Head of Data

Posted 05 April 2024
Salary £130000.00 - £150000.00 per annum
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Client Services
Contact NameMalik Osman

Job description

Head of Data

Location: London with remote flexibility

About the Company:

Our client is a leading innovation and value creation engine within the financial technology sector. Leveraging proprietary expertise, they identify, unlock, and accelerate value for their portfolio companies and partners.

Role Overview:

Working closely with the Head of Ops and Product, as you will spearhead the establishment and growth of data capabilities within our client's organization. We're seeking someone with a strong Data Engineering background capable of building and leading a high-performing Data team. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be eager to delve into the world of AI.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the setup and expansion of the data team, both contract and permanent, from the ground up.
  • Collaborate closely with thier Senior Product Manager, to ensure seamless integration between data and product experiences.
  • Develop and implement data strategies, leveraging existing assets and talent to drive business success.
  • Engage with clients and portfolio companies to understand their data needs and deliver innovative solutions.
  • Cultivate a culture of excellence and innovation within the data team, promoting continuous learning and growth.


  • Bachelor's degree from a reputable university (Redbrick preferred but not mandatory).
  • Proven experience in data engineering or data science, with a track record of success in building and scaling data capabilities.
  • Strong technical proficiency, with the ability to work across a range of data stacks and technologies.
  • Commercial awareness and client-facing experience are essential, as you will be interacting with stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Willingness to adapt and learn, with a keen interest in AI and emerging technologies.
  • Ability to work within US timeframes and collaborate effectively with international teams.

Selection Process:

  • Initial screening with Counterpart in the US
  • Second-stage interview including 2x technical tests.
  • 30-minute cultural fit assessment.
  • Opportunities to engage with portfolio companies and clients to showcase your expertise.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package with performance bonuses.
  • Exciting opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment, where your ideas are valued.
  • Flexibility in location and working arrangements.

If you're passionate about data, innovation, and driving real-world impact, we want to hear from you. Join us on our journey to redefine what's possible in the digital landscape.

Apply now to become our Head of Data!