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Data Governance Expert

København S, DK, 2300 Stockholm, SE, 111 44

Job ID: 4569 

Are you passionate about data and would you like to build deep insight into the data landscape in Large Corporates and Institutions (LC&I), where data is the foundation of our business? We are now looking for a Data Governance Expert who will play a pivotal part in driving the implementation of Data Governance and ensure reliable and high quality data both for business and for regulatory purposes.

At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger.  

About this opportunity

Welcome to LC&I COO Data Services in the Data Governance team. We add value by securing clear and transparent accountability and responsibility for our data -  first and foremost to ensure data quality meets the consumers need. You will play a valuable role in identify, define and diagnose data issues and support Data Owners in best practices in the operational implementation of data governance and data quality management.

What you’ll be doing:

•    You will work closely together with the Data Owners in order to bring their respective data under governance. This will involve you working at different levels of data governance support ranging from the practical implementation of data governance to communicating our data governance framework.  
•    You will drive and influence the data decision processes to improve the overall data quality of LC&I data. This includes the implementation and monitoring of data quality controls and data quality measurements in operational business processes.
•    You will act as a Project Manager of varius data governance initiatives, but also influence and advise new data projects on how to be compliant in Nordea’s new way of working with data.
•    You will be responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of data governance implementations in ‘Business as Usual’, which includes reviewing monthly data quality reporting and supporting the business in resolving data quality issues.


The role is based in Copenhagen or Stockholm. 

Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.   

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

•    You have a desire to learn and to have an impact on Nordea's future and, understand the impact of efficient data management on business.
•    You have strong collaboration skills; and the ability to translate, operationalize and communicate theoretical data governance terms and concepts to the Data Owners. 
•    You have personal drive for results combined with an ability to plan own and others' work involved in identify, define and solve data quality issues to meet agreed deadlines.
•    You have good analytics skills and a structured and methodical approach to tasks.
•    You have good English skills, both written and orally.


Your experience and background:  

•    You have a minimum of 1-3 of years relevant experience working with data in a business, project or data governance related role
•    Knowledge of the Markets business areas is an advantage


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 19/07/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Robert John Ball on telephone +45 23 49 37 14 or by e-mail

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered. 

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