Job information

  • Title: Data Governance Advisor
  • Location: Montreal Area
  • Industry: Banking / Insurance / Finance / Telco
  • Language: French or English


As Data Governance Advisor, you will be responsible for establishing and managing the data governance capabilities around Data Protection policies, Data Classifications, Data Discovery, Data Inventory and Data Privacy Management.

Responsabilities :

  • Define and implement the organizational structures and operating models needed to support the objectives of the data governance and data privacy-protection program.
  • Grow data literacy and data maturity across the organization through effective communication strategies and training to build core data proficiencies in data-related and business roles.
  • Partner with members of the Legal team to ensure full alignment on all current and upcoming data privacy regulations, including our responsibilities and obligations.
  • Partner with members of IT Cyber Security to ensure full alignment on all current and future.
  • Support requirements related to legal, security, privacy, and compliance aspects of data (PIA, data classification, legal requirements, regulatory compliance, etc.).
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of data policies and standards to support program objectives; establishing and implementing the governance process related to data privacy and protection.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on data privacy and protection to present complex business challenges, impacts and programs to Management and IT leaders.
  • Provide coaching (mentor and develop junior staff) in support of Data privacy and Protection, and develop and execute long-term plans for complex projects.
  • Articulate the importance of customer privacy and promote privacy up and down the management chain, including to audiences who have varying levels of familiarity with the topic.
  • Support management and operation of the Data Governance Office, including the data stewardship organization and various committees and councils.

Profile :

  • A bachelor's degree in business technology, information systems or a related study, or equivalent related project experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in the field of Data Governance with a focus on data privacy and protection.
  • Experience with data catalogue and inventory with contextual information on data elements, data governance rule definition, determining lineage and retention policies, data protection, data provisioning, data sharing, or data stewardship.
  • Experience in data discovery, insider threat, data policies, standards and classifications.
  • Knowledge of data privacy regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, Privacy Act Canada, Bill 64, etc. and the latest information.
  • Familiarity with Data Governance and Privacy platforms such as Colibra, Alation, OneTrust, etc.
  • DAMA Certified Data Management Professional or ICCP Data Governance & Stewardship Professional is an asset.

Note: If interested please send your updated resume to and include your contact details with a suitable time when we can reach you. If you know of anyone in your sphere of contacts, who would be a perfect match for this job then, we would appreciate if you can forward this posting to them with a copy to us.

We look forward hearing from you at the earliest.