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Strategic Data Lead

Posted on 
16-11-2022
London (Hybrid)
United Kingdom
Data & Advanced Analytics
Up to £72,888 + Excellent Benefits
 
Per Month
Permanent
Hybrid
Remote
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Job Description

Newham, one of London's youngest boroughs, is a vibrant, varied, and aspirational area. We have established a daring new vision to raise the wealth of the local community in the broadest sense, while also working as a powerful force for social justice, pointing to a future in which Newham is recognized as a location of health, wellbeing, and happiness. We are changing the way we work in order to achieve our vision. Come to Newham and assist us in being an open and accessible council that places people at the center of all we do. Lead your teams and offer your commitment, enthusiasm, and knowledge to create a fairer, more equitable, and sustainable borough that allows all of our citizens to thrive and fulfill their full potential. As part of Newham's larger transformation, an exciting opportunity exists for a Strategic Data Lead to provide leadership for the Corporate Data team, driving data and data transformation across the organization. You will have the opportunity to lead a small team of Data Scientists and Data Analysts, as well as engage with stakeholders within the organization and external partners, to present new solutions for data management, data science, and data standards to enhance outcomes for Newham. If you are successful in this capacity, you will have altered and modernized the way Newham collects, uses, and shares data, supporting their drive to democratize information and data while also helping to develop a culture of corporate data and insight. Important requirements A proven track record of establishing large-scale approaches to data and data transformation that result in better outcomes for stakeholders. Experience leading data scientists and analysts in a corporate environment A track record of successfully influencing and negotiating with important stakeholders at various levels across organizational boundaries. Problem-solving skills and a deep interest in evolving technologies, as well as the agility to address shifting requirements and needs in a complex technical landscape, are required. Experience working in local government or the larger public sector is very beneficial. As a preferred employer, Newham Council provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive annual salary of up to £72,888 Annual leave of 23 days (increasing to 31 days) plus public holidays Local government pension program that leads the market A healthy work-life balance is achieved through hybrid working. The Newham Council has hired Hays Technology to handle the recruiting for this position. Please contact Joel Mundy, Senior Manager at Hays Technology, with any questions.

Newham, one of London's youngest boroughs, is a vibrant, varied, and aspirational area.
We have established a daring new vision to raise the wealth of the local community in the broadest sense, while also working as a powerful force for social justice, pointing to a future in which Newham is recognized as a location of health, wellbeing, and happiness.
We are changing the way we work in order to achieve our vision.
Come to Newham and assist us in being an open and accessible council that places people at the center of all we do.
Lead your teams and offer your commitment, enthusiasm, and knowledge to create a fairer, more equitable, and sustainable borough that allows all of our citizens to thrive and fulfill their full potential.
As part of Newham's larger transformation, an exciting opportunity exists for a Strategic Data Lead to provide leadership for the Corporate Data team, driving data and data transformation across the organization.
You will have the opportunity to lead a small team of Data Scientists and Data Analysts, as well as engage with stakeholders within the organization and external partners, to present new solutions for data management, data science, and data standards to enhance outcomes for Newham.
If you are successful in this capacity, you will have altered and modernized the way Newham collects, uses, and shares data, supporting their drive to democratize information and data while also helping to develop a culture of corporate data and insight.
Important requirements A proven track record of establishing large-scale approaches to data and data transformation that result in better outcomes for stakeholders.
Experience leading data scientists and analysts in a corporate environment A track record of successfully influencing and negotiating with important stakeholders at various levels across organizational boundaries.
Problem-solving skills and a deep interest in evolving technologies, as well as the agility to address shifting requirements and needs in a complex technical landscape, are required.
Experience working in local government or the larger public sector is very beneficial.
As a preferred employer, Newham Council provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Competitive annual salary of up to £72,888 Annual leave of 23 days (increasing to 31 days) plus public holidays Local government pension program that leads the market A healthy work-life balance is achieved through hybrid working.The Newham Council has hired Hays Technology to handle the recruiting for this position.
Please contact Joel Mundy, Senior Manager at Hays Technology, with any questions.

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