Head of Data - Up to £130K - Immediate Start

The M-Wek Company

Posted on Jan 29, 2024 by The M-Wek Company
London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£130k - £130k Annual
Full-Time

My client, a leading Data Specialist, is looking for a Head of Data keen to transition into a Senior Product role, with experience of bringing a new Product to market.

Experience Required:

  • Proven experience in a leadership role within the financial services industry, specifically within hedge funds or asset management.
  • Demonstrable success in building and leading data teams, with a focus on data strategy, analytics, and data science.
  • Track record of successfully bringing new data products to market.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Strategy:

  • Lead and manage the data team, providing strategic direction and overseeing the execution of the data strategy.
  • Collaborate with senior executives to align data initiatives with business goals and ensure that data-driven insights contribute to overall business success.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies to continuously enhance the organization's data capabilities.

Data Team Management:

  • Recruit, mentor, and develop a high-performing data team.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning within the team.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of the data team.

Data Strategy and Governance:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive data strategy that aligns with the business objectives.
  • Establish and enforce data governance policies and procedures to ensure data quality, integrity, and security.
  • Work closely with IT and other departments to integrate data solutions seamlessly across the organization.

Product Development:

  • Leverage industry expertise to identify opportunities for new data products or enhancements to existing products.
  • Drive the end-to-end product development life cycle, from ideation to launch, ensuring alignment with market needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to bring data products to market successfully.

Stakeholder Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including portfolio managers, risk managers, and compliance teams, to understand their data needs and provide actionable insights.
  • Build strong relationships with external partners, vendors, and industry experts to stay informed about best practices and potential collaborations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (eg, Computer Science, Data Science, Finance).
  • Advanced degree (Master's or Ph.D.) preferred.
  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in a data-related role within the financial services industry.
  • Proven experience in leading and growing high-performing data teams.
  • Successful track record of bringing data products to market.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Deep understanding of data governance, data quality, and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Technical proficiency in data technologies and tools.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Please send CV if keen on this exceptional role.


Reference: 2708401393

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The M-Wek Company

Head of Data - Up to £130K - Immediate Start

The M-Wek Company

Posted on Jan 29, 2024 by The M-Wek Company

London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£130k - £130k Annual
Full-Time

My client, a leading Data Specialist, is looking for a Head of Data keen to transition into a Senior Product role, with experience of bringing a new Product to market.

Experience Required:

  • Proven experience in a leadership role within the financial services industry, specifically within hedge funds or asset management.
  • Demonstrable success in building and leading data teams, with a focus on data strategy, analytics, and data science.
  • Track record of successfully bringing new data products to market.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Strategy:

  • Lead and manage the data team, providing strategic direction and overseeing the execution of the data strategy.
  • Collaborate with senior executives to align data initiatives with business goals and ensure that data-driven insights contribute to overall business success.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies to continuously enhance the organization's data capabilities.

Data Team Management:

  • Recruit, mentor, and develop a high-performing data team.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning within the team.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of the data team.

Data Strategy and Governance:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive data strategy that aligns with the business objectives.
  • Establish and enforce data governance policies and procedures to ensure data quality, integrity, and security.
  • Work closely with IT and other departments to integrate data solutions seamlessly across the organization.

Product Development:

  • Leverage industry expertise to identify opportunities for new data products or enhancements to existing products.
  • Drive the end-to-end product development life cycle, from ideation to launch, ensuring alignment with market needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to bring data products to market successfully.

Stakeholder Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including portfolio managers, risk managers, and compliance teams, to understand their data needs and provide actionable insights.
  • Build strong relationships with external partners, vendors, and industry experts to stay informed about best practices and potential collaborations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (eg, Computer Science, Data Science, Finance).
  • Advanced degree (Master's or Ph.D.) preferred.
  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in a data-related role within the financial services industry.
  • Proven experience in leading and growing high-performing data teams.
  • Successful track record of bringing data products to market.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Deep understanding of data governance, data quality, and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Technical proficiency in data technologies and tools.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Please send CV if keen on this exceptional role.

Reference: 2708401393

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