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Data Quality & Governance Lead

Accent Group Limited
Peterborough, United Kingdom
GBP 47,128.00 per year
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Data Quality & Governance Lead

Who are Accent?

We own around 20,400 houses across the North, East and South of the country. They are home to over 41,000 customers. We exist to improve lives, providing people with high quality homes, affordably. Whatever their housing need, whether family, single, older or more vulnerable - our customers come first. They are always at the very heart of our business.

If you feel great about putting customers first, then we feel great about you joining the Accent team.

At Accent we believe everyone has the right to a safe, secure and warm place to call home.

We're looking for a Data Quality & Governance Lead to join our team.

About the role and person:
  • 35 hours per week
  • Permanent

As a Data Quality and Governance Lead, a summary of your role involves:

Reporting to the Head of Data you'll be responsible for leading the implementation of a data framework and delivering improvements in data quality and governance across the Group ensuring we fulfil Accent's organisational ambitions to build a better future for our customers.

What skills/behaviours do you need to be our Data Quality & Governance Lead?
  • Previous experience of implementing Data Governance Frameworks i.e. DAMA.
  • Excellent knowledge of data and information management principles.
  • Significant and proven experience of project managing data & information improvement projects.
  • Experience of managing data governance frameworks.
  • Excellent knowledge of governance principles for structured, semi-structured and unstructured data.
  • Experience of implementing change successfully including delivering training.
  • Experience writing policies and procedures with excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex and/or technical information to both technical and nontechnical audiences.

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The successful candidate will be required to live within a commutable distance to our office in Peterborough. We're a keen promoter of agile working and encourage the use of working from home, as long as we meet our customer's needs.

We'll provide you with the equipment and software that you'll need for the purpose of your role however it will be your responsibility to have an appropriate space to work from as well as a suitable broadband connection/provider.

Should you wish to work occasionally from any of our regional offices, you may do so on a hot desk basis which will need to be arranged via our online booking system


The spot salary for this post is £47,128 per annum for applicants who fully meet the requirements of the post. Applicants, who do not meet all the requirements of the post, will start 5% or 10% below the spot salary.

What will you get from us?

In addition to a competitive salary and agile working, we also have a focus on employees' development. We support both professional and personal development, ensuring everyone has a development plan and provide access to a wide range of internal and external learning resources.

You'll also receive:
  • 28 days paid holiday (pro-rata excluding bank holidays) per year rising by 1 day per year up to a maximum of one working week.
  • A choice of Pension Schemes including a Defined Benefit Scheme with a 7.5% member contribution or a Defined Contribution Scheme with a 4% member contribution and 4% employer contribution. Both pension schemes provide Life Insurance Cover.
  • Option to purchase additional holiday of up to 2 of your working weeks (at managers discretion)
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • "Hapi" Benefits App with multiple discounts.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Free parking

If you require reasonable adjustments to any part of our recruitment process, please let us know we will ensure requirements are met.

Please don't delay in submitting your application. Where roles are urgent or we receive a high volume of applications, we may interview and conclude the process prior to any closing date indicated.

Please note candidates must have current eligibility to live and work in the UK, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

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