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Head of Data

  • Job reference: LFA - 46120
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: BI, Data & Analytics
  • Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum

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Head of Data

La Fosse Associates have exclusively partnered with a high growth global media organisation, who provide data and insights to the financial services industry. Rapid growth has created the opportunity for a Head of Data, to manage the team of data researchers and lead on research initiatives. This exciting organisation manage a network of information products, which provide their customers with actionable intelligence. Through their products and services, they support their customers to make informed investment decisions.

The role of the Head of Data will continue to grow the research team, working closely with the product, sales and technology teams to ensure data is continually actionable and work towards new products. The role will suit an individual from a research background with previous experience of investment data.


  • Knowledge or experience of institutional investment data sets ideally mutual or hedge fund
  • Previous experience managing data research teams
  • Assisted with the launch of new products


Research Projects

  • Working with subject matter experts and product teams to help scope new research projects
  • Finding new and existing sources to meet research requirements
  • Developing pilot programmes to tune research approach and develop briefs and resource requirements
  • Briefing and training research teams
  • Agreeing KPIs, measuring and reporting progress

BAU Research

  • Improving and automating reporting framework for BAU research
  • Liaising with the solution and tech teams to deliver incremental workflow automations
  • Develop systems and processes to drive efficiency
  • Continue to develop and apply QA processes to ensure data quality standards

Team development

  • Develop subject expertise and other core competencies across the team
  • Produce induction processes to ensure new starters are developed

Please apply for more information

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