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Enterprise Data Governance, Senior Director



Sales & Business Development
Jersey City, NJ, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Summary

Job Description

Enterprise Data Governance, Senior Director

The Chief Data Office (CDO) is a first line function that provides execution support for critical data governance and data management activities. The Chief Data Office guides the evolution of RBC’s data strategy and influences strategic investments in data to support business strategy and regulatory compliance. This senior director position is an enterprise role leading Enterprise Data Governance within the Chief Data Office reporting to the VP of Shared Data Management Services & Governance.

What is the opportunity?

  • Lead data governance execution strategy to ensure data risk management is consistent, effective, and efficient in practice across RBC globally.
  • Function as main CDO liaison to the second line. Review current data management and related policies and standards along with synthesis of current and upcoming regulatory landscape, findings, and external industry trends to provide gaps and recommend opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate with compliance to assess, synthesize, and communicate implications on enterprise data functions, data assets, and data provisioning strategy arising from new and changed regulations. Coordinate across data functions and assets in execution when necessary.
  • Collaborating both business and technology partners, lead and direct approach and execution for enterprise data remediation efforts.
  • Define and issue CDO first line procedures and guidance to ensure consistent execution of data risk management and governance across RBC globally.
  • Ensure effectiveness and oversee CDO execution of CDO owned and operated governance controls. Lead shared data management services and governance risk and control self-assessment activities. Continually assess, identify, and address any gaps or improvements in the CDO control environment as needed.
  • Represent CDO Data Governance in multiple risk areas including Privacy, AI, Compliance, and Model Risk. Collaborate with partners to evolve RBC maturity in these areas and further define CDO role, responsibilities, and services in governance of these areas.
  • Articulate and prioritize governance requirements for data management automation investments.
  • Act a key contact and primary support for the CDO and federated Data Management Offices (DMO) with regulatory, compliance and audit data matters as well as data related risk activities in RCSA; provide first line data risk management point of view on strategies, driving change where appropriate.
  • Work with other data related functions, privacy, security, and IT to help drive the strategic use, control, and management of data, aligning with them on standards, tooling, and approaches.

What do you need to succeed?


  • 10 years of data experience in financial services
  • 8 years’ experience in data management
  • 2-4 in first- or second-line risk management and/or governance at a financial institution
  • 2 years in strategy development
  • 2 years in team management
  • Prior experience implementing and supporting enterprise-wide risk programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory and legislative guidelines.
  • Experience managing projects including planning, implementation, and reporting.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal relationship building and team facilitation skills.
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment with competing priorities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, comfortable interacting with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels


  • Experience with Canadian and US regulatory reporting, and familiar with current regulations such as BCBS 239, OCC Heightened Banking Standards, IFRS, and CCAR.

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Flexible work/life balance options
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business

The good-faith expected salary range for the above position is $200,000-$325,000 depending on factors including but not limited to the candidate’s experience, skills, registration status; market conditions; and business needs. This salary range does not include other elements of total compensation, including a discretionary bonus and benefits such as a 401(k) program with company-matching contributions; health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; and paid time-off plan.

RBC’s compensation philosophy and principles recognize the importance of a highly qualified global workforce and plays a critical role in attracting, engaging and retaining talent that:

· Drives RBC’s high performance culture

· Enables collective achievement of our strategic goals

· Generates sustainable shareholder returns and above market shareholder value

Job Skills

Conflict Management, Data Architecture, Data Governance, Data Privacy, Decision Making, Information Management, Information Security Management, Interpersonal Relationship Management, Risk Management, Strategic Thinking

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Jersey City


United States of America

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