Element Materials Technology

Data Governance Manager

Job Locations UK-Cheshire-Warrington | UK-Buckinghamshire-High Wycombe


Warringtonfire has an exciting opportunity for a Data Governance Manager to join our business to work on an exhilirant internal project. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a standalone Data Governance position, proving the opprtunity to fully own, implement and drive the Data Governance processes and procedures through the Built Environment business unit. 


The role will lead the end-to-end processes for defining our data strategy, master data management, data optimisation and flow controls, as well as removing redundant, repetitive and mis-aligned approaches. Whilst strategic this needs someone who at the same time will dive in to projects, programmes and get hands-on with systems, changes and deployments.



  • Learn, understand and document current processes in relation to data flows between existing systems
  • Build gap analysis of data integrity, develop and put in place controls for data validation
  • Build and maintain a full audit of existing systems and business processes
  • Develop policies and procedures to implement as part of a Governance program across the business unit
  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with data management in line with business uses and wider company policies
  • Lead and train teams to ensure governance policies are applied and implemented successfully
  • Use existing knowledge to identify areas of improvement to reduce data redundancy
  • Create and enforce a collection of KPI’s and data quality metrics
  • Design reporting dashboards and reports for the management team.
  • Involvement in existing and new projects which may involve any bi-directional data flow processes
  • Stakeholder management and work with Project Managers to the delivery of successful data projects
  • Apply the overall Element's standards and guidelines on HSE
  • Part of the digital transformation programme and systems migration projects
  • To always operate following Element’s Purpose, Mission, Vision and Values
  • To work following all Element’s policies procedures and standards at all times

Skills / Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in Data Sciences, IT or Mathematics
  • Experience in a similar industry at operational level desirable
  • Previous experience in working with projects and stakeholder management
  • Experience with large scale-data migration projects advantageous
  • Significant experience in a similar lead governance or data management role
  • Good understanding of management practices, data lifecycles, data quality and MDM
  • Proven problem solving abilities
  • Self-starter who will take initiative
  • Strong understanding of data structures and databases
  • Basic SQL knowledge
  • Basic Cloud architecture understanding
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office suite
  • Power BI Experience essential
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical staff members

To apply please email Leigh.McComish@element.com



Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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