Data & Analytics Practice Lead
Wellington, New Zealand
6d ago

Our team

The Data and Analytics team are a progressive group of diverse and creative individuals with a deep love for all things data related.

They build platforms and solutions that are leading edge and at the forefront of the technology curve. A close knit and fun team embedded within our rapidly growing Application Services division, and part of the wider Datacom ecosystem.

About the Role

As a Practice Lead you'll take ownership of all solutions and activities in your client base with a three tier approach to daily activities, focus on staff, focus on customer, focus on delivery.

Great variety day to day and a chance to grow and develop your career with us.

Some of the key focus areas for the Practice Lead include :

Responsibility for Project Delivery

Assisting the Sales and presales team with bid managing RFx responses and estimating project management activities

Responsible for transition Managing new customers and services

Internal governance, auditing and monitoring

Leadership and ensuring the engagement of your team

What you will bring :

  • Broad and deep understanding of Data and Analytics projects and related technology dependencies including Data Warehouse principles and Modern Data Platform Components
  • Demonstrated understanding and implementation of Project Management disciplines
  • Strong financial management practices with a clear understanding of the relationship between costs, utilisation and project revenue.
  • Strong business acumen
  • Keen team player and a people person’ with previous, proven leadership experience
  • Managing Agile Deliverables
  • Proven negotiating skills with the aptitude to ensure win / win situations for all parties
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer relationship building and management skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written Communication skills with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Strong consultative planning skills
  • Ideally 10 years of Data Warehouse Experience
  • Our purpose

    Here at Datacom, It's the People! We are caring and humble and foster an environment where we can bring our best selves to work.

    Our people make the difference.

    A value we hold strong, it's our fantastic team that’s testament to the continued success of our business.

    Your career and continued learning and development are front and center of conversations in our teams. If you choose a technical career focus, or leadership and supporting people is your thing, we have a pathway that will help you achieve these goals! Not to mention an amazing team of experienced mentors to support you getting there.

    We have a leadership framework created for people through all stages of their career journeys.

    Datacom’s reputation has been shaped by investing in our people, our culture, and ultimately, our clients. We can offer the most exciting customer opportunities, whilst ensuring stability, opportunity, and great benefits!

    Through challenging times recently and last year, where we have seen the Nation locked down, we carry on, working remotely, and in more normal’ times we offer the flexibility and benefits of a hybrid working model.

    We’ve even continued to thrive and grow through these times!

    This is a fantastic chance to become part of the Datacom family. A great role with variety and a chance for your leadership skills to shine along with career development opportunity.

    If it sounds like you, please apply today, we'd love to hear from you!


    Datacom is committed to the health and safety of its people and the wider community. Based on our site access requirements for this role, and / or potential customer site and customer’s vaccination requirements which are constantly developing, the successful applicant will need to be able produce evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or a valid exemption.

    Datacom will consider whether any accommodations can be made for candidates who are partially vaccinated (with remaining vaccine doses booked), or who are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and hold a valid exemption.

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