Data Strategy Consultant

Ref: ZR_7121_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 August 2022


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Our client is seeking a Data strategist who will work with their clients within the defence sector to deliver data led solutions or define/implement data strategies.

Consultancy experience would be advantageous.

Experienced with Target Operating Models & Data Governance frameworks

Have you delivered data led solutions or defined/implemented data strategies.

If yes to the above, than apply NOW!

Key responsibilities


  • Interview client stakeholders, analyse metamodels and data sets and evaluate existing documentation in order to assess a client’s current Data Governance capabilities
  • Defining a client’s ‘to-be’ state, which will involve the design of Data Governance Target Operating Models (TOM)
  • Supporting the client in the creation of a business case to deliver Data Strategy & Governance (‘to-be’) improvements
  • Working on projects to embed TOMs, Data Governance frameworks and data capabilities in the client organisation in a sustainable way
  • Understanding the importance of stakeholder and change management and incorporating it into the implementation of Data Governance frameworks
Skills & experience
  • Willing and eligible to apply and obtain UK security clearance to Security Check (SC) or Developed Vetting level, if not holding an existing clearance
  • Have a keen interest in data and experience of operating in a client or business facing role
  • Business Analysis skills and experience such as process improvement, process and Operating Model design and requirements / information gathering techniques
  • Work effectively within an inclusive team to achieve common goals
  • Be able to assimilate and apply new techniques and knowledge to achieve business outcomes
  • Possess good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Manage stakeholders using clear communications and be able to form strong client relationships
  • Demonstrate an ability to think and address challenges in a creative manner
  • Experience of working in project teams

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  •  Demonstrate an understanding of Data Strategy and Governance principles and familiarity with processes, policies and any of the key technology vendor platforms

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Data Quality Management, Metadata and Master Data Management principles

  • Consulting experience

  • Experience of contributing to proposal writing, presentations and pre-sales activities

  • Project Management experience of both waterfall and agile delivery approaches

Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Mobile phone is not fully funded but you can claim on expenses for business use.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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You will be required to hold a minimum of SC Clearance. If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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