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Manager, Data Practice/Data Governance

Toronto, ON
Full Time
100 King Street West

Job Family Group:

Data Analytics & Reporting

Be part of the team bringing vision into implementation with the development of metadata automation for data practices enterprise-wide at BMO. The data practices team works consultatively with the multiple lines of business North America-wide, to fulfill the bank's vision of solid self-service data governance and data discovery for analytics and data informed decision making.

The Manager, Data Practice/Data Governance will be responsible for:

  • Leads the integration of metadata practice with data quality control, bringing forth quality control metadata sets into available data catalogs
  • Develops and maintains repeatable practice procedures for successful deployment of sustainable Data Practices around metadata and data controls, and protection
  • Evaluates data governance tools and technology, advocates for advancement of data management capabilities
  • Partners closely with the Data Governance function to ensure an end-to-end value generating operating model for the Bank, identifies and highlights systemic issues (related to the Practices) to be captured as part of Data Governance issues management function

Note this is an individual contributor role.


  • Deep subject matter expertise in one or more data practice (metadata, lineage, data controls, data quality, classification, access control)
  • Client-facing data management experience
  • Experience working with data governance tools such as Alation, Collibra, Informatica EDC/IDQ/Axon or IBM WKC/IGC
  • On-the-ground experience implementing strong, sustainable data management practices within a Financial Services organization an asset
  • Solid understanding of data warehouse concepts and technology, including cloud DB, data warehousing, data integration patterns, analytics and business intelligence
  • Project/initiatives management experience an asset
  • Previous consultancy or business analysis experience an asset
  • Strong service management and service delivery orientation
  • Continuous improvement mindset while automating manual processes
  • Possesses strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to present complex information in a manner suitable for technical and non-technical audiences

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At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one - for yourself and our customers. We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other's differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
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