Chief Data Officer - Wyatt Partners

Chief Data Officer

Media & Entertainment

Chief Data Officer

Media & Entertainment

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Paris, France


c. €145,000 + Excellent benefits & LTIP's

Chief Data Officer job in Paris

The Chief Data officer reports into the CEO of one of Europe’s fastest growing Tech companies.  You will lead a large multifaceted team of 35 staff (growing), consisting of 3 separate pillars – Data Science, Data Engineering and BI & Analytics.

You will be tasked with improving and/or developing a whole range of Data Features crucial to this pureplay digital company’s product and it’s currently 40 million + users.  Ultimately driving towards a goal of delivering 80% personalised and programmatically driven content on screen for each user.

The Chief Data Officer will have an external responsibility to develop strong and influential relationships with the companies partners & wider investors.

You will also be responsible for leading, growing & structuring the Data Division, positioning it as a top employer for exceptional Data Professionals.  The data team will grow by at least 100% in the next 2 years.

What the first 12 months will look like:

  • Growing the team headcount
  • Development of current team members and hiring managers for different segments
  • Collaborating closely with the product team in building out the core product offering
  • Developing and challenging current Data Architecture & Data Quality
  • Building key relationships with C-Suite
  • Develop long term data vision

In the short term your team will work on crucial projects involved in recommendation & personalisation, and on Customer Segmentation.


What’s In It For You:

  • Role leading and developing a fast growing division of 35 people with rapid further growth over next 2 years
  • Very strong benefits (good LTIP’s, Comprehensive healthcare, meals subsidised, travel to work subsidised, free gym)
  • A multifaceted and strategic Data Leadership role at C-Level within one of Europe’s fastest growing Tech & Media companies


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 10 + years commercial experience of leading Data Analytics, Data Science divisions with a B2C focus
  • Experience of delivering customer personalisation/recommendation solutions ideally within a Digital environment
  • Ability to interact seamlessly in C-Suite & Board level environment.
  • Quick to understand key business metrics and strategies & align Data with these
  • An inspirational leader, able to foster a strong team ethos & character + drive data agenda throughout the organisation
  • A leader who has worked within the Media Ecosystem is preferred, and any experience of OTT services/Video/Broadcasting will be given very strong consideration

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