Data Governance Manager

Product, Design, & Delivery London, United Kingdom


Data Governance Manager

Competitive salary + shares + benefits


Funding Circle was created with a big idea: to revolutionise the broken financial system and secure a better deal for everyone.

We have created the leading small business loans platform in UK, US, Germany and Netherlands; a marketplace that directly connects credit worthy businesses with investors wanting attractive returns.

In just eight years, 80,000 Funding Circle investors have lent £5 billion to 50,000 businesses across the world. In addition, in 2017 lending through our platform created and sustained 75,000 jobs worldwide and contributed £4 billion to the global economy

Data is at the heart of everything we do and we are looking for a strong Data Governance Manager who will be the first person on the ground in what could be a large function for the business.

As a Data Governance Manager you will be…

  • Understanding what data is produced from our business functions and how it is currently being used.
  • Work with key stakeholders to create definitions for measuring data across different geographies.
  • Creating a measurement and metrics framework to ensure consistency and accuracy of our data globally.
  • Similarly, create a framework that will assess the quality of our data globally
  • Addressing key data issues and working with product teams to prioritise solutions.
  • Influence stakeholders across data, engineering, product and business teams.
  • Work closely with risk and security teams to ensure data is compliant, controlled and secure.

You have been there and done this…

  • Experience working in a Data Governance role and leading change across a business
  • If you have experience in either technology or financial services, that would be advantageous
  • You have the ability and desire to work in a fast past environment with a high growth business.
  • You are a strong influencer, who can communicate and instil a desire to work towards a common goal
  • You will have experience building processes and frameworks for data management, whilst remaining compliant.
  • If you have any experience managing or leading a team, this may also be beneficial as depending on who we find for the role, this could be a leadership position to grow a division for us.

What about benefits?

  • Competitive share options on joining and promotions
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension
  • Healthcare cash-back scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Funderbar - our amazing cafe and bar area that serves free breakfast and discounted lunch every day
  • Free barista coffee served every day
  • Quarterly and monthly socials for the whole business
  • Free drinks on a Friday afternoon
  • Flexible working
  • FC Academy - learning and development sessions offered across loads of subject areas such as coding, project management, building a startup and even salsa dancing.
  • Discounted Gym membership at Virgin Active on site
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fun, fast growing start-up environment with access to the newest technology resources and tools.

We think big, if you do too – please apply today.

As an equal opportunities employer we do not discriminate on age, gender, religion, nationality, gender expression, disability or anything else that makes you who you are.