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Data Director

  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • £ 70000-£ 80000 GBP
  • Job ID 42044020

Salary Type: Per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full time

Absolute IT Recruitment are representing a recognised a recognised EdTech business in Milton Keynes on their Data Director vacancy. The experienced Data expert will be leading a team technology team comprised of analysts and software engineers - this is currently a team of 10. You will be responsible for delivering data solutions and will have ownership over the delivery of their newly implemented Azure Data Hub, taking this from a change programme to a BAU state. The position will be remote in line with government guidelines, moving to an on-site role (with 1/2 days remote working per week) post-lockdown.

The successful Data Director will have the following attributes:

  • Commercial experience building and leading internal technology/data teams.
  • Experience implemented cloud-based S-a-a-S / P-a-a-S solutions using Azure, AWS or GCP.
  • Experience working with CxO level stakeholders to translate key data projects and deliverables.
  • An understanding of complex data analysis/engineering (data pipelines, data warehouses, data lakes, etc.).
  • Experience delivering a data processing architecture using cloud-based services.
  • Experience implementing process/methodology changes to address delivery challenges.

The successful Data Director will have ownership to have a strategic role over the adoption of all future technology adoption. You will shape the Data function, working closely alongside other technology teams and reporting directly to the Chief Data Officer. This is a senior management appointment to build and lead a business-critical function within a recognised EdTech organisation. In addition to the competitive salary, benefits include a generous holiday allowance, private healthcare, sports/health clubs, pension, agile working and more. Interviews will take place immediately and remotely, with the business offering part-time flexible working once restrictions have eased.

For immediate consideration, apply today.

Key skills include: Data Director, Head of Data, Software-as-a-Service, S-a-a-S, Platform-as-a-Service, Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Data Analysis, Data Engineering, Data Pipelines, Data Lakes, etc.

Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role. If you haven’t heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles.
Job expiration date 31 Mar 2021