Head of Data - Strategy & Transformation

  • IT Search, Dublin, Leinster
  • Full-time

Company Description

This multi-national organisation is at the forefront of global customer & business communications capabilities and is undergoing major technological and digital transformation. 

The Head of Data is a significant role with a sizable thought leadership focus. 

Job Description

Head of Data | Strategy & Transformation 

IT Search have been retained to appoint a Head of Data for a global organisation with a European HQ in Ireland. You'll be part of the technology management team and work closely with C-Suite Technology & Information leaders.

The Head of Data is a significant role with a sizable thought leadership focus. 

This is a newly created role and is a such an exciting opportunity to work closely with the C-Suite to:

  • Consolidate the group data functions on a pan organisational level
  • Centrilise the various data teams BI, FS, CRM & Technology
  • Develop and drive in the early stages,  data transformation projects to include Audit, Governance and Policy Development
  • Draft and implement a data driven business strategy, creating actionable insights that deliver transformational business impact.
  • Lead the development and implementation of an org. wide data analytics vision, strategy & roadmap 
  • Identify new sources of data to drive innovation throughout the organisation and define processes for the effective integration of new data sources
  • Act as an evangelist to drive a data driven culture across operations
  • Drive critical reporting functions & capabilities 

What are we looking for?

  • 8+ years of experience in management
  • International experience (preferred)
  • A sizeable commercial accumen and global outlook 

Further information on application or if you'd like to make a surface inquiry in confidence for the Head of Data role please contact

IT Search | Technology - Data - Infrastructure - Software - Recruitment & Senior Search & Selection | Dublin - Cork - Europe 

Data Science Headhunter | Data Analytics Recruiter | Data Jobs | Data Recruitment Ireland 


You’ll hold strong and proven experience in:

  • managing change and transformation projects at scale
  • engaging with C-level leaders
  • data & BI related initiatives in a large organisation 
  • drafting and implementing data governance mechanisms
  • communicating upwards and downwards internally to achieve critical milestones whilst exercising professional tact, diplomacy and creativity 
  • engaging with technical and non technical teams
  • strategy development in blue chip organisations
  • delivering data driven projects at top table across multiple industries partcularly those which have undergone significant digital and technological transformation 
  • piloting new initiatives
  • handling cultural change both short and long term 

Additional Information

Adrian Clarke | Head of Analytics Recruitment

Data Science Headhunter  in Data Technology, Data Analytics, Blockchain, Data Engineering, Data Insights & Data Innovation & Leadership 

If above might be of interest, please contact Adrian on

Ph.: 01 5079283 / 087 1146347