Head of Data
Location: London (2/3 x a week in office)
Salary: £150,000 – £170,000 per annum
We are seeking a strategic and experienced Head of Data to join our client who is a well esteemed Financial Services Organization. Reporting directly to the Chief Data Officer, this role is pivotal in shaping and executing data strategies while managing a team of 100 FTEs, primarily offshore. The successful candidate will be instrumental in driving data operations, leading Data Researchers, and overseeing the data operations side of the business.
- Leadership and Strategy: Provide visionary leadership in developing and implementing data strategies aligned with business objectives. Collaborate closely with the CDO to drive the organization’s data agenda.
- Team Management: Lead and inspire a diverse team of Data Researchers and Data Operations professionals, ensuring a high-performing and collaborative work environment.
- Offshore Team Management: Oversee and manage a team of 100 FTEs based offshore. Travel three times a year for on-site engagement and team-building activities.
- Data Operations Expertise: Bring substantial experience in data operations, ensuring efficient management of data processes, workflows, and systems.
- Financial Services Experience: Utilize previous experience in the financial services sector to navigate industry-specific challenges, ensuring data initiatives align with regulatory requirements.
- Global Travel: Engage in occasional global travel (3 x a year) to meet with offshore teams, fostering collaboration and ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
- Proven track record in senior data leadership roles with a focus on data operations.
- Extensive experience managing large teams, particularly in data research and operations.
- Previous experience in the financial services sector is highly preferred.
- Expertise in developing and implementing effective data strategies.
How to Apply:
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and achievements to firstname.lastname@example.org