Data Manager

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Here is a job description for a Senior Data Manager

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Data Manager to join our team. As a Data Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the organization's data management activities, ensuring data accuracy, integrity, security, and availability. You will collaborate with various departments to establish data governance practices, develop data policies, and implement data management strategies. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in data management, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to lead data-related initiatives.


  • Develop and implement data management strategies, policies, and procedures to ensure the proper handling and storage of data.
  • Oversee the collection, organization, and integration of data from various sources to maintain a comprehensive and accurate data repository.
  • Establish data quality standards and implement data cleansing processes to enhance data accuracy and reliability.
  • Monitor data security measures and ensure compliance with data protection regulations and privacy policies.
  • Collaborate with IT and other departments to design and implement data storage and retrieval solutions that support business objectives.
  • Manage data access controls, permissions, and user roles to maintain data security and confidentiality.
  • Create and maintain data documentation, including data dictionaries and metadata, to facilitate data understanding and usage across the organization.
  • Conduct regular data audits to identify data inconsistencies and anomalies, and take corrective actions as necessary.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with data modeling, data mapping, and data integration processes.
  • Knowledge of data analysis and visualization tools (e.g., SQL, Tableau, Power BI) is advantageous.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to convey data-related concepts and collaborate with stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Information Management, Computer Science, or a related field. Advanced degrees or relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Proven experience as a Data Manager or in a similar role, with a track record of managing data management initiatives and activities.
  • Strong understanding of data management principles, data governance, and data quality practices.
  • Familiarity with data security best practices, data protection regulations, and privacy policies (e.g., GDPR, CCPA).
  • Proficiency in data management tools, databases, and data warehousing concepts.
  • Ability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve data management goals.
  • Monitor data backup and disaster recovery processes to ensure data availability in case of system failures or disasters.