Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    IWI Operations Team
  • Division:
    IWI Operations
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Data Quality Lead (6164)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £40 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future.

Right now we're a team of over 1400 dedicated professionals located across 14 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!


Team Description

Data is a key asset for IWI, allowing the firm to make informed decisions and achieve better business and client outcomes.
The Data management team plays a critical role, collaborating with stakeholders across the IWI business and the Investec group to create, maintain and utilise high quality data assets.

The Data Management team has been set-up to:

  • Strengthen data governance.
  • Manage prioritisation of data initiatives.
  • Facilitate data culture, engagement and communication.
  • Facilitate data quality.
  • Data cataloguing.

Description of role and key responsibilities

The right candidate will have a fine eye for detail and a passion for driving cultural transformation of data value. The candidate will lead in the creation of the data quality framework, ownership and stewardship of data assets.

Key responsibilities

  • Development of the data quality framework and specifying the key data quality reports at critical data element and application.
  • Leading business data quality forums engaging business and application stakeholders in the tracking and remediation of data quality.
  • Leading the virtual team of data stewards to improve data quality through continuous process improvement and co-ordination.
  • Engagement with Analytics and Data Engineering teams to implement data quality and validation.
  • Strengthening IWI data capabilities through proactively remaining current with the latest good practices and embedding relevant good practices across IWI.
  • Proactively assessing data maturity along with associated data quality metrics, bringing confidence and trust in the IWI data.
  • Managing data quality activities within operations.

Core skills and knowledge

  • Experience in defining and executing data quality.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to build constructive working relationships with stakeholders across the IWI business and Group.
  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Critical thinker with a passion for problem solving.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation.

An attribute that would be helpful, but not essential for the role is an understanding of the wealth management industry.

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Dawn Ermes


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

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