Data Engineering Manager
Hamilton Forth
March 28, 2023
Public and Not for Profit
Data and Analytics
Scotland and UK


Hamilton Forth is delighted to be retained by People's Postcode Lottery to appoint its Data Engineering Manager.

People’s Postcode Lottery is looking for a Data Engineering Manager to help lead their multi-skilled data engineering team; helping them design, build and innovate the next generation of data platforms. They believe in building great products that deliver measurable value to their users quickly and reliably.

Postcode Lottery players have now raised over €12 billion for thousands of charities since 1989. They’re the 3rd largest private charity donor in the world. Every day, more than 1,500 team members in Great Britain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Germany and Norway are helping to raise
€2.3 million for charity partners.

People are at the heart of what they do. Whether it’s their team, their players, or the thousands of good causes they support, their aim is to play their part in creating a fairer, more equal world. People's Postcode Lottery are open to new ideas and are committed to creating a culture that is inclusive and representative, celebrating diversity in everyone.

Your Tasks:
• Act as an agile delivery manager for the platform and products; leading ceremonies, daily
stand-ups and reviews
• Line management, mentoring and development of our team of Data Engineers. We want you
to help us develop and continuously improve our team and processes
• Responsible for the BAU operations of our Platform; ensuring the availability, integrity and
performance of the platform and its data
• Ownership for maintaining and evolving our data development lifecycle and maintaining data
team controls and standards
• Oversee 3rd party supplier delivery


Your Qualities:
You won’t necessarily have all the following qualities, so don’t let that put you off applying. We
would like to see well-rounded candidates rather than someone who simply satisfies a checklist.
• Strong experience leading and supporting technical data teams to deliver great things
• You are passionate about how data can support a business and help it grow, and you have a
strong business focus
• Great communication skills; you are happy communicating with a wide range of stakeholders
• You’re comfortable not knowing all the details; you are happy working on your own initiative
speaking with business stakeholders to fully understand their priorities and needs and then
helping your team deliver them
• You will be experienced with technical data concepts, and engaging and contributing alongside
Data Architecture and Engineering colleagues, helping inform our design principles


If this position suits your experience and career ambitions, please apply at your earliest convenience.

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