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The Cigna Group Data Management Strategy & Governance Advisor - Hybrid in Bloomfield, Connecticut

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The Enterprise Data Management Strategy & Governance organization creates and maintains Data Governance (DG) policies, standards, processes and roles for the enterprise and establishes the oversight and accountability to drive their adoption and compliance. It ensures that our company’s data has a high degree of reliability and integrity. The Enterprise Data Governance and Oversight team’s mission is to maximize data value for business stakeholders, reduce company risk, and to create consistent and trusted data throughout its lifecycle.

The Advisor role requires competence across a broad spectrum of governance initiatives, however there is a focus on the design and roll out of enterprise level requirements for policy controls and data governance maturity. They will work with Lines of Business (LOBs) including who manage both processes and data management, to assess their evidence of policy controls and document that, and the maturity of data governance across the enterprise.

In this role the incumbent will partner with business and technical leaders and subject matter experts to drive practices that support the standardization of operational information and the execution of enterprise-wide data governance policies and standards.


  • Leverage expertise in business and technical knowledge, as well as influencing skills to support the development, roll-out and management of EDG Policy Controls; including their processes and tooling in order to standardize the approach and document the assessment and evidence of critical EDG controls

  • Support the development, tooling, roll-out and management of an enterprise-wide Data governance Maturity assessment; develop communications and supportive documentation

  • Identify gaps and alignment between Controls, EDG Policy(ies) and industry leading Maturity models and their respective results

  • Collaborate with critical stakeholders to design and develop a methodology to identify, quantify and escalate potential data risk issues in alignment with Enterprise Risk Management practices

  • Apply critical thinking to assess and optimize the use of data governance tooling innovations to best advance the objectives of the Enterprise Data Strategy and Management organization

  • Lead and develop effective plans for communication and engagement with prioritized organizations, act as a go-to person and provide consultative services to ensure business and data process owners can capitalize on, or align with data governance best practices

  • Contribute to create a big-picture approach to ensure effective communication and escalation of key opportunities which support the dual needs of both business and governance leadership to improve data governance and data quality


  • Must be a current contractor with Cigna Healthcare, Evernorth Health Services, or one of their subsidiaries. ​Experience with data governance, controls, metadata, data quality, and/or reporting processes and tools

  • Knowledge of Cigna/Evernorth lines of business or products; and/or hands on experience with data management (medical, provider, claims, clinical, pharmacy, eligibility etc.)

  • Demonstrated communications and/or change management experience

  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent ​

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a healthcare business environment

  • Ability to convey complex data concepts via visual techniques to succinctly communicate

  • Self-motivated to do what it takes to achieve success and navigate in a highly-matrixed environment

  • Ability to manage timelines and meet tight deadlines

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with healthcare terminology, concepts and business processes

  • Familiarity with healthcare industry standards and regulations

  • Experience working in Agile project management (SAFe experience a plus)

  • Ability to demonstrate and honor principles of Service, Innovation, Diversity, Empowerment, Integrity, Self-motivation, and Passion

  • Some travel required

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

About The Cigna Group

Doing something meaningful starts with a simple decision, a commitment to changing lives. At The Cigna Group, we’re dedicated to improving the health and vitality of those we serve. Through our divisions Cigna Healthcare and Evernorth Health Services, we are committed to enhancing the lives of our clients, customers and patients. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.