Data Governance Lead (m/f/d)


Offenbach, Hesse, DE, 63067


Offenbach, Hesse, DE, 63067

Department:  Data Innovation
Employment Type:  Permanent

Hyundai Motor Europe HQ invites you to become part of one of the world’s leading car manufacturers. Being a member of our international team, you have the chance to form the future of mobility together with experts inside a global company with a unique success story. As a well-organised, flexible and motivated professional, you will master diverse challenges and work in a dynamic office environment with a strong customer focus.

We love to defy conventions and drive ambitious future plans with responsibility when it comes to alternative powertrains, quality and design. For these aims we need the right team and therefore, we need you. At Hyundai, we believe that the success of our organisation lies in the passion and capabilities of individual members. That is why we also commit to supporting them in their personal development, while offering an inspiring work atmosphere.

Join us as we lead the way towards an emission-free society of eco-mobility.

Data Governance Lead (m/f/d)

As a Data Governance Lead you will drive analytical work to determine business requirements and specify effective business/data processes, through improvements in systems, new business management, practices, procedures, and organizational change.

We want you to:


Handle the day-to-day collaboration and cooperation with internal and external partners ensuring a positive experience with the brand and control the quality of delivery:

  • Manage and support the local data stewards to guide, exchange and align on the effective business & data processes;
  • Bring data producers and consumers closer together by fostering communication and collaboration with the aid of internal tools for data lineage and data cataloguing;
  • Manage and collaborate with the sales subsidiaries on the assessment of their data and lead the standardization of data management processes in order to improve the data quality;
  • Promote and ensure high data quality and the stability of the data supply so as to unleash the full potential of the data from online and offline business sources.


Cooperate and collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders and partners for effective planning and mutual understanding:

  • Collaborate with the sales subsidiaries to conduct ‘as-is’ assessments and lead the creation of ‘to-be’ designs as well as the production of a data mapping;
  • Collaborate with the Data Architect to ensure consistent data delivery from internal tools to support the data innovation strategy;
  • Collaborate with the internal Compliance team to ensure ongoing GDPR compliance.


Perform Data work and projects in the respect of the defined Data standards:

  • Develop, roll-out and maintain state-of-the-art data governance structures to strengthen the backbone of our data-driven business at Hyundai Motor Europe;
  • Consult, and support internal business units in data governance related topics to facilitate and promote data-driven thinking within the organization;
  • Implement the common data lineage tool;
  • Design databases and manage data processing, data flows and metadata, depending on business needs.


Communicate and implement processes, policies and systems in areas of responsibility:

  • Carry out project management duties, document and clarify business requirements with relevant stakeholders, and actively guide business and data process improvements;
  • Proactively document, act as the guardian and communicate to other stakeholders decisions, process flow and data policies.

About you:


An expert in your field, dealing with complex projects in ambiguous contexts is second nature to you. Because thinking unlimited runs in your blood. Confidently taking the lead on transformative initiatives, your technical knowledge and ingenuity will challenge convention and lead the way to better business decisions. Tomorrow? It’s what you make it. Because we’ll give you the scope and influence to inspire innovation. And the changes you implement will transform our future. 


You will also need to have:


  • University degree in Computer Science, IT Management, Business Administration or related field
  • 5+ years of relevant data governance expertise
  • Experience, understanding and technical acumen in Atlassian products (Confluence and JIRA) and common data lineage tools
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in data management, data governance practices and data quality principles and methodologies
  • Experience in communicating and cross collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders with varied backgrounds
  • Experience in managing effective workflows to ensure consistency and quality and understanding of metadata 
  • Successful track record of leading complex initiatives and projects
  • Understanding of business process mapping
  • Strong consultancy skills and business-oriented mindset
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to understand complex requirements 
  • Strong attention to details and focus on data quality
  • Fluency in English

Rewards and Benefits:


  • Flexible working hours and hybrid work policy
  • Continued learning and professional development
  • Car sharing and lease mobility program
  • Complimentary nutritious food and drink in our canteen
  • Complimentary fitness facility and company sport activities such as tennis, soccer, yoga, etc. 


Become part of a global company with a history of success and ambitious plans for the future. Please apply by creating your candidate profile and attaching your application documents in English. 
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