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Director of Data Governance and Management

Date Posted: 5/30/2023

Job #1628865
Las Vegas, Nevada

We have partnered with our client in their search for a Director of Data Governance and Management. 


  • Understanding of all aspects of Data Governance, Metadata and Data Quality Management
  • Ability to perform data integrity checks, report anomalies and work with the IT team for resolution
  • Capability to drive initiatives within businesses, function, and across the enterprise.
  • Ability to communicate strategic insights and updates with executive stakeholder
  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills which bring clarity and precision to help management understand and visualize complex material to support organizational decision-making
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to recognize and comprehend complex data governance issues, policies, regulatory requirements and industry information affecting the business environment
  • Ability to apply and coach the principles of operational excellence, development of problem statements and action plans, as well as value stream mapping and systematic problem solving
  • Excellent relationship management and consulting skills with proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; set direction and approach, resolve conflict, execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Exposure to multiple business units to understand the linkages and dependencies
  • Experience in dealing with all levels of management in highly complex organizational dynamics requiring adaptability, boldness, and creative forward thinking
  • Conduct project meetings with stakeholders and project teams, and create transparency of project status, risks and constraints
  • Aggressively manage risk mitigation, remediation, and contingency strategies
  • Prepare, deliver, and disseminate project briefings and reports as needed and or requested
  • Manage multiple and potentially dissimilar programs and projects
  • Lead and engage with project teams, business leaders and other executives
  • Keep current on project management best practices, and obtain or maintain related credentials in good standing
  • Design, develop, and manage the implementation of recommended processes and procedures
  • Drive operational excellence to improve performance, maximize value, reduce waste, increase efficiencies, reduce costs / errors / defects, and improve metrics of overall key performance

Skills Required

  • 15+ years of experience the Data space
  • 5+ years of leadership experience
  • Demonstrate success managing Data Governance frameworks to global and cross functional users
  • Demonstrate success in planning and executing high value projects based on strategic direction, expected outcomes
  • Demonstrate change management capabilities
  • Meets challenges consistently and confidently with energy and drive. Motivated by results, urgency and personal commitment
  • Possesses high integrity and exceptional work ethic. Fosters mutual trust and respect, and is an excellent team player
  • Experience in online gaming, content or Media & Entertainment industry is a plus
  • Able to work effectively in a highly complex matrix environment, with a proven ability to influence without formal authority and achieve results through people
  • Understands the link between excellence in data acquisition/warehousing/insights, and how to leverage this as a competitive advantage in the marketplace
  • Applies effective communication techniques, engages in focused dialogue, and demonstrates good listening skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Outstanding oral, written and communication skills with the ability to present to small and large groups including Global Executives and deal with unexpected questions and challenges while presenting
  • Excellent and proven project management skills


  • Director of Data Governance and Management 


  • Las Vegas, Nashville, or Seattle

Client Industry 

  • Gaming
Pay Rate
  • $95-$108/hour

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