dedicated team at our offices.

Stanbic IBTC Bank is recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Specialist, Data Governance
Job ID: 30756
Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Job Sector: Banking
Job Details

  • Operations: a range of essential and complex services to ensure processes across the bank work as effectively and efficiently as possible

Job Purpose

  • The individual will orchestrate data governance activities for Enterprise Data Management program across multiple business units and requires a strong understanding of policies, standards and processes focused on defining and managing risks and opportunities in the use of data –along with proven expertise in the administration of an enterprise governance program, collaborative communications across a variety of stakeholders and deep knowledge of the banking industry.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities
Create awareness, develop and enforce data policies and standards:

  • Lead the development, management, communication and enforcement of Acceptable Data Use governance program to define and manage risks and opportunities in the use of data across all lines of business.
  • Direct and manage meetings or discussions required for administration of program which includes gaining consensus across a variety of stakeholders and documenting acceptable data use decisions.
  • Identify controls, potential control gaps and weaknesses for compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies to include implementing remediation fixes.

Align Data Management initiatives with Data Governance best practices:

  • Support and supervise information stewardship activities and management of data quality, retention and uses.
  • Support project planning and data management to ensure best practice and legal frameworks are followed with regards to data governance
  • Continually assess and identify risks in line with the risk management approach, ensuring they are mitigated and accounted for work within the data governance programme.

Co-ordinate all RDARR data initiatives in country:

  • Maintain data standards, definitions, and models ( data dictionary, organizational data model. This may also include any DQA documents such as checklists, guidelines, manuals, templates, forms, etc.)
  • Ensure all RDARR queries and tasks are attended to timeously.
  • Embed RDARR best practices across all business units.

Define data controls and measurements:

  • Coordinates with operational and reporting data stewards to create data controls, identify measurement and definitions, and manage using dashboards.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with Data Stewards to ensure critical data issues are communicated timely for remediation.

Internal relationships:

Risk Management, Compliance, AML and Legal:

  • Consultation on specific Legal and Regulatory issues
  • Solution design

Group Internal Audit:

  • Consultation on specific issues and Audit Findings relating to organisational Data Management Issues.
  • Solution design


  • Supporting/Enabling Systems Architecture
  • IT architecture alignment to Business Architecture

Ops Control:

  • Reporting on operational risks
  • Reporting

CIB, PBB and Wealth Business Improvement and Support:

  • Provide guidance and expertise on integration projects and production issues
  • Delivery of quality solutions

Business Partners:

  • Produce dashboards and/or reports to represent data quality levels, recommendations and progress on any initiatives underway.
  • Reporting

External Relationships


  • Data providers of Client and other reference data

Industry Forums:

  • Networking and keeping abreast of industry news/developments.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Information Systems or Business Administration. Master’s degree in related field is
  • Data Management qualifications would be an advantage


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with providing data governance function and operations.
  • 5 years’ experience working at an enterprise level with customer and reference data.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the Banking Industry
  • Basic knowledge in Data Governance Methodology
  • Basic understanding of company law & banking practices
  • Basic understanding of regulatory requirements FICA, FATCA, RDARR etc.
  • 3-4 years experience in Risk Management Standards and Policies
  • 3-4 years experience in Risk Management Regulatory Risk
  • 3-4 years experience in Information Technology Data Management

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise
Knowledge of Financial Markets:

  • Competency Description: Proven knowledge and understanding of financial markets pertinent to Nigeria

Knowledge of Operations Management:

  • Competency Description: Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the Operations environment, products, methodologies and frameworks

Key systems and applications:

  • Competency Description: Must be proficient in key systems.

Risk Management:

  • Competency Description: Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of risk management methodologies, tools, governance structures and regulatory requirements for good management of risk.

Quality Control:

  • Competency Description: The ability to implement operational techniques and activities that are used to fulfil requirements for quality including; improvement, control, management or assurance of quality.

Interested and qualified candidates should apply below

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