Premera Blue Cross Sr Mgr Data Governance Office in Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People’s Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers’ lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Working at Premera means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we’re creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. We are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

If you consider data as a strategic asset, are a champion for the value of good data, have a deep understanding of data management and governance, and are eager to build new teams and mentor talent, this role is for you.

As Sr. Manager of Data Governance , you will utilize your expertise in both data governance and people management to effectively manage the Data Governance Office and drive organizational change.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead the organization and the Data Governance Office team in the development, optimization and maturation of Premera’s data governance program

  • Drive continual improvement in data management practices through collaboration and partnership with domain owners, domain stewards, and key data stakeholders, ensuring direction aligns with strategic priorities

  • Establish, implement, and maintain an enterprise wide data management framework that instills data accountability

  • Provide consultation and guidance to leaders to ensure an understanding of data governance and management concepts, roles, and responsibilities

  • Facilitate and support Data Governance Committee and Data Governance Board meetings

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in data management, business, or healthcare

  • Eight (8) years of experience leading data management/governance initiatives and programs

  • Including three (3) years of people management

  • In depth understanding of data management/governance principles and practices

  • Proven ability to influence and lead data management practices at all levels of the organization

  • Experienced change agent with an understanding of change management processes and knowledge of how to best influence large scale change

  • Independent decision-making skills and the ability to recommend viable solutions to issues

  • Able to perform root cause analysis and make recommendations for the remediation of data governance and quality issues



What we offer

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)

  • Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more

  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees

  • Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize

  • Free parking

Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action:

Premera is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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At Premera, we make healthcare work better. By focusing on improving our customers’ experience purposefully and serving their needs passionately, we make the process easier, less costly, and more positive. Through empathy and advocacy, we change lives.

As the leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, we provide comprehensive health benefits and services to more than 2 million customers, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Our services include innovative programs focused on health management, wellness, prevention, and patient safety. We deliver these programs through health, life, vision, dental, disability, and other related products and services.

Premera Blue Cross is headquartered in Mountlake Terrace, WA, with operations in Spokane and Anchorage. The company has operated in Washington since 1933 and in Alaska since 1952. With more than 80 years of experience in the region, we deliver innovation, choice, and expertise.