Director of Consulting Services
Location: Remote / Virtual
Our client is one of the fastest growing marketing services firms in the world. They have a team of media and analytics veterans who believe smart marketing is built on data discovery. They are seeking a leader for their Consulting Services Department.
This role focuses on the development of their Data Engineers, Data Scientists and Project Leaders. Team and customer collaboration is essential, so they are looking for an individual who can add to the already thriving culture they have built.
The ideal candidate is a self-starter, has a natural curiosity and a strong desire to develop, mentor and lead a team of some of the smartest minds in marketing analytics. They will possess superior interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to grasp complex topics quickly and explain them clearly.
The role does NOT require very deep engineering or data science technical skills, but literacy and understanding of the power of these functions is necessary. The role will focus on developing and implementing processes and best practices for client-facing services teams.
Working with a portfolio of clients across a variety of industries.
Development and maintenance of strategic partnerships and relationships that are important to support technical services offerings
Working with clients to create successful Data Engineering and Data Science projects focused on client objectives and needs
Lead development of business strategies for client portfolios and deliver profitable growth
Responsible for supporting, developing, managing, and mentoring a team of growing data professionals
Provide thought leadership and innovative thinking to expand and integrate technical services offerings with the rest of the organization
Encourage client adoption of the full Google Marketing Platform technology stack, meanwhile leveraging these tools to meet and exceed client objectives
Build deep and sustainable relationships with clients across all levels, including executive leadership
Lead new business development across existing and net new clients
Years of experience operating in a data analytics, data engineering or data science capacity at either an agency, consultancy, or a relevant tech vendor
Strong proficiency in the cloud computing space especially the Google Cloud
General understanding of the implementation of data warehousing and data science best practices
Strong understanding of marketing data warehousing and the tools to get the job done
Experience building, managing and developing teams
Experience with or familiarity with use cases and data outputs of Digital Analytics tools like Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, etc.
Experience building and presenting reports, dashboards, and data visualizations for clients via platforms like Data Studio, Tableau, etc.
Familiarity with the Google Marketing Platform preferred
Ability to communicate professionally with all levels of the organization
Experience managing multiple consultant projects in all phases of the consultancy lifecycle
Deep knowledge of challenges faced within consultancy and IT Implementation projects including client relationship, technical and contractual challenges.