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Data Governance Manager

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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2019

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Job Description


This position manages Cat Digital data governance activities and leads a team of experts with responsibility for improving the quality, use, and management of data and information assets. The position drives deployment and adoption of data governance framework for data policies and standards to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs, customer expectations, and regulatory demands.  The Data Governance Manager serves as a point of escalation for data management issues and will work closely with Cat Digital and business unit leadership to improve the quality and value of core data assets.


  • Responsible for the successful deployment of Cat Digital data governance framework, with a focus on data management and the protection of data through policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, and related tools

  • Define data management operational processes in accordance with policies and standards, clearly articulating roles and responsibilities

  • Work with data owners, data stewards and platform stewards to ensure that data related business requirements for managing data are clearly defined, communicated and well understood

  • Monitor and measure compliance to standards and processes

  • Solve cross-domain data governance issues and escalate as needed

  • Define and measure indicators of conformance and performance metrics.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Four year degree from an accredited college or university
  • 5+ years of experience in data governance
  • Experience of building and deployment of data governance programs / frameworks
  • Experience in leading large cross functional change management programs
  • 5+ years of experience in one of following:  direct line management, leadership, supervisor

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Experience leading data governance related projects
  • Experience with program and change management on a global scale
  • Demonstrated ability to network and influence large organizations
  • Proven track record of execution with demonstrated resilience ability to influence across cross functional boundaries.
  • Extensive experience with change management
  • General understanding of basic business operations including the technical infrastructure and one or more of the following: general business processes, strong marketing acumen, and business unit marketing experience and dealer processes. 
  • The ability to articulate a vision of transformation efforts and a sense of mission and to manage senior relationships across all the business and functional areas
  • Recognized subject matter expert able to influence the way things are done
  • Ability to articulate vision of transformation efforts and a sense of mission
  • Ability to manage senior relationships across all the business and functional areas

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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Oct 14, 2019


United States