Head of Data Office

Halifax, London
£96,128 - £120,160 + benefits
08 Jun 2023
21 Jun 2023
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time
End date

Wednesday 21 June 2023

Salary range

£96,128 - £120,160

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Hybrid Working

Job description

The Data Management role will lead the Risk Data Office with a focus on the ensuring the right controls are in place across the data landscape. Leading in identifying and resolving our data issues to enable trust in the data we use and produce. Leading data risk reduction and effective control improvement plans, helping find solutions for data issues, records management, and privacy issues. The team will also have operational ownership and maintenance of Metadata data relating to Risk owned data.

Key Accountabilities :
  • Lead the Risk Data Office working with other Data Offices across the Group with key partnerships developed with Risk division and Chief Data & Analytics Office (CDAO).
  • Own the implementation of a ‘data owner’ operating model for Data Management across Risk and the Enterprise Risk Platform for both the 'as is' and 'to be' states.
  • Ensure that Risk effectively develops and implements appropriate data quality strategies supporting the strategic ambition of the group.
  • Work closely with the CDAO to define and communicate the standards & guidelines required to help promote a culture of data quality across Risk.
  • Lead the embedding of principles into Risk processes conforming to best practices set out by the data.
  • Build insight that monitors the validity and accuracy of data underpinning data board metrics.
  • Work with Risk teams and platform to uplift the data quality related issues at source to minimise downstream impact.
  • Embedding Data Ethics, Data Privacy and Records Management practices across Risk
  • Implementation of the groups automated Data Management and Privacy Management tooling.
  • Supervise and assess the data risk across the division. Crafting proactive insight to ensure controls are effective

About you :

The ideal candidate will have experience across various Data Management disciplines with a proven track records of success. You have a sound understanding of the Financial Services Sector and/or large Corporate environments. With a confirmed ability to quickly learn and adapt to new challenges, you’ll also have well-developed communication and influencing skills at a Senior Management Level. You're happy to challenge the status quo and are comfortable rationalising decisions. You're also able to handle conflicting demands whilst delivering.

The ideal candidate is:
  • Knowledgeable about how Risk works within a multi-product supervised organisation of which they'll have had operational experience.
  • An experienced leader in the Data environment, able to understand key concepts of data including how it is curated, processed and run.
  • Intellectually curios in their outlook; seeking to innovate and learn quickly from failures.
  • An effective communicator who can influence Executive and Board level collaborators across multi channels.
  • A dynamic and adaptable leader who is able to identify business needs, shape initiatives, and deliver ground-breaking solutions from both a process and technology perspective.
  • An authority in delivering through others, comfortable working in a matrix structure and able to use your networks to enable delivery. Able to balance assertiveness with co-operation to enable truly collaborative working partnerships to achieve shared outcomes.
  • A passionate advocate for diversity, developing all aspects of diversity through the team where inclusion is part of their DNA.

Does this sound like you ?

If so, then please get in touch, we'd love to hear from you. In return for bringing us your passion and engagement, we're offering a strong platform to fulfil your career potential whatever your aspirations may be.

You'll be welcomed into a dedicated team known for developing talent, and care deeply about their work and the impact it has on colleagues and customers.

We promote equal opportunities, and welcome applications from employees from a diverse range of backgrounds. We’ll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions.

Our continued commitment to helping Britain prosper means that as a colleague you can make a difference to customers, businesses and communities.

Together we have a key role to play in shaping the bank of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll continue to have opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture, and our approach to inclusion and diversity means that we all have the opportunity to make a real difference, together.

As part of the Group's commitments as a result of ring-fencing legislation, colleagues based in the Islands are required to be exclusively dedicated to the non-ring-fenced bank and its subsidiaries.

This means that colleagues who are based in the Islands would not be able to undertake roles for the Ring Fenced Bank from their existing location and would need to consider relocation when applying for roles.

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