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Head Of Data

Location: Durham

Salary: Upto £90,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168761


NRG are delighted to be working with a large organisation in Durham looking to recruit a Head of Data. Based in Their Durham Site you will be responsible for the following:


  • You will own and drive the change in data systems, processes and organisational culture necessary to place the data strategy at the heart of the overarching business strategy and transformational change agenda

  • Develop, implement, and embed a culture of Data Management across the organisation relating to Asset Data Management

  • Drive concepts forward to allow for effective Data Driven decision making by utilising data and information utilising the asset data architecture

  • Drive data and analytics to support the effective management of data and information to support the Data Governance Council and key business stakeholders

  • Build on the Data Governance Framework and introduce best practice via the adoption and management of applied standards within the Data Governance hub.

  •  Ability to relate business objectives to Data strategy and be a strategic thinker

  • First-hand experience of data architecture, integration between data platforms and the ability to understand issues arising from cross platform connectivity

  • Expert understanding of legal and legislative requirements including the Data Protection Act and GDPR

  • Experience of working with remote teams

  • Have a good understanding of database systems, architecture and associated technologies, both current and future


You will have the following experience:


  • Knowledge of ETL processes in general

  • At least 7 years’ previous experience of managing Data teams

  • At least 5 years’ experience of developing Data Teams and building organisational structure

  • Extensive experience of senior stakeholder management and presenting data to Executive and Director level

  • Proving experience in working with and developing data teams.

  • Demonstrable understanding of the principles of Data Governance and Data Management

  • Extensive insight and experience of statistics and definitions of KPIs

  • Experience of working in both Agile and Non-Agile environments

  • Experience of working with 3rd party systems providers


The role is a 12 moth fixed term role with opportunities of being extended or made permanent


Salary: Upto £90,000