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Homes and Communities Agency seeks Head of Data

Matteo Natalucci Published 14 November 2017

£85k role will provide oversight on the implementation of change to improve the organisation’s ways of working with data, systems and reporting


The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is looking for a Head of Data to help to change the way that housing data is valued and managed both inside and outside the organisation.

HCA is the national housing and regeneration delivery agency for England. It is responsible for the regulation of social housing providers, ensuring that the sector is financially viable, well-managed and delivers value for money. 

The post holder will be responsible for designing and building a team to own and manage key corporate datasets and influence data culture throughout the housing sector. The outcome of this will be to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness plus provide an enhanced ability to respond to key strategic queries.

HCA expects the new role to provide an intelligence data environment that allows cross organisation reporting and to ensure processes are in place to improve and retain data accuracy and manage the process of identifying, documenting and ensuring resolution of data deficiencies.

HCA is looking for an individual with a proven track record in changing data culture and who can demonstrate the ability to lead the development of a common data strategy and structure as well as establish data governance and clear accountability for data.

The salary varies from £65k – £85k depending on skills and experience.
Applications close on November 24.

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