Operational Data Management Lead (12m FTC)

Date: 13-Sep-2018

Location: London, LND, GB, SW1V 2SA

Year: 2018

Company: The Random House Group Limited  

Requisition ID: 22752 



Penguin Random House UK is looking to improve the way we process, quality control and make available retailer and total consumer market data for BI reporting and data analysis.


The Operational Data Management Lead will identity and prioritise requirements for data availability and quality, and deliver business process and technology improvements against these requirements. You will be managing a small virtual project team, with members sitting in different organisational areas.


There are 4 main things this role is responsible for:


Stakeholder management

  • Asking the business what data they want and advising on its usage
  • Preparing realistic delivery plans and reports to stakeholders


Supplier management

  • Using influencing skills to optimise data feeds, data quality and SLAs



  • Detailed gathering of requirements, such as such as ETL processes, data model designs and validation checks, and identifying benefits for the business
  • Process re-engineering
  • Data migration and cleansing
  • Reconciling processes to measure accuracy



  • Managing a cross-functional team, including team development and performance management


We’re looking for:

  • A proven track record of managing and delivering projects with end-to-end accountability in a large multi-site organisation
  • Familiarity with a range of business and data analysis, modelling and design methods, and able to cope with complex data; a good current knowledge of IT standards, applications and trends.
  • Effective team leadership and management skills in a cross-function team
  • A comprehensive knowledge of relevant development life-cycles and the environment in which they operate
  • The ability to generate creative solutions to problems
  • Strong planning, communication and presentation skills and project quality management
  • An understanding of the interdependencies of business processes and information systems


You’ll be someone who can think ahead. You’ll have an open, positive attitude and have effective communication skills whether that’s verbally or written, with senior stakeholders or members of your team.


If this sounds like you, please apply by 23rd September.


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