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Senior Director of Data Management

Florham Park, NJ 07932

Posted: 10/30/2023 Category: Data Science Job Number: 283149-1_1 Salary: $180,000 - 275,000

Job Description

Title: Senior Director of Data Management
Location: Florham Park, NJ or Remote
Salary: $180,000 - 275,000

The Senior Director of Data Management is a senior leadership role responsible for overseeing the strategic planning, implementation, and maintenance of company's data management processes and systems. This role plays a pivotal role in ensuring data accuracy, availability, security, and usability to support informed decision-making across the organization. The Senior Director of Data Management will collaborate with cross-functional teams, establish data governance policies, and lead initiatives to optimize data-related processes.

Senior Director of Data Management How you will contribute:

Data Strategy and Governance:

-Develop and execute a comprehensive data management strategy aligned with the organization's goals and objectives.
-Establish and enforce data governance policies, standards, and best practices.
-Ensure compliance with data privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA) and industry-specific standards.

-Data Architecture and Infrastructure:

-Oversee the design and maintenance of data architectures, including data warehouses, data lakes, and data pipelines.
-Collaborate with IT teams to ensure data infrastructure scalability, reliability, and performance.
-Evaluate and recommend data management technologies and tools.

Master Data Management

-Develop, recommend, and align data hierarchy across key stakeholders including the Insights & Analytics, RGM, Sales and Marketing teams

Data Quality and Integration:

-Define data quality standards and implement data quality assurance processes.
-Facilitate data integration across various systems and sources to provide a unified view of organizational data.
-Monitor data quality metrics and lead efforts to remediate data issues.

Data Security and Compliance:

-Implement data security protocols and access controls to safeguard sensitive data.
-Conduct regular data audits and risk assessments to ensure compliance with data security regulations.
-Establish disaster recovery and business continuity plans for data assets.

Data Analytics and Reporting:

-Collaborate with business intelligence and analytics teams to provide data for reporting and advanced analytics.
-Ensure that data is readily available and accessible for reporting and business insights.
-Support data-driven decision-making by providing accurate and timely data.
Team Leadership and Development:
-Build and lead a high-performing data management team, including data engineers, data analysts, and data administrators.
-Mentor and develop team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
Stakeholder Collaboration:
-Collaborate with business leaders and department heads to understand their data needs and priorities.
-Act as a liaison between IT, business, and executive leadership to align data initiatives with organizational objectives.

Budget and Resource Management:

-Develop and manage the data management budget, including resource allocation and cost control.
-Identify opportunities for cost optimization and resource efficiency.
Senior Director of Data Management What you will bring
-A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career.

The Senior Director of Data Management plays a crucial role in driving the organization's data-driven decision-making capabilities, ensuring data accuracy, security, and compliance, and optimizing data-related processes to support strategic goals and objectives.

Senior Director of Data Management Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Computer Science, Information Systems, Business).
-Proven experience (typically 15+ years) in data management, with at least 5 years in a leadership or managerial role.
-In-depth knowledge of data management principles, practices, and technologies.
-Familiarity with data privacy regulations and compliance requirements.
-Strong ana

Meet Your Recruiter

Paul Chatlos

Paul Chatlos joined Smith Hanley in 2013. He is currently the Data Science and Analytics Practice Lead for the East and West Coasts and a Principal of the company. Prior to joining Smith Hanley, he recruited marketing professionals in the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology industries and also worked in Physician Recruitment. He prides himself on building excellent relationships with both clients and candidates in order to best address their hiring needs and career goals. He also believes that recruiting is finding the best “match” of candidate and opportunity. 

He holds a BS in Psychology from James Madison University. Outside of work, Paul enjoys playing golf regularly and is an avid sports fan. 

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