Senior Manager Data Management and Strategy – FS Consulting – NSI & Bluefin Talent

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Senior Manager Data Management and Strategy - FS Consulting - Dubai

• Responsible for sales and delivery of data & analytics propositions, with a specific focus on data management and data strategy pillars
• Help build the data management & data strategy business in the Middle East and build the team to ensure positions itself as one of the major players in the region.
• Responsible for supporting business development activities, focusing on data management, and providing resource estimates for engagements
• Responsible for supporting client pitches and presentations and lead technical discussions around data management
• Responsible for drawing up and assessing data architectures, including traditional DWH, Big Data and Cloud Architectures
• Supporting build out of Data Strategies and Roadmaps for clients
• Developing innovative solutions using cutting-edge technologies, for structured and unstructured data
• Implementing governance strategies to ensure the security, integrity, and availability of information.
• Working with a range of global alliance partners from the largest (Microsoft, Oracle, Google) to SMEs specializing in specific technologies or industry verticals.
• Manage delivery of assignments including day-to-day follow up on project teams
• In addition to the above, embed data management proposition into other likely propositions within the financial consulting practice and ensure integrated concepts are taken to the clients
• Build and enhance data management team capabilities by always being up to date with data trends and understanding the impact on our clients so that you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market.
• Work with Partners & Directors to support internal thought leadership development on FS specific offerings.
• Develop propositions and impart this knowledge to Managers, Consultants, and Senior Consultants.
• Coach and mentor junior resources around FS business drivers and data management technical capabilities.


• A university degree, preferably in computer science, engineering, business, and information or similar, and ideally an MBA or MSc
• Years of Experience: 10+ years of experience in Data Management and Data Architecture
• Minimum 8 years of experience within a professional services environment
• Minimum 8 years of experience within Financial Services and specifically Banking sector
• Previous experience within the Middle East is a plus
• Technical experience: Data architecture and data strategy (EDW and Big Data), master data management, (building 360 view of the customer), data migration, ETL and Data Integration
• Detailed understanding of BI Architecture including cloud deployments
• Experience in writing and defining BI and reporting strategies
• Knowledge of the data management vendor landscape and experience with FS data models from Teradata, IBM, Oracle or Microsoft
• Experience in big data technologies (such as Hadoop)
• Familiarity with technologies including Hive, Spark, Atlas etc
• An understanding of implementing enterprise Big Data security and governance
• Knowledge of data modeling methodologies applicable in Big Data environments
• The ability to articulate Big Data use cases relevant in Financial Services
• Experience of visualization tools such as Power BI, Tableau, Spotfire or QlikView
• Knowledge of Data sourcing, profiling, cleansing, & transformation best practice methods, including capturing of lineage & data definitions
• In-depth financial sector acumen and the underlying market forces affecting the performance of organizations and their strategic objectives
• Demonstrated track record in business development and sales. Should have a track record in relationship management and business development
• Excellent organizational skills, having the ability to prioritize workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
• Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), particularly ability to articulate concepts and recommendations in written form (PowerPoint reports, data visualization etc.)
• The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project dictates
• Strong ability to be flexible and adaptive daily.
• Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team with a fast pace and high energy that will translate into a high-quality output
• Should have gained previous experience in managing staff and the ability to demonstrate leadership skills

About Company

NSI & Bluefin Talent

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Top level Years of experience: 10+ Salary: AED0 / Publish date: 26 Jan 2019

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