Data Governance Specialist

  • Castlefield Rd, Reigate RH2, UK
  • Full-time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Department: IT
  • Working Hours: 35

Company Description

Here at esure, we’re no strangers to change. As one of the industry leaders in the insurance business, striving to become a world class digital insurer, we’re getting ready for more. It’s creating great new opportunities for innovative and talented industry professionals to join us at a pivotal point in our development.

It’s an opportunity you simply don’t want to miss. You can expect our investment in you to include a highly competitive package, career and development opportunities and flexible benefits built around you and your lifestyle.

Job Description

  • Assist with cataloguing Data assets across the business and external business partners​
  • Review access control requests to protected Data sets​
  • Implement Data quality metric rules against Data assets​
  • Collaborate with Data stewards across the business to perform continuous risk assessments against Data stores and purpose of use​
  • Acting as one of the central points of contact within the business for Data governance​
  • Promote Data democratization with alignment to Data governance ​
  • Collaborate with Data (engineers, scientists, stewards) and work closely with Privacy and Security practitioners ​
  • Produce reports and metrics on status of data protection​
  • Proactively promote and manage data governance awareness campaigns throughout the business


We'd Love You to Bring:​

  • Significant Data management experience​
  • Experience of working with a range of stakeholders​
  • Strong understanding of Data life cycle​
  • Computer science degree or related experience​
  • Experience of Data Mapping/Lineage & Quality strategies​

Essential ​

  • Knowledge of IT systems, processes and information security practices​
  • Experience of working closely with privacy practitioners and security teams​


Soft skills ​

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills​
  • Attention to detail​


Bonus points​

  • (Bachelors Degree) BA or BS​
  • Familiarity Data Quality strategies ​
  • Awareness of Data Privacy Impact assessments​
  • Experience of Data lineage in a Digitally enabled businesses ​

Professional Growth​

We are committed to continual learning, the individual would be supported to grow in missing disciplines: ​

  • Privacy CIPP/E ​
  • CompTIA Security+ ​
  • Data Management Professional (CDMP)​

Additional Information


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 25% discount on esure & Sheila’s Wheels insurance (10% for immediate family) or a guarantee to beat any other insurer’s renewal quote on both home and car insurance
  • 15% Discount on esure and Sheila’s Wheels Travel Insurance
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Festive Bonus
  • Flu Jabs and Eye Care - Free flu jabs every winter, free eye tests every two years and £50 towards VDU glasses

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, we want to emphasise to all applicants that the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and colleagues is esure Group’s number one priority. All interviews will be conducted remotely via a video conference platform to ensure that everyone involved is adhering to the social distancing guidance.

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