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 alex@meredithbrown.com

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