Senior IT Data Manager

Senior IT Data Manager

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits

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    Nicola Parker

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    4 months ago

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Senior IT Data Manager

This is a new role for a Senior IT Data Manager to join a well-known, hugely successful global FTSE 100 organisation based in Luton, Bedfordshire. This is an Enterprise level role that will take ownership of the data technology strategy, manage a team of in-house data delivery staff, as well as manage budgets, suppliers and the expectations of senior stakeholders.

The Senior Data Manager will come from both a delivery and enterprise technology background with Big Data and analytics. You will be responsible for a diverse portfolio of large-scale data and IT initiatives spanning multiple business areas, and will have accountability for delivering this change from initiation onwards.

You will also closely work and liaise with senior stakeholders, the board, 3rd parties and various technical teams (covering architecture, design, build, test, release and support).

Skills and experience needed for the Senior IT Data Manager:

  • A delivery and technical background within an enterprise architecture environment
  • Delivery of data technology strategies and initiatives within the Big Data and analytics space
  • Experience of working in an Agile, fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Technical background key; solid understanding of software development principals, lifecycle models and methodologies within enterprise architecture
  • Understanding of architecture and implementation, with the knowledge to challenge these when necessary
  • Line-management experience (this role has a team of 6, due to expand to 9)
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills; having worked with Architecture, Development, Test and Support teams
  • Driven and pro-active work approach; able to work on own initiative and handle change or uncertainty

This is a great opportunity for a delivery focussed data professional with outstanding leadership, strategic and stakeholder engagement skills to truly make their mark in a rapidly expanding and ever-changing environment.

Senior Data Manager - Senior Technology Manager, Delivery Manager, Portfolio Manager, Programme Manager, Big Data, Hadoop, Agile, SDLC, Project Management, Software Development, Enterprise, Architecture, Technology

Salary: £75k - £100k + up to 30% bonus + benefits
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire - close to St. Albans, Harpenden, Welwyn Garden City, Hemel Hempstead, Milton Keynes

Please apply now for more information and immediate consideration!
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