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Data Team Manager

Job Title: Data Team Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG282
Job Published: March 20, 2019 10:34

Job Description

We have an exciting new position for a Data Team Manager to lead a small team within the Group IT Business, responsible for managing and operating the new, strategic end to end the Wates cloud based data platform and carrying out data related activities in support of Wates.  This platform is built on the Microsoft Azure platform utilising services including PowerBI, Data Factory, Data Lake and SQL as a Platform.


The Data Team Manager role is a technical manager role to both manage the team of 2 on a daily basis as well as being responsible for leading projects and working with suppliers on larger deliveries. The management portion of this role includes managing team workload, supporting individual team members, completing regular performance reviews, and working with the wider Group IT team. When not managing the team, the Data Team Manager will lead the improvement and expansion of the data platform by leading projects and supporting major projects as well as responding to reporting requests from all levels of the business. They will also be accountable for ensuring the team complete daily operations activities this may include low level technical design, carrying out BI reporting, data capture, integration, transformation, and curation or problem analysis and resolution. This includes taking data requirements from the business and translating those into technical solutions.


This is a new role to Wates and the Data team Manager will be a critical role in to progress the strategic pillar of data and will be responsible for ensuring we get a return on investment for our new, million pound plus investment in the data lake and reporting solution.


To be successful in this role you will have experience of      

Data Solution design
Data Curation
BI and how it applies to an organisation
Data Integration
Extract Transform Load (ETL) and Extract Load Transform (ELT)
Data Models (Physical and Logical)
Experience with multiple reporting platforms
Experience in managing small projects against business requirements
Experience with Kimble style data warehousing

The successful candidate will hold any Certification in Data Technology, and ITIL v3 Foundation, and have experience in, BI Reporting and Analysis, Power BI, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, SAP Business Objects, MS - Azure Platform, Data Lake Technology, Data Factory, SSIS, TSQL, USQL, Python or Similar, DAX, and Batch scripting (UNIX and PowerShell).


You will also have experience of developing and leading a team to understand and deliver the customer needs, and work collaboratively to achieve quality results.



A bit about us:


Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, along with communities and the environment, run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


We are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People.