London

Are you looking to develop your career in one of the world’s largest Research Organisations?

Our ambition at Ipsos MORI is to become a data-driven research company, bringing data-led thinking, ideas and solutions to our clients. To support this ambition, we’re building our Data Team. Our Data Team members will have excellent client and commercial skills and a deep grounding in data so that we can bring a market leading offering in data partnering, data capability and data strategy to our clients.
The Data Product Lead is a key role. A talented data translator, you will interface exceptionally with clients and all the teams and individuals it takes to make a data idea reality.
 
The role…
As a senior member of the team, your role is to bring the data team and practice to life! Think of us as a start-up within the wider Ipsos firm and you’re joining us at the early stages of planning and activating.

This is an interesting and varied role including: 

Owning the Data Product Portfolio
  • Building and co-creating data tools, solutions and services for clients optimizing their data and other data sources
  • Managing a portfolio of client Data Product projects guiding the technical development and business change activities and owning the Data Product demand roadmap
  • Working collaboratively with teams including clients-side and Ipsos business teams, tech and data teams and engineers, data scientists, data analysts, front-end developers, UX leads etc. developing and maintaining strong working relationships
  • Regularly reviewing status and delivery velocity and actively addressing challenges. Ensuring quality and timely delivery of projects

Leading the Data Product Team
  • Managing a team of ~3 Data Product Consultants providing leadership and supporting them on activities throughout the data projects lifecycle including: developing use cases and user stories, feasibility assessments (data availability, quality etc.), creating target datasets, iterative testing and user adoption
  • Coaching the Data Product team on data storytelling and translating statistical analysis into meaningful information for both data and business audiences

Helping establish the Data Team
  • Helping develop a ‘state-of-the-art’ client Data Product offering and operating model
  • Helping scale and sell our offerings as we develop areas of speciality and ‘flagship products’
  • Support in communicating and evangelising the Data Product work and offering internally within Ipsos
  • Identifying opportunities to expand our offer, client base and domain
  • Keeping abreast of new data developments, trends and ideas in the external market.

What do I need to bring with me?

To be successful in this role you will need the following skills and experience:
  • Significant and demonstrable experience in client facing roles delivering data & analytics solutions, services or consulting
  • Ability to translate technical requirements to non-technical customers and internal team members
  • Strong delivery track record through agile delivery methodologies
  • Good knowledge of commercial data sources used to guide business insight and commercial decisions
  • Experience of working alongside data science, development and technical teams in client engagements
  • Experience within online media industry (either publisher side, ad-tech or agency side)
  • Demonstrable experience of managing senior stakeholders 
  • Strong communication skills, verbal, written and technical documentation

About us
We are one of the world’s largest research companies and currently the only one primarily managed by researchers. With offices in 88 countries, Ipsos brings together research, implementation, methodological, and subject-matter experts from around the world, combining thematic and technical experts globally with local knowledge to deliver top-quality research.
Our culture is unique - we have the entrepreneurial spirit and quirkiness of a small boutique, but we also have the resources, scale and diversity of a large global agency. We have more bright, friendly, hard-working and enthusiastic people, from more backgrounds, with more interests, skills and experiences to learn from.  Our values are based on our diverse cultural backgrounds, helping us to be responsive, client-focused and flexible.
We are committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. We recognise that this is important for our business success - a more diverse workforce will enable us to better reflect and understand the world we research and ultimately deliver better research and insight to our clients. We understand the importance of commitments you may have outside of work and we consider all flexible working applications - please highlight what you are looking for when you make your application.

If this is what you are looking for from your next role, we look forward to hearing from you!