The Vice President Data is responsible for:
Leverage the data and insight generated by the company’s products to drive revenue and identify product opportunities
Develop and execute the company’s best practice and strategy for data
Build a team of data scientists and data engineers to create a culture of data-led decision making
Ensure company is using state-of-the art technology end-to-end; from data pipelines, to analysis, algorithms and visualization
The VP Data is a crucial role at the heart of Dow Jones strategy. The role will provide technical and strategic leadership for the data function for Dow Jones
Key functions include:
The role will entail providing company-wide leadership, collaborating with many key stakeholders around the business, and taking guidance and direction from the News Corp data leadership. The role requires strong technical and business acumen.
Day to day management of the central analysis, data science and data engineering function
Develop best practice and implement the company’s strategy in a consistent way across all the stakeholders in the business
Provide analysis and insight, as well as build algorithms that serve as an engine to drive revenue for the business
Ensure data is available to the relevant areas of the businesses and teams in an actionable and usable way
Identify new market opportunities for Dow Jones’ consumer and institutional businesses
Manage external third parties where relevant
Build, mentor and support the data science, data engineering and analyst community within the company
Be instrumental in building a data-driven DNA for the organisation
Contribute to major recruitment, talent and publicity events and initiatives
Be financially due diligent and operate within the budgetary measures in place within the company
Foster a culture of collaboration and transparency
10+ years of experience in data science, data engineering and analytics/insights team
Expert level in at least one of machine learning algorithms, statistics, visualization, data engineering,natural language processing
Read and write code
Coaching and mentoring
Constructive challenge and influencing skills
Champion of change and effectively managing the implementation of new ideas/improvements.
Delivery leadership by example and excellence
Support and solicit input from team members at all levels within the business.
Communicate effectively with stakeholders
Continually define ways to improve business satisfaction and deepen stakeholder relationships.
Ensure that we consistently deliver superior technical solutions.
Demonstrate interest in and deep understanding of core business problems and challenges unique to the journalism and media industry
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: Data/Content Group
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 26869