Head of Data Management - Ref: AB12882
Our client, a highly regarded Investment firm with circa $38Bil of Asset under Advice has a newly created role for an experienced Data professional. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and implementing a roadmap to create an optimal data management model that results in good data quality and streamlined operational processes so the business can continue to scale.
Roles & Responsibilities
Map and implement the roadmap to streamline operational processes so the firm can continue to scale the business.
Coordinate the objectives and activities of the data management Steering Committee and the Data Working Group.
Interact with senior stakeholders across all business units to ensure the data strategy is comprehensive and meets the requirements of the business and regulators.
Create and sustain a continuously improving data management culture.
Own and implement data management initiatives; coordinating with IT and business groups for a successful implementation and on-going data operations.
Lead the creation and roll out of robust data management goals and objectives
Ensure that data management goals and objectives are translated into appropriate practices, policies and procedures.
Coordinate with technology to build a scalable data architecture and pipeline that can be used to glean valuable insights.
Provide executive level data quality reporting.
Lead the creation of conceptual models and of the data dictionary.
Monitor progress of Data Owners towards data practices, policies and procedures
Oversight of data management activities performed by data stewards and data service providers.
Oversight of data vendor management
Experience & Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, skilled at solving challenging problems and have the following qualifications:
Demonstrable track record of operating at a senior level within the financial services industry
Strong understanding of investment data (business perspective)
Strong understanding of technology, especially those related to data management (data warehouse, ETL, MDM, etc.)
Experience in project / program management, driving strategic initiatives
Experience in planning, budgeting, establishing and enforcing policies
Experience with executive reporting, dealing with executive management
To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email your CV to
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