Head of Data

Recruiter
Harnham
Location
London, South East England
Salary
115,000 - 130,000
Posted
04 Apr 2021
Closes
04 May 2021
Ref
2087048130
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
HEAD OF DATA

LONDON

BETWEEN £115,000 - £130,000

Harnham are partnered with a leading insurance brand seeking a Head of Data to spearhead a data transformation. The role will involve developing a strategy and road-map for a migration from on premise storage solutions to a cloud hosted data platform with Snowflake & Databricks at the core of the envisaged platform.

THE COMPANY:

The company is a large insurance company that focus upon providing car & home insurance for their customers. 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:
  • Line Management of three business units (Cloud Data Infrastructure, Data Engineering, Scrum Team)
  • Driving a data driven culture in the wider business through stakeholder engagement
  • Ownership of the technical architecture of the Data Engineering estate
  • Reporting into the CDO with the Head of Data Science operating as a peer

YOUR EXPERIENCE:
  • Prior experience developing the strategy of a modern cloud hosted data platform build & experience leading the consequent delivery
  • Vendor management experience is not required but is preferred
  • Stakeholder management experience essential
  • High-level conceptual knowledge of either Snowflake or Databricks preferred

HOW TO APPLY:

Please register you interest by sending your CV to William Wrigley via the apply link on this page. (The Company has outline a fully remote interview process and has remote on-boarding policy in place.)

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