Head of Data & BI - Zurich - Finance

Job Title: Head of Data & BI - Zurich - Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Salary: Swiss Franc200000 - Swiss Franc300000 per annum + Depending on experience
: 01/06/2020
REF: 199620_1579088051
Contact Name: John Bradley
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Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Head of Data Technology - Zurich

Start Date : 01/06/20
Salary: 200,000 - 300,000 CHF

Joining as the new Head of Data Technology you will have the remit to lead the Data and Business Intelligence function for the business & be responsible for over 200 staff globally. You will oversee 4 key areas, including Data Governance, Data Quality, BI Delivery and BI Architecture & Design. You will report in to the Global Head of Operations and the CFO.

You will be working in the global headquarters of a Swiss financial company. The working language is English, but German speaking skills are advantageous.

Essential experience:

  • Experience of developing and implementing a Data & BI centre of excellence/business service spanning People, Process, Technology & Data
  • Change Leadership skills, with the ability to set an agenda and convince others to follow; a proven ability to influence people and challenge the status-quo
  • Experience growing a successful BI function, allocating relevant procurement budgets & managing external spend
  • Significant Data & BI experience spanning technical delivery and leadership roles;
  • Knowledge of Oracle databases
  • Understanding of Data Modelling and the key differences between recognised industry techniques/models (e.g. Kimball, 3NF, Data Vault);
  • Relevant technical knowledge spanning ETL, Data Warehouse, BI and Data Governance/Management technologies; the Microsoft BI stack (inc. Power BI)
  • SQL & Data literate, with the ability to work with less data literate customers to achieve required outcomes;