Contract Chief Data Architect - central Government


Contract Chief Data Architect - central Government

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Business Solutions

  • Job type:


  • Salary::

    £500 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Martin Warner

  • Contact email:


  • High Salary:


  • Low Salary:


  • Reference:

    18 Chief Data Archit

  • Job Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months plus

  • Expiry Date:


  • Startdate:

    September 2020

  • Consultant:


My client - a Professional Services Company feeding into Central Government departments
needs to recruit the services of a very experienced Chief Data Architect

The role will include

Lead the data architecture team on huge Programmes to support delivery of robust data services

The successful candidate will:

- Inspire best practice for data products and services within your teams
- Work with colleagues across the programme, establish the data vision, strategy and roadmap for the programme
- Build data engineering capability by providing technical leadership and knowledge sharing opportunities within the programme
- Work with other senior team members to identify, plan, develop and deliver services
- Work with colleagues across the programme to ensure a joined up approach to delivery of data products
- Work with the Data function to ensure that data work within the programme adheres to and supports best practice
- Act as task manager for data architects working within the programme and ensure their work is aligned with the data roadmap and programme priorities

Skills needed for this role

- very strong communication skills (data).
- The ability to mediate between people
- Communicating with stakeholders at all levels.
- Management of stakeholders' expectations and facilitation of discussions across high risk programmes and/or constrained timescales.

- The ability to speak and represent the community to large audiences inside and outside of government.
- Very strong data analysis and synthesis.
- The ability to understand and help teams apply a range of techniques for data profiling. - - Ability to source system analysis from a complex single source as well as bringing multiple data sources together in a conformed model for analysis.
- Able to establish enterprise-scale data integration procedures across the data development life cycle and ensure that teams adhere to these.
- Manage resources to ensure that data services work effectively at an enterprise level.
- Data innovation; Investigation of emerging trends in data-related approaches
- Data integration design.
- Establishing standards and keeping abreast of best practice in industry and across government.
- Expert Data Modelling.
- The ability to reverse-engineer data models from a live system.
- Strong metadata management.
- Data engineering).
- Strong testing experience. Able to review requirements, specifications and define test conditions.
- Identify issues and risks associated with work

Please send your CV to me, Martin Warner, and I will get back to you as soon as possible