Data Modeller

Pensions Regulator

Brighton, UK

Application Deadline
£55,504 - £63,213

More than half the UK working population rely on The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to regulate their retirement savings. With a career at TPR, you’ll be joining an organisation that will impact on millions of lives for decades to come.

Everyone at TPR plays an important role in helping to keep more than £2trn of savings safe. We’re committed to bringing people into TPR who are ready to make a difference and put UK savers at the heart of what we do.

It is important to us that TPR remains a great place to work. We do all we can to help our people reach their full potential with learning, secondment, and development opportunities. We put our 900+ employees first, supporting flexible working and offer a diverse, lively, and inclusive environment. This includes our Disability Network, LGBT+ Network (Proud), Minority Ethnic Network, Time to Change Champions (mental health), and Women’s Network which offer spaces to connect.

Our new corporate strategy outlines a bold and challenging vision of how pensions regulation should evolve to keep pace with a change in the scale and nature of the industry. We are at the start of that journey. Join us to find out what part you can play.

We operate a hybrid working model, with regular attendance in our Brighton office to connect with colleagues across the business.

Job description


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.

Person specification

Essential and Desirable Criteria


  • Demonstratable experience of data modelling and data landscaping.
  • Proven experience across the data management knowledge areas including Data Architecture, Data Modelling & Design, Data Quality, Reference & Master Data, and Metadata.
  • Experience of leading the evaluation development and maintenance of metadata repositories, logical data models, physical database structures and database queries according to best practice.
  • Accustomed to working with data modelling tools and industry standard techniques to capture and document data artefacts and be knowledgeable on topics such as data lineage, data usage and data structures.
  • Stakeholder management across technical and non-technical teams.


  • Certified Data Management Professional (Associate).
  • Experience of data migration planning and implementation.

Person Specification

  • Ability to prioritise and use initiative
  • Negotiating skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Communication skills at all levels
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

Apply before 11:55 pm on Tuesday 25th June 2024

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