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Senior Data Lead - Financial Crime

Sutton, Surrey
Job Type
21 Jul 2022
  • Job Title/Location: Senior Data Lead, Surrey & WFH
  • Salary: £negotiable, average bonus of c.19% (£12,500) + pension to 13% (£8,500)
  • WFH: 1-2 days p/w office based & 3-4 days WFH
  • Requirements: Change management experience within an Agile environment. Extensive data analysis/management experience inc. an understanding of Cloud data integration & management
  • Role Snapshot: Utilising data to vastly improve innovation, drive excellence, enhance the consumer experience through personalisation and deeper engagement, and transform internal operations

The Company/Dept: This company has built a great reputation for developing people within the Financial Services sector and they are going through a sustained period of expansion including developing new strains of business. This role is within our clients Financial Crime Hub (FCH), an area of around 80 people that is responsible for verifying new and existing global clients for Anti-Money Laundering purposes.

The Role: The purpose of this role is to utilise data to vastly improve innovation, encourage business growth, drive excellence in the consumer life cycle, enhance the consumer experience through personalisation and deeper engagement and transform internal operations to run more efficiently. You will also be fully involved in the change activities within the Controls & Data Management function, as well as operating as the Data Domain Lead for the FCH transformation journey. Key responsibilities include:

  • Fully accountable for leading the data work-stream within FCH
  • Work with other domain leads like CDD screening to ensure data work-stream is fully aligned with functional roadmap and implementation
  • Work closely with the wider data team to ensure the FCH data stream is fully aligned and adhering to governance, adoption of standards tools and techniques
  • Understand the data landscape within FCH - identify issues and work closely with wider teams to investigate and resolve them
  • Help in shaping business outcomes keeping data as a central theme
  • Provide regular updates and feedback to senior management
  • Challenge existing procedures and facilitate changes for improvement
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders and wider stakeholders in business and technology

Experience/Skills Required: Our client is looking for solid change management experience and extensive experience in managing/analysing data, including a strong understanding of Cloud data integration and management. You should be comfortable working within an Agile environment, leadership skills are important, the ability to lead a Data change agenda and a good working knowledge of system optimisation/implementation and technology strategy.

Additional Information: The salary is negotiable with an average bonus of 19% (£12,500) and the pension contribution from our client up to 13% (£8,500). There are a raft of additional life & health benefits, office gym, free parking and that flexibility to partly WFH.

The Senior Data Lead - Financial Crime position is one of a number of vacancies we are handling. ARC is a specialist within Financial Services recruitment and the Consultant handling this role has over 25 years of experience in this field. Areas of expertise include IFA Administration, compliance, customer services, pensions admin/technical roles, mortgage administration, paraplanners, marketing, underwriters and IT related roles. Check the website and feel free to call Darren Snell at any time.

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  • Job Reference: 663272385-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: ARC
  • Location: Sutton, Surrey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent