Data Management Lead

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Job Description

About the role

We’re looking for a passionate Data Management leader to ensure our business and customer data needs are effectively defined and managed. 

In this role, you will combine data management best practice with our rich subject matter expertise to lead a team of data management professionals in the ongoing development of our data assets and management capabilities. And you will work closely with senior stakeholders to inform investment decisions and prioritise project demand.

You will lead the development of our data roadmap ensuring our data remains informed by customer need and retains competitive advantage.  And you will be accountable for developing our data management profession and practices, growing and supporting a pipeline of expertise within the team and across OS.

The successful candidate will lead the Data Management team to:

Deliver effective data stewardship from capture through to publication, ensuring that both customer and business requirements are met alongside retaining and developing market leadership and competitive advantage in our data assets

Work with customers and propositions teams to translate customer needs into data requirements and collaborate closely with colleagues in other parts of the business to ensure a coherent approach across OS.

Lead the definition and prioritisation of backlogs and specifications for data inputs to OS products.

Define and implement processes to ensure that data is managed and documented effectively throughout the data lifecycle.

Establish effective external relationships with other data management professionals and bodies to ensure that OS remains up to date with emerging trends in data management best practice, and compliant with regulation.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for an experienced Data Management leader with the following key skills and experience:

Degree level qualification in a quantitative discipline or significant experience in a relevant field

Experience in managing a data centric team

Experience of data management leadership and specification development gained within a large data environment

Strong customer / competitor focus, presentation and consultancy skills

Knowledge of geospatial data usage and use cases

The Rewards 

We want you to love what you do. That’s why our benefits package rewards a job well done. We’ll give you: 

Salary – £55,488 to £62, 016

Performance related bonus

A competitive pension scheme

At OS we embrace flexible working and can consider different working hours dependent on the role and your personal circumstances

25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas

Plus, a suite of excellent additional benefits

Location: OSHQ is based in Southampton, Hampshire but at OS we believe work is something you do, not somewhere you go. We embrace a hybrid working model where we believe the choice is with the individual on when they work from our fantastic office or from home. We want to continue to be an inclusive employer and recognise that one size doesn’t necessarily fit all. 

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.