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Data Governance Associate (CORPORATION)

Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire

Our client, a major bank in Europe, is building a Privacy, Risk, and Governance group under their CISO and is willing to relocate top talent from America for this department! The role will work across multiple frameworks and regulatory standards including, but not limited to, NIST CSF, ISO, GDPR, SOX, etc. The associate will regularly draft recommendations and reports to improve the development and implementation of the information security program's adequacy and effectiveness. Experience in GRC implementation, processes, and practices required. Information Governance, Risk or Security credentials such as IGP, CISSP, CSSLP, CIPPE, ITIL, CGRC are all preferred, but not required. Anyone willing to relocate to Denmark, fully paid, will earn competitive compensation, socialized healthcare, and will have an opportunity to make a huge impact on a huge bank! Send resumes to [email protected]

Job Description

The Governance Associate, supports the information governance (IG) and the Business Information Security Officers in divisions, governance over third parties, governance support for regulatory inspections and awareness of Risk Governance throughout the bank.


  • Supports the ITBRC Information Governance team
  • Supports IG audits
  • Supports tracking, reporting escalation of Governance issues
  • Supports training and awareness activities
  • Provides policy support to our overall governance, risk and compliance program
  • Escalates to leadership issues resulting from risk analysis and determining potential solutions that are appropriate for the business
  • Supports effective governance within Policies and IT Security Standards by reviewing the criticality of information and information security to the bank. 
  • Reviews guidelines for information security for alignment with the bank’s strategy and risk profile
  • Reviews and drafts recommendations to improve the development and implementation of the information security program
  • Drafts regular reports for management on the information security programs adequacy and effectiveness
  • Supports the compliance to and governance of security assessments
  • Assists with the drafting of policy guidance documentation in English and keeps it updated


  • Bachelor’s degree in management of Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Risk Management or Information Security or equivalent, with advanced degrees preferred
  • Significant experience in GRC implementation, processes, and practices
  • Possesses knowledge of regulatory compliance through governance, risk evaluation and controls assessments, records management, data and document classification, collaboration technologies and information lifecycle practices
  • Experience with Industry Standards in Information Governance
  • Experience in delivering IG training 
  • Familiarity or prior experience with RSA Archer, ARIS, Collibra, Informatica Risk Controls Assurance tools, ServiceNow GRC, Solix,, IBM Unified GRC, Talend, Clearswift IG Server, OpenText Enterprise Content Management,  or similar technologies
  • Understanding of IT security principles
  • Fluent verbal and written English; should be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, have a good eye for detail and ability to manage a busy workload
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Information Governance, Risk or Security credentials such as IGP, CISSP, CSSLP, CIPPE, ITIL, CGRC  (all preferred, but not required)

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