Data Management Lead

June 11, 2024

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Calgary, AB, CA

Trans Alta

Job Type: Full time – Salaried

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“Energizing the Future.”

Trans Alta owns, operates, and develops a diverse fleet of electrical generation assets in Canada, the United States, and Australia, providing municipalities, industries, and businesses with safe, low-cost, and reliable clean electricity. For over 111 years, Trans Alta has been a responsible operator and proud community member where its employees work and live. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, productive, and safe work environment.

Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear account abilities, strong leadership, and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

It is our collective mission to ensure that every single employee feels a sense of inclusion and belonging and can show up to work as their true authentic self. Trans Alta is committed to hiring a diverse workforce including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. Trans Alta believes that diversity enhances the quality of its performance, is an essential element of effective corporate governance, and cultivates a strong workplace culture.


An exciting and challenging opportunity within Trans Alta’s Data & Analytics team. Reporting to the Manager Data & Analytics, the Supervisor Data Strategy & Management will be responsible for the overall leadership and guidance of the data management team, and collaborate with various stakeholders, such as data owners, data stewards, data analysts, and data consumers, to provide guidance and support on data management issues and opportunities.

In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for defining and enforcing data policies and standards, promoting data literacy and best practices, and ensuring data quality and integrity throughout the data lifecycle, as well as lead the development and implementation of data governance, data literacy, and data quality initiatives across the organization


Own and collaborate on a long-term data strategy for the organization encompassing analytics, data management, and business intelligence alongside the broader data & analytics team and leadership

Build a practice of data management that creates a mature business discipline around data

Create data governance training and awareness programs to increase data literacy and foster a data-driven culture across the organization

Advise and assist data owners, data stewards, data analysts, and data consumers on data management best practices and solutions

Stay on top of data management trends, technologies, and regulations, and provide recommendations for continuous improvement

Work alongside the data analytics teams to bring data management practices to life and showcase tangible results to your business partners


Bachelor’s degree in data management, information systems, computer science, or related field

Minimum 10 years of experience in data management, data governance, data quality, or related field

Certification in data governance, data quality, or data management is an asset

Proven knowledge and experience in data governance frameworks, methodologies, and tools

Understanding of advanced analytics practices (data engineering, data science, etc.)

Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy

Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate complex data concepts to various audiences

Strong leadership and collaboration skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels

Become part of our Trans Alta team today! We look forward to reviewing your application. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding during the recruitment process.



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