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Senior Director, Data Lead- Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc




Job ID:  289541


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview 


The Data Leader will build and develop the enterprise data strategy, vision and roadmap for data and analytics.  This position will be based out of the Atlanta, GA Headquarters.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • People leadership of data technology team and collaboration with the other IT teams
  • Defines and develops enterprise-wide data governance strategies, management practices, standards, processes and metrics
  • Lead the improvement of data stewardship and data quality
  • Architect, design and build scalable infrastructure and platforms to ingest, store and process very large amounts of data
  • Support and deliver data platforms, strategy and architecture to ensure data is used to create competitive advantage
  • Continue to evolve the technology strategy on analytics, leveraging AI and ML technologies as applicable
  • Partner with business units and corporate functions to understand needs and translate to data technology solutions
  • Act as an innovation and thought leader in the data analytics and insights solutions space for the technology enterprise
  • Understand and predict emerging technology, service and functionality trends
  • Assess sensitive data landscape and implement protection plans to enable CRH to operate with confidence.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.






  • Bachelor degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or similar technical discipline
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 15 years of computer systems experience with 7 or more years of management responsibility
  • Minimum 7 years of managing IT professionals
  • Minimum 10 years of large enterprise experience developing, deploying and maintaining data portfolios for technology.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience designing, modeling, developing and implementing enterprise level data stores in both applications and data mart/ data warehouse configurations.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience defining and managing data visualizations using tools and industry standard practices.
  • Experience with leading data concepts (Big data, analytics, Iot/Edge analytics, cloud data stores etc.)
  • Experience in large, distributed business environments preferred


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Report to the office dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% in both U.S. and non-U.S. locations


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Implementation of enterprise level business intelligence practices, solutions and platforms.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Effectively works in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. 
  • Demonstrable experience mentoring and growing managers and staff.
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with people with a wide range of skills, experience, cultures and capabilities including business leaders, peers, vendors, and staff members.
  • Ability to present ideas in concise, business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Ability to present to management and executive team members.
  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills with the ability to actively listen and effectively understand concerns
  • Excellent customer service skills combined with the ability to solve problems
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize issues and monitor.
  • Construction or heavy manufacturing industry experience a plus.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time. 


Work Environment


Usually, normal office working conditions.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Normal office working conditions.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



What CRH Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


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CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date Posted:  Jun 1, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Database, Manager, Developer, Warehouse, Information Systems, Technology, Management, Manufacturing