Data Governance Lead

Cartology is one of Australia’s leading retail media businesses, powered by the Woolworths Group. We provide targeted omnichannel marketing solutions and comprehensive closed loop reporting to help FMCG brands grow. With Cartology, brands can drive real customer impact in the moments that matter most, because we get customers.

Cartology is truly pioneering the future of Retail Media, creating, shaping and leading this new industry that connects brands to customers in new and exciting ways.

Be nothing but yourself in a culture that is inclusive and innovative. Work as part of an ambitious, smart and passionate team and belong to something meaningful as part of the Woolworths 

  • Full time, Permanent opportunity, Hybrid working 

  • Sydney based - Surrey Hills Location 

  • Exciting opportunity to work for one of Australia's retail media pioneers 

We are Cartology

Cartology is the Woolworths Group’s new stand-alone retail media business. Customer behaviour is changing. They have more choices than ever before – both in the way they shop, and how they consume media. With all this choice, it’s making it harder for marketers to reach audiences at scale and grab their attention. Cartology delivers data-led marketing solutions, putting insights and customers at the heart of everything we do.

We are currently in a scale-up phase with significant further growth ahead, Cartology leverages the best of the Woolworths group expertise while creating its own distinct offering and culture. 

The Data Governance Lead - Cartology, plays a key leadership role managing the relationship between Cartology and Group Data Management, as well as coordinating the required engagement and alignment across all the Cartology BUs.

The key purpose of the role is to develop, build, drive and implement the delivery of Data Governance functions across Cartology. Key to the success of this role is the ability to drive change in our data governance practices across Cartology through a structured and planned change management strategy, training and awareness and embedding of key artefacts in ways of work. 

What you’ll experience

  • Develop your career in an organisation that gives you the time and space to think creatively and strategically   

  • Feel supported and empowered by your leaders  

  • A truly unique opportunity to be involved in creating, shaping and leading the new retail media industry. 

  • A global business with endless career possibilities around every corner and across every discipline – with valuable exposure to a vast and exciting business network.

  • Team discounts across our range of Woolworths Group brands you know and love and a robust rewards program that celebrates and incentivises purpose-driven work.

What you’ll do

  • Critical leadership role to help Cartology harness the power of data and help meet governance and data management needs of broader financial stakeholders.

  • Set the strategic direction for data governance uplift across Cartology

  • Managing and working with a team to deliver key Data Governance capabilities to ensure privacy risks are effectively understood and managed responsible 

  • Delivering key areas of our Data Governance Framework including decision making processes and escalation pathways, roles and responsibilities, associated training and awareness activities and communications to embed across Cartology.

  • Development of key policies, procedures and guidelines for data governance 

  • Establish data governance function within Cartology to provide subject matter expertise and support for Data Risk Management initiatives

  • Design and lead Development of and embedding Data Governance at Cartology aligned to Group strategy

  • Supporting the development of general training programs and their ongoing enhancement

  • Supporting the development of specialised and tailored training programs and their ongoing enhancement

  • Consultation and guidance to roll out key capabilities including training, change management activities, communications as they relate to particular programs of work across the Privacy & Customer Trust COE (e.g.PIA, Privacy by Design and other initiatives 

What you’ll bring

  • 5-10 years experience in data governance field

  • IAPP, DAMA certification or other related studies in privacy, governance, ethics

  • Proficient knowledge of Data Governance methodologies

  • Experience in PIA methodologies and privacy by design

  • Agile ways of working experience

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Strategy Development

  • Management and Leadership experience 

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field including Business, Law, Technology, Privacy or related                                  

Everyone belongs at Woolworths Group

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are key to realising our purpose of better together for a better tomorrow. We recognise the value our team’s diversity brings to our business, customers, and communities and that teams with diverse experiences and backgrounds enrich our group and are better able to innovate and solve problems. As one of the largest employers in Australia and New Zealand, we aim to create a truly inclusive workplace where everyone feels that they belong, can be their best selves, and reach their full potential.

We encourage all candidates to apply; please let us know in your application if we can support you with any adjustments in the hiring process.

You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn or via #LI #work180.


Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. Woolworths Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Posted: April 26, 2024
Closing: May 26, 2024
Sydney, NSW
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