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Data Director

Job Description

Our client who is one of the big name's in retail and financial services are urgently looking for a Data Director to lead and deve the analytics team.

Ideally you will have a proven track record of developing and implementing data and insights strategies with Retail or Financial services.

Proven experience in a leadership role within data and insights, managing teams including insight analysts, data scientists, data engineers and reporting analysts.

Broad knowledge about the applications of data in all these contexts

CRM in financial services (e.g. current accounts, credit cards)

Advertising technology and marketing attribution,Loyalty programmes, Retail strategy and planning.

Deep expertise in at least 3 of these above 4 areas.

Knowledge of data governance policies and procedures.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Experience with managing budgets and resources.

A degree in a related field, such as maths, data analytics, computer science, or economics.

Commercial mind-set able to provide analysis of the numbers and partner business stakeholders.

Results-oriented with a track record of delivering on goals and objectives.

Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a high-performing team.

Capable of working independently with full ownership and the confidence to develop and manage processes end to end

An effective and articulate communicator, able to persuasively present concepts clearly and concisely to key stakeholders, adjusting style to audience

Demonstrate ability and temperament to work with sensitive information

Strong analytical skills and ability to identify trends and proactively resolve issues with financial information

Detail-oriented while also demonstrating the ability to synthesise a complex issue into a straightforward messaging.