Head of Data & Analytics - Glasgow

Competitive (DOE) - IT
Ref: 406 Date Posted: Tuesday 12 Jun 2018
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Our client is a major player both in the UK and International markets. They are looking for a professional Head of Data & Analytics to be a new addition to their IT division, based in Glasgow. This is a critical time to join this organisation, as they head into signing a contract with another major international blue chip giant.

 

  • You will have a solid background and reputation within the Data Analytics field.
  • With a history in this sector, you will have developed your skillset to be a department lead; liaising and cultivating relationships across all levels within a large organisational environment.
  • You will provide expert and professional data management, analytical and reporting services to the Group ensuring the successful delivery a strategic IT delivery platform incorporating core capabilities including diverse reporting, data warehousing, data cleansing, advanced analytics and deep learning concepts to the Group and its clients. 
  • Key responsibilities will include influencing business strategy and aligning the IT data and analytics delivery capability, shaping and successfully running large work-packages for several strategic business units, managing the link between key stakeholders and IT delivery teams, ensuring adequate and effective business-as-usual ad hoc reporting services.
  • Projects will run on different timescales and be of varying sizes; you will react well to this and be confident at running projects successfully at various times.

 

Ideal candidates will have the following background:

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent experience in an IT related subject
  • PRINCE2, APM or PMP practitioner
  • Strategic BI and data warehouse delivery
  • In-depth understanding of business intelligence / data warehousing implementation best practices and application development best practices
  • Microsoft business intelligence technologies
  • Report preparation and delivery for Senior Stakeholders
  • Demonstrable delivery record of large scale/multi business unit BI/data warehouse projects
  • 10-15 years designing and operating data warehouses and business intelligence platforms
  • Experience in matrix-managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Managing project managers/IT work-package leads
  • Managing 3rd parties
  • Workshop facilitation

 

 

This Head of Data & Analytics is a key role for this Glasgow-based organisation. There will be a competitive salary, dependant on the candidate.

 

If you would like to apply or learn more, please send your CV today.