Data Lead


Location: Hook

Technology & Innovation

Job Title: Data Portfolio Lead
Location: Hook, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £60,000 (plus bonus and excellent benefits)

The Technology and Innovation unit operates across both Virgin Media and our parent company Liberty Global across Europe and we are seeking a number of Data Portfolio Leads to join our team based in Hampshire as we continue to grow our product offering and customer base.

So why Virgin Media?
After becoming the UK’s first "quad-play" media company we are now in the process of delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade, with a £3billion programme to extend our ultrafast broadband network and brilliant Virgin TV to millions homes and businesses.
Simultaneously we are expanding our working practices with Liberty Global and collaboratively work on our projects in the UK and across their European operations.

What is the job?
As data continues to be increasingly vital to a companies operations and decision making we are looking for a number of Data Portfolio Lead’s due to a number internal promotions and team expansion.
You will take ownership for a particular business area and provide key stakeholder management on behalf of the Data team for any on-going and future projects. You will provide key updates on project status and ensure products due to be delivered in an effective manner. You will provide end-to-end delivery into both Virgin Media and Liberty Global, providing support for employees and customers based here in the UK and across Europe.
Lastly you will liaise with 3rd parties to ensure that they deliver resources as agreed.

Are you right for the role?
For this role we are looking for someone with the following knowledge, skills and experience:
- Relevant experience in a Development environment, including end to end delivery management. Ideally experience of Data driven developments.
- Strong stakeholder management
- Excellent people-management and inter-personal skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Knowledge of Telecommunications core business and technical processes would be beneficial
- Strong problem solving and decision making skills
- Proven experience of managing technical projects and teams
- Drive for continuous improvement
- Proven track record in managing a development team on multiple concurrent projects
- Understanding of Software Delivery Lifecycle and associated methodologies

What we’ll provide for you:
This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in to the latest technologies and create leading products, services and support systems to us integrate with Liberty Global and continue both companies success. As well as this as a package we are offering:
Salary: Upto £60,000
Pension: Up to 20% matched (10% employee, 10% Virgin Media)
Holiday: 25 days, plus your birthday (and bank holidays on top!)
Other: Private Medical, Life Assurance, Dental, ability to buy/sell holiday and many more discounts across the Virgin Group.

What to do now?
If this sound like a great next step in your career then click apply or e-mail your profile to [1]

Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. You can trust us to do the right thing by you. We’re a great place to work - and we offer impressive benefits too. Get ready for a family friendly & flexible working environment where you’ll receive a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension and, of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and cable.

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