LSL Property Services plc

Head of Data Governance

Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

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Job Profile

Trading since 1989, e.surv Chartered Surveyors is the UK's number one residential surveyor and the largest provider of property risk expertise and residential surveying services. To put it into numbers, we complete more than one property inspection every 12 seconds and employ over 600 surveyors from Land’s End to John O’Groats and Northern Ireland. This gives us the flexibility to offer nationwide coverage combined with invaluable local knowledge.



We're part of the LSL Property Services Group PLC which includes household names Your Move and Reeds Rains as well as the mortgage network PRIMIS. We work with lenders, intermediaries, social housing entities and estate agents in addition to private customers.


We are currently recruiting for a Data Governance Lead here at e.surv Chartered Surveyors.


Role Purposes

To lead and execute Data Governance activities with e.surv.

Take ownership of developing a Data Governance and Data Management programme throughout the business.

Provide leadership and direction for all data governance activities with a focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to an enterprise data governance framework.


Role Duties


Establish Data Management and Governance programmes and drive data ownership into the business.

Perform Data Management, Governance Reviews and Data Maturity assessments.

Develop, lead and implement plans that will roll out the Data Management and Governance Programme within e.surv.

Perform gap analysis to determine initiatives and build out road maps to address identified gaps.

Assist with data architecture reviews and advise on data solutions that relate to Data Governance Programmes (Data Dictionaries, Data Quality, metadata management, master data management and lineage).

Establish a central design authority for governing data.  This will include creating the relevant steering and working groups with the appropriate representation across the business.

Take ownership of third party data licence agreements and putting in place reviews to ensure compliance with contractual arrangements.


Knowledge and Experience


5+ years of experience in and understanding of concepts and frameworks pertaining to Data Management- Data Governance, Data Policy, Data Lineage, Data Models, Data Quality, Data Risk and Control Frameworks, Data Literacy, Reference Data Management, Metadata Management 

Strong leadership experience within data management and governance. For example, you may have previously held a position as a business owner for Data management and governance at a large organization or supported the development and implementation of best practice.




If you feel you match our requirements and are looking for your next career challenge, or for a confidential discussion on the full details of this role please contact Loren Worrall on  07800705566 or – alternatively apply with your CV for a quick response. Our team are also available out of hours on 07794 392858


In your Application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (for example, she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs)

PRE EMPLOYMENT SCREENING - All of our employees have to pass a Criminal Records Disclosure and Credit Referencing Process in order to work with our lender clients, if you are unsure on this, ask the team and we'll be happy to explain the process.



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