Data Governance Manager


This is an opportunity for a Manager to work in a high performing team within Macquarie’s Risk Management Division. The team, primarily based in Manila, works with a wide range of stakeholders to help the group continue to meet its data management responsibilities and to improve confidence in the quality of data.

As a Data Governance Manager you will be responsible for assessing data usages to capture important data elements within Operational Risk, including understanding and documenting end-to-end data flows and system processes and identifying potential data risks and issues and assessing them to identify opportunities to enhance processes and controls. You will also play a key role in driving strategic initiatives within the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying data elements important to management of non-financial risk
  • Metadata assessment and definition
  • Data Lineage Mapping to understand end-to-end data flows
  • Data Risk and Control Assessments
  • Data Profiling and identification of data quality rules
  • Data Governance Advisory, including best practice and implementation support
  • Contributing to and implementing recommendations for strategic initiatives
  • Establishing and maintaining ongoing data governance and data management activities

To be successful in this role, you will thrive in a fast-paced environment with highly talented individuals. You will have strong numerical and analytics skills, coupled with strong stakeholder management skills as you will be working closely with others to identify and manage data risk. You will also have experience working in a data governance role, ideally within the financial services industry.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Strong business analysis skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to engage with a broad range of data, risk and business stakeholders
  • Previous experience working in a data governance or data management role
  • Exposure to Data Management tooling – e.g. Collibra, Informatica IDQ (nice to have)
  • Previous experience working in the financial services industry


About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: RMG-963628
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Manila
Category: Mid-senior
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk & Governance
Recruiter: Rooshelly Cagalingan
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