Head of Data

Recruiter
Harnham
Location
London, South East England
Salary
115,000 - 130,000
Posted
01 Apr 2021
Closes
01 May 2021
Ref
2087048740
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
HEAD OF DATA

LONDON

£115,000 - £130,000

This is a great opportunity to work with a company currently undergoing an exciting data transformation. This Large insurance company is looking for their next Head of Data to lead the way in developing a strategy and roadmap for migration from on-premise storage solution to a cloud-hosted data platform.

THE COMPANY:

The company is a large insurance company that focus on providing car and home insurance. They have launched a data transformation initiative in the last 12 months, the creation of a cloud-hosted data platform is central to this ambition. An aspect of this will involve migrating legacy data assets away from existing siloed storage solutions.

THE ROLE:

The successful Head of Data will be involved in the following:
  • Developing the strategy and roadmap for the migration using Snowflake and Databricks
  • Line Management of three key business units(Cloud Data Infrastructure, Data Engineering, Scrum Team)
  • Play a key role in driving a data-driven culture in the wider business through stakeholder engagement.
  • Ownership of the technical architecture of the Data Engineering estate

YOUR EXPERIENCE:
  • Prior experience developing the strategy of a modern cloud-hosted data platform build & experience leading the consequent delivery.
  • Stakeholder management experience is essential
  • Extensive knowledge of either Snowflake or Databricks.
  • Prior experience in vendor management is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please register your interest by sending your CV to Georgina Garraway via the apply link on this page.