Director of Data Services

Director of Data Services
Dublin / Hybrid Permanent Hybrid €115,000 - €140,000 Ref: 21476

Job Description

Our client is a leading technology firm and they are looking for a Director who can help grow their Data Consultancy Practise.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to fill the role of Director of Data Consultancy within our professional services practise. This role is pivotal in leading our data consultancy practice, ensuring the delivery of high-quality data solutions and advisory services to our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Lead the development and execution of the data consultancy strategy aligned with the firm’s overall objectives. Provide visionary leadership to drive innovation and excellence in data consultancy services.
  • Client Engagement: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their data-related challenges, and providing tailored solutions that add significant value to their businesses.
  • Team Management: Oversee a team of data consultants, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to ensure high performance and professional development. Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture that encourages creativity and excellence.
  • Project Management: Take ownership of data consultancy projects from initiation to completion, ensuring timely delivery, adherence to quality standards, and client satisfaction. Effectively manage resources, budgets, and timelines to achieve project goals.
  • Technical Expertise: Stay abreast of the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in data management, analytics, and visualization. Provide thought leadership and technical expertise to support the development and implementation of innovative data solutions.
  • Business Development: Identify new business opportunities and collaborate with the sales and marketing teams to expand the firm’s client base. Lead the development of compelling proposals and presentations to win new business and drive revenue growth.
  • Risk Management: Proactively identify and mitigate risks associated with data consultancy projects, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards. Implement robust data governance frameworks to safeguard client data and maintain confidentiality.

· Qualifications/ requirements:

  • Someone who has held positions of a Data Architect / Data Solutions Architect for a a consulting company.
  • An expertise in enterprise data models for analytics using dimensional, star, snowflake methodologies
  • At least One / two years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross functional team leadership

Excellent understanding of:

• Data wrangling and standard data cleansing, in different formats, including CSVs and structured tables.

• An expertise in Azure / MS Data technology is a must have (Azure cloud ETL toolset, including Azure SQL Server, Azure Data Factory, Datalake)

• Cloud infrastructure background and Big Data infrastructure is required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a 3rd level technical Degree.
  • Someone with 5 years plus Data Architecture experience and 10 years working in Data Engineering.
  • A background in Azure/ MS Data technology Suite
  • Team leading experience required (Manage teams of Data Engineers)
  • Act as an industry leader in your field.

Benefits:

  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Career progression
  • Healthcare
  • Gym
  • Life Assurance

 

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Name: Peter Kirby
Title: Director
Tel: 01 2866666
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