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Job Description

This is a newly created Data Governance Lead role in our Digital Enablement team and will be critical in our UK Data Strategy. You will sit at the heart of our data operating model and our data driven culture ambitions and be the UK's go-to person for data alignment. We are looking for a real team player to support and drive data initiatives throughout the business in market and beyond. A key responsibility for you will be to run CBRE's Data Stewardship programme of work which includes process, people and technology; ensuring the UK business adheres to our high standards on data. Ideally you will possess a working knowledge of Privacy and Data Protection laws (for example GDPR) and have experience of their application in a large multi-matrix business. You will also possess strong technical expertise in data management, data ecosystems, and the technologies which underpin them. The Team You will be part of the UK Digital & Technology Product Enablement Team. This is the core team responsible for delivering valuable digital solutions for both internal and external clients. You will have the ability to get involved in both technology and business aspects of a variety of ongoing initiatives and develop unique perspectives on how the two elements collaborate to enhance existing products, build new ones, and become the best partners for our clients.,

  • Run the UK Data Stewardship programme of work; drive and implement key outcomes and decisions. To support with policy and protocol writing & proposals to support decision making.

  • Responsible for running organisational assessments, and ensuring the UK business adheres to high standards on data collection, quality, sharing, privacy, storage and usage, etc.

  • Creating a clear data governance framework to manage data across all teams of the organisation.

  • Inputting into and delivering the UK strategy for data governance ensuring that everyone understands the scope, priorities and expectations.

  • Working with the wider organisation to clearly define roles and responsibilities to drive data accountability and enhance business outcomes.

  • Work closely with peers to change the culture of Data ownership at CBRE.

  • Maintain standard data definitions and value based on key business and commercial outcomes. Establishment of procedures to ensure data is always maintained as a strategic asset.

  • To clearly define escalation paths and processes for identifying and resolving data issues. To assist with cyclical access control reviews across the business

  • Collaborating with Digital & Technology teams to ensure the UK data governance agenda is delivered as part of the wider digital strategy.

  • Working with and drawing upon a network of data leads and champions to embed the right processes and protocols to enable commercial and business outcomes.

  • To support with, produce and present data insight to senior business stakeholders.

  • To build and deliver reporting process for key KPIs and drive action across the organisation.

  • Assisting with the sourcing, qualifying and management of relevant market data streams.

Candidate Description

  • Be passionate about data, promoting a data driven culture and you know the importance of data quality.

  • Patient with people and enjoy change.

  • Be a critical thinker who can solve problems as well as build processes for growth, with demonstrable experience delivering enterprise level initiatives.

  • Be hands-on and work closely with all levels in the company, including senior management.

  • Thrive in an environment that requires a high degree of change and working with several different teams and people.

  • Have relevant work experience in a data governance or a similar role with a high degree of conceptualisation and complexity in the tasks.

  • Have a bachelor's degree in business, science of engineering, or a relevant other.

  • Have an analytical mindset and experience working with tools such as MS suite, SQL, PowerBI, Tableau, or data processing products such as Alteryx.

  • Have good project management skills and able to strategically plan and prioritise data projects.

  • Have excellent communication with good presentation skills and the ability to manage and persuade multiple internal and external stakeholders.

  • Be able to communicate complex concepts to non-data audiences

  • Have extensive experience owning documentation with high attention to detail

  • Bonus: You have experience in Collibra and linking to various sources.

Employer Description

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. In the UK, we service our clients from our offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Southampton.