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Data & AI Governance, Policies and Standards Expert (f/m/d)



Software Engineering, Data Science
Hanover County, VA, USA · Bergheim, Germany · Würzburg, Germany · Essen, Germany · Boulder, CO, USA · Hanover, Germany · Munich, Germany · Würzburg, Germany · Berlin, Germany · United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Data & AI Governance, Policies and Standards Expert (f/m/d)

Locations: Essen (NRW), Hanover (NDS), Würzburg (BY), Munich (BY), Berlin (Berlin), Hamburg (Hamburg), Frankfurt (HE), Regensburg (BY)

Applications can only be submitted online via our portal. Please understand that we cannot consider applications that reach us by e-mail.

Job description

About the team

At E.ON, data capabilities are split into two pillars: “data as an asset to innovation” and “data usages as i.e. AI and data analytics”. Both capabilities are organized in separate units.

You, as a Data & AI Governance, Policies & Standards Expert (f/m/d), will focus on the pillar “data as an asset to innovation” and design and roll-out data governance and management capabilities across multiple digital technologies, platforms, and business units that support the implementation of data strategy.
In your role, you will be part of the central Data Architecture & Governance team. In this function, you will be in close collaboration with (top) management and our key stakeholders on the central level such as e.g. Digital Strategy, Data Protection, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, as well as at business unit level across Europe. Furthermore, you will be supporting multiple business units of the E.ON Group along their Data Governance and data strategy journey.

meaningful & challenging - Your tasks

  • Content development of the data- & AI-relevant policies and standards for data & AI governance and management across the group, implementation as well as further developing the central Data & AI Governance Framework
  • Aggregating information to the Management level and obtaining formal buy-in and approvals from various stakeholders
  • Supporting the build-up, run and operation of new data governance organizations and corresponding processes, like developing processes and establishing bodies for decision-making and data-issues escalations
  • Aligning topics with formal Governance bodies such as Data Governance Circle and Council and coordinating the policy setting, implementation, and adoption process
  • Leading the definition, alignment, and operationalization of sub-strategies for the data management & governance
  • Collecting industry-wide trends on how data is leveraged for competitive advantage and identify data-driven innovation opportunities
  • Contributing to the definition of the Digital, Data and Technology learning agendas and supporting the development of data strategy relevant content for training and communication

authentic & ambitious - Your profile

  • Bachelor´s / Master’s degree in Economics, Digital Business, Business Administration, Computer Science, Governmental Regulations, Information Management or equivalent
  • Multiple years of experience in data governance and management functions with a focus on policies and standards
  • Great understanding of the data-management, -governance, -strategy & -architecture disciplines, as well as its combinations
  • Proven track of record in operationalization of data-driven or digital strategies, including communication, culture change and performance measurement and system design
  • Good understanding of digital services and platforms and their impact on data opportunities and risks, as well as relevant trends
  • Ability to transform data-related principles into formalized policies
  • Solid consulting, facilitation and communication skills in both business and technology, including the ability to simplify complex data concepts and distill them into core insights, ideas, and recommendations towards management levels and across different cultures and countries.

smart & useful - Our benefits

  • We provide full flexibility: Do your work from wherever you want in Germany; of course including all our great offices (from Hamburg to Munich). You want even more? Go on workation for up to 20 days per year within Europe.
  • Recharge your energy: You have 30 holidays per year (Christmas and New Year´s Eve are always free days). Your battery still needs charging? You can exchange parts of your salary for more holidays or you take a sabbatical.
  • Your development: We grow – and we want you to grow with us! We support you with individual trainings and push your personal and professional development to the next level.
  • We elevate your mobility: From car and bike leasing schemes to job tickets for most of our locations– your way is our way.
  • We also think ahead: With our company retirements scheme and a great insurance package we take care of your future.
  • This is by far not all: We are looking forward to speaking with you about further benefits during the recruiting process.


It is important to us that people with disabilities have access to a fair application process, providing them with an opportunity to shine. Therefore, our representative body for severely disabled people will be included in the process from an early stage. Please let us know via the application form if you require technical or organisational adjustments during the application process. We will strive to make the required aids available.

Should you not be able to apply online and want to speak someone in person, please contact your local recruiter.

What else you should know:

Type of contract: Permanent contract
Employment type: Full or part time
Work Model: Hybrid
Company: E.ON Digital Technology GmbH
Job number: 228097

As long as the position is advertised on our careers page, we are looking for suitable candidates (f/m/d). We look forward to receiving your application!