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Data Portfolio Lead

Job Description

Job Description

The Data Portfolio Lead partners closely with the VM Business, Operations, IT and Partners to evaluate and support project delivery prioritisation for our Data team.

You will be the bridge between our business customers and managed service partners alongside Senior Managers working closely to help realise our Data strategy!

Driving continuous change and improvement, you'll support activities across the domain, and ensure managed services and other supplier deliverables are achieved on time and to the quality encouraged.

You'll deliver management of a Supplier Managed Service, stepping in when required to ensure standards are maintained and continuous service improvement is in place. You will Interface to managed service or supplier counterpart to ensure the delivery of quality Data solutions. A solid understanding of the SDLC is important as well as a keen understanding of how to use RAID.

A key aspect of the role is to engage with key Technology and Business collaborators for delivery of supplier solution and drive the correct Virgin Media Values within our Outsource Partners ensuring VM processes are adhered to.

Candidate Description

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Previous proven experience in a similar lead data driven role

  • Experience working in an Agile environment with an associated certification (i.e. Agile PM/Prince2/Scrum Master

  • Able to explain and presents sophisticated technical ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels

  • Solid track record to work in and lead programs and projects that support major technical platform roll out and/or migration

  • Ability to support budget management with a view to supporting group expenditure objectives

    The other stuff we're looking for

    We'd also love you to bring;

  • Proven experience presenting and managing stakeholders at all levels of the business

  • An ability to troubleshoot and provide solutions to complex problems

  • Ability to drive continuous improvement

  • Experience in managing 3rd party vendors and suppliers, If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a personality profile test and a competency based interview.

Employer Description

At Virgin Media O2 we're going All In, to remove bias and barriers for our people and our candidates. We're working hard to achieve bold ambitions, to help us better represent the diverse communities we serve across the UK. As an equal opportunities employer, we support and encourage you, to be your authentic self throughout your application journey., We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.

Want to learn more about our benefits? You can check them out here.