Data Manager - Flexible Working Available

London (Greater)
up to £58,000
23 Oct 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type

Nest is the National Employment Savings Trust. It was set up by the government to give every worker in the UK somewhere to save for retirement. We’ve since grown to become one of the UK’s largest schemes

Your new team

Nest outsources the delivery of services to its customers and in 2023, the current administration contract is coming to an end. Nest is engaged in a procurement exercise to put in place the new contract. This presents an opportunity for Nest to make sure any new solution meets its future insight needs.

This role will sit in the new MI and Analytics department, reporting to the Director of MI and Analytics: a team of around 10 with responsibility for supporting data reporting and analysis activity across Nest.

However day-to-day, it will effectively be embedded within the programme responsible for working with our service provider to implement our new scheme administration service. There will be 70-80 colleagues working across the following broad functions:


Commercial management;

Delivery, implementation and transition;

Service design.

This role will work most closely with the Service Design team, which will be responsible for working with our service provider to make sure the designed and delivered service meets our users’ needs, including internal customers of our own data and insight.

Your new role

You will help to shape delivery of the data and MI aspects of the new service. You will work to understand data and analysis requirements across Nest and ensure those are met by the solutions proposed by the supplier through their approach to data ingestion, storage, delivery and visualisation. This will include requirements around customer, consumer, digital, digital optimisation, financial, HR, procurement and marketing data.

About You

You will have skills and experience in the following aspects of data management:

  • Experience with different types of data - including customer, consumer, digital, digital optimisation, financial, HR, procurement and marketing
  • Experience of ingestion, storage and delivery of data for marketing optimisation
  • Experience with building data requirements for different sources and types of data through ingestion, storage and delivery of data visualisation, reporting and analytics
  • Experience of data migration to a cloud environment
  • Familiar with the implementation of data governance principles in a new data environment
  • Experience of building data requirements for implementing a new reporting environment
  • Familiar with different data programming languages and reporting platforms
  • Experience of working with an outsourced delivery partner

What you’ll need to succeed

This role sits at the heart of NEST, helping the organisation to navigate a complex set of decisions as it works through the early years of its operation to become one of the UK’s largest financial institutions. The role offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of an organisation facing unprecedented challenges and will be stimulating and rewarding for the right candidate.

What you’ll get in return


This is a 2-year FTC Base salary up to £58,000 plus Benefits.


Everyone wants a good work life balance and you will be working with a truly flexible employer, fully embracing a working from home culture and flexible working hours.


You will have your birthday and Christmas Eve as an additional bonus to the already fantastic holiday allowance and of course…a generous pension contribution.


What you need to do now


Please complete your application on our website.  Please note that you must attach a Cover Letter explaining why you would be a good match for this role.


Please note that this role is open to job shares and part time applicants also.


Please note that due to a high volume of applicants we will only be able to contact successful applicants.


Application closing date is Friday 6th November.


Nest is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applicants from all the nine protected characteristics.


As a Disability Confident Committed, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


Please note that we can onboard and work remotely successfully during this period at Nest.


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