Director Of Data, Insight & Analytics

Job Description

Duties include:
Developing a pipeline of income generating analytics projects, engaging with internal and external stakeholders
Managing the delivery of projects, ensuring costs and benefits are achieved in line with the business plan
Establishing a prioritisation and work delivery process that supports effective delivery of projects and benefits
Managing the analytical relationship with third party suppliers/consultants, ensuring an effective and compliant operating model is in place to deliver successful project outcomes
Investigating new analysis techniques, and in turn support colleagues in the development of new propositions
Ensuring the use of client/customer and internal data (e.g. staff, financial) meets regulatory obligations
Leading the function, comprising of data and insight specialists and consultants, helping them achieve their goals

Skills and experience required:
Experience in leading specialist teams within the insight and analytics sector and delivering change through analysis, in a client facing environment (most likely from a role in internal or external consulting teams)
A thought leader in the areas of insight, analytics and predictive modelling
Knowledge of data and analytics tools to manipulate, analyse and visualise data, e.g. SAS, SQL, R, Portrait, TIBCO
Knowledge of Big Data market – how to interpret and use unstructured data to drive change, and keep up to speed with developments in the Big Data & Data Science industry
Ability to take complex analytics outputs from specialist teams and create simple, compelling outputs to communicate with clients
Ability to influence at senior levels within client organisations and with internal stakeholders
Experience in managing a diverse range of products and projects
Accountability to manage sizeable budgets
Thrive in a dynamic, fast paced culture, together with an entrepreneurial approach and mindset