Data Strategy and Governance Leader

Deloitte Technology Accounting & Auditing Posted: 09-Sep-2023

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Deloitte Global is the engine of the Deloitte network. Our professionals reach across disciplines and borders to develop and lead global initiatives. We deliver strategic programs and services that unite our organization.

Work you'll do

Responsibilities of role -

·       Establish and lead an enterprise-wide Data Strategy & Governance Office comprised of data stewardship and data quality accountabilities for enterprise data assets

·       Effectively communicate the strategic value and impact of data governance at an executive level, gaining support and investment to meet governance, organization and technology needs

·       Evolve the global data strategy in alignment with business and enabling area strategic goals, providing thought leadership and insights into external leading practices

·       Influence leaders across businesses, Member Firms and enabling areas to develop and align on procedural and systematic data standards that ensure timeliness and quality, while complying with data privacy/protection regulations

·       Reinforce global master data governance principles and processes and promote adoption across data management systems and teams

·       Facilitate resolution of complex issues related to conflicting data ownership, data and rule definitions, data availability and usage across a broad network of stakeholders

·       Develop culture of continuous improvement by consistently striving for ways to strengthen “end to end” process perspective for global master data

·       Lead, motivate, and grow newly established team of data stewards, while coordinating efforts of federated data stewards in other data organizations

·       Work effectively with Technology teams to convey and coordinate delivery of master data requirements

·       Oversee management of Data Governance toolset, providing direction on data model

The team

The Transformation team is responsible for identifying innovations internally and externally and applying them to Deloitte’s global transformation strategy.  The team manages related strategic projects coordinating heavily with global functional and technical teams.  The team reports to the Chief Transformation Officer and has frequent exposure to the CIO, COO and other senior leaders across Deloitte.  The team accelerates transformation through innovative change across DTTL and Member Firms enabled by globally integrated, consistent and transparent business processes, investment frameworks, and program leadership.


  • Bachelor's degree with Master's degree preferred
  • 7+ years experience in a senior-level data governance role
  • Proven effectiveness in achieving consensus across a broad array of stakeholders
  • Ability to apply and coach the principles of data excellence, including development of problem statements and best practice action plans
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills (including facilitation, presentations and email)

·       Excellent organizational skills for managing multiple projects simultaneously

·       Experience working with large enterprise applications (e.g., SAP, Salesforce, Informatica) strongly preferred

Our culture

At Deloitte Global people are valued and respected for who they are – with opportunities to bring their unique perspectives, talents and passions to business challenges. Our global workspace creates room for individuality and collaboration. Ours is an inclusive, supportive, connected culture with a focus on development, flexibility, and well-being. This culture makes Deloitte Global one of the most rewarding places to work, and to transform your career.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe in investing in you, helping you identify and hone your unique strengths at every step of your career. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities, and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


At Deloitte, we value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Our Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do—that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being.

Deloitte Global is required by local law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role for individuals applying to work in our Denver locations. This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and delivery model. We would not anticipate that the individual hired into this role would land at or near the top end of the range, but such a decision will be dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the range is $ - $ for individuals applying to work in these locations.

At Deloitte Global, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritize respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.