Data Development Lead

Bristol Permanent £55,000 - £65,000
  • Opportunity play a significant part in a new data focused strategy
  • Opportunity to lead on varied and major data development projects

About Our Client

Leading Financial Services organisation

Job Description

Leading Financial Services organisation require a IT Data Solutions Development Manager to drive and deliver a variety of Management Information / Business Intelligence projects using the latest cloud based big data technologies. You will be accountable for leading the application development of IT data solutions that support key business processes, furthering delivery against the group data strategy.The organisation is undergoing a significant period of change and this is an incredible opportunity for someone who wants to play a significant part in a new data focused strategy. This role is critical to providing IT leadership and project delivery capability through the implementation of leading technology and data solutions.



Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivering ETL / Data warehousing / Big Data solutions and BI developments in cloud-based environments to meet the needs of a varied project portfolio across the whole software development life cycle.
  • Effective management and leadership of a development team (5-30 FTE On & Offshore) spanning multiple projects including coaching, motivating and setting appropriately delivery objectives in line with agreed project milestones.
  • Responsible and accountable for driving forward developments including, tracking, work stream status updates, sizing/estimating work, dependency management between work strands, escalation management and status reporting into project management.
  • Able adapt development management practice based on differing project delivery methodologies that best suit required deliverables and associated milestones
  • Managing all staff related matters, performance, recruitment an on-boarding, development budget management, risk management, knowledge transfers, contingency planning.
  • Enhance development lifecycle and associated processes and documentation. Put appropriate controls in place to ensure adherence to the development lifecycle and standards.
  • Responsible for solution hand over into BAU/Run, ensuring full solution automation and controls are developed to internal and audit team standards.
  • Able to champion process improvements, embedding new ways of working focus on driving up quality of deliverables and the way we operate partnering and collaborating with others in the development manager community.





Skills and Experience

  • Significant experience in managing complex IT data deliveries through all stages of the software development cycle for companies within the Financial Services or Insurance sectors.
  • A proactive can-do attitude that can drive multiple projects in parallel with agility, innovation and focus on cost and timeliness.
  • Conceptual understanding and general market awareness in data tooling and trends in new world cloud big data technologies (ideally AWS but Azure / GCP considered) and more traditional RDMS and BI with track record of delivery across permutations of such technologies.
  • Strong customer consultancy and presentation skills, Able to document and present information to high level of detail whilst retaining ability to convey ideas and solutions in an easy-to-understand way to the business.



The Successful Applicant

  • Significant experience in managing complex IT data deliveries through all stages of the software development cycle for companies within the Financial Services or Insurance sectors.
  • A proactive can-do attitude that can drive multiple projects in parallel with agility, innovation and focus on cost and timeliness.
  • Conceptual understanding and general market awareness in data tooling and trends in new world cloud big data technologies (ideally AWS but Azure / GCP considered) and more traditional RDMS and BI with track record of delivery across permutations of such technologies.
  • Strong customer consultancy and presentation skills, Able to document and present information to high level of detail whilst retaining ability to convey ideas and solutions in an easy-to-understand way to the business.

What's on Offer

Opportunity play a significant part in a new data focused strategy

Opportunity to lead on varied and major data development projects

Contact
James Hobson
Quote job ref
JN-042021-2563857
Phone number
+44 117 906 5144

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Consultant name
James Hobson
Consultant phone
+44 117 906 5144
Job reference
JN-042021-2563857