Head of Data

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An international organisation, based in Switzerland, seeks a Head of Data to create and lead the data management function, as it goes through a radical digital transformation programme.

The success candidate will be responsible for designing the structure and framework for data governance, architecture, quality as well as lifecycle management. Plus ensuring the data management function fulfils the corporate stakeholders strategic initiatives and complex operational needs.

Working in a multi-cultural environment, this role offers diverse challenges, including:

  • Being an advocate for data governance and promoting the importance of data as a strategic resource.
  • Driving change, prioritising key project goals and communicating to senior executives on progress.
  • Lead, motivate and moderate the network of data owners.
  • Plus, establish new processes and controls to ensure ongoing data quality and governance is maintained.

Candidate requirements:

  • 10 plus years experience in data management
  • Experience in establishment data governance and quality processes, structures and frameworks.
  • Exposure to working in complex, multinational environments.
  • English speaking, with excellent presentation and influencing skills.
  • Expert in defining and designing data flows and data lifecycle management.
  • Change and project management skills are essential.

For more information on this and other Data roles across Europe, please contact johnny@systemsaccountants.com

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