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  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    AI & Data(IBP)
  • Division:
    IBP Business Enablement
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:
    Competitive

Analytics Enablement Lead (10135)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.


Are you passionate about turning data into insights and driving a data-driven culture? Are you experienced in leading data analytics functions and implementing modern analytics solutions? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as an Analytics Enablement Lead.

The Analytics Enablement Lead is a vital role that supports and guides federated and embedded analytics teams across the organisation, helping them turn data into insights. The Analytics Enablement Lead helps establish and enforce policies, standards, and practices for analytics excellence. They collaborate with federated and embedded analytics teams to create a community, standardise processes, and drive innovation in analytics.

A key part of this role also involves overseeing the transition from legacy analytics systems to modern, scalable analytics solutions, including tracking the deprecation of outdated analytics reports. Additionally, the Analytics Enablement Lead enables business stakeholders to access, use, and trust data products for data-driven decisions. They are a champion and evangelist of a data-driven culture and best practices, empowering teams to use data effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Analytics Strategy and Policy Development: Develop a comprehensive data analytics strategy that aligns with our organization's overall goals and data strategy. Establish policies standards, and best practices for data analytics to ensure consistency, efficiency, and effectiveness across the organization.

  2. Leadership in Analytics Community: Foster a strong community of practice among data analysts and business intelligence professionals across the organization, promoting a culture of knowledge sharing, collaboration, and continuous learning. Facilitate regular forums or workshops to discuss analytics trends, challenges, and opportunities for innovation 

  3. Management of Analytics Tools and Platforms: Collaborate with the Head of the Data Platform to ensure the analytics platform and tools meet the current and future needs of the organization. Oversee the selection, implementation, and optimization of analytics tools and platforms, ensuring they offer robust capabilities for data exploration, visualization, and advanced analytics.

  4. Transition from Legacy Systems: Manage the systematic deprecation of legacy analytics reports and systems, ensuring a smooth transition to modern analytics solutions with minimal disruption to business operations. 

What We Are Looking For:

  • Proven experience in leading data analytics functions, with a solid understanding of analytics methodologies, tools, and platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of the financial services industry, including familiarity with regulatory requirements and business processes.
  • Excellent leadership and community-building skills, with the ability to foster a collaborative environment among a diverse group of analytics professionals.
  • Expertise in managing transitions from legacy systems to modern analytics platforms, including change management and stakeholder communication.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to oversee multiple initiatives simultaneously and deliver results on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of articulating analytics strategies and engaging with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience with Power BI/Microsoft Fabric, Omniscope essential.

Why Join Us:

  • Be part of a dynamic and innovative organization that values data-driven decision-making.
  • Lead and shape the analytics strategy, policies, and practices across the organization.
  • Work with a talented and diverse team of analytics professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous learning.
  • Drive the transition from legacy systems to modern, scalable analytics solutions, driving innovation and efficiency.
  • Make a meaningful impact on the organization's success by enabling data-driven decision-making and empowering teams to use data effectively

As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;

Wellbeing

Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance

Monetary

Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection

Travel

Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 


Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!


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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
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Daniel Szczerban

+44 20 7597 5933

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Benefits

Pension
Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance
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