Data Modeller

The Pensions Regulator

Making workplace pensions work,

Requirements of the role

Our Data team holds the vision for driving TPR towards becoming more data-enabled, by facilitating effective use and innovative exploitation of high-quality data and promoting data as a strategic business asset.

We’re on a fast-paced journey, and in recent years TPR has been through significant technological and business change, including having fully migrated to Microsoft Azure. As part of this, new systems, including an enterprise scale Azure data platform and engineering capability, have been stood-up.

We’re looking for a Data Modeller to join our team. Within this role you’ll support turning business problems into data design by designing and building data models to fulfil the strategic data needs of the business, aligning it to, and to support definition of, enterprise-wide standards and principles.

This is an exciting time to join our growing team and play a key role in our continuing journey of digital transformation, towards making data the key enabler in our mission to put the saver at the heart of everything we do.


As Data Modeller, you will:

  • be responsible for producing and developing a data modelling standard and framework, outlining key concepts and principles of data modelling, design standards against best practice suitable for the needs of the business
  • design, build and maintain enterprise data models, meta-data models (graphical data models and textual descriptions) including subject area models, conceptual and logical data models, entity relationship diagrams
  • locate or reverse-engineer data models from live systems to support view of ‘as-is’ and communicate requirement to support alignment to the ‘to-be’, creating a holistic view of the organisations as-is and Target Data landscape
  • capture business requirements – understand specific business problems to produce data design based of business need and usage for data
  • advocate for data, managing differing perspectives across teams
  • translate technical concepts into non-technical language across a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • liaise, influence, and work collaboratively with stakeholders across the business
  • assist with coaching, upskilling, and training of supporting Data Analysts, and provide guidance to Data Architects, and other members of the data management team as required
  • provide expert advice to business teams on data standards, engaging with colleagues early in the design phases of products and services
  • undertake data profiling and source system analysis and can present clear insights to colleagues to support the end use of the data
  • provide data architecture assurance on projects or programmes as required
  • engage with stakeholders to agree, define and implement master data management, data architecture, and reference data management
  • represent Data on projects, working groups and governance committees

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 Contract type

Full time, Permanent


Data, Modeller

 Working pattern

Flexible working, Hybrid

 Closing Date