Head of Data - Fund Services

Competitive
Permanent
Dublin City Centre
09 Mar 2020
BBBH755667

Head of Data - Fund Services

Head of Data - Fund Services

Leading FS Group is looking for a Head of Data to lead the data and governance strategy enabling this business to continue its growth plans.

Reporting to C Suite this role offers a unique and exciting opportunity to grow the business data management strategy and be a key stakeholder on the strategic growth

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Implementing a strong data management governance and quality assurance structure;
  • Leading the design, delivery and adoption of existing and new data management solutions
  • Sponsoring key data management initiatives and supporting delivery of initiatives in the Transformation, Client & Digital spaces
  • Engaging closely with key stakeholders to identify and refine business requirements;
  • Working closely with key local and global leadership to drive the data management strategy
  • Identifying solutions internally within the Mercer organisation and externally with technology providers
  • Developing strong partnerships with internal and global business stakeholders and external solutions providers
  • Continuously be aware of opportunities and challenges in the data management industry
  • Ensuring the usage of data complies with licensing restrictions and market regulations.

Experience and Skills:

  • Recognized and proven leadership skills in managing large, firm wide initiatives;
  • Proven experience operating in a data management role within the Funds/Financial Services industry
  • Track record in successfully delivering and running data management initiatives and daily operations
  • Ability to interpret and translate requirements from both businesses, to vendor, to technology
  • Experience of creating and driving policies, metrics and goals
  • Proven project management experience including planning, estimating, prioritization, problem resolution and managing resources
  • Experience with data analysis, process reengineering, implementation of standards and documentation of workflows
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to engage meaningfully at all levels across the organisation
  • Understanding of web-based toolkits
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite of products
  • Focus on data governance, risk and controls

Qualifications:

  • A graduate with at least 10 years' relevant experience delivering solutions in the Funds Industry;
  • A data management qualification is desirable;
  • Further technology and business analysis qualifications are desirable;
  • Understanding of Eagle investment Systems technology or equivalent is advantageous.

All interested candidates should send CVs to snix@morganmckinley.com

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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