Product Data Lead

  • Job Reference: 134641
  • Date Posted: 18 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £52,191 to £63,789
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Data and Analytics
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Location: Cambridge, Hybrid or remote working
Job type: Permanent, full time
Salary: £52,191 - 63,789

About the RSC

The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place.

The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.


At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including:

• 26 days paid holiday per annum
• 35-hour working week with flexible options
• Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
• Paid volunteering days
• Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution)
• Life assurance at four times basic annual salary

The role

Product Data Lead is an exciting opportunity to join our Data Science & Insights team on a full-time basis. You will become a part of our digital transformation project and you will have lead role helping us to drive the 360 view of product data that will inform our data-driven product decision making.

You will be working very closely with Product Management and UX teams providing analytical leadership. You will analyse a variety of data sources to surface patterns around opportunities and propose priorities for improvement in the product.

In this role it will be crucial to integrate/unify a 360-degree, holistic view and analysis of product, from all relevant data sources for consumption by the Product team.

Therefore, we are looking for someone who has expertise on business metrics, product goals and product metric frameworks.

What we are looking for:

• Expert experience in a product data lead role or similar
• Demonstrate an analytical mindset: wherever possible, you look to resolve questions through data and measurement
• Strong knowledge with data management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
• Demonstrated ability to conceptualise, manage, and prioritise data from multiple products
• Strong familiarity with data information architecture and governance
• Expert experience using data interrogation and visualisation tools such as a single customer view, CRMs and analytics (e.g. Microsoft PowerBI)
• A full job description is available here.

This role is advertised with an open-end date and the candidates will be interviewed through July and August 2022. If you are interested in this role, please apply.

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