Head of Data and Reporting

Oliver James Associates
West Sussex
92500.00 GBP Annual
25 Feb 2017
25 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for an experienced Head of Data and Reporting Drive the successful deployment of the data strategy so that all objectives are met in the core areas of operational strategic focus.

These are: accuracy, service excellence, operational efficiency, controlled, value creation and high performing teams, so that the service proposition is recognised within the corporate retirement market as 'best of breed.'

* Strategy - Shape the development of the overall bulk data on-boarding service proposition to meet the needs of customers and key stakeholders, establishing and extending the service offering as a differentiator in enhancing the competitive position, its reputation and its ability to secure new customers and partners.

* Operations Delivery - Lead the delivery of the end-to-end bulk data on-boarding, cleansing and validation proposition, ensuring exacting standards of quality, commercial outcomes, governance, process/systems, communications, and customer experience are met. Operate inside key cost and commercial performance targets. Establish corrective plans as necessary planning for the future in line with business plans and forecasts.

* Business Growth - Influence the development of the bulk administrative service proposition ensuring service offering and business growth opportunities are maximised.

* New Business Generation - Provide thought leadership and development of materials to promote the bulk business data services strategy as well as innovation in the service model to win new business mandates. In addition, lead site visits and beauty parades to present the services model as part of new and speculative business opportunities.
* Technology Savvy - ensure that data services comply with data protection and security policies and that best practice controls and disciplines are in place to ensure liability data is secure, versioned, referenced and meets appropriate industry standards for data services

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:

* 10+ year's experience managing data delivery, gained in Financial services

* In depth understanding of defined contribution schemes is desirable
* Good problem solving and analytical and financial skills; ability to understand impacts of accounting entries and ledgers, together with high volumes of customer data.
* Track record of building effective relationships in complex environments
* Proven background in adapting to trends and openness to new ideas
* Good team management skills, ability to develop and mentor individuals.
* Strong organisational and change management skills and attention to detail, with a demonstrated ability to prioritise and work independently, managing a high-volume of tasks and deadlines.