Job Description

£750 - £850/day

Interim Director of Data

Interim Director of Data - Staffordshire - £850pd

This market leading organisation in Staffordshire, who as part of their continued growth they are looking to bring in an Interim Director of Data to help them deliver their new data strategy. The business is experience solid growth and is investing heavily in tech, so this is a great time to join. Working in this fast paced environment with constant change, this role would suit someone who is adaptable and is used to the extreme pace of change.

The main part of the role is to harmonise the team across 3 locations, set them up for success and to deliver a group wide data platform to enable consistency of data. As the role develops, there will be ample opportunities to develop the group wide strategy across a number of businesses.

The role;

Accountable for the defining and proposing the Data Strategy for the Group

Leadership of the various technical data resources including MI / Data Developers, DBA's and Data Architects

Delivery leadership / accountability for wider Group data programmes, and the delivery of new platforms / technology sets for the Group

Leadership of 3rd party technical delivery teams, including robust articulation of the Group's data strategy

Working alongside the Commercial & Pricing teams, as well as the wider Operation to ensure the data strategy aligns with their needs, and to collaborate on new initiatives, as well as ensuring the current platforms are performing optimally

To ensure all data developments and processes are robust and secure, with all data protected and documented at all times. All developments must be reviewed / tested for known vulnerabilities, before being deployed into production

To introduce robust / modern development lifecycle toolsets and methods of delivery, as well as test automation, where by the business can move to a "Continuous Delivery" approach

To oversee key vendor / business partner relationships relevant to the function e.g. Microsoft (Azure), Tableau, Cognos, Easysoft, Alteryx etc…

You will be;

Able to demonstrate the delivery of a group wide data platform

Experienced in the Microsoft data stack - Tableau, SSRS, Azure

An ex-Architect or Head of Data who is looking to make the step up to a Director

Someone who can demonstrate turning teams into high performance teams

Self driven and motivated to deliver

If you are looking for an Interim Director of Data role near Staffordshire, then do get in touch.

Interim Director of Data - Staffordshire - £850pd