Head of Data Management



Abu Dhabi

Emiratisation, Technology

Our client, a growing government entity in Abu Dhabi is looking for a UAE National Head of Data Management to join their team. The Head will be responsible for designing the Data Management policy in conjunction with the with Head of Research & Data Division. Build the data management framework & operating model for the entire organization.

The role:

- Work with Head of Research & Data Division to design the Data Management policy with details on key protocols, roles & responsibilities, warehousing and budget requirements
- Anchor data warehousing, business intelligence and analytics projects to enhance the data management capabilities of the organization
- Establish and govern an enterprise data governance implementation roadmap including strategic priorities for development of information-based capabilities
- Roll out an enterprise wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data
- In conjunction with the IT, provide progress reports to Board management and oversee periodic updates to the Department Data Governance Roadmap
- Work with different stakeholders across divisions to integrate data sources and map data between data warehouses and data marts
- Develop automated data processes to achieve high efficiency such as data re-conciliation, data availability alerts publication etc.


- UAE National with a Family Book
- Bachelor’s Degree in IT / Data Systems
- Preferred Certification in Data Warehouse/ Data Scientist
- Minimum 8-10 years’ experience of working in IT / Data Systems/ Data Management
- 3-5 years’ experience of working in the Data Warehousing/ Data Management function
- Preferred Board level change or transformation leadership experience

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