Enterprise Data Governance Portfolio Leader II

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_HOME-Home/Remote Office Location 

Req ID: 230371

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 


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Job Summary

We are looking for a Data Governance Portfolio Leader who will primarily focus on our Data Quality(DQ) program at CHOP. The hire will be responsible analyzing data and ensuring that it is in compliance with our Data Quality framework.  He/she will work with technical and non-technical stakeholders across the organization to measure the quality of our datasets across multiple data domains and will help to monitor compliance to CHOP data standards. The Data Governance Portfolio Leader II also provides support to Data Stewards, located in the business, who are responsible for data quality improvement.
The ideal candidate must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the needs of multiple teams & possess a strong technical acumen. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of identifying and addressing long term & short term DQ remediations and be able to present the information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the reconciliation of data integrity issues between various data sources.
  • Aligns EDG objectives with CHOP organizational goals.
  • Contributes to the maintenance of enterprise metadata dictionary by assuring it includes business definitions and essential attributes of all key terms.
  • Collaborates with multiple stakeholder groups to identify and help implement governance standards; supports partnerships throughout the institution.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and monitoring of data governance standards, policies, and solutions.
  • Monitors controls over applications to ensure data integrity by performing data integrity gap analysis.
  • Executes the resolution of data integrity gaps by working with data analysts and stewards.
  • Leverages fundamental understanding of EDG framework and concepts to deliver data governance solutions.
  • Builds expertise in EDG processes and workflows to perform implementation tasks.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

  • Assists in the development of EDG strategies, standards, policies, procedures, and measurements of progress.
  • Supports the monitoring of implemented data governance solutions for continued adherence to data governance standards and processes.
  • Supports data analysts and stewards in their efforts to integrate business processes and data
  • Periodically train analysts on the maintenance of the enterprise data governance explorer as well as the enterprise data dictionary.
  • Supports data analysts and stewards in their efforts to integrate business processes and data, and ensure data integrity between various data sources.
  • Accurately guides time estimation conversations.
  • Support development of data governance standards for metrics and data elements.
  • Support efforts to ensure that the data governance standards are integrated into new initiatives and applications.
  • Serves as a mentor for EDG Portfolio Leader I as well as the Data Steward community.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

The department works 80% remotely, 20% on site in our Philadelphia offices on an as-needed basis.  

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree


Required Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of Data Governance or Project Management experience


Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Degree in Computer Science, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field.

Preferred Experience: Minimum of six (6) years of experience in a Data Governance or Project Management role in a healthcare environment.                                                                                                              

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: One (1) Certification or proficiency in appropriate Project Management, Data Governance, Data Science/Data Integration/Data Warehousing technology or relevant subject domain;

Project Management (PMP Certification), Lean Six Sigma, or Change Management                                                                                                                                                  

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Understanding of data governance and data quality
  • Experience managing data governance projects
  • Proficient in SQL for data analysis/profiling
  • Exposure with Master Data Management tools
  • Experience in process improvement and change management
  • Possesses strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Can articulate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities; applies good judgement
  • Can work effectively with all levels of management and staff
  • Ability to negotiate and influence
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology for development
  • Familiarity with electronic health record and financial systems. i.e. Epic Systems, Cerner, WorkDay, Infor, Strata etc.

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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