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Data Quality Executive

Posted 6 February by CIPD Enterprises Limited Ended

Data Quality Executive

£31,000 - £36,000

18 month contract - Happy to talk flexible working


We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The CIPD are looking for a Data Quality Executive to improve business insight, increase revenue, and enable more effective services through implementation of our Data Governance Framework.

You will be improving and maintaining data quality by analysing, cleansing and enriching data across our core business systems.

Key responsibilities -

  • Work with key stakeholder representatives to develop and agree acceptable baseline levels of data quality across CIPD’s core business systems

  • Develop and maintain a data dictionary for CIPD’s core business systems

  • Develop targets for achievable data quality levels, and derive measurements and metrics that demonstrate the business value of data quality maintenance initiatives

  • Execute regular data quality analysis across CIPD’s core business systems and review results against baseline and standards

  • Produce Data Governance and data quality dashboards and reports to track quality levels and performance against KPIs, measure improvements and highlight further requirements for remedial activities

  • Research, identify and report on points of data quality failure, e.g. data entry or importing, web form capture, system synchronisation

  • Propose, negotiate and implement business process rules and system changes to improve and maintain data quality

  • Undertake data imports, extraction and analysis using system tools (SAS) and/or SQL

  • Follow CIPD’s change and service management framework when managing data quality changes, imports or adjustments in test and live environments

  • Develop trigger based and scheduled tasks using Orbis Task Manager to improve and maintain data quality

  • Communicate and promote awareness of the importance of data governance and quality across the business

  • Act as a source of advice for colleagues regarding data quality best practice

  • Collaborate with ISS colleagues to provide contingency support for other systems, including first line technical support to investigate and resolve common user issues

Knowledge, skills & experience -

  • Extensive experience in data quality profiling, cleansing and reporting

  • Practical experience of planning and executing database changes in a live environment, including a solid understanding of risk and change management

  • Excellent SQL skills, preferably SQL Server 2008 R2 and Management Studio

  • Experience working with complex database structures, SQL statements, and stored procedures, and in-house knowledge-based repositories

  • Direct experience with specific data quality tools (SAS or Dataflux preferred)

  • Proactive, analytical approach to problem solving, with strong attention to detail

  • Practical working knowledge of the Data Protection Act

  • Keen interest in Data Governance philosophies, approaches, and techniques

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

If this role describes you and your career aspirations, then click APPLY.

CIPD: valuing everyone as an individual!

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual - we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met.

We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible

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