JVT Advisors

Head of Data Governance

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Location: Wakefield, Massachusetts
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

We’re looking for a highly skilled and experienced Head of Data Governance to jump-in to wrangle and regulate data for a growing financial institution on the North Shore.

In this highly strategic role you will build a data governance program from scratch, work with vendors and internal stakeholders as the steward and advisor for data quality and compliance. The ideal candidate is in a lead role with experience building out data governance programs, implementing data governance tools and interest in stepping into this highly visible leadership position. You will define and own the strategy, and eventually manage a small team (which you will build) to support these efforts.

Work with senior leadership to secure and regulate data and implement best practices across the organization.

Must have experience:

  • Building out and implementing Data Stewardship Programs in a highly regulated environments. (Financial and/or banking preferred larger than 10B in size).
  • Interest and proven ability to lead a data governance team, overseeing enterprise data stewardship and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Self-directed hands-on position with growth towards managing and growing a team.
  • Ability to present to senior leadership and C level folks. Excellent business sense and skills to manage stakeholders both internally and externally.


Shannon Kossakoski

Director of Recruiting

Shannon heads the Direct-Hire recruiting team at JVT Advisors, managing the team’s day-to-day activities while also contributing to recruiting and account management.

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