Data and Analytics Lead

Posted 10 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLachlan Nicholson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Data & Analytics Lead based in Aberdeen. Applicants must have full rights to work in the UK.

* As the Data and Analytics Lead you will design and architect improvement to the company's current offerings, scale cloud data capability and be responsible for the development and operations of our modern data platform to drive maximum benefit from data for the business.
* You will bring new solutions into the data and analytics service, delivering a future oriented data architecture and self-service business insight tools that can solve business problems both current and future.
* You will liaise with peers and business stakeholders at all levels to support and influence their choices regarding data modelling and management, ensure alignment with data strategy and to ensure implementation is adding value to the business.
* Work with the business to set the strategy and shape working practices for a best-in-class data and analytics/ Business Intelligence service function.
* Establish the vision for managing data as a business asset - to exploit data using research and analytics to maximize the return on data assets.
* Partner with peers, business stakeholders & functional leaders to identify and drive enhancements, utilising data and analytics/ Business Intelligence capabilities to improve business performance, measure growth and progress
* Support business insight, intelligence and predictive analytics reporting capabilities that can creates real business value
* Foster the creation of a data-driven culture, related competencies, and data literacy across Ithaca. Identify areas where data is missing or is inefficiently used, recommend, and implement improvements to systems company-wide and help to build business led data governance processes
* Organize and lead a data and analytics centre of excellence, and constantly improve the organization's capacity to develop insights with advanced analytics.
* Manage 3rd parties, build strategic partnerships to deliver quickly
* Leads business stakeholder engagements and seeks to inform, influence and challenge to articulate their function's needs and requirements
* Focus on business value rather than solutions to develop ideas, including digital awareness, risk assessments, business continuity, and business capability requirements.
* Have a great understanding of the latest tools and products and platforms, within a variety of different industries, to help our clients not just realise their current goals, but their strategic technological vision for future years to come.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Appropriate professional qualification or equivalent experience.
* Extensive experience in architecting and implementing Business Intelligence
and Data warehouse platforms, Master data Management, data integration and OL TP database solutions.
* Ability to establish, document, communicate and implement a professional data
strategy in collaboration with senior business stakeholders.
* Strong background in data related technologies, with skills spanning across data warehousing, ETL/EL T, integration tools and business intelligence solutions that will help to build the data and analytics strategy.
* Experience with the delivery of data and Bl related solutions aligned with
business expectations.
* Experience with cloud data platforms (AWS or Azure) is highly valued.
* Speaks with authority about new and emerging products and services. Seeks to challenge business stakeholders constructively by demonstrating potential for new or innovative solutions.
* Broad understanding of IT and Digital technologies and how they interact to
optimise business process

Permanent Position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: PR/065093.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.