Data Strategy Manager

Skipton Building Society
Yorkshire and the Humber
26 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Introduction

Data Analytics is viewed by the Board as a key strategic enabler in the delivery of our strategic priorities. This has created an exciting opportunity to join our Data and Information Team as our new Data and Analytics Strategy Manager.

The key purpose of this role is to ensure that the Society has a clear Data Strategy, for ensuring that our data is appropriately and efficiently captured, stored, distributed, and analysed in a way that pro-actively supports delivery of our strategy priorities. It is also key that this strategy is implemented effectively, efficiently, and to a time frame that aligns to the strategic priorities that it will underpin. The role has key responsibilities for the development and delivery of the Data Strategy, and for maintenance and delivery of the infrastructure that will capture, store, and distribute data across the Society. This will in turn enhance data and analytics capability across the Society, providing insight to support better decision making and enhanced customer journeys, whilst maintaining appropriate levels of data governance and controls.

Define and evolve the Society's D&A Strategy, including the vision and goals for data and analytics. Identify and prioritise D&A strategic initiatives and alignment to corporate objectives Maintain a Data & Analytics Strategy Roadmap Co-ordination of internal comm unications relating to the Data & Analytics Strategy and deliverables Drive D&A Strategy adoption across the enterprise Researching, discovering and prompting the business to consider new data related activities Maintain alignment of enterprise D&A processes with the D&A Strategy Principles

Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will have experience in defining and delivering strategic change within the data and analytics arena. You will remain close to business strategies to ensure on-going alignment between the data strategy and the strategic business priorities. Communication and relationship building is key to success in this role as you will work with a lot of colleagues across the business at all levels. You will ensure information is cascaded and understood effectively, consulting and coaching stakeholders where necessary to shape and deliver the strategy. As a manger within the department you will contribute to defining and delivery of the overall objectives of the DI Leadership Team, by supporting and providing guidance on departmental matters.

Here at Skipton Building Society we expect all our colleagues to consistently display the Society's values and behaviours. You will also be expected to drive your personal development ensuring any learning is in line with the needs and requirements of the department to build capability. We are looking for someone who is able to promote and engage with a culture of innovation and change and adopt a positive approach to seek out opportunities for the best outcomes.

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we be lieve in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues' unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We're committed to paying our people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range of benefits to support our colleagues' finances and wellbeing, including our Employee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays and shopping discount vouchers You'll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect a structured learning and development programme where you'll be valued recognised and rewarded.

More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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