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Head of Data Management

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London, UK

Department Overview

Data Management is a team at Dunelm who are charged with unlocking the value of data and ensuring Dunelm manages data risks effectively. Our collective Data Vision is: “To enable better decisions by putting the right information in the right hands, at the right time; helping our business to thrive and become our Customers’ 1st choice for home.”

Covering all aspect of good data management, we work closely with colleagues across Dunelm to; define data policies, optimise processes, ensure data is of high-quality and available to the right people at the right time.

We have exciting plans with the implementation of a new PIM, re-platforming of our data estate and a new data governance framework (to name a few). It’s a great time to join our team.

The Data Management team provides the strategic direction and operational oversight required for us to leverage our data across our customers, colleagues, suppliers and products.  As the business’s data management expert, you will set the direction for data management across Dunelm, and be instrumental in driving a step change in how data is viewed and used across the business.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and improve the organisation's understanding of data, including at Executive team level. Act as a trusted consultant to help business leaders understand their roles as data owners, and mitigate risks related to data
  • Own, maintain and embed the Data Management Strategy and model for the business, aligned with the wider business strategy
  • Embed data ownership and stewardship at Dunelm, working with data owners and key stakeholders to ensure data is used appropriately, safely and compliantly
  • Build our capability in Data Quality, including establishing the right frameworks, tooling and processes to assess and improve data quality, and educating the business on its importance
  • In partnership with Technology, oversee the development and deployment of tools and processes to help the business capture, document, manage and surface meta data more effectively
  • Inform strategy and define best practices, governance, ownership and accountability for master data management solutions
  • Lead appropriate forums to establish, monitor, and develop a data governance framework, including roles, responsibilities and priorities. Report to the Executive team regarding data risk management and regulatory compliance where required
  • Develop and manage a programme to routinely analyse data to meet regulatory reporting requirements, as well as ensuring historic and new data changes are made correctly and are fit for purpose
  • Promote the use of data as a strategic asset
  • Partner with Business, Tech and Product teams to ensure that our solutions are designed and managed in accordance with the organization’s data principles and guidelines
  • Develop, coach and lead a team of 5 Data Management professionals
  • As a leader within the broader Insight & Analytics team (c.45 colleagues) you’ll take a proactive role in developing the team, culture and ways of working, making connections and encouraging collaboration across the broader team, as well as with the wider Customer organisation.

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Employer: Dunelm (@dunelmuk)
Location: London, UK
Posted Date: 09/05/2024
Expiry Date: 09/09/2024
Type: Full-Time
Categories: Data Manager / Analysis / Governance, PIM / Product Manager
Ref: DN-JB-1803
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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