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Data Governance Manager

Company: Ford Motor Company
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Data Governance Manager
We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?
Ford Pro is a new global business within Ford committed to commercial customer productivity. Ford Pro delivers a work-ready suite of vehicles, accessories and services for virtually every vocation, backed by technology and engineered for uptime. A true one-stop shop, we offer a full portfolio of electrified and internal combustion vehicles designed to integrate seamlessly with the Ford Pro ecosystem, helping customers' businesses thrive today and into the new era of electrification.
In this position...
Ford Pro Tech -Data Services Product Group is a global team responsible for the strategy & delivery of 360 data services empowering Ford Pro modern business intelligence and advanced analytics solutions. This enables Ford Pro to operate as an analytics-driven business in a competitive marketplace.
We are currently seeking highly skilled and experienced Data Governance Manager to join our Ford Pro Data Services Product Group. The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of data management principles and possess a solid track record of successfully implementing and maintaining effective data governance programs. They should be able to design and implement policies and procedures to ensure data integrity, security, and privacy, as well as possess excellent communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams. The candidate should also have a strong knowledge of data protection laws, regulations, and compliance frameworks. We are looking for a proactive, results-driven individual with a passion for data and a commitment to excellence.

  • Design and implement a comprehensive data governance framework encompassing policies, processes, and standards that ensure data accuracy, privacy, and security.

  • Engage with legal, compliance, and other relevant parties to gain a thorough understanding of data protection regulations, including GDPR, CPRA, and other pertinent legislation, and ensure that our data services align with these requirements.

  • Partner with our technical team to translate data governance insights and recommendations into actionable technical designs and solutions within the GCP environment, while adhering to regulatory compliance.

  • Define clear data stewardship and data ownership roles within the organization, and provide necessary training and guidance to promote adherence to the data governance framework across all teams.

  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of our data governance practices, making necessary adjustments to accommodate evolving regulations and industry best practices, while maintaining alignment with our business objectives.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across the enterprise to communicate the value of our data governance efforts, ensuring that our commercial data solutions meet client expectations and regulatory standards.

    You'll have...

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field (Data Science, Computer Science, Information Systems, etc.).

    • At least 3 years of experience in data governance or a related field, with a focus on GDPR, CPRA, and other data protection regulations.

    • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and its data governance tools.

    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with legal and compliance stakeholders, understanding complex regulatory requirements and translating them into actionable data governance strategies.

    • Strong communication, project management, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to lead cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

      Even better, you may have...

      • Minimum of 5 years of experience in data governance, data management, or a related field, with a strong focus on GDPR, CPRA, and other relevant data protection regulations.

      • Expertise in designing and implementing data governance frameworks, policies, and procedures.

      • Proficiency in Google Cloud Platform (GCP), with experience in utilizing its data governance tools such as Data Catalog, Data Loss Prevention, and Cloud Identity and Access Management.

      • Knowledge of the commercial vehicle data industry and its unique data governance requirements is a plus.

        You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!
        As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder---or all of the above?
        No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

        • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

        • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

        • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

        • Tuition assistance

        • Established and active employee resource groups

        • Paid time off for individual and team community service

        • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

        • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

          For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

          Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
          Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.
          We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.
          At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.
          Requisition ID : 11844

Keywords: Ford Motor Company, Austin , Data Governance Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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