DATA MANAGEMENT & STRATEGY LEAD

UK - Scotland

Data Management & Strategy Lead

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ABOUT CAPCO

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are/have:

  • Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focused on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture

WHY JOIN CAPCO?

You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value for our clients
    and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen
    existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners
    and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture

We are currently seeking a Data Management & Strategy Lead to drive the growth of our industry recognised data practice. This is an exciting opportunity to be a leader in a growing team of data practitioners in Scotland, to initiate and implement leading-edge data projects for our top-tier Financial Services clients. You will likely have experience running a consulting business and be a respected industry professional in the data sphere.

Our data management & strategy practice delivers a range of data programmes, including data governance, data operating model, data management and data literacy expertise, to deliver leading-edge data projects globally for our top-tier Financial Services clients. Our data consultants are passionate about data and catapulting the industry towards a new data driven future. Each team member and leader will develop the Data Practice capabilities in Scotland and the broader UK and Global Data Practice to support industry changing topics such as Cloud, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. As a team member, collaboration, enthusiasm and encouragement are key to ensuring we maintain our culture and ensure we work in an environment where clients become colleagues.

AS A DATA MANAGEMENT & STRATEGY LEAD YOU WILL

  • Have the ability to create a collaborative culture, driving talent development across the Scotland Data Practice, provide mentoring and coaching for those developing their careers in data
  • Have a strong commercial focus, ability to develop client relationships, lead sales opportunities and develop data propositions
  • Be comfortable working across multiple projects and initiatives, driving the growth of new and existing data capabilities, engaging internal and external stakeholders
  • Have the desire to build market networks and relationships, to enhance the market awareness of the Scotland Data Practice, engaging with technical and non-technical audiences, within Finance and other industries

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

  • 5+ years of consulting experience likely in a senior leadership position
  • Understanding of data management concepts e.g. Data Governance, Data Policy, Data Lineage, Data Models, Data Quality, Control Frameworks, Data Analysis and Data Literacy
  • Desired experience working within Financial Services / Capital Markets, in a data management related role. Candidates with strong experiences in other industries are also desirable.
  • Desired experience advising on key data management topics and regulation e.g. CCAR, BCBS 239, IFRS 9
  • Desired experience with data management tools e.g. Collibra, Solidatus, Ab Initio etc.
  • Desired experience in programme execution, business analysis and change management – proven ability to shape, design and manage the execution of data changes

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