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Lead Data Architect
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1681
  • Published: Wed 23/11/2022, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 10/12/2022, 15:41 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Lead Data Architect

Job Summary:

Starting salary: £60,913

Job Level:  Level 6 Zone 1
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 37
Contract type:  Permanent
Closing date: Monday 28th^th November 2022 11:59

Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 5th December
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

Inclusive Recruitment Pilot

In keeping with Camden’s commitment to Conscious Inclusion, we are taking positive action to improve diversity at our senior levels. One of the measures we have committed to is making sure we don’t have any All-White shortlists for roles at Level 5 and above.

The recruitment to this role will form part of that pilot, to support our desire to increase the number of staff from underrepresented groups in senior roles within the council. Please see here for further information  OR contact the resourcing team at


About us

 ‘Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

Data plays a crucial role in supporting both people and communities in Camden. Understanding resident’s needs requires inclusive data which help bridge gaps and to shine light on the most complex social issues without bias or preconceptions. To achieve this vision Camden has recently published its first of a kind Data Charter to ensure that data is used transparently for public good and managed securely and ethically in an accountable way across the organisation.


The Role

You will be instrumental in implementation of the upcoming data strategy, delivery of bespoke master data management system, translation of data principles into conceptual, logical and physical data models as well as setting fit for purpose data standards. You will be managing a team of architects delivering a vast portfolio of work supporting key strategic projects in parallel to fixing data foundations as well as translating Camden’s data strategy into designs, working closely with various business areas, understanding their data needs and future integration.

You will be setting, with the Chief Data Officer, an architectural framework for assurance and compliance for data solutions in addition to setting data architectural community practices and ways of working.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.


About you

You would have a proven experience in setting and implementing data standards, data governance, data principles and policies in an organisation. You would have a prior experience in data modelling and translating complex data problems into data designs. You would have a working knowledge on reference and master data management, metadata management as well as data quality assessment and experience. You would be versed in data profiling and source systems analysis.

You would be a strategic thinker who can communicate complex data issues to non-technical audience. You would be comfortable working with solution and technical architects on the implementation of data solutions for the benefit of the organisation.

TOGAF certification is an advantage but not essential if the candidate can demonstrate their knowledge and experience in this field.


Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Visit '' to see full details of our benefits.


Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE or copy and paste the below URL into your browser:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our citizens are represented in leadership roles and positions of power. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodive