Chief Data Officer Job Description
The Chief Data Officer is not only a data expert, but also a seasoned enterprise manager
The most mature and most data-fluent organizations are now using data to determine new business opportunities and new products to develop as well as how to be more efficient, more productive and more competitive. CDO's purpose is to break down barriers that remain between IT, the data function and the business units.
The CDO is not only a data expert but also a seasoned operational manager. As the role is transformational, the CDO is responsible for the adoption of data technologies across the entire business. As with most senior executive titles, the responsibilities are set by the organization's board of directors or other authority, depending on the organization's legal structure. The CDO is responsible for data consumer experiences across the entire enterprise and its operations.
The first two reported Chief Data Officers were in Capital One (2002) and Yahoo (2005). Today over 60 industry leaders, and over 65% of all enterprises surveyed have CDOs. Included are American Express, Bank of America, Capital One, Charles Schwab, CitiGroup, Fidelity Investments, Ford Motors, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, IBM, Wells Fargo, and VISA.
As the IT Job Market grew in the US
the number of
Chief Data Officers grew from 2 to over 4,500 (forecast) in 2020
For the CDO, data assets are the focal point for standardization within the enterprise. As such, it is extremely important to the enterprise’s current and future business operations. The Chief Data Officer (CDO) ensures the continued success of these areas while simultaneously minimizing costs and maximizing equipment and employee performance. Challenges include
- Earning C-Level commitment - Getting everyone on board with the digital vision is a major endeavor task with internal politics and an ever-changing digital landscape.
- Developing a data strategy mission statement - the individual is responsible for end-to-end strategy, design and implementation of the company's data roadmap.
- Creating the bridge between data and the business operations - the CDO focus is the relationship between the data and the customer.
- Maintaining links with experts.
- Maintaining a balance between business and technology.
- Connecting digital investments to enterprise KPIs in order to achieve positive digital transformation.
Janco's job description defines the the position purpose, problem and challenges, the essential functions, principle accountabilities, contacts, and position requirements in five fact filled pages. The position description comes in MS WORD format and is easily modifiable.
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