Data Management Lead


Glascoed, Radway Green, Washington or Bishopton

Data Management Lead


£55,000 – £60,000

Posted by on October 16, 2023.


Job title: Data Management Lead

Location: Glascoed, Radway Green, Washington or Bishopton; We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £55,000 – £60,000 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Establishing a data governance framework and chairing a Land UK Data Management Steering Group, along with defining, developing, and maturing a Land UK Data Strategy
  • Defining and leading a prioritised Data Management improvement programme to include the design and maintenance of data dictionaries and a Land UK wide information model
  • Determining required data monitoring tools, implementing and running these and providing insights on maturity and required improvements
  • Leading and supporting a community of data owners and data stewards, promoting best practice and increasing overall awareness of the importance of data quality and control
  • Reviewing and advising on data access processes and rules, and undertaking assurance checks
  • ssessing and assuring compliance against relevant data management standards

Your skills and experiences:

  • Possess experience of data governance processes and data quality requirements
  • Demonstrate success in driving improvement programmes, ideally related to data
  • Knowledge of data management maturity assessment and operation of relevant monitoring techniques and tools
  • Ability to plan and manage work content of a programme containing several work packages within an overall roadmap
  • Assessment of risk and development of suitable mitigation strategies
  • Ability to undertake assurance assessments and identify remediation


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The IM&T team:

Joining this team you will be reporting directly into the Head of IM&T as you will play a key role in the governance in Land UK as you will be involved in establishing the new governance framework for the business, putting the processes in place and ensuring this is adopted across the business. You will get to work with a range of internal stakeholders across all of the different functions.

This role will give you the opportunity to bring you own ideas and to use your influencing skills to drive governance across the business unit. BAE Systems will also offer support for both your own personal and career development and growth.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 27th October 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Data Management Lead