Data Quality Manager

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

M & T Bank Cheektowaga, NY

M & T Bank
Cheektowaga, NY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Data Quality Manager

Buffalo NY


The Data Quality team within the Enterprise Data Office is responsible for improving the data quality throughout the organization. The Data Quality Team will create a framework to define data quality activities along with an approach to partner on these activities with data stewards and other governance roles within the business. The Data Quality team is expected to perform typical data quality activities (data quality rule creation, edit checks, identification of issues, root cause analysis, value case analysis, remediation planning, and 2nd line of defense monitoring).


Provide strategic direction and management of the planning, development, and implementation of various projects and initiatives in support of the Enterprise Data Office and Data Quality team.

Manage the most complex, critical and highly visible projects at both the divisional and bank-wide level.

Manage budget, P&L reporting and other business reporting. Report variances to senior management. Make recommendations on variances and methods to increase efficiency, lower costs etc. Implement recommendations upon senior management approval.

Design and implement complex and highly specialist PC based models to support business decisions, making recommendations to management based on research and financial analysis.

Perform data quality activities (data quality rule creation, edit checks, identification of issues, root cause analysis, value case analysis, remediation planning, and 2nd line of defense monitoring)

Drive improvements to maximize value of data quality (e.g. drive changes to have access to required metadata to maximize impact of DQ, quantify the cost/impact of poor data quality)

Develop KPIs and KRIs for the data quality function.
Drive business adoption of data quality activities.

Promote education in data management areas throughout the bank design creative training materials and ensure effective dissemination (including in person training events).

Nature & Scope:
The position requires substantial interaction with internal contacts at senior management level, as well as external contacts in order to obtain pertinent information.

The position acts as liaison between department and other bank personnel on various projects.

The incumbent is responsible for the overall coordination and management of projects at the division and department level to include day-to-day project supervision of project participants.

This position will be responsible for concurrently managing large scale projects. Will need to know how to work within the organization and gain an understanding of the perspectives of others.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position may have managerial authority with respect to hiring, termination, performance evaluations, and salary recommendations.

Ability to provide coaching, mentoring and feedback to direct reports.

Bachelors Degree in an applicable field such as Business, Finance, Statistics, Marketing or MIS, or the equivalent in work experience.

Ten (10) or more years of experience in field.

Five (5) or more years previous supervisory/management experience.

Two or more years of Banking industry experience, or experience with a market leading consultancy firm, or experience in a highly regulated environment.

Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (especially PowerPoint and Excel).

Ideal Qualifications Preferred:
MBA or other advanced degree

Strong communication skills.

Strong experience in data quality: DQ value, DQ processes and approach, DQ tools

Strong experience in data related activities (metadata, data governance, master data management)

Two or more years of experience working within the Finance or Risk functions

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Experience working with colleagues spread across multiple global locations

Strong attention to detail.


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