Head of Global Analytics (HID1367)

Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX
HID Global
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Information Technology
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The Head of Data Analytics will supervise the Central Analytics team through ongoing analysis, ETL, MDM and BI workstreams on the continued journey to replace legacy systems and implement a cross-functional platform built for longevity and growth.


In addition, lead the team in the evolution of a departmental culture, policies, and strategy, ensuring Enterprise level SDLC best practices and standards are followed.


This role is a key contributor to the Data Management strategies across the organization, ensuring data is recognised and managed as a corporate asset and driving improvements in data quality. 


Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead the strategic design and delivery of a business intelligence program that supports the overall group strategy and operational priorities.
  • Lead the team in strong understanding of the business processes, drivers, and priorities.
  • Implement governance to ensure BI and Software Development Best Practices are always followed, and desired outcomes are achieved.
  • Drive the performance of analytics solutions to impact overall business results.
  • Responsible for setting the departmental vision and culture and fostering a positive and collaborative approach.
  • Takes initiative in developing training programs needed for a Self-Service Business Intelligence community in addition to the Central Analytics Team of developers.
  • Provide central support and training to the Self-Service Business Intelligence community across the organisation.
  • Mentor key data analytics and warehousing personnel, constantly honing their professional, technical and personnel skills.
  • Identify data quality issues and support information governance with the necessary support and action to improve data quality and management practices.
  • Support the team to validate, interpret, and create analytics, reports and presentations for senior data analytics management, departmental heads/management, and relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide vision and leadership across the organisation as the BI capabilities mature.  


  • Chairs the Enterprise Strategic Analytics Council meetings to determine priorities on Analytics Roadmap.
  • Resides on the Data Governance Executive Board and a key contributor to the Data Management and Governance initiatives and programs, supporting them to successful completion.
  • Collaborate with numerous departments across the business, advocating the proper use of data analytics, ensuring the delivery of desired operational results.
  • Facilitates brainstorming and team collaboration.

Qualiciations and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years' experience in data analytics or data science, systems engineering, information management, informatics, statistics, or similar role
  • 8+ years’ experience in a leadership role driving improvements in data quality and deriving value from data and analytics

Essential Skills

  • Strong understanding and aptitude in data analysis, metrics, and trends with applied knowledge of measurement, statistics
  • Broad knowledge of machine learning and predictive analytic techniques and statistical diagnostics of models
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in Data Governance and Data Management strategies, tools and initiatives
  • Excellent ability to communicate technical findings at an appropriate level of detail to different audiences, both verbally and by graphically
  • High level of ethics related to data privacy and the sensitivity of client information
  • Equal measure of technical, business and strategic skills with a keen eye for detail where appropriate
  • Advanced knowledge of Oracle, Salesforce and cloud platforms  
  • Proven progressive leadership and personnel management and development
  • Excellent spoken English skills with impeccable grammar
  • Natural ability to make strong, lasting, collaborative, and supportive connections with other leaders and team members with a positive, can-do, high-energy persona.
  • Strong understanding of:
    • Data Modelling
    • Data Science
    • Master Data Management
    • Meta Data Management
    • Database Administration
  • Technical experience with
    • OAC
      • Relational Reporting
      • Essbase
    • OBIEE
    • ODI
  • Experience in the following tools would be an added advantage:
    • EDMCS
    • OEMM
    • EDQ
    • APEX    


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.