Senior Director, Head of Data & Analytics Strategy, Innovation, & Partnerships

Indiana - Indianapolis


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Salesforce has an enterprise-wide charter focused on data management capabilities, including Data Management Maturity, Data Strategy, Data Governance, Data Quality, Data Operations, Data Platforms, and Data Literacy. The team’s mission is to enable the right data, at the right time, with the right controls aligned with Data Policies & Standards, centralized tools and capabilities, while ensuring data is high quality, discoverable, and accessible when needed.

The Sr. Director & head of Data Strategy, Innovation, and Partnerships will own the enterprise-wide data & analytics strategy for Salesforce, in partnership with the Chief Data Officer and Chief Data & Analytics Officer. Additionally, this leader will drive strategy around innovation, and run the data partnerships enterprise-wide. This position will report to Wendy Batchelder, Chief Data Officer. 

This leader will be responsible for driving both data and analytics strategy development for the company through delivery of standard methodologies while demonstrating and delivering business value in a fast-paced, volatile, and complex ecosystem. 

* Drive a company-wide data & analytics strategy across a broad group of senior partners
* Assess current state and formulate recommendations for sustaining existing processes and capabilities while driving interconnected and scalable data & analytics strategy for the company
* Champion and evangelize the data & analytics strategy for the company, while driving delivering in an incremental fashion
* Enable compliance with enterprise data policies, standards and guidelines
* Ensure robust data asset management is established and maintained in a dynamic and easy to consume manner
* Build productive partnerships with various technology, legal, security, and analytics/data management teams across Salesforce


* Strong data management background that includes driving strategy, architecture, governance, tooling and enablement
* Effectively drive consensus across organizations and clearly articulate strategy, vision and business value
* Excellent business and technical communication skills at all levels of the organization
* Dedication to continuous improvement, successful at leading by influence, and excellent at building business cases for investments to improve data management
* Ability to be agile, proactive, and comfortable with ambiguous specifications
* Effectively empower people, instill accountability and demonstrate the value of data across a wide range of individuals (engineers, data scientists, analysis, service owners, executives, customers, auditors, etc.)
* Familiarity with Data Management Maturity (CMMI) and Salesforce products a plus
* A leader with successful track record of leading teams across geographies and time zones.


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Tags: Agile Architecture Data governance Data management DataOps Data quality Data strategy Engineering Salesforce Security

Perks/benefits: Career development Startup environment

Region: North America
Country: United States

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