Data Culture Manager (Data Literacy)

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Our client is embarking on delivering an ambitious data strategy programme of work to uplift the data capabilities within the firm globally to meet the growing demand for insights through data. The data strategy proposes a programme of work that will improve the firm's data literacy, effecting cultural change that enables the firm to be both "data-fit" and "data-driven".

This is a new role is focused on developing the training, communications and change management that's needed to improve their data culture/literacy. This role will plan and execute a curriculum of data literacy awareness and training focused across the enterprise

This role is all about….

  • To develop a data literacy programme for the firm.
  • Leading all aspects of the firm's data literacy programme, including administering the overall planning, coaching and mentoring team members and clients, providing high-level project management, and maintaining business relationships.
  • Fostering the creation of a data-driven culture and data literacy across the enterprise.
  • Assist the Head of Data Analytics and Governance in the development, implementation and ongoing review of a Data Literacy framework.
  • Drive and own the business wide plan and roadmap for improving data literacy and building a data-driven culture aligned with the wider data and analytics strategy.
  • Create a data literacy curriculum (possibly in conjunction with a specialist provider) that meets the needs of different departments and literacy levels.
  • Regularly measure the data literacy levels within the firm and provide targeted training to close gaps.
  • Be a champion of change for data literacy, raising the profile across the firm and act as a link between the business and the wider Data Governance team for data literacy.
  • Work with the Change team to plan data literacy communications for data related projects.
  • Provide data literacy advisory services to internal clients.
  • Work with business to influence and educate, capturing business needs; understand the client journey and define user requirements aligned to data literacy.
  • Coach and develop employees to make use of data and information and the path to becoming a data-driven organisation.
  • Act as the subject matter expert within the organisation and liaise with stakeholders to ensure data literacy goals and objectives are met.
  • Implements principles, policies, standards, and guidelines for data literacy.

About you….

You will be an experienced Data professional, with a proven aptitude and a passion for data literacy as a discipline with the ability to describe business use cases/outcomes, data sources and management concepts, and analytical approaches/options. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to develop a framework for information and analytics literacy, as well as to sell and promote it in all levels of the business. Excellent business acumen and interpersonal skills are essential, including the ability to translate among the languages used by business and IT stakeholders and an ability to convey data concepts in a non-technical way. You will be a strategic, intellectually curious thinker with focus on outcomes. You will also have an understanding of change management methodologies with the competence and confidence to effectively drive business, culture and change in a dynamic and complex operating environment.

Salary £competitive + Benefits.  Our client offers both flexible and hybrid working arrangements. For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0141) 530 4333 or email

11 January 2022
Technology & Data
Data Management & Analysis
£competitive + Benefits
0141 530 4333