Head of Data – Private Equity Backed Business – London

Job title : Head of Data – Private Equity Backed Business – London
Location : London
Contact : Roddy Coltart
Call : Roddy
Email : email Roddy
Reference : RC0010


Head of Data required. Altus Partners’ client, a large cap private equity backed SaaS asset, is looking for a Head of Data to join their team in London. You must have experience of working in private equity / for a private equity backed business.   

The Head of Data will be responsible for leading the data strategy and data architecture, using data to drive business insights, as well as taking ownership for driving a data driven culture across the business.



  • Leading a team of data analysts, data scientists, and data engineers

  • Designing the data strategy and roadmap

  • Responsible for the data architecture in AWS

  • Responsible for the build and maintenance of secure and scalable data pipelines

  • Responsible for data governance, data security, and ensuring data quality

  • Reporting data insights to a variety of stakeholders – up to C-suite – across the business

  • Seeking to adopt new and emerging technology trends – particularly around ML and AI



  • Experience managing data analysts, data scientists, data engineers

  • Previous hands on experience as a data engineer building data pipelines

  • Expertise in processing data using ETL

  • Experience in productionising analytics products

  • Proficiency with SQL and Python

  • Proficiency with AWS – and related services

  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and business partnering skills

  • Strong ability to articulate data to a non-technical audience

  • Background with ML or AI preferred

  • Educational background in computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics etc.