Do you have substantial experience IT Governance and Cyber Security? Are you excited to be part of a transformation project? Are you looking for a role with exciting potential? Then this could be your dream opportunity! 

My client is seeking a visionary IT Governance Manager to join the business and establish best-practice data management and governance. As the IT Governance Manager, you’ll play a pivotal role and be responsible for auditing data management practices, setting up new processes, practices, and a culture of excellence as part of their broader transformation journey.

About You:

  • You live and breathe data
  • You have significant technical leadership experience
  • You’re excited to play a role in shaping in their transformation and want to make a real difference
  • You enjoy the rewarding challenge of constantly inspiring others to thrive and succeed
  • You are skilled in stakeholder management


  • Join a company that believes in the importance of  work/life balance
  • A culture of learning and development
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity to get involved in various charities and non-profit organisations
  • A rare leadership role that empowers you to be part of the company’s transformation

The Role:

Are you passionate about shaping future data management? Do you possess a solid foundation in IT governance and a determination to guarantee the efficient utilisation and management of data assets? We want to hear from you! We’re seeking a dynamic and experienced IT Governance Manager for a top client to lead data governance capability to new heights and promote a culture of data ownership across the organisation.

Key priorities will include:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive data governance strategy, framework, and roadmap aligned with the client’s goals and industry best practices.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and advancements in data governance and provide suggestions for enhancements to elevate data management practices and capabilities.
  • Create and deliver reports that enforces data governance policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure data quality, integrity, security, and privacy.
  • Work together with business stakeholders, IT (Information Technology) teams, and data owners to outline roles, responsibilities, and structures for accountability within the realm of data governance.
  • Partner closely with legal and compliance teams to guarantee that data governance practices are in alignment with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Engage with both internal and external stakeholders to tackle data governance obstacles and foster a culture of data literacy and awareness throughout the organisation.


  • Have a formal qualification(s) in Computer Science, Information Management, Data Governance, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in data governance, data management, or a related role (5 years is a general indicator).
  • Be familiar with data privacy regulations (such as the Australian Privacy Act, GDPR, CDR, CCPA) and their impacts on data governance.
  • Have a solid grasp of data management principles, encompassing data quality, metadata management, data classification, and data stewardship.
  • Have demonstrated expertise in crafting and executing data governance policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Be competent in utilising data discovery, profiling, and data quality evaluation tools and methodologies.
  • Have familiarity with data governance technologies and utilities (such as data cataloging, data lineage, and data governance platforms) is advantageous.
  • Have outstanding analytical, solution-oriented, and decision-making capabilities,
  • Have effective communication and collaboration aptitude for seamless interaction with cross-functional teams and senior stakeholders.
  • Have capacity to lead and shape transformation, cultivate a data-driven ethos, and enhance awareness of data governance throughout the organisation.
  • Have a track record in project management and simultaneous oversight of multiple data governance initiatives.


$150-160k + Super

Interested? You should be! Apply now or send your resume to Sam Taylor (sam@huntandco.io)

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