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Data Governance Analyst - Maidenhead

The Rank Group plc
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Closing date
21 May 2024
Data Governance Analyst - Maidenhead

Company Description

The Rank Group is growing rapidly within both our Venues and Digital businesses. If you're not sure who we are, you may be more familiar with us through our iconic brands; Mecca Bingo and Grosvenor Casino. 

We employ circa 8,000 people globally, with our UK office functions being located in Maidenhead (Head Office), Sheffield (Customer Solutions Hub), London (Digital) and a further office in Gibraltar, which is home to our existing Rank Digital function. We are evolving as a business and are adding some exciting new brands and concepts to our venues and digital offering.

By joining an office-based or operational function with us, you'll instantly be part of a high-performing and inclusive culture, which works closely to support our Customer-facing teams.

Job Description

Rank's Data Team is leading the way in delivering innovative data solutions, from building a cutting-edge data lakehouse, to mapping end to end data lineage and on to a highly personalised real-time customer solution we've got it covered.

As the Data Governance Analyst you'll be the bridge between our business stakeholders and the technical teams working to gain their buy in and ensuring we deliver high quality, trusted data. Your role is focused on making sure our data is understood, controlled and high-quality.

Working as part of a dynamic team in a regulated environment this role will be key in shaping the future of Data Governance at Rank. Core within this role will be....

  • Stakeholder management - Collaborate closely with business leaders, project teams, engineers, architects, and testers to foster a culture of data excellence.
  • Establish data management principles, policies, procedures, and standards - guide the way for future data initiatives.
  • Expand the metadata management and cataloguing capability - Take responsibility for ensuring data is understood across Rank.
  • Embed best practice in Rank's single source of truth for data - Lead the activities to champion data quality, discoverability, and best practice for our flagship system.
  • Lead & facilitate action-oriented data working groups - drive practical solutions for impactful governance.
  • Champion high-quality data - guarantee valuable data is well-managed, compliant, and delivers maximum value by identifying and unblocking issues.
  • Support the governance of AI - Support the design and delivery of a fit for purpose data governance approach for AI, ensuring we are effectively managing data and unlocking value.


To excel in this role, we're looking for a strong people person, someone with exceptional attention to detail and a relevant background in data....

  • A data background, ideally in data governance / data management role or as a data analyst.
  • An understanding of data management aspects e.g. business data ownership.
  • Experience with a data cataloguing and metadata management tool(s).
  • Experience engaging and influencing at all levels of the business (e.g. running working groups and data councils).
  • A passion for data and doing the right things the right way.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to communicate with senior stakeholder management.
  • A strong attention to detail and the ability to communicate if and where issues are identified.
  • The ability to work under pressure and deliver to tight timelines.

Additional Information

#LI-IZ1 #LI-Hybrid

Join us to unlock benefits and opportunities that will boost your career journey in a vibrant, inclusive and fulfilling work environment - so you can #BeYourself

Wellbeing@Rank is important... From hybrid working and colleague support networks to menopause support and weekly PepTalks, we're here for you.  

We'll also invest in your growth by providing development opportunities, leadership training and cutting-edge industry certifications so you have the tools and resources to help you work, win and grow with us. 

Immerse yourself in new cultures and gain international exposure through our global business. Collaborate with colleagues from around the globe.  

From pensions to bonus schemes, and private medical insurance to life insurance - we've got you covered. 

*Our benefits vary by brand and/or location. Please have a chat with your local Talent Acquisition specialist to find out what's in place in your location.  

The Rank Group are committed to being an inclusive employer, ensuring that we better understand and meet the needs and requirements of our candidates and customers. 

We aim to do this by facilitating fair and equal access to our services. If you require a reasonable adjustment to be made, please reach out to let us know ahead of your interview. 

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