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Interim Head of Data

WR11241

£700-£900 per day (Outside IR35)

United Kingdom

Interim

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Finatal is currently partnered with one of the fastest-growing Wholesale & Retail distribution businesses in Europe, which has recently received circa £50 million in Private Equity funding to accelerate their growth plans through a buy & build strategy. They are now seeking an experienced Interim Head of Data/Advisor to support the portfolio leadership team and private equity investors with building a short-to-long term data platform and strategy. You will directly report to the CEO/CFO and inherit full ownership of their back & front-end data infrastructure – consolidating data from numerous acquired business entities, building a Data Warehouse and establishing an automated BI platform for data-informed decision-making.

Responsibilities:

– Data Strategy Development: Lead the development and execution of a comprehensive data strategy that aligns with the company’s growth objectives and supports the buy & build model.

– Data Integration: Oversee the consolidation and integration of data from various acquired business entities, ensuring seamless data flow and compatibility across systems.

– Data Warehouse Design & Build: Architect, design, and build a scalable Data Warehouse that centralizes data storage, enables efficient data retrieval, and supports advanced analytics.

– Data Governance: Implement robust data governance practices to ensure data accuracy, consistency, and security across the organization.

– BI Platform Establishment: Establish and automate a Business Intelligence (BI) platform that provides real-time insights, advanced reporting, and predictive analytics to drive strategic decision-making.

– Stakeholder Collaboration: Work closely with the portfolio leadership team and private equity investors to understand their data needs, providing strategic insights and data-driven recommendations.

– Technology Evaluation: Evaluate and recommend data management technologies, tools, and methodologies to enhance data capabilities and support business growth.

– Performance Monitoring: Monitor data infrastructure performance, identifying and addressing any issues or bottlenecks to ensure optimal operation.

Requirements:

– Proven experience in a senior data leadership role, preferably within a buy & build context, Private Equity and Multi-site business.

– Strong expertise in data strategy, data warehousing, and business intelligence platforms (Power BI preferable).

– Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

– Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. #privateequity #headofdata #BI #DataWarehouse