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Data Team Leader

Part of the Ed-UK Technology Group, the Ed-UK Business Partner Group is responsible for training and support for many of our Ed-UK divisional systems, including the creation and improvement of core title data, which drives business processes and powers customer facing technology.

We are in need of a Data Team Leader to inspire and lead our operational data team, to deliver high quality information to our customers. Reporting to the Ed-UK Data Manager, the core areas of the role include:

  • Creation, maintenance and improvement of master reference data, in an efficient and timely manner, across multiple systems
  • Line management of our operational data team, to ensure data tasks are prioritised and delivered to the highest possible standard
  • Proactively engaging with other departments to improve data and enhance data processes, to ensure it is of the best quality from source
  • Work with all internal customers to identify areas of improvement of best practices and processes relating to master reference data (e.g. standardisation of data, automation, training)
  • Analysis and resolution of complex problems to enhance and improve the quality of information, provided to internal and external customers
  • Identifying areas of improvement within the Data Team, to enhance and improve data quality and the efficiency
  • Promoting the importance of good quality data, ensuring it is seen as a valuable asset across the business

About You

You will:

  • Enjoy working within a collaborative, team environment
  • Love working with data and understand its importance within modern business
  • Be inquisitive and curious about Ed-UK data and the impact it has upon our customers
  • Be well-organised with the ability to effectively communicate, prioritise and manage your team’s workload
  • Have the ability to confidently communicate at all levels of the business, translating technical information, into every day language
  • Be an advocate of positive change and resilient to it’s challenges
  • Continuously encourage learning and development

Ideally you will also have:

  • Excellent operational knowledge of SAP
  • Experience of analysing and managing large volumes of data
  • Have strong systems understanding to include excellent MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Training skills
  • Knowledge of the publishing industry
  • Exposure to line management experience, though training and support will be provide

For any queries in relation to this vacancy, please contact

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all employees can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve, and encourage applications from people of all ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds. 

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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
  • Division:
    Oxford Education
  • Closing Date:
    21 January 2019
  • Salary:
    In the region of £26,000 depending on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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