Head of Analytics

Head of Analytics


Job Reference: 22-00100

£90,000 - £93,000 Per Year

Head of Analytics.

As a leader in the sector, digitally transforming services, the client recognises the importance of Data in achieving its vision. The Head of Analytics role offers an exciting opportunity for someone to shape and deliver the client's analytics strategy.

Title:               Head of Analytics.
Location:         London (1 – 2 days a week) with hybrid remote working
Duration:          Permanent
Start Date:       The client will wait for the right person.

Salary:              c£90000 – 93000 pa + comprehensive benefits package.

In this role, you will be in at the start of the journey to make them more data-driven and deliver the new strategy. Reporting to the Director of Data & Analytics you will embark on an agile transformation programme utilising the latest technology. You will deliver incremental business benefits, at pace, and be responsible for transforming them to be more data-driven; using it to enable strategic decision making, to influence and change the way we deliver services and work.

To do this you will establish policies and procedures, create new relationships to support your aims, deliver a new analytics framework and their new operating model, launch a new BI tool, as well as lead the delivery of a range of exciting new data products in an agile way.

You will need strong technical and analytics skills, experience in delivering data transformation programmes, great data products and excellent customer service. These technical skills will be accompanied by an ability to listen and communicate persuasively at all levels. This a business-led transformation and you need to be able to make technical concepts engaging and mobilise the business areas and their people.

Longer-term you will be responsible for ensuring the data platform is fit for purpose; prescribing requirements, ensuring these are the right ones, and that they are understood and met.

You will need experience of:
  • Working in a senior role relating to Data and Analytics, leading technical teams, with multiple stakeholders, in a complex and technical operating environment with a record of delivering outcomes that add value or impact on service delivery and produce ROI.
  • Track record in managing projects and delivering analytics transformation programmes successfully, shaping strategy and vision for your service area and delivering it successfully working in an agile product delivery model.
  • Senior people leadership skills with excellent communication skills and stakeholder engagement with tenacity, enthusiasm and energy to work as a start-up.
  • Good knowledge (Head of level) around data and analytics that optimise performance and deliver value; user experience, design, technical skills, and platform knowledge. To the level that you are able to engage with technical staff and data architectures or experts.
  • Excellent knowledge of Power BI and other analytics or data tools, and technologies, preferably Microsoft. As well as a good understanding of data architecture so you can engage with technical staff and data architectures or experts.
  • Good knowledge of SQL, ETL technologies and data modelling. Knowledge of programming languages useful for data analytics such as Python along with the Azure cloud data platform and the potential to use its services to improve analytics.
  • Good knowledge of testing BI software, release cycles, DevOps (DataOps) and how to successfully move a product from development to production with the ability to understand complex technical/technology solutions and concepts, and the ability to solve complex problems.

For more information please call Laura Ramm on 01566 7786 888 or email your CV to [email protected]

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