Director, Data and Analytics at Ensono

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The Director, Data and Analytics bears responsibility on behalf of the organization to foster value creation by means of the organization's data assets and external data ecosystem. The associated tasks include:• Creating value through data exploitation• Envisioning data-enabled strategies• Enabling all forms of business outcomes through analytics• Establishing data and analytics governance• Specifying enterprise information policy• Developing the overall data and analytics strategy• Executing the enterprise data and analytics roadmap
Primary Responsibilities
  • Take authority, responsibility and accountability for exploiting the value of enterprise information assets, and of the analytics used to render insights for decision making, automated decisions and augmentation of human performance. Be the corporate leader of data-driven insights that help support the exploitation of strategic and tactical business opportunities.
  • Work with board members and other executives to establish the vision for managing data as a business asset - to exploit data using research and analytics to maximize the return on data assets. Develop methods to ensure consistent application and use of analytics. Establish the governance of data and algorithms used for analysis, analytical applications and automated decision making.
  • Define data and analytics strategy practices, lead the creation (and assure the ongoing relevance) of the firm's data and analytics strategy in collaboration with the CIO and Executive Leaders. Institute an enterprise operating model that is consistent with the capabilities and competencies required to execute the strategy.
  • Oversee the development and deployment of the enterprise's data and analytics platform for digital business.
  • Lead research, strategy creation and development of new data products or services to expand markets, monetize data (directly and indirectly) and grow company revenue.
  • Expand the organization's research and analytics offerings, especially in emerging analytical approaches, skills and technologies, focusing them on digital business innovation.
  • Foster the creation of a data-driven culture, related competencies and data literacy across the enterprise.
  • Identify new kinds, types and sources of data to enable business innovation throughout the organization. Create and oversee a centralized service for sourcing external data to ensure quality, traceability, timeliness, usability and cost-effectiveness. Define processes for the effective, integrated introduction of new data.
  • Organize and chair a data and analytics governance council that meets at least quarterly. Participants typically include the Executive Leaders, CIO and leaders representing a number of key business units (often acting in the role of local data stewards).
  • Define, manage and advance enterprise information management principles, policies and programs for stewardship, advocacy and custodianship of data and analytics, in concert with legal, information security, and corporate risk and compliance offices.
  • Define, manage and ensure an adequate information trust model, controls for master data and metadata management, including reference data.
  • Ensure that business reports derived from controlled data are consistent and representative of the true state of the business.
  • Measure master data and reference data for compliance to policy, standards and conceptual models. Assure the deployment and management of data quality monitoring practices.
Management and Operational Accountabilities
  • Develop, manage, allocate and govern the annual budget for Data and Analytics.
  • Organize and lead a data and analytics center of excellence, and constantly improve the organization's capacity to develop insights with advanced analytics. Define members' responsibilities and accountabilities for both. Define job roles, recruit candidates, and then manage (directly or indirectly) a team of data and analytics governance leaders and senior information management professionals in different regions or business units across a complex, international group enterprise.
  • Lead the development, publishing and maintenance of the organization's information architecture, as well as a roadmap for its future development, ensuring that it matches and supports business needs.
  • Oversee the integration and staging of data, and the development and maintenance of the data lakes, data warehouse and data marts, for use by analysts throughout the organization.
  • Partner with Enterprise Architecture to scan the horizon for emerging management tools, skills, techniques and technologies. Work together to ensure their timely introduction for competitive advantage and to minimize duplication.
Job Requirements
Education
A bachelor's or master's degree in business administration, computer science, data science, information science or related field, or equivalent work experience. Academic qualification or professional training and experience in legal and regulatory areas are also desirable.
Experience
  • Fifteen or more years of business experience, ideally in business management, legal, financial or information or IT management - recently at or near the executive level. Broad business experience internally and within the vertical industry is desired.
  • Five or more years of progressive leadership experience in leading cross-functional teams and enterprisewide programs, operating and influencing effectively across the organization and within complex contexts.
  • Experience in integrating complex, cross-corporate processes and information strategies, and/or designing strategic metrics and scorecards.
  • Strategy and management consulting experience desirable.
Knowledge/Skills
  • Excellent business acumen and interpersonal skills; able to work across business lines at a senior level to influence and effect change to achieve common goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership; proven track record of leading complex, multidisciplinary talent teams in new endeavors and delivering solutions.
  • Proven data literacy - The ability to describe business use cases/outcomes, data sources and management concepts, and analytical approaches/options. The ability to translate among the languages used by executive, business, IT and quant stakeholders.
  • Information strategy experience - Experience in strategic technology planning and execution, and policy development and maintenance.
  • Analytical skills - Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with business information generation and analysis methods.
  • Ability to effectively drive business, culture and technology change in a dynamic and complex operating environment.
  • Gravitas to develop a framework for information and analytics governance, as well as to sell and embed it in all levels of the business.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain digital concepts and technologies to business leaders, and business concepts to technologists. The candidate should be able to "sell" ideas and processes internally at all levels, including the board and investors.
  • Proven record of effective leadership, including the ability to balance team and individual responsibilities, build teams and consensus, get things done through others not directly under his/her supervision, and work ethically and with integrity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following is desired, but not essential: data structure, information systems/tools, related software and data management, enterprise content management, and record-keeping policies and practices in a complex organizational environment.
  • Broad experience desired, but not essential, in multiple competency areas of data and analytics delivery. Examples are data warehousing, business intelligence (BI), data governance, data architecture, data integration, data classification, data strategy, data quality management, data security and privacy, MDM, data standards, regulatory compliance and enterprise architecture frameworks.
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Location

Our HQ is 22 miles from the Loop; near Belmont station, BNSF line. Plenty of places to eat & shop!

An Insider's view of Ensono

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I find the culture to be very open and collaborative. One can be on a call with a customer and ask your technical resource across from you a specific question or run into our CEO in the hallway while grabbing a cup of coffee. We allow feedback to be given and changes to be heard. Leadership constantly finds ways to make it an exciting workplace

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What does your typical day look like?

A typical day in our Full Stack DevOps world is collaborative, affords room for creative problem-solving, offers unique opportunities and challenges. Our work involves using cloud technologies to solve application’s needs, research datalake technologies and architect to process large amounts of performance data. We also lay 6 man variation of ping

Jake Frazier-Flores

Software Engineer

What are Ensono Perks + Benefits

Ensono Benefits Overview

Benefits include - generous maternity and paternity leave, generous paid days off and company paid holidays. Sabbatical, adoption, compassion and bereavement leave days, adoption assistance and flexible spending account. Healthcare and 401K eligibility on 1st day of work. Paid volunteer days.

Wellness programs - designed to help us be our best! Fitness week, Virgin Pulse® platform, wellness plans for credits and discounts on medical plan contributions.

Fun ergonomic workplace - free snacks, onsite gym & trainer, yoga classes, Beer O'Clock days.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer O' Cart every month!
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Onsite gym available!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

15 options for coffee and chocolate drinks (its a coffee machine with an IP address after all!) Also, Starbucks machine with chai latte counts, right? And then after the free snacks and all the hot chocolate - get some steps in while checking your emails in our fitness center. We have associate discounts on various products and services locally and nationally.

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