Digital Program Specialist – Data Governance (5531)

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Digital Program Specialist – Data Governance (5531)

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Digital Program Specialist – Data Governance (5531)

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow—infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 109 approved Members worldwide. We are capitalized at USD100 billion and rated AAA by the major international credit rating agencies. Collaborating with partners, AIIB meets clients’ needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.

AIIB is looking for a Data Governance professional who will be responsible for overseeing data governance practices to ensure they align with organization strategy and driving the implementation and operationalization of the data governance framework, and supporting the organizational data operating model, to enable the Bank to unlock the values from the data assets.

The role will serve as a member of the Information Technology Department (ITD). This role is onsite in Beijing, China.


  • Lead the development and implementation of data governance principles, framework, practices, and standards to ensure that data practices align with business strategies and requirements, e.g., organizational data policies and procedures, change management, data quality management, etc.
  • Optimize the data governance operating model by developing effective communication channels, implementing monitoring mechanisms, and leading data governance assessments to identify gaps and opportunities for continuous improvement and automation of data-related workflow.
  • Collaborate with data architecture and data management teams to create and optimize the data architecture design, enterprise-level data domain design and data conceptual model design.  Coordinate with business and technical data stewards to facilitate the design and implementation of the index (KPI) domain and structure.
  • Govern the resolution of identified data quality issues, including root cause analysis, remediation plans, and improvement initiatives to ensure identified data issues are properly evaluated, investigated and solved.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide data governance guidance and support to data-related projects, e.g., participate in data solution design sessions, and contribute to data quality-related operation procedure design to implementation.


  • Minimum 5 to 8 years years in a data governance leadership role, working in cross-functional teams to build enterprise-wide data governance capacity and collaborating with both business and technical stakeholders to drive organizational culture change and realize tangible outcomes from data governance programs.
  • Solid knowledge of data governance frameworks and implementation methods. Demonstrable record of implementing robust assessment and monitoring, effective quality assurance methods, enabling policies and procedures’ implementation through end-to-end data lifecycle.
  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships with various stakeholders and effectively engage stakeholders in data governance and data culture-related practices.
  • Up to date with new data trends, and emerging data technologies, able to articulate complex data and technical concept to various stakeholders and drive results.
  • Previous experience in following areas is considered a plus: financial management, risk management, investment management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for various audiences at different levels across the organization. The working language of AIIB is English; fluency in verbal and written English is a must.
  • Master’s degree from a reputable university in a relevant field (e.g., business management, data management, information management). Alternatively, Bachelor’s degree in the mentioned fields from a reputable university, along with relevant Certifications, in lieu of a Master’s degree.

AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation.

Previous experience and qualifications will determine the grade and job title at which successful applicants will enter AIIB.

Join us and help create a prosperous and sustainable Asia while growing your career in a diverse and innovative environment.

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