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Data Manager

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00647284

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Data Management Professional (All Levels up to Senior Manager)

London

100% Travel

 

The fourth industrial revolution is here! Data is the currency and its disrupting the world. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? At Accenture, we are pride ourselves in leading this trend and applying all that is new in this revolution now! We are not only applying the new in how we work, we are helping our clients do the same, leveraging new approaches and using this data to uncover insights to better serve their customers, uncover untapped revenue, grow and manage their businesses effectively whilst mitigating risk. We are making sure our clients stay relevant in this revolution. Do you want to be at the forefront of this trend, doing work that really matters and has impact? Then join us!

 

Accenture Data Business Group, part of our Intelligent Engineering Services practice is  focussed on just that, helping our clients harness the power of their data into their most valuable asset. We work with multiple levels of stakeholders from the frontline staff to the most senior CXOs -Chief Data Officers to Chief Analytics Officers, Chief Financial Officers etc to help them transfrom their businesses on their journeys to becoming truly Data Driven companies. At the heart of this journey is building robust foundational data managemnt capabilities that can be leveraged to build market changing analytics and derive relevant insights create advantage.

That is what we help our clients do.

 

Our work touches all aspects of the information lifecycle and the solutions we deliver help our clients not only gain, but sustain their competitve advantage. If you want to be part of a firm that is applying the “new” now then join us.

 

 

The Role

 

In your position as a Data Management professional, you will be involved in all aspects of our clients journeys to be come data driven organisations. You will help our clients define and implement pragmatic and future proof solutions to managing their information lifecycle so they can unlock value.  The role involves:

  • Delivering exciting complex and often challenging and rewarding data management engagements for clients - from shaping the data strategy to implementation, project managing all facets of the engagement etc.
  • Helping clients solve some of their most crucial business problems by helping them build robust data management capabilities that enable them to manage and use their data as an asset
  • Supporting the build and development of the Data Management practice including helping to develop new capabilities for clients, internal propositions, providing thought leadership, developing new offerings etc
  • Supporting the growth and development of our people through team leadership, helping to develop junior members of the team through mentorship, coaching etc. At Accenture, our people and clients are our most precious assets and we strive to nurture and develop our people in innovative ways

 

What you will be doing

The typical work you will be doing will be supporting our clients in one or more of the following ways:

  • Supporting the definition of a vision and strategy for their data, including Data Management, Analytics management and use cases
  • Helping clients discover and articulate their business cases for data change including data value
  • Supporting the definition and implementation of  Data Governance Operating models, Data Quality Frameworks and set up of Data Management Organisation/chief Data Office functions
  • Working alongside clients to define their overall Solution Architectures and Blueprint for Data Management 
  • Implementation of Data Management capabilities such as Metadata Management, Data Quality CoEs, Master and Reference Data Management, Data Lineage, Data Access Management etc  to support clients digital capabilities including Analytics, Articficial Intelligence, Machine Intelligence and Hybrid architectures e.g Big Data Lake infrastructures etc

What we are looking for

  • We are looking for people who want to be at the front and centre of the data economy, those who are eager to learn and build their expertise on data mangement and thrive in fast paced, complext environments
  • If you are a critical thinker who can break down a complex problem, structre an approach and clearly articulate in simple terms to a client, and are not afraid of a challenge, then we are looking for you. 
  • Data Management spans a range of skills and capabilities and we are looking for professionals with experience in one or more of the following

 

    • Subject matter expertise on end to end data lifecycle management including design, analysis and overall processes and tools associated with governing data
    • Defining a Vision, Strategy and Roadmap for data management well as developing the case for change to support that vision
    • Defining Data Management Operating models including Data Governance Frameworks and the roles and responsibilities around ownership of data across an enterprise and how these roles collaborate to achieve effective management of data
    • Setting up a Data Quality Framework including processes, measurement, roles and responsibilities and support on appropriate tooling selection for the same
    • Setting up a Data Management Program office/ Chief Data Office or experience working across different groups of stakeholders to define and embed standards, processes and policies around data
    • Defining and Implementing Master data, Reference data and Metadata Management, including next generation solutions and strategies, operating models, architecture and solution components
    • Experience on integration and data architecture tools including big data platforms involving ETL, data modelling using appropriate tools
    • Knowledge of data centric regulatory regimes such as BCBS239, CCAR, GDPR, IRFS 9 MifidII etc

 

Technical Skills  

  • Hands on experience with one or more data management tools including Collibra, ASG, Talend, Informatica, Axon, etc
  • Metadata management tools/information catalogs –  Collibra, Alation, ASG etc
  • Data Quality & Lineage management tools – Informatica, Info Analyser, Ab Initio, Attacama,
  • Big Data Management Tools such as Atlas, Collibra Connect, Cloudera Navigator etc
  • Data Modelling tools such as ER studio, Erwin, SAS
  • Project Management Experience – Prince2, Agile
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent)
 
Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: Analyst, Senior Analyst, Consultant, Assistant Manager, Manager and Senior Manager
 
 
About Accenture
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
Closing Date for Applications 31/12/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
 

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