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    Data Portfolio Manager

    Data Portfolio Manager

    Position Description

    Job Title

    Data Improvement Portfolio Manager

    Position Description

    This role is focused on the management of a Data Improvement Portfolio for a Fortune 100 financial services firm. The Data Improvement Portfolio Manager will be accountable for the operational management, activities and synthesis for all aspects of a portfolio of programs that consists of three primary types: Data Investments & Capabilities, Business Data Strategy & Roadmap, and Data Improvement Execution. Across these three programs there are many projects in motion across the organization, which will require the management of multiple cross-functional core teams. Another primary accountability of this role is to ensure the Data Clairvoyance methodology for managing data as an asset is maintained throughout all execution aspects. In addition, this role will manage the process for reaching out to each stakeholder, communicating and validating the stakeholder interests and facilitating iterative planning based on work in near term and long term horizons. Training and education on our methodology and approaches will be provided as a part of the onboarding process. The Senior Business Data Consultant is the responsible party for facilitating and leading all aspects of the process described above. This role will be required to provide clear and concise communication at any given point of the methodology lifecycle and will involve senior executives, mid-level management and line level experts.

    For information about Data Clairvoyance Group, please visit our website: www.dataclairvoyance.com.

    Primary Objectives

    • Conducting Iterative Planning Workshops
    • Facilitating Workshops to ensure all stakeholders are in-sync with current progress, planned work, and allocation of resources
    • Management of the updating & reporting schedule, and to ensure updates are treated as data points without bias
    • Management and communication of findings, observations and outcomes to both senior leadership and core team members
    • Management of handoffs to technical partners

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Must have strong facilitation skills
    • Leadership and management of small core teams
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Very strong visualization skills (must be able to create visualizations of abstract data conversations)
    • Experience with Visio, Sharepoint and MS Project
    • Experience with business glossaries, data standards and data quality is a plus
    • Commitment to a consulting lifestyle including extensive travel
    • Ability to lead meetings on your own
    • Prior consulting experience is a plus
    • We will work on a corp-to-corp, W2, 1099 or full-time employment basis

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • MBA or graduate degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting
    • PMI (project management institution) Certification preferred
    • Insurance or Financial Services experience is required
    •  Finance, Accounting, Risk, Product or Operations experience is required
    • 5+ years experience in an analytical role is required
    • 10+ years experience in a project management role
    • 10+ years experience working with large enterprises

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