Head of Data

09 Nov 2016
03 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Head of Data
Location: London
Salary: to GBP115,000 + bonus & benefits

Our client requires a Head of Data to be a key member of their leadership team, understanding and meeting the data and analytics requirements of the bank.

As the Head of Data you will:

• Meet the data and analytics requirements for all users, defining its technical implementation and overseeing its implementation
• Ensure data quality and availability to support key business programmes and data assets are protected in the right way.
• Establish a target architecture and roadmap, developing this as the business evolves, using capability models to support an information-centric view
• Create and manage data models in all their forms, including conceptual and logical forms, and engaged in developing database, warehouse/data mart to meet business requirements
• Engage in big data analysis and social media application for risk/business, especially in customer acquisition and customer services
• Implement processes, infrastructure and resources needed to deliver agreed team plans and targets
• Automate and streamline the processes to maximise integration, effectiveness and efficiency

Key Requirements:

• Extensive experience of data modelling and IT experience in Financial services, or other data-driven organisations
• Hands-on Experience of using relevant software packages, i.e. SAS, SQL, NoSQL, Python, HADOOP, Spark, Java, Hive etc.
• Proven In-depth experience of designing and implementing information solutions, including hands-on experience in implementing data and analytics management programmes and also delivering business outcomes
• Experience of designing and delivering big data and cloud-based solutions are a distinct advantage.
• A degree in Mathematics or Statistics or a similar numerical subject, ideally at 2:1 or above

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