Data Analytics Team Lead (Associate Director)

Control Risks

Role Purpose

Control Risks is seeking a technical Team Leader to join our Data Analytics team. The Team Leader will be responsible for managing a team of data scientists and overseeing the resourcing and operations within the Data Analytics team. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of end to end technical solutions for Data Analytics projects. They will also lead on projects and support the data analytics team to deliver services and work products to meet and exceed client’s expectation and company standards.

Role tasks and responsibilities

  • Managing a team of Data Scientists.
  • Ensuring work products meet client and project scope and budget.
  • Compassionate leadership to develop a thriving, learning team of analytics experts.
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing team.
  • Integrating Data Analytics solutions into other practices of Control Risks.
  • Futureproofing by understanding and incorporating a breadth of technical knowledge and technologies into Data Analytics solutions.
  • Drive profit by reducing cost and increasing efficiencies in the team.
  • Generate revenue by supporting the delivery team in proposals and client meetings, as needed.



  • 2+ years in managing a high-performing team.
  • 8+ years’ experience in analytical or related roles.
  • Strong analytical and data management capabilities.
  • 3+ years Python programming experience focusing on automation.
  • 5+ years SQL and Database experience.
  • 5+ years Tableau and Power BI.


  • 5+ years Advance Excel experience including VBA (ideal).
  • Strong communication skills (fluency in English).
  • Experience working in a collaborative and team-oriented environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with MS Excel including VBA, modelling and data pivoting skills.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with open software, database, and visualisation applications.
  • Ability to leverage technology to solve problems.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines, while effectively juggle competing demands and evolving priorities.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, and motivation to succeed.


  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarised in the full job offer.
  • We operate a discretionary global bonus scheme that incentivises, and rewards individuals based on company and individual performance.
  • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasise the value of in-person time together – in the office and with our clients – while continuing to support flexible and remote working.
  • As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us and are fully committed to equal treatment, free from discrimination, of all candidates throughout our recruitment process.
  • Working with our clients, from day one our people are given direct responsibility, career development and the opportunity to work collaboratively on fascinating projects in a rewarding and inclusive global environment.
  • The Company is committed to further its diversity, inclusion and equity agenda and as an employee you have access to various business resource groups in the Company including the Company’s LGBT+ network called MOSAIC, the Women’s Network, and Synergy – a people network to celebrate and promote ethnic diversity at Control Risks.
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