Function Head - Data Management

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Innovation / Project / Organization

Function Head - Data Management

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Innovation / Project / Organization


Role Description

  • Partner with business and technology to identify data flows and golden sources
  • Identify gaps in data flow of manual processes and controls.
  • Facilitate the collection of data quality problems from RISK teams (problems detected in production or in ongoing projects) analyze them, estimate the financial or any other issues in relation to the operations and define the entities in charge of the remediation.
  • Participate/contribute in discussions on relevant data quality indicators, designing of new DQ dashboard and their analysis in RUN mode, new functionalities in IT tools and the positioning of automatic/manual controls that will allow to calculate these indicators
  • Contribute to change management actions for RISK users related to data quality
  • Contribute to the facilitation of Data Quality governance within RISQ
  • Sync with RDMO and RISQ CDO and develop effective data management methodologies, especially on data lineage / meta data
  • Own Data lineage / meta data process, including annual certification of CDEs
  • Provide regular progress update to RISQ Data Domain Owner (delegate) and Data Stewards on CDE annual certification (data lineage / meta data)  
  • Functionally reporting to RISQ Data Domain Owner (Delegate), in addition to reporting local DTO manager
  • POC for RISQ Data Management 
  • Support Data Domain Owners or Data Stewards in RISQ CDO in all phases of data management program
  • Liaise with Data Domain Owners and consumers and escalate priority Data Quality Issues
  • Ensuring accurate documentation of Business Metadata in KEA'R
  • Lead remediation efforts with specific finance functional areas
  • Interface with RDMO and RISQ DMO for updates to standards, policy and procedures
  • Collaboration with technology partners to implement Data Strategy and remediation

Technical Skills

  • Project / Program management of Data Quality remediations
  • Design, build, integrate data from various resources.
  • Data management expertise in defining Metadata, Quality and Lineage for critical data elements.
  • Expertise in tools that are used in Data Analytics. (Advanced Excel, Power BI, Business Objects, SQL)
  • Data management expertise in defining Metadata, Quality and Lineage for critical data elements
  • Partner with business and technology to identify data flows and golden sources
  • Identify gaps in data flow of manual processes and controls
  • Manage collaboration with technology, operations, and other cross-organizational control functions
  • Partner with technology to implement improved lineage and quality of critical data elements

Profile required

Typical profile:


  • Graduate/post graduation in computer science or in finance. Certification courses in Data Science, ML/AI tools


14+ years of experience, particularly in the banking business lines, risk or finance, credit risk business lines.

•You have knowledge and skills in programming languages, Python, R, SAS, SQL; .

•You are motivated by data processing and technical engineering and have an interest in the banking and financial world.     

•You're fluent in English!

Why join us

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

Business insight

At Société Générale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000WZ8
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2022/02/02
Publication date: 2021/11/11