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Dougie McAndrew

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Our client, a leading Big 4 advisory and consulting firm, is growing its data engineering/architecture advisory team in the UK, in response to unprecedented demand from commercial and retail banking clients. They are looking to bring in a Senior Manager to the team. At this level, you will be expected to manage and help develop a team of junior resources while managing client engagements, as well as being involved in business development and sales opportunities as an expert in data engineering/architecture. The role could be based anywhere in the UK but London or Edinburgh would be preferred locations.

The role will involve, tasks such as:
• Managing the delivery of client engagements, ranging from high value advisory work, through to large scale execution of data, and analytical transformation projects with global Retail and Commercial Banking clients.
• Developing and managing a portfolio of senior client relationships across our largest and most important clients.
• Identifying and converting a pipeline of client opportunities to help drive and scale the Retail & Commercial Banking business.
• Cultivating and closing client opportunities by delivering proposals which exceed expectations.
• Positioning yourself to best advise on an enterprise data solution to cater to the clients' and projects' storage needs and to enable batch and streaming data ingestion, transformation and analytics.
• Contributing to the development of innovative products and services that respond to market developments and the changing risk landscape.
• Supporting the development of reusable assets from ongoing engagements, from frameworks to utilities, and connecting with global engineering teams to harness our broader capabilities and knowledge.
• Developing the people around you to create a network of specialists to support clients in their data objectives.
• Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.

We’re looking for:
• Extensive practical experience in data engineering and data architecture design, ideally around data infrastructure, developing batch and streaming pipelines, and implementing data warehousing and data lakes within the financial sector.
• Strong planning, organisation and people management skills.
• Understanding and application of Cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Azure).
• Managing large multi-disciplinary teams and following agile delivery processes.
• Experience of building relationships- particularly with C-Suite level stakeholders and successful entrepreneurs.
• Comfortable working as a team to help build a pipeline of sales opportunities across a portfolio of clients.
• Vision and appetite to grow and scale a business.
• Excellent commercial awareness and business acumen, including a good understanding of data architecture, Information management, application of AI/visualization tools.
• The ability to identify client needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches.
• Demonstrate the ability to constructively evaluate and work in a collaborative environment.
• Experience working with senior management to understand the data vision, review and recommend a data strategy that fits the client's profile and deliver complex solutions that drive commercial value

If you’d like to find more and have the right experience for the role, please get in touch.

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