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Data Governance Manager

£50,000 - 55,000 per year
Bradwell Common



We’re on a mission to build the UK's finest digital infrastructure and accelerate its full fibre future - transforming the way we live, work and communicate.

With 8 million homes and businesses to connect in our sights, and a £4bn investment programme to make it happen, we have a busy and exciting journey ahead.


We expect a lot from our team, but we also want everyone to feel supported and empowered in helping us deliver our mission. That's why we make sure to provide opportunities for you to learn, develop your career, use your talents, and fulfil your potential.

With a salary of £50,000 - £55,000 depending on experience, you’ll also get benefits like 25 days holiday, a day off on your birthday, a day off to support a charity or organisation of your choice, performance-related bonus scheme, and private healthcare.

We want everyone to know – and feel – that CityFibre is a place where we can be ourselves, with all the things that make us similar and different. Where possible, we are open to offering and supporting flexible working, among other initiatives to ensure that we develop a safe and inclusive workplace.


This is an exciting role at CityFibre, sitting as part of a new team within the PMO function, reporting directly to the Director of Group Operations and PMO.

As the Data Governance Manager, you will lead, maintain and grow the Data Governance Roadmap thus becoming an advocate of change and best practice across the wider organisation. Taking ownership of the Data Governance strategy, you’ll ensure its successful implementation, upholding the Data Management and Quality standards aligned with the policies and procedures set out.

You’ll build and maintain an engagement model to support business change and prioritise work accordingly. As part of this role the Data Governance Manager will chair the Data Governance Board and take input from the wider Executive Committee on prioritisation along with strategy alignment. You’ll also be supporting both Data Domain Owners along with Data Consumers across the organisation. Within this area you will provide guidance, communication and be expected to build and maintain KPIs’ to ensure quality standards are maintained and change controlled where required.


It’s important that you have experience of embedding Data Governance into an Enterprise Data level environment, working closely with Data Professionals such as Data Architects and Data Designers to ensure best practice across project implementation, whilst also providing visibility of compliance along with risk management activities. You’ll also have;

  • Extensive experience in Data Management and/or Enterprise Data Governance organisation
  • In-depth knowledge of industry-leading Data Governance practices aligned with best practice
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and lead an enterprise programme
  • Strong Data Quality Management including Data Quality rules, integration into existing data environments and issue remediation
  • Good understanding of Data capability such as Data Architecture, Data Analysis, Data Modelling, Testing & Quality Assurance
  • Previous experience with Data Management tools
  • Understanding of the principles of IT security along with Data Protection (GDPR) and the relevant certifications.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience of stakeholder management
  • Proven track record of building strong and effective working relationships
  • Highly organised with strong time-management skills


The CityFibre Way is how we think, act and work. It’s our way of doing things. We back each other, think smart and act fast, and we love giving it our best to build a legacy together. When these four behaviours come together, they shape our culture to bring out the best in us, set us apart from our competition, and make our customers remember us.

It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to unleash Britain’s potential in a digital age. There’s never been a more exciting time to join the team!