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Head of Data

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Data & Analytics
  • Contact: James Taylor
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 December 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -112021-465816

Hydrogen Group are currently looking for a permanent Head of data. The role is a hybrid role with a couple of days based in central London and the rest of time remote working.

This is an exciting opportunity as Hydrogen are a market leader within the recruitment sector and they are looking to take the sector to new levels and this role would be instrumental in achieving these goals.

The salary is very competitive with an excellent benefits package.


· Responsible for the implementation and evolution of the Data Strategy

· Embeds "Data Governance" into the company culture, Influences direction, prioritisation of data activities

· Establishes data governance working groups and the development of the Business Glossary and Data Dictionaries

· Sets up and chairs "Data" working groups

· Works with "Data Owners", "Data Stewards" and "Data Consumers" - provides reporting and metrics

· Owns and manages "backlogs" of data work - prioritisation of changes, dependencies between teams

· Facilitates decision making about how data is stored, used, mastered, managed, archived

· Manages scope, approach, targets and measures for each phase and Intervention Proposal

· Supports project managers and delivery teams implementing change projects and Intervention Proposals

· Records and implements best practice for data across the operating model

· Develops reporting to analyse the impact and performance of each capability as it matures

· Publishes documentation about data - Architecture, Models, Mappings, Data Standards, Data Lineage

· Measures Intervention Proposals against their goals and business case

Essential Skills

· 7-10 years' working in commercial organisations

· Has taken a "Lead" role around data with regards governance, management and analytics

· Ability to understand and communicate business, financial and technical information to key stakeholders across all levels of an organisation

Nice to Have

· Hands-on experience working with data

· Detailed understanding of Analytics, Data Modelling/Mapping, Warehouses and Machine Learning

· Worked in Professional Services (e.g. Consulting, outsourcing, delivery)