Vacancy Type:
23 (GVC)
About The Role
We are seeking a Head of Data who will own and drive the data strategy, working with the Data delivery team based in India to determine what are the best technologies and the best processes to manage our Data environment allowing state of the art CRM, Digital campaigns and Insight and Analytics work.


The candidate will expand and manage a growing team of data engineers looking to leverage Data as a key business asset. The candidate would be the key driver of multiple high profile data projects and drive the data agenda.

The role requires a combination of strong technology background, project management skills, people management skills and business acumen.

This involves directly managing the Data team across Gibraltar, UK and India. It also includes working with the Data Warehouse team, Advanced Analytics team, Insights team, Research team, Central Digital team, CRM, CEX and Regional marketing and BI teams in addition to external vendors.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Define, own and drive the data strategy and vision
  • Expanding and managing the data team including data engineers and data stewards
  • Own and run data projects working with the rest of the teams in the business
  • Data sourcing (engineering) from all sources of Marketing data that are not available in the data warehouse and enabling transformation to be consumed by the various teams within Marketing for reporting, insights and analytics
  • Leading, directing and developing the Data Management function providing capabilities including Data Quality Management, Master Data Management and Reference Data Management.
  • Manage the working relationship with the data warehouse team, prioritise items based on business needs and ensure data development requirements for Marketing are delivered
  • Development and management of policies, strategies, standards, processes, roles to improve the quality and availability of data for Marketing
  • Own and manage data applications & solutions for marketing
  • Managing data activities and coordinate across the regional BI teams


  • Recruit and expand the current team
  • Onboard and integrate new resources into the business and into cross department projects

Skills and Experience:

  • Very strong technology & data skills, experience in establishing data strategy and vision.
  • Experience of delivering data initiatives within a complex and multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Proven experience of installing/running a data team that has created demonstrable change through the provision of data outputs
  • Technical knowledge of data architecture and data management systems
  • Knowledge of Data warehouse platforms ie. Teradata, SQL Server, Programming languages like Python, Java, Javascript, BASH etc, Data lakes – cloud based – Google, AWS, Visualisation tools – Tableau, PowerBI
  • Experience in Data governance
  • Commercially curious with natural desire to be connected with the commercial agenda of the business
  • Experience in working with Big Data Projects, working with different Advanced Analytics platforms
  • Ability to articulate technical concepts and architecture to a non-technical audience with clarity and in an engaging way
  • Up to date knowledge of the latest developments in the industry
Additional Information
At GVC, the ambition, focus, energy and character of our digital marketing teams makes sure they’re ready for whatever we throw at them. Bring your skills to a business with the drive to match your own. Bring your resilience, and as part of our Gibraltar team you’ll make the world’s most amazing entertainment and gaming even more memorable. All underpinned with our commitment to responsibility and ethics. For the good of entertainment.
About The Company
Our portfolio of sports betting and gaming companies includes some of the most well-known brands in the industry, such as Ladbrokes, bwin, and Coral. We’ve a huge high street presence with an increasing share of online gaming activity. We take our commitment to safeguarding our customers extremely seriously. We make sure they know their limits and we work with them to make sure everyone enjoys our products and services responsibly.

Ready to bring it on? Bring your spark and ambition to GVC and you can be adventurous from the start. For the good of entertainment. Apply now!

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At GVC we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.