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Data Steward

Date: 10-Nov-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

Company: Australian Unity

  • Responsible for the development and future direction of information governance tooling requirements
  • Full time, permanent opportunity with a Hybrid work model 
  • Real Wellbeing starts here


What makes us, us


Established in 1840, we’re Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company, delivering health, wealth and care services to more than 700,000 Australians. Today, while we’ve grown to a company of more than 7000 employees, our focus remains the same as it was 180 years ago — to deliver Real Wellbeing for our customers, members and the community. 


We support your Real Wellbeing so you can better support our members’ and customers’ wellbeing journey


There are four key attributes that set us apart:

  • Good people: We strive to set ourselves apart through the capability, warmth and expertise of our people.
  • Wellbeing experts: Our breadth of capability enables us to provide smart solutions and services across all domains of wellbeing.
  • Long-term commitment: As a member-owned company, we’ve been focusing on long-term outcomes and single-minded dedication to our members and customers since 1840.
  • Driving positive impact: Everything we do is focused on making a positive difference at a personal, community and societal level. 


These pillars are infused with our values of bold, warm and honest


The position

  • Business operational platforms and enabling units – operating platforms operate over Retail, Wealth and Capital Markets and Independent and Assisted Living functions. Specific lines of business exist within these business functions. The Data Steward is responsible for instilling cohesion within and across these business functions. 
  • Integrated information landscape, where a collection of related systems exist 
  • Across master data domains (e.g. customer, member, product)
  • Clearly documented and detailed Master Data Management (MDM)/Data Quality Management (DQM) tooling requirements aligned to business objectives


About you


We are searching for a professional who will join us in striving to live our values of bold, warm and honest, in everything we do.


Your expertise and qualifications will include:

  •  Ability to interpret policy requirements, with a view to uplifting relevant information governance policies, standards and processes
  • Sound knowledge and experience within information Governance Framework (IGF), particularly within the below areas:  
    • Data definitions and standards 
    • Data architecture 
    • Data quality management
    • Master reference and meta data management 
    • Data classification, security and privacy  
    • Data lifecycle management 
    • Records management
  • You will ideally come from a technical background, and are familiar with Databases and Datawarehouse’s
  • Strong SQL experience is essential 
  • Experience with Ataccama is beneficial 



Our people make a real difference in the wellbeing of customers and members every day. Our ambition to be the most trusted wellbeing company in Australia therefore means that wellbeing starts with our people. Our credentials in wellbeing stretch back more than 180 years.


To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, customers and community, Australian Unity requires that all employees and contractors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by no later than 31 December 2021 as a condition of entry of any Australian Unity workplace. In order to progress your application, you will need to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status, proof of booking for the COVID-19 vaccination, or medical exemption certificate from a registered medical practitioner. Thank you for your understanding.


Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people.


Should an applicant be the preferred candidate, background checks (including police checks, reference checks, ASIC banned and disqualified persons and bankruptcy checks) will be completed prior to the candidate's employment being confirmed. The outcomes of the background checks do not automatically bar candidates; however, will be assessed against the inherent requirements of the job.


For a discussion in confidence about this opportunity, please contact Jess Hallawell, Talent Acquisition Specialist, 03 8682 6189 or jhallawell@australianunity.com.au. www.australianunity.com.au/careers