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Data Governance Project Manager

Posted January 14, 2022

Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Chicago, IL
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The Data Governance Project Manager will work closely with a wide array of cross functional partners including engineering, data product managers, legal and cyber security to meet data governance requirements through priority pre-identified and emergent initiatives at Hyatt.

We are looking for highly motivated candidate with past experience as a Strategy Consultant, Analytic Consultant or Data Analyst, equally strong in analytic skills and communication, who is excited about leveraging their skills and ideas to transform the use of data at Hyatt.  

The role will lead cross-functional project teams on critical and often highly visible, highly collaborative project initiatives.

This candidate builds fantastic relationships across all levels of the organization and is recognized as a problem solver who looks to elevate and accelerate the work of everyone around them.  Core initiatives already pre-identified as critical are as follows while others are expected to emerge:

  • Work with business teams to complete an inventory of all personal information contained on guests, customers, etc. at Hyatt to enable various identity resolution and consolidation efforts
  • Work with legal and cyber partners to monitor the inventory of data assets and business processes and use of personal information and lead work teams that resolve issues identified through this work
  • Support robust curation of Enterprise Data Catalog by Data Stewards and Data Engineers by leading facilitated working sessions on individual data topics
  • Working with business and data teams, develop and maintain ‘smart’ data attribution system within the Catalog to facilitate its use/impact
  • Design and enforce contract policy involving the transfer of data in and out of Hyatt ensuring the contracts themselves contain required Governance elements, adhere to Governance policies and receive appropriate reviews, and are referenced by in-line staff as new data requests are made
  • Conduct analysis to support guest/customer identification and consolidation efforts for varying use cases
  • Reinforce best practices and policies in partnership with stakeholders
  • Audit operating model/data product management requirements to ensure data quality parameters, monitoring, alerts are part of product requirements entering new product development Sprint Cycles




  • 4+ years of work experience in a data-oriented or consulting field
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and report simultaneously across different stakeholders
  • Rigorous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience and comfort solving problems in an ambiguous environment where there is constant change
  • Have the tenacity to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, inspire change, and collaborate with a variety of individuals and organizational partners
  • Flexible nature; ability to quickly adapt to feedback or requirements changes
  • Direct and experience gathering business requirements, designing complex data analysis to meet a business need, with the ability to execute the analysis as needed
  • Direct and extensive experience with analyzing large volumes of data to derive actionable insights and recommendations
  • Ability to express (visually and verbally) the implications of analytic results with clarity and persuasiveness in an audience appropriate manner
  • Experience with diagnosing and coaching/training others in process improvements
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot/conduct root cause analysis for technical and data issues
  • Passionate about learning new technologies or about new vendor capabilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Highly skilled in creating executive-ready presentations in PowerPoint
  • Highly proficient in SQL; Python a plus
  • Highly proficient in Excel and experience with Tableau and Alteryx a plus
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation

150 N Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606

Telephone (312) 750-1234
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We are a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands and a tradition of innovation developed over our more than fifty-year history.  Our mission is to provide authentic hospitality by making a difference in the lives of the people we touch every day.  We focus on this mission in pursuit of our goal of becoming the most preferred brand in each segment that we serve for our associates, guests and owners.  We support our mission and goal by adhering to a set of core values that characterize our culture.    

Our full service hotels operate under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz™, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency® brands.  Our two select service brands are Hyatt Place® and Hyatt Summerfield Suites™.  We develop, sell and manage vacation ownership properties under the Hyatt Vacation Club® brand.  

Our associates, whom we also refer to as members of the Hyatt family, consist of over 80,000 individuals working at our corporate and regional offices and our managed, franchised and owned properties in 45 countries around the world.  Our corporate headquarters are located in Chicago, Illinois.

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Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren’t just met—they’re exceeded. It’s a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry.  It’s a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance, yet reaps great rewards... whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive working environment. If you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

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We are pleased that you are exploring Hyatt. We believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who exceed their service expectations. In today's competitive environment, that says a lot about who we are.  We care about our associates and we care about our guests.

At Hyatt, hospitality isn't just a business; it’s a calling.  It’s a calling evidenced in the thousands of decisions and interactions made everyday by passionate employees throughout our company.  Because hospitality is the core of who we are, it extends well beyond our guests. Our unique brand of authentic hospitality is also experienced by our employees.  

We do this by infusing every facet of the Hyatt employee experience with the same degree of hospitality that we show our guests.

Our Philosophy

The success of Hyatt is driven by over 80,000 associates around the world who provide authentic hospitality and strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day.  The Hyatt culture is built around a 50-year tradition of innovation and excellence, a deep understanding of the hospitality industry and a passionate commitment to delivering the most rewarding experience possible to our guests and our associates.   Mission:  We provide authentic hospitality. We make a difference in the lives of those we 'touch' everyday—that is our definition of hospitality.  We do this in an environment that respects all people and all ideas.  We do it in an efficient way that leads to superior results.     Goals:  We aspire to be the preferred brand in each of the segments we serve. Most preferred among our employees, guests and owners.   Values:  Mutual Respect, Intellectual Honesty, Integrity. Humility, Fun, Creativity and Innovation.  

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Hyatt believes in its employees in celebrating success and in highlighting accomplishments!  Employees take pride in being part of such a collaborative environment.   As an employee of the Hyatt team, not only will you receive outstanding rewards and recognition, but you’ll also be a part of a family-friendly atmosphere consistently labeled with "great camaraderie".  You’ll feel a tremendous sense of pride when you’re recognized for your contributions to our exceptional guest experiences.    Hyatt is equally committed to ensuring that you, your family or domestic partner stay healthy, take advantage of opportunities, plan for the future and take time to enjoy life.   As healthy and happy people, Hyatt employees are committed to working in our collaborative environment.     Hyatt's worldwide recognition and rewards programs will vary depending on the country.  Local benefit packages will be offered for those hotels outside of North America.  

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We know that quality health and welfare care for you and your family or domestic partner is top priority.  Hyatt’s medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage is designed to give employees and their families the opportunity to obtain comprehensive and quality health care services at reasonable costs utilizing a large network of medical professionals.     Combined with unique discounts for alternative health options and fitness services, Hyatt employees take advantage of the special programs offered like the Moms-to-Babies and the Healthy Outlook Programs.  Hyatt puts their employees in control of their benefits by providing easy-to-use tools to help manage them effectively and by offering a range of benefits to best meet their needs.   When the need arises, Hyatt's leave policies, allow ample time off for personal, medical, new child, military or to care for a family member.  Successfully being able to cope with life's everyday challenges equates to a healthy and productive work environment.  The LifeBalance assistance program Hyatt offers has proven to act as a strong source of reference and is available anytime.