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Head of Data & Analytics

Job Title: Head of Data & Analytics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3194324
Job Published: November 27, 2020 15:31

Job Description

The Role:
  • Our Financial Institution client is looking for a Head of Data & Analytics to drive the development and implementation of a data strategy centred on leveraging data as a strategic asset for the entire organisation.
  • You will have a predictive analytics destination in mind, and be able to utilise industry leading AI/ML in order to make build a market-leading data culture.
Your Responsibilities:
  • Lead, develop, motivate and coach direct reports and broader digital team to advance data-literacy and use.
  • Manage and recommend on expenditure and contribute to the development of business cases.
  • Promote and educate on data ethics and security across the organisation.
  • Managing a team of data analysts, data scientists and data engineers to drive new data analytics capabilities across the business.
  • Manage data partner relationships, leverage open data sources and any other data service providers or vendors.
  • Data & Analytics Strategy & Framework
About You:
  • Strong, demonstrable experience working within data management and leveraging data and insights to identity opportunities, lift organisational performance and increase revenue.
  • Extensive experience in developing and implementing data-driven strategies and roadmaps in driving change and innovation.
  • Extensive experience in developing and leading data science practices, including machine learning, and implementing business intelligence and data analytics systems.
  • Experience working within software engineering environments.
  • Experience designing, developing, and validating descriptive, predictive, prescriptive and applied analytics.
  • Experience implementing data governance and data process management and quality assurance.
  • Strong working knowledge of data applications, solutions, and tools as well as all applicable data privacy laws and regulations.
  • Extensive experience in stakeholder engagement and consultation.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong experience and understanding of Microsoft technologies, including Azure.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Systems or a similar related field.

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