Head of Data and Analytics - Preston - Leading UK Partner

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Head of Data & Analytics / Digital Transformation / Large UK Property Partner

Our client, a Large UK Property Partner, are looking for a Head of Data and Analytics, based in Preston,to implement a Digital Transformation strategy across the group.

The position is to lead teams of Data Engineers and Analysts into a new era of Digital Transformation across the Group in relation to Data & Analytics. Implementing a strategy to decommission legacy reporting to deploying a Group wide Data Platform including data from over twenty companies from the ground up focusing on delivering Insights, data quality, self-serve reporting and dashboards.Focusing on moving away from static report creation and BAU activity to producing Predictive Analytics via Machine Learning and AI. Developing and deploying strategic frameworks in relation to Data Governance, Data Minimisation and Data Policy.

The Position will report directly to the Organisation's CIO.

Key Experience

  • Strong Leadership experience as a Head of Data
  • Strong Analytics background
  • Experience across Machine Learning and AI
  • Previously recruited a successful data team
  • Implementation of a Group Data Strategy & Roadmap
  • Creation of Group Data Policies, Processes & Procedures

Accountable for the below list of Deliverables:

• Implementation of a Group Data Strategy & Roadmap
• Creation of Group Data Policies, Processes & Procedures
• Development of a Data Governance Framework across Group companies
• Group wide engagement to obtain support for strategic initiatives
• Business Partnering with key functions within the Group
• Rationalisation of the reporting estate to create multi company reporting solutions
• Building capability for the future - recruiting, building and mentoring the team
• Building a Data Science capability to employ Machine Learning & AI for Predictive Analytics
• Creation of a centralised Data Platform for a Group of highly data-federated companies
• Creation and deployment of a single web-based point of access for all data products
• Deploy a self-service reporting environment
• Production and development of high level KPI’s via a business dashboard solution
• Automation of key business processes
• Automation of regulatory, statutory and benchmarking returns
• Utilising tools to create data lineage across the business landscape
• Data Migration across business-critical applications
• Minimisation of PII Data across Group applications and data systems following GDPR
• Migration of the Data Platform to the Cloud