Director of Delivery – Data & Analytics

Location: Remote, UK Wide, with 1 day per week in London
Salary: £150,000 to £170,000 (DOE) + Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: ASAP

Please note this role unfortunately does not offer sponsorship.

The Company:
Our client is a leading professional services firm dedicated to helping progressive enterprises improve data management and business analytics. They are an elite team of functional and technical experts focused at the convergence of Enterprise Performance Management, Data Management, Business Intelligence and CRM. They believe in the power of connected data.

They see technology as a great enabler for driving business results and fully embrace cloud computing and the innovation that is occurring in big data so that their clients can move faster. They are creative problem solvers. The more challenging the work the better. They help their clients gain competitive advantage and drive exceptional results by unlocking the power of data. They pride themselves on building transparent and constructively honest relationships by working collaboratively with their clients.

The Role:
Our client is looking for a Director of Delivery for their Data & Analytics team. The role offers a fantastic opportunity to be involved in end-to-end data management for cutting-edge Advanced Analytics and Data Science solutions. As part of the role, you will be responsible for managing delivery of Data & Analytics services to clients (client satisfaction/references, revenue, gross margin), building, managing, and expanding client relationships (new sales) whilst leading delivery teams ensuring team morale is high. Experience in influencing and developing best practices to build out innovative cloud-based solutions working with Analytics and Data Science teams is essential for this role. The role will suit someone with a background in Data & Analytics in consulting firms.

You will be responsible for – Client Results:

  • Driving the client experience from complex problems to vision to data ingestion/modelling to productive business use
  • Tracking, communicating, and managing project risks, budget, rates, profitability, and launch/closeout activities
  • Exposure to enterprise analytics, planning/modelling, business intelligence, and Big Data projects
  • Strong presence with ability to synthesize multiple points of view into a coherent action plan and to deliver client’s point-of-view in relevant subject areas
  • Willingness and ability to introduce client to new contacts at a client
  • Facilitation for and communication with a range of client levels and functions

Leadership and Management Skills:

  • Leadership and management of high-performance teams
  • Situational intelligence to manage conflict, ambiguity, and issues
  • Ability to think both creatively and critically. Willing to think outside the box and challenge the status quo, while also fairly evaluating all possible solutions in making decisions
  • Commercial experience of managing large scale client delivery, with the ability to drive account growth through engagement and opportunity awareness
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to turn findings into executable plans
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly motivated, collaborative, and innovative
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills

You will have experience in:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree with Masters a plus
  • A minimum of 8 years professional experience
  • Strong experience in Data & Analytics technology, ideally gained in a consulting environment
  • Functional experience in at least one of the following: Finance, Sales/Marketing/Services, IT.
  • Industry experience in at least one of the following verticals: Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)/Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)/Retail, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Consulting

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Job Reference: RL6615

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