Data Steward

Job Type Data and Insight
Location London - Victoria
Partnership Level 7
Closing Date 21/06/2021
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £43,700.00 - £60,000.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 35


Pay rates are negotiable dependent on relevant skills and experience.


What’s the role about?

Here at the John Lewis Partnership we are well on our way to building a data led culture. Data will be at the heart of the decisions that are made, and as a Data Steward within our Data Management team you will play a key part in this exciting journey.

In this role you will drive the engagement across the Partnership to improve the understanding of our data, policies and standards working closely with your stakeholders to ensure that you drive data quality and ensure the data that we use is accurate and trusted.

But what use is data if people don’t know what it means or that it exists? Building a knowledge repository to educate our stakeholders is vital, and being an advocate for the importance of compliant data is key. You will be championing the voice of our customers (internal and external) for data, assisting to safeguard our trusted reputation.

What you’ll be doing as a Data Steward:

As a Data Steward in the Data Management Profession you will work closely with areas of the business to drive data quality improvements and ensure that data governance processes are adhered to, gathering knowledge and information around best practices for data stewardship.

Supporting your stakeholders and their community, you will develop trusted relationships which enable you to act as the main point of liaison for key issues or incidents and understand how the domain's priorities link to the business and data strategies.

You will use your data management subject matter expertise to support the domain, manage and track their risks, and actively manage data compliance and issue resolution.

What you’ll have:

  • Strong understanding of data protection and information security legislation and how this relates to the business strategy.

  • Experience in delivering complex and / or large data projects as a data subject matter expert.

  • Expertise in data quality practices, approaches and challenges within large organisations.

  • Experience driving data quality improvements.

What else you could bring:

  • Membership of Data Management groups / communities.

  • Data Management qualification.

  • GDPR Practitioner level or equivalent.

  • Business analysis or project management experience.

  • Knowledge of Data Management technologies and tools.

Additional Information:

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

The application form consists of a CV upload, an online test followed by application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time.

We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

For internal candidates, please follow this link to view the Job Outline -


We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here -


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