Head of Data Assets

Chalhoub Group


Ref: GP285-1747

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Chalhoub is the leading luxury retailer in the Middle East. With more than 600 stores, 300 brands, and over 65 years of experience in the region, we are the premiere destination for luxury goods. To fuel the next stage of the organisation's growth we are looking to build a world team. From physical retail through to supply chain and customer loyalty, we aim to use technology and data to continuously improve every aspect of our operations. We are looking for top talent to join us on this journey.

As Head of Data Assets, you will be accountable for the architecture, governance, and quality of the group's data, supplying our product teams with high quality features. Leading a team of architects and data quality talent.

What you'll be doing:

- Owning the data quality and management strategy for the Chalhoub Group
- Developing a best-in-class architecture function bringing order from chaos
- Championing a Group culture of data ownership and quality improvement
- Articulating the value of high-quality data, especially for machine learning
- Working with data product leadership to develop innovative, impactful products
- Guaranteeing the quality of the data both in our data sets and our data products
- Establishing best practices for data quality improvement and educating analysts
- Building long terms relationships with senior leaders across the organisation
- Being a positive ambassador of the broader data organisation and culture
- Promoting the Group's industry reputation in the field of data, analytics, and AI


What you'll need to succeed:

- Deep background in data architecture and machine learning at enterprise scale
- Strong technical skills, particularly around Python and cloud data technologies
- Proven leadership ability to nurture and champion teams of diverse tech talent
- Excellent ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
- A hunger to deliver truly transformational impact. This role is not for the timid

Ready to join our exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere? Now's your chance. By being part of our journey here at Chalhoub Group, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world. In return, you'll have everything you need to innovate your career.

What we can offer you

We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.

Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries. We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow.

Amazing benefits

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution, remote and flexible working as well as exclusive employee discounts.

About the Company

The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East since 1955. As an expert in retail, distribution and marketing services based in Dubai, the group has become a major player in the fashion, beauty and gift sectors regionally.

By blending its Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury, Chalhoub Group is building brands in the region, by offering service excellence to all its partners and a unique experience to its customers through its passionate teams.

With a growing workforce of more than 9,000 people, implemented in 14 countries, as well as the operating of over 470 retail outlets, the group's success is attributed to its most valued asset of highly skilled and dedicated teams. Professionalism and passion are what fuel the Chalhoub Group's competitive edge in today's market.

By being committed to implementing sustainable practices into their business, the Chalhoub Group has been awarded in 2013 the CSR Label from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.

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