Collibra Subject Matter Expert (SME)

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Resource Solutions - Deutsche Bank
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Collibra Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Deutsche Bank

As a leading global bank with roots in Germany, we're driving change and innovation in the industry - championing integrity, sustainable performance and innovation with our clients, and redefining our culture and relationships with each other. With operations in over 70 countries, we encourage our people to think for themselves and reward integrity. Our large but focused footprint gives us a strong position in Europe plus a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We offer clients commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking as well as ground-breaking asset and wealth management products and services. So if you're talented, collaborative and curious about building an exciting career in finance, you're exactly the type of person who might succeed in our organisation.


Our technology teams are responsible for the Bank's entire information technology ("IT") infrastructure, and the development, implementation, and protection of the software required to support all of the Bank's businesses. We move over EUR 1.6 trillion across the Bank's platforms, support thousands of trading desks, and enable millions of banking transactions, share trades and emails every day.

With award-winning mobile banking apps and trading systems, our technology platforms help Deutsche Bank deliver high quality products to clients. Naturally, we make sure that the phones work, emails are delivered and PCs run - but we also develop collaboration platforms and workspaces that help our people share their knowledge, expertise and passion for our business.

Developments in technology are changing the way we communicate, work and think. Join us here, and you'll constantly be looking ahead. We'll look to you to capitalize on new technological trends that can reshape our business and deliver value for our clients, whilst still meeting the demands of customers, regulators and the markets.

As a Collibra SME you'll be responsible for supporting the project team through a structured delivery approach. You'll provide rich Collibra expertise and guidance, sharing industry experience on best practice. You'll facilitate the definition of the solution architecture and supporting the project manager on planning, risk, issue management and stakeholder communication. The Strategic Data team within the Data Chief Information Office (CIO) will lead the implementation of a number of key data landscape and technology components. While the remit covers a full 'front-to-back' view of data sourcing from the point of capture, the majority of focus is on the data sourcing activities for the control functions (Finance, Risk, Treasury, Anti Financial Crime and compliance).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing analysis and solving problems
  • Leading senior managers towards common goals and build consensus across a diverse group
  • Effective analysing information and identifying gaps or trends and build solutions
  • Providing day to day programme leadership including clarity of delivery priorities
  • Supporting the design and implementation of the Data Governance solution
  • Overseeing, monitoring and driving the adoption and embedding of data governance requirements through change processes
  • Working as part of a team and articulating the architectural vision, in terms of what it means for the business, at board and team level
  • Forming relationships quickly and communicate effectively at Senior, peer and operational levels
  • Operating within a senior management team with an ability to delve into detail
  • Driving change recommendations, and define detailed agenda's to enable the fulfilment of best practice process

Key Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong delivery experience of major data initiatives and have an in-depth knowledge of data governance and management
  • Solid Collibra data governance implementation experience, ideally in the financial services sector
  • Comfortable in brokering complex discussions across technology and business SMEs and pushing towards clear and documented decisions
  • Comfortable at presenting agreed concepts to senior audiences and ensuring that the project definitions are clear, and signed off, with any assumptions or dependencies clearly identified and mitigated
  • The candidate should have a career history which demonstrates a track record of successful delivery balancing a structured approach with pragmatism
  • Prior experience working for a major global Investment Bank (ideally within a CDO function) would be a major advantage
  • Deep understanding of Data Governance and Management and Datamodelling
  • Strong experience in identification and management of risk and issues
  • Good verbal as well as written communication and presentation capabilities

Please note that for the duration of this assignment you will be working as an external resource engaged by Resource Solutions based on site at Deutsche Bank.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any concerns about the application process, please contact your recruiter.

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital/civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.