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Global Data Governance Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

The effective management of data at Dentsu Aegis is key to delivering our strategy as we leverage our data to power our business. As well as being an invaluable asset, our data requires ever increasing management and control.

The Global Data Governance Manager will ensure that Dentsu Aegis Network is implementing best practice data governance across its markets and brands and ensuring processes and tools are in place to ensure compliance with local data protection and privacy legislation.

They will define and deliver a strategy and roadmap to embed a consistent framework of control across all business units, working closely alongside our legal, security and data protection experts.

As a key member of the Global Data Team, the Global Data Governance Manager has lead accountability for defining the standards and operating model for the management of data across the organisation.  They will provide support, expertise and advice to the organisation and drive internal cultural and behaviour change.

As well as defining the framework for best practice data governance, and the roles and responsibilities for operational data governance in local operating companies, they will work with our markets and functions to implement the approved policies and strategy.

The Global Data Governance Manager Establish KPIs for measuring effectiveness in collecting rich and relevant data from consumers. We’re looking for an individual who can engage with our leadership, market, brand, technology, security and legal teams to lead the data governance initiative across our markets.


The Ideal Candidate

The individual must have the necessary seniority to be able to take on the responsibilities associated with the role, including:.

  • Strong experience of defining approaches and implementing data governance initiatives in a fast moving sector.
  • Experience of dealing with multiple regions and markets concurrently.
  • Experience of working with technology, commercial, legal and security functions.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills including senior stakeholder management experience.
  • The ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project team and data governance community.
  • Good knowledge of programme and project management methods.
  • The ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems.
  • An understanding advertising media would be an advantage.

Experience of working within highly regulated sectors (e.g. financial services, gaming) and dealing with personal/financial data preferred.

Package Description

Holidays                            25 days (no increments)

Private Health Care         Single cover after probationary period (excess: £100)

Life Assurance                   4 x basic salary

Critical Illness                    2 x basic salary (capped at £500k)

Income Protection             70% of basic salary (for 5 yr benefit period, no escalation)

Pension                             Entry to Aegis Group Pension Scheme after 3 month’s service

•2% employee contribution

•4% employers contribution

Sick Pay                          Remains discretionary

•Unpaid in probationary period and unpaid in notice


Gym membership             Negotiated corporate rates (Voluntary Benefits)

Employee Assistance Programme

Childcare Vouchers          Open to all on joining (cap)

Cycle to work scheme     Open to all on joining

Eye Test Voucher            

Give As You Earn            Charity donations deducted by payroll

Voluntary benefit             Access to Retail discount schemes with launch of online benefits

Hours of Work                  9.00-5.30pm (37.5 hours p/wk) with one hour for lunch

About the Company

The Company at a Glance:

Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services.

With consumers more connected, through a range of devices, than ever before, the era of media convergence is presenting many opportunities as well as a new, complex media eco-system. From identifying who the consumers are, to how they make their decisions, Dentsu Aegis Network and its brand businesses of Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu media, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, Posterscope and Vizeum make the best use of today's media mix to bring to life the right communication strategy and deliver the best results for clients.

DAN Values:

Our values define what is important to us and how we do business. They are a shared set of beliefs, which drive our behaviour and bind us together beyond individual brands and geographies. As Dentsu Network and Aegis Media came together to create Dentsu Aegis Network, we engaged with our people to identify the values which made sure we retained the best of our collective heritages, created the opportunities to collaborate with Dentsu Inc. and would be critical to the successful delivery of our new vision. Our values are:

Agile – we need to be nimble, quick and flexible, thinking and acting differently
Pioneering – we’re innovative, risk-taking self-starters, building an industry legacy
Ambitious – we have a trail-blazing and inquisitive culture where relentlessness and hunger are rewarded
Responsible – we take individual and collective responsibility for our thoughts and actions
Collaborative – we work together globally to deliver a consistent brand experience and partner together locally to provide the best client solution




Amplifi is the media investment arm of DAN.  Designed for today’s era of convergence, Amplifi brings a consistent and global approach to paid for display media investment across all channel. Centred around trading, data management, media partnerships and real-time bidding. Amplifi is overseeing the investment of Carat, Vizeum, and Dentsu Media globally.


This is a global role based in DANs’ London Headquarters at Regents Place, 10 Triton Street.

Dentsu Aegis Network

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