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Group Director of Data & Technology

Published on 05.05.2020

Company

Website : https://pegafrica.com/
Industries :
Electric, electronic, optical and precision equipments
Electricity, water, gas, nuclear, energy
Services other
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Position : Group Director of Data & Technology

Are you excited about working for a startup that is a social enterprise creating Impact on local communities? We are looking for a Group Director of Data to help set up our own Data Warehouse, help with building technical solutions and ongoing big data projects. Set out a data strategy for the short and long term. Manage the Data Engineering Manager who leads the Data Engineering Team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Mentor and Coach our Technical Management Team
  • Develop technical aspects of the companys strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage
  • Help departments use technology profitably
  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Build quality assurance and data protection processes
  • Monitor KPIs and Technological budgets to assess performance
  • Use stakeholders feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors
Required profile for job ad : Group Director of Data & Technology

What characteristics are we looking for in our Director of Data

  • You have experience of leading data science/engineering/development teams across geographies and have demonstrated strong business understanding and problem-solving skills
  • You have experience in developing long-term strategy and vision for data team and nail its execution
  • You have a natural talent for innovation and mentorship, building and leading high-performing team
  • You work well with virtual teams and adapt quickly to changing work environment
  • You are able to prioritize effectively by understanding the needs of different business partners, investors and senior management team
  • You act as a partner to our Business Leaders with the use of data in order to make informed business decisions.
  • You have a good business understanding and can visualize the relevant analysis requirements

What do we expect?

  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • At least 10 years management and strategic experience in this field
  • Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy (Eg. Awareness of Cloud Environments, Data Engineering, Data Warehouse and Analytics, ERP Systems, API Integrations)
  • Startup Fintech Experience will be great
  • Leadership and organizational abilities, Strategic thinking, Problem-solving attitude
  • Exceptional people and project management skills, and ability to plan work and delegate accordingly
  • Ability to explain data language to non data people and a great business understanding.
Job criteria for job ad : Group Director of Data & Technology
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Production, maintenance, quality
R&D, project management
Industries :
Electricity, water, gas, nuclear, energy
Services other
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Greater Accra
City : Accra
Experience level :
More than 10 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Number of Position(s) : 9

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