Head of Data

  • Job Reference: KGR6755890
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Contract Head of Data
Reference: 6755890
Location: London


A position has arisen for a Head of Data for a global marketing and technology agency. This role is a combination of data analysis and data strategy. The position will involve managing a data driven transformation project. The successful candidate must be able to collaborate with multiple teams.

Your duties will include:

  • Partnering with executives, client partners and new business teams to unlock growth opportunities with data
  • Developing  relationships  in order to participate in group-level opportunities
  • Enhancing the way that the agency tells its story including credentials, case studies, pitch documents, papers, conferences and website
  • Providing marketing consulting services as well as customer database analytics and digital media analytics
  • Assisting clients in making smarter decisions and achieving greater results


The successful candidate should have:

  • Expertise in multi channel analytics including both on and offline channels
  • Exceptional consultative skills with broad knowledge across all marketing disciplines
  • Ability to drive a consultative process (workshops, discovery and strategy development)  to help clients and prospective clients recognise opportunities in data
  • Prototype, experiment and innovate on the core offering using interactions with clients to create new capabilities rooted in data
  • Experience managing a team, demonstrate the ability to motivate and develop staff, as well as delegate effectively
  • Capable of translating complex data sets into insights that will help to drive client business forward and the ability to present those finding to key stakeholders
  • Ability to present complicated data insights and strategic recommendations in a client facing manner and teach others to do the same
  • Confidence to challenge the client and team and to ensure delivery on marketing metrics that drive business outcome
  • Brilliant client service and fostering that culture within your team to ensure smooth delivery across what is a complex piece of business
  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills

Desirable skills:

  • Experience working for a large digital agency


To apply for this role or to find out about other technology jobs, please contact Kayleigh Reynolds on the Reading Digital Recruitment team on 0118 207 1212 or kreynolds@venngroup.com

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.