Data Steward

$50 - $60 hourly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Remote
Location: Deerfield, Illinois
Job ID: 136546
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a multinational healthcare company seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Data Steward to join their team. The Data Steward” is accountable for many aspects of data management. This role must be fluent in data concepts and principles, data governance and data quality. Their functional knowledge is required to further the aims and objectives of the data governance organization, as well as servicing the data needs of the Business Function(s) for which they are responsible for. This individual will be responsible for identifying and cataloging critical data assets for the organizational while providing insights and guidance for improving the quality and effectiveness of those assets.

This role will be a part of the Data Governance organization reporting to the Associate Director of Data Governance, but must closely partner with Business Teams, IT Leads and Data Consumers to create and execute a comprehensive data strategy. A significant amount of time will be spent in direct contact with business contacts for the assigned domain–learning data requirements, usage, and issues that will be addressed by the data strategy.

Data Steward Responsibilities:
  • Lead the creation and execution of the end-to-end data strategy for a specific area, including but not limited to identification and documentation of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), reporting requirements and analytics
  • Determine the current source systems of record, data required in the Enterprise Data Hub (or similar repositories), and end reporting solutions/uses, e.g. Tableau and Power BI
  • Lead subject area core team consisting of Enterprise Architecture, Data Delivery, Reporting and Analytics and necessary key business resources towards achieving data objectives
  • Curate the data catalog/data marketplace and “market” its use, including but not limited to data glossary, data quality, business rules, KPIs, etc.
  • Report metrics on % of artifacts cataloged: applications, tables, fields, glossary items, data quality requirements, established lineage paths, users, etc.
  • Identify, educate and develop key data contacts among the business community and facilitate ongoing engagement necessary to achieve Data Governance objectives and meet business community needs
  • Identify and certify data “sources of record”
  • Partner with Data Analysts to determine and document data quality standards for data within applicable domain(s) and then partner with IT to ensure they are implemented on underlying datasets

Data Steward Requirements:
  • Subject matter expertise in terms of reporting & analytics and associated data requirements
  • Finance, Supply Chain, Medical/Pharma, Quality or HR background preferred
  • Blend of technical and business/functional acumen
  • Ability to lead a cross-functional team towards shared objectives
  • Demonstrated passion for stakeholder engagement and support
  • Ability to deliver training and mentoring for key business data contacts
  • Strong organizational/project management skills, process-oriented and great attention to detail
  • Ability to manage concurrent initiatives and prioritize or escalate if prioritization assistance is needed
  • 5+ years of experience working with global or regional stakeholders
  • Direct experience with Data Governance tools, preferably Collibra, and execution
  • Industry experience in MedTech
  • Knowledge of data related industry regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues
  • Demonstrate experience of leadership within a team

If you are a detail-oriented professional with a passion for data migration and a track record of successful project delivery, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to shape the future of our client’s data landscape.

Thank you,

Annie O’Neil
Technology Services
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.