Data Project Lead - Financial Services

Data Project Lead - Financial Services

About the role

You will be working with one of our Financial Services clients to help implement a Data Quality program Operating Model. You must have strong project and program management skills and it will be highly desirable if you have industry experience in data, data management and/or regulatory initiatives.

Key responsibilities and tasks

  • Creating, hiring and mobilising a new function for a centralised business process ownership
  • You will be part of the 1st line of defence for several data management processes and controls
  • Gain consensus among project teams and stakeholders and drive initiatives to completion effectively
  • Mobilise and motivate delivery in a co-operative and collaborative working environment across trading and support/infrastructure/control functions
  • Design and implement structured business and operational processes and business requirements documentation
  • Employ developed communication and interpersonal skills in order to guide, influence and lead colleagues
  • Able to understand and present complex technical data / details to senior management at a high level

Skills and experience

  • Strong project and program management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with attention to detail
  • Management and facilitation to achieve objectives, with both local and with remote teams
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and leadership skills
  • Expertise and hands-on practitioner expertise in designing and implementing structured business/operational processes and business requirements documentation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to seamlessly communicate complex technical issues to non-technical colleagues.
  • Knowledge and experience of structured project management techniques in a front office environment
  • Knowledge of Operational Risk methodologies/frameworks and demonstrable appreciation of the need for and impact of controls, thresholds and Data Quality rules plus fundamental data terminology
  • Demonstrable experience in trade processing front-to-back, risk and control, markets, operations, and support & control areas within a large bank/dealer
  • Knowledge of global markets trading products (Fixed Income, Equity, Currencies & Commodities) and/or securities services (Prime, Clearing)
  • 8+ years’ experience in similar field

How to apply

  • Please send a CV and covering letter to
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Please note that due to the volume of applications only successful candidates will be contacted