Skip to content

Chief Data Officer

Job Category:


Job Level:


Open Date:




Close date:


Client Industry:


Job Description and Qualification:

The Chief Data Officer (CDO) of the Philippines reports hierarchically to the country’s Chief Operations Officer, and functionally to the Global Chief Data Management Office (CDMO).
The CDO’s key functions covered are Data Governance, Data Management, Data Protection and the delivery of the Data related initiatives.

The Philippines CDO will work closely with the local senior business and technology stakeholders to define the Philippines data management key performance metrics, data implementation strategy and delivery milestones. Simultaneously the Philippines CDO will have to manage and grow a high performing team. In addition, the Philippines CDO will serve as a key partner to the senior leaders such as the COO, CFO, CRO, and CIO to provide leadership and guidance in understanding how data governance, assets, technologies and capabilities can be leveraged.

Key responsibilities:  
▪ Designing and driving the Philippines data management strategy (governance, definitions, policies & processes, quality, organizational structure, architecture, privacy, security, sustained awareness, etc.);
▪ Safeguarding the overall Philippines data and its quality (trusted data – complete, accurate, consistent, and appropriate);
▪ Leading and fostering a culture that values, protects and uses information;
▪ Aligning the appointment and dismissing of local data owners and stewards for data types (party, agreement, product, transaction, reference, pricing, operational / system / process, and derived data);
▪ Functional ownership of the local data architectures;
▪ Measuring the Philippines data maturity through the global data maturity model, and closing the gaps;
▪ Managing the risk regarding data creation, usage and retention for the reputation of the bank

The following additional behaviors are expected:

▪ Business acumen
▪ Analytical (quantitative/ qualitative) approach
▪ Ability to deal well with ambiguity and new content in a very broad range of situations
▪ Emotional resilience and confidence: adapt easily to new environments; remains calm, and continues to perform under pressure; talks openly and honestly; gives and acts on constructive feedback.