Data Management Lead

Nov 20, 2023

London - UK

Are you great at analysing data and able to implement data management practices that effect positive operational improvements?

Come and work with our Data Management team here at Markel

What part will you play? If you’re looking for a place where you can make a meaningful difference, you’ve found it. The work we do at Markel gives people the confidence to move forward and seize opportunities, and you’ll find your fit among our global community of optimists and problem-solvers. We’re always pushing each other to go further because we believe that when we realise our potential, we can help others reach theirs.

Join us and play your part in something special!

The opportunity:

We have an exciting new role for a Data Management Lead in our London office. As a Data Management Lead you will be responsible for overseeing data discovery, analysis and implement data management practices with operational improvements for Markel. You will have the opportunity to dive into the data and produce end to end data analysis to partners across the business. Within this role you will work with a variety of teams and collaborators to drive the data flow and provide solutions as well as providing in depth data with while working with new tools.

What you’ll be doing:

Conduct a comprehensive analysis of the Enterprise data and operational processes for data management and governance. Be able to diagnose and address root causes of data consistency challenges, ensuring streamlined data sources for shared services teams

Identify and recommend data management solutions that reduce duplication and discrepancies across sources to streamline workflows that create operational complexities

Collaborate closely with technology, shared services and business key partners within Markel to establish data integration pipelines, transformations, and robust data governance practices

Enable data management activities through data governance & catalogue such as modelling, categorisation, quality rules, and metadata management of data through regulatory requirements specific to the insurance industry

Analyse and lead the evolution of streamlined data mapping rules to ensure uniform, accurate, and consistent data transformation across integrated systems

Establish and implement robust data quality standards and data governance practices, establishing clear data lineage

Navigate the realm of change management seamlessly, orchestrating the integration of process enhancements and technology implementations

Establish and run a repository of documentation to ensure transparency and accountability in data governance processes

Our must-haves:

Experience of managing and integrating multiple data sources, data standards and architecture frameworks

Developed and worked within an effective data governance framework where processes and documentation are clearly understood and managed. This includes experience of measuring and improving service delivery within a data environment

Hands on experience in tools used to support data management, specifically metadata management, data cataloguing, data lineage and data quality

Experience within the Insurance Industry

Can communicate effectively across different partners at all levels of the organisation.

Ability to resolve and prioritise activities across competing demands

Experience working with multiple teams to drive alignment and results

Strong competency for self-managing and providing regular status to leadership for risks, actions and decisions

Who we are:

Markel Group (NYSE – MKL) a Fortune 500 company with over 60 offices in 20+ countries, is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, specialist advisory and investment operations around the world.

We’re all about people | We win together | We strive for better | We enjoy the everyday | We think further

What’s in it for you?

A great starting salary plus an annual bonus and a strong benefits package…

25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy/sell extra leave

Fantastic company pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, life assurance, travel insurance cover, income protection, season ticket loan as well as other great benefits on offer

There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we can provide the support needed to do just that!

Are you ready to play your part?

Choose ‘Apply Now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

Markel celebrates the value of a diverse workforce that brings experience and expertise from a wide variety of backgrounds and life circumstances. Whatever your background, if you feel you meet the requirements of this role then we want to hear from you. We are also happy to consider candidates who are looking for flexible working patterns.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with all reasonable accommodations to be able to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions if successful. Please contact us via email at [email protected] or call us on +44 (0) 2079536504 to request any accommodations that may be needed. This includes any alternative formats of any documents or information on how to apply offline.

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