Data Manager

Data Manager
  • £60,000 - £70,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK EH1 2DH Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH1 2DH
Job Ref: BBBH125673
Sector: Data & Analytics
Date Added: 21 February 2023

Data Manager We are currently recruiting for a Data Manager to join a FTSE 100 financial services business with a presence in both Edinburgh and London. The role will ideally be based in Edinburgh but they may consider someone in London who would be willing to travel occasionally to the Edinburgh office. The Data Manager sits in the Asset management function and will support the Data Management lead to grow the function. The goal of the Data Management team is to embed 'data as an asset' within the culture of the function in order to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet the overall Asset Management needs and thereby enabling Asset management to become truly a data driven function. The role will focus on the design, implementation and operation of a best in class data management capability, covering all aspects including processes, systems and validations across the Asset Management function. The role will support the business in leveraging data securing internal / external stakeholder support to execute and deploy the strategy.Key Responsibilities Data Management

  • Assist the manager in driving the adoption of data management processes, validation, metrics, tooling and solutions across Asset Management.
  • Establish and document the business requirements for automating data management processes in Asset Management strategic platforms.
  • Drive the adoption of reporting, measurement and continuous improvement in data management.
  • Static Data Management across core Asset Management platforms including Portfolio, Private Credit and Security Master
  • Data creation/maintenance for non-business owned data e.g., Index Name Listing and business owned data
  • Data Scrubbing (historic data in the platform when prioritised) e.g., Standardise asset classifications
  • Acting as a platform steward providing functional support and acting as liaison between business and technical teams
  • Operations advisory for Change Projects / Business Activities e.g. Product setup by the business
  • Support business with data queries e.g., Actuarial quarter end enquiries
  • Support Business / IT on Reporting i.e., managing reporting datasets, Quick sight dashboard
  • Reporting and governance

Data Quality

  • Identify data quality gaps in Investment Data, and partner with owners, operations teams and

technology to mitigate risk

  • Identifies Data Quality issues for escalation and tracking to Data Governance.

Tools and Technology

  • Contributes to the evolution and integration of data management toolsets.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on data management business requirements and works with delivery teams to ensure requirements are clearly defined, communicated and considered as part of overall prioritisation and planning process
  • Works with delivery leads to design and implement data management capabilities to achieve solution and service improvements

What We're Looking For Skills

  • Experience within a Financial Services organisation, preferably Asset Management
  • Experience in a data discipline particularly Data Management & Data Quality
  • Ability to lead and drive initiatives delivered by virtual and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to identify and differentiate between tactical and strategic solutions
  • Strong data and analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work to tight timescales within a high energy team environment
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills


  • Good knowledge of Data Management principles within a Financial Services environment
  • Understanding of complex regulatory environments
  • Understanding of data architecture and technology solutions

If you have the desired skills and experience and would be interested in finding out more please respond to this advert by following the link below and attaching a copy of your most recent CV. If successful we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.


Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

23/03/2023 11:54:00
GBP 60000 70000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Peter Davenport

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