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Data Operations Manager

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Data Operations Manager

Posted on: October 29, 2022

Contract type: Full Time

Location: Skopje, Macedonia

Data Operations Manager

Job description

Headquartered in Brighton, UK, Sopro provides sophisticated digital marketing services to hundreds of businesses, from innovative start-ups to sector leaders and global brands.

We have spent seven years redefining B2B demand generation techniques and proving that there are more predictable, higher quality ways to harness technology to create demand.

Receiving a Best Place to Work award by the UK Business Awards 2021, we’ve been busy collecting awards for our people, service, technology, and business results. With >100% revenue and headcount growth 7 years running we are proud to be one of the UK’s fastest growing digital marketing agencies.

Sopro is part of the Sopro Holdings group.

The role

By opening this new role – Data Operations Manager – we are introducing a new sub-department within Group Operations that will be focused on improving the communication, integration and automation of data flows between the data engineering teams and the data consumers across the organization.

As a Data Operations Manager, you will have a unique opportunity to set up, lead and develop the Data Operations team. The key challenge of your role would be to make sure that organization’s data quality standards are achieved through a series of regular data standardization and maintenance activities and enacting an overall data enrichment and data quality strategy. The main goal of the data operations teams will be to quickly deliver business value from data.

Looking to join our Ops team?

Learn about our culture, career development and what it's like to be part of the Sopro team.

Key responsibilities
  • Develop rules/algorithms to match the needs of the business (data consumers), guaranteeing that data is regularly cleansed and standardized by cooperating with the data engineering, product and data consumers teams and the internal stakeholders
  • Set up, manage and enforce data quality standards and report performance against approved standards
  • Set up data quality principles such as Completeness, Clarity, Correctness i.e. accuracy, Timeliness and Relevance and measure them.
  • Set up a process for analyzing and identifying the source of the data quality issues for further measures with the corresponding teams
  • Actively engage in email analysis and data enrichment for improving the database.
  • Develop a data quality strategy that aligns with an organization’s goals and objectives
  • Review operational performance of the data, assess risk and opportunities, and implement operational improvements
  • Conduct research to identify trends in data quality issues in order to develop solutions for potential problems
  • Identify, plan and deliver Data Operation team led projects and work packages, ensuring project briefs are agreed and deadlines and success criteria met.

Team Management

  • Set up, lead and develop the Data Operations team ensuring that the team works at pace with the rest of the data unit, where outcomes are measured and regularly reported, tasks are clearly identified, responsibilities assigned, and policies and procedures effectively developed and periodically reviewed.
  • Ensure that the data operations team delivers excellent performance in terms of service provision, responsiveness; and overall timeliness and quality of delivered results
  • Develop team member to full competence through staggered and supported introduction to their roles and responsibilities
Requirements
  • Extensive experience in managing and standardizing data and setting up data quality standards preferably used for email prospecting
  • Previous experience in setting up KPIs for measurement of data quality
  • Proven ability to deliver data projects and work in an agile environment, collaborating with different teams to plan and lead projects to completion
  • Strong attention to detail and an analytical mind
  • Highly numerate, able to write operational reports that clearly outline a company’s data performance and risk
  • Experience in managing and developing a team (a plus)
About Us

We’re the people behind the prospects. For all the clever tech, what makes the Sopro service stand out is the people. As we like to tell our clients, we’re a team not a tool.

Our values permeate Sopro through our behaviours, not only as people but across the business.

We invest in our people, their development, our products, and our working environment. We are ambitious, not only as a business but by encouraging passionate and imaginative collaboration. We are people who are proud of our identity and celebrate each other’s successes, whilst giving back to our local communities. We are open and transparent, with our clients and our people – each team member has a voice, and we ensure it is heard!

What we offer

At Sopro we invest in our people – they are what makes our company great and we work hard to make sure that everyone feels like a valued member of the team. Some of the perks we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private Healthcare Insurance
  • A yearly bonus & virtual shares in the company
  • Extended annual leave
  • Learning and Development program
  • Career Progression plan
  • Excellent central Skopje office location (full of great people)
  • Regular social events
  • Hybrid working arrangement – a mix of office and remote working environments
  • Open door policy to all levels of management – everyone’s ideas are listened to and in a lot of cases, implemented.

We employ some of the best talent we have ever come across, from our management team to our developers… through to our exceptional marketing and operations teams. Nobody grows without working with the best and you will be working with the best from day one.

We are rapidly expanding which also offers a fantastic opportunity to progress to more senior roles.

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