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Data Governance Technology Lead

Location: SingaporeMalaysiaPhilippinesIndia

Role

Lead Technical Consultant

Job Description

  • Act as the Lead for the Data Management pillar of the Business Analytics, integrated with Foundation Practice – which includes the following:
    • Assist in the continuous development and expansion of skills and capabilities for data management, integration, data quality and business intelligence of consultants
    • Help establish the Data Governance practice of Thakral One:
      • Build the consulting offering for Data Governance framework development
      • Assess and define solution and technological offering through current partners such as Microsoft, SAS or through new partners such as Talend, Cloudera, Red Hat, AWS, and others (i.e. Technical and Business Metadata Management or Management of Business Glossaries, Data Stewardship rules/processes, and other related components)
    • Work with partners (Sales and Solutions Architects) for responding to opportunities and defining a well-crafted data management solution and services offerings
    • Research/Participation to and Propagation/Maximization of courses and conferences for enhancement of self and/or other members of the practice
    • Assessing new solutions that can be offered to the market; facilitate market research, recommend feasibility and capability building, develop business plan in positioning the new solution
    • Build assets on data management and data governance to support marketing/leads generation, presales, solution and services offerings, implementations and managed services, and other engagements, including training and enablement. 
  • Perform pre-sales work which includes:
    • Responding to Request for Proposals
    • Designing the Solution
    • Defining the scope of work and assumptions
    • Estimating the timeline for the engagement
    • Estimating the manpower required
    • Work with Thakral One internal team to fine tune the proposal assumptions and costing
    • Presenting the crafted solution and proposal to customers and/or partners
    • Co-own submission of proposals with identified BDM
  • Collaborate with other practices (Business Analytics – Advanced Analytics & Customer Experience, Banking Practice) for the building of synergies for more holistic and mature offers to the market
  • Perform direct interaction with the technical and functional representatives of customers for:
    • Project Execution – Act as Solution Specialist/Technical Expert for assistance to project implementation and/or performance of Quality Assurance tasks (i.e. Design inputs and review)
    • Pre-Sales – Gather business pains/challenges, technical concerns and be able to design and articulate the appropriate solution and value proposition
    • Customer Advisory – Be able to represent the Company as Trusted Advisor to the customer, can do end to end assessment and road-mapping with recommendations covering quick win initiatives to more enterprise strategies, aligning with customer’s vision and business objectives; Activities may also include Analytics evangelization, training and enablement, among others. 
  • Assist in defining and implementing standards for pre-sales and project execution such as definition of effort estimates for various complexity levels and requirements, design and testing documentation templates

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or related field
  • Has more than 10+ Years of experience in business analytics projects and presales role, with specialization on data management
  •  Prior experience working in a consulting company
  • Has been leading and/or advising teams for complex data modeling, data integration, transformation, data quality strategies; With deep knowledgeable on data sources/databases, integration technologies
  • Implementation experience of business analytics projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, be strong and effective communicators who can persuade and influence others and possess the ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated leadership skills required
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Open to continuous feedback and collaboration
  • Driven with an urgency to deliver
  • Working experience on the following technologies: SAS, Microsoft, Talend, IBM, AWS, Cloudera, Google, Red Hat, among others
  • Flexible to travel (assuming borders are safe and open to travel)

Number of Vacancies

1

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