Data Governance & Strategy Director - Hybrid working
We have an opportunity to join one of the most exciting financial services consulting firms in the world. Renowned for its technology innovation in financial markets we are leading the way in digital change. Join our talented team in driving and developing the next generation of innovative solutions that make a difference. With people and diversity at the heart of our culture you will have the opportunity meet and work with people from around the globe and through our equally strong culture of collaboration, and sense of fun, achieve personal growth and success!
Data Governance & Strategy - Director
Data and Technology are at the centre of business change that is providing organisations the opportunity to improve performance, manage risk and drive the innovation. We bring focused cognitive diversity, leading edge technology, data and design together to bring innovation to life in helping our clients transform the way they do business through harnessing the immense potential of data.
Our global clients operate in an increasingly complex and changing data world and as they seek to provide value for their customers through meaningful data led insight, we need to help them plan for and achieve success. Data Governance and Strategy combines experience in designing and deploying both strategy and governance frameworks to successfully deliver business goals.
We are looking for a Director level leader of Data Strategy and Governance that is excited to work in the fast pace of financial services, bring with them a passion and the spirit of entrepreneurship for all things data, and have a desire to make a difference with one of the world's leading technology consulting firms.
We are looking for people with:
Advanced experience in understanding, designing and deploying data strategy and governance frameworks/operating models across enterprise in a highly regulated environment where the focus is on data quality, linage, policy, governance, privacy, security, models, aggregation, metrics, reporting, and monitoring is critical
A clear understanding of the full service of data capabilities and the data life cycle
A strong appreciation of the role of technology architecture and engineering in being able to translate strategy and governance outcomes to technology
The understanding of the transformation journey for data first strategy' and the significance of technology as an enabler of data value
Ability to lead, grow and mature a thriving Data Strategy and Governance capability and consulting community
Executive level advisory consulting skills, proven ability to successfully communicate and collaborate with business executives and senior leaders to understand business objectives and influence directional strategies; to improve growth and performance of the company, to architect the right solutions for clients
Are actively engaged in industry and able to bring insight and thought leadership to the table
Overall leadership or the development and growth of the UK Data Strategy and Governance capability
Lead the pursuit of new opportunities through network and client conversations
Collaborate globally with the wider Data Strategy and Governance community
Ideally you will have experience of:
Domain knowledge across banking and finance industry
Executive level relationships and/or consulting experience
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to analyse and clearly articulate complexities in a simple, clear and compelling way
An appreciation of Data Science and Analytics, Cloud adoption, Data Ops, Microservices and Integration
Experience working in global, multicultural environments which require cultural awareness
DAMA Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) or other equivalent
Bachelor's Degree or M.B.A in Information Technology field or related business topic
What we offer:
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance.
Our comprehensive package includes support for flexible working and career development, 25-day holidays, health and well-being insurance.
Plus, we offer you
Continuous learning, You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you, We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership, We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the best leader you can be.
Diverse and inclusive culture, You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
We are are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative Same Difference' is committed to fostering an inclusive culture - promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We encourage applicants from across diverse backgrounds, race, ethnicities, religion, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientations, or disabilities to apply. We offer flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programmes to support our global workforce. Empowerment and collaboration are at the core of how we operate.