• Locations
    • United States
    • Remote
  • Date Posted
  • Dec. 9, 2021
  • Function
  • IT
  • Sector
  • Data

Joining Collibra’s Legal team:

We are seeking a motivated and experienced information governance professional who is interested in joining Collibra’s world class legal team. This role will be hands-on working with business teams to ensure that data is managed, secure, accurate, audited, and documented in terms of where information is stored, how access is managed, and how teams comply with data retention/disposition requirements. You will help develop strategy and lead operations for information governance management, data protection, data classification, records management, information governance training, as well as oversee the integration of new technologies and initiatives and developing data standards to support scalable growth. The Information Governance Program Lead will evaluate information governance compliance and ensure alignment with related policies and procedures. This includes monitoring and enforcement of records management, retention and disposal policies as well as management of security breach incidents.

As a data governance and intelligence company, Collibra values strong information governance practices, and the Collibra legal team is building a world class, cross-functional information governance program to support this value.  The Information Governance Program Lead will help design, implement, and manage organizational policies and processes that control how data is managed in the organization.

The Information Governance Program Lead at Collibra is responsible for:

  • Establishing an information management and protection framework for an effective enterprise-wide information governance program and direct day-to-day activities, including program objectives, policies, procedures, training and communication.
  • Developing methods for demonstrating success through metrics, key performance indicators, audit and compliance monitoring systems and third-party assessments.
  • Developing employee communications, quick reference guides, and training content for, and subsequent deployment methods to targeted audiences to support effective change management regarding key information governance initiatives.
  • Collaborating with the Collibra Data Office to build out aspects of the information governance program within Collibra’s own Collibra Platform.
  • Coordinating a company-wide risk assessment process to identify potential risks and control solutions.
  • Creating internal partnerships with key stakeholders to influence and align business-area actions that are needed to achieve program objectives.
  • Proactively anticipating and directing program changes to support continued compliance with the evolving information management and data protection landscape and furtherance of company objectives

You Have:

  • BA/BS degree in business or related field, or a combination of education and related experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in information governance, information lifecycle management, compliance, legal, privacy, information security, or related areas.
  • Broad information governance experience, including in the areas of personal information, company information, systems, and infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated success in high quality execution of large scale enterprise operational initiatives and related IG, risk and technology programs
  • Experience collaborating with legal teams and privacy professionals and an understanding of the data privacy and additional regulatory requirements driving information governance initiatives.
  • A service-oriented mentality with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong interest and capability in collaborating with both legal and non-legal colleagues.


  • Professional certifications in various technical areas related to IG are preferred but not required (e.g., CIPP/US, CIPP/E, Information Governance Professional (IGP), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Electronic Records Management (ERM))
  • A strong understanding of Agile development methodologies (a passion for driving Agile is a plus) and process management discipline (e.g. six sigma, LEAN, other)

You Are:

  • Resourceful and can develop creative solutions to complex issues in a dynamic business and legal environment for a fast-growing global company.
  • A strong communicator with the ability to effectively communicate to different stakeholders both technical and non-technical
  • Analytical, with exceptional decision-making and problem-solving skills with ability to understand the big picture and details of applications
  • A critical thinker with excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, able to work towards meeting multiple deadlines simultaneously
  • Able to work with a broad cross-section of business teams collaboratively to support organizational objectives while helping business teams meet their individual business goals

Reporting to Collibra’s Senior Privacy and Information Governance Counsel, Information Governance Program Lead’s measures of success are:

  • Within your first month, you will familiarize yourself with Collibra’s operations, business teams, and operating environment
  • Within your third month, you will provide operational support for records retention program, data classification, incident response plan enhancement, and begin formulating a framework for enterprise programs around information governance and data standards
  • Within your sixth month, you will provide support on long-term strategic program building, as well as audit of existing policies and general workforce training and change management.

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians with competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefits programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax-advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, allyship & belonging and giving back.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, caregiver leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: Collibra For Good, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategy, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy, racial equity awareness programs and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons – all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, employee rewards & recognition, development programs and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI council, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more!

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more snacks, catered lunches, team offsites and social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more)!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone.

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.