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VP, Data Management Lead Analyst (Hybrid)

Job Req ID 24741891 Location(s) Irving, Texas; Jacksonville, Florida; Schaumburg, Illinois; Tampa, Florida Job Type Hybrid Job Category Data Governance
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Your Job:

As a Data Strategy Lead/Data Owner, you will have a vital role in implementing the data strategy and solutions in our Wealth Investments business. You will be joining the Global Wealth Data Ownership team within the Chief Data Office (CDO).

In this role you will apply your problem-solving and data analysis skills to execute critical aspects of the data governance policy and support regulatory commitments. You will develop and cultivate strong relationships with business and functional partners by demonstrating and communicating how we enable them to better service our clients and leverage data as an asset. You will navigate the organization and figure out who is needed to get things done. You will use your influence skills to establish a strong sense of working together towards a shared vision and goals. You will have a holistic view to ensure that your initiatives tie back to our overarching data strategy. You should be a critical thinker who can connect what may initially seem like disparate threads.

You can step into an ambiguous situation, identify the end goal, and lay out the roadmap to get there. Your role leverages skills from one or more prior experiences:

  • DATA MANAGER / DATA GOVERNANCE - how data flows, what data is critical, how data is stored and how data moves, business rules and data controls, exposure to technology
  • DATA ANALYST - curious about data, what does the data represent in business terms, what rules does the data need to meet, what are trends in the data, investigating data quality, what is the data used for
  • PROJECT MANAGER - how to apply structure to a project, how to break down efforts into manageable chunks, when do activities need to be completed, who will do what
  • MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT /PROBLEM-SOLVING - methodically break down a problem, identify and stay focused on the end goals, have the mindset that you can tackle anything new and ambiguous, process improvement, creating and framing executive level communications 

What you will do:

● Collaborate with partners in business, operations and technology and develop subject matter expertise on the products in your domain

● Understand the data landscape (including systems and front/middle/back-office processes) and drive execution of the data strategy for your business domain

● Promote and support adherence to the data governance policy and data standards

● Ensure the Citi Data Operating Model is implemented to reduce risk (including scope, metrics, tactical and strategic solutions, data lineage, data model, data certification); create supporting documentation

● Lead cross-functional and cross-business projects and initiatives, identifying risks and removing roadblocks to enable the teams to achieve successful delivery

● Apply Agile methodologies to deliver on large data programs Lead meetings and working sessions to solve issues, challenges, and risks by factoring input from partners and diverse points of view

● Analyze data to validate your understanding of data flows, understand data quality and resolve complex issues

Who you are:

● Curious about data

● Experience leading data projects

● Effective communication skills with an ability to develop a clear message for senior managers and craft the story around it

● Connects information across multiple initiatives to spot dependencies and opportunities for synergies

● Able to lead complex initiatives with minimal oversight or direction, constantly linking activities back to the end goals 

● Strong ability to develop relationships and rapport with people at all levels of the organization

● Comfortable with “unknowns” and able to figure out what must get done with the information available

● Flexible and action-oriented, comfortable working under pressure in rapidly evolving situations; demonstrated ability to quickly develop new skills and knowledge

● Has track record of helping others succeed with a willingness to speak up and share opinions in a collaborative way

● Detail oriented and organized

● Skilled in creative and methodical problem solving

● Understand how data is stored in and flows through systems and databases

● Skilled in excel to analyze data, identify trends, and come to conclusions


● Experience in Wealth Management, Private Banking, Banking, Investments, Custody, Trust, Investment Finance, Lending, Client and/or Account Reference Data, Cross-Border Data Privacy

● Understanding of data governance issues, policies, regulatory requirements Understanding of lean delivery of large programs using Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban and Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe)

● Knowledge of SQL

Who we are:

The Global Wealth Data Owner team is a part of the US Personal Banking & Wealth Management CDO organization. We cover Wealth (Private Banking/Wealth Management), drive the data strategy for these businesses and execute on the Data Governance Policy and Standards. Our team is located across the US, London, Zurich and Singapore. We collaborate with the Data Governance Office, other Chief Data Office teams, Finance, Business Operations, Risk Controls, Finance and Technology and work with Business Heads across products to establish foundational data capabilities, meet regulatory commitments and reduce Citi’s Data Management risks.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Finance, Engineering, Information Systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least 5+ years of experience in banking and financial services industry, information technology, and data governance. Experience includes supporting data quality initiatives, aligning business processes with data, implementing technology solutions, supporting data standards/policies, and data-related issue management and remediation efforts.
  • Experience with data management processes and tools and applications, including process mapping and lineage toolsets
  • Strong knowledge of structured/unstructured databases, data modeling, data management, rapid/iterative development methodologies, and data governance tools.
  • Led initiatives within a line of business. Demonstrated relationship management and advisory skills with sponsors, key stakeholders, partners, and team members in both business and technology forums.
  • Good presentation skills, business and technical writing, and verbal communication skills to support decision-making and actions.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills to recognize and comprehend complex data flow and designs. Self-motivated and able to dynamically determine priorities.
  • Strong understanding of data governance issues, policies, regulatory requirements, and industry information affecting the business environment.
  • Actively managed various aspects of data initiatives including analysis, planning, execution, and day-to-day production management. Experience includes supporting data quality initiatives, aligning business processes with data, implementing technology solutions, supporting data standards/policies, and data-related issue management and remediation efforts.
  • Led efforts to solve data issues while gathering a variety of inputs from cross-functional team members.
  • Regularly provided timely, action-focused status updates and escalations to management and stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business, Finance, Engineering, Information Systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least 8+ years of experience in banking and financial services industry, information technology, data management and governance. 
  • Knowledge of mortgage, credit card, deposit, and wealth management products, as well as experience using large datasets for the preceding products.
  • Familiarity with leveraging agile practices to quickly deliver high-quality results.
  • Experience as a product owner for an agile team.

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Job Family Group:

Data Governance


Job Family:

Data Governance Foundation


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

Irving Texas United States


Primary Location Full Time Salary Range:

$125,760.00 - $188,640.00

In addition to salary, Citi’s offerings may also include, for eligible employees, discretionary and formulaic incentive and retention awards. Citi offers competitive employee benefits, including: medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k); life, accident, and disability insurance; and wellness programs. Citi also offers paid time off packages, including planned time off (vacation), unplanned time off (sick leave), and paid holidays. For additional information regarding Citi employee benefits, please visit Available offerings may vary by jurisdiction, job level, and date of hire.


Anticipated Posting Close Date:

Jun 05, 2024


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