Head of Data Acquisition & Product Data Quality

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  • Job ID 369929

Job Description

Company Description

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

Job Description

  • Create, implement, and manage the data acquisition process and understand the impact on downstream data usage.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with current and potential data vendor partners.
  • Identify opportunities to improve data feed management and measures to maintain the highest quality data products.
  • Develop and maintain processes to measure quality of data vendors and their contributions to data products as well as privacy compliance measures.   Use this information to help manage data vendor relationships.
  • Creation and management of annual data budget that supports data products with highest level of data quality. Partner with Finance for ongoing data budget reporting and management.
  • Maintain excellent understanding of data vendor contracts and their assets (sourcing method, file layouts, quantities, delivery schedules, etc.). Proactively manage contract renewals and evaluate which partnerships are best for VMS.
  • Lead internal diligence to audit and resolve duplicative data sources as determined by data quality measures.
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities to onboard new data sources to support strategic product and business initiatives. Use creativity and industry knowledge to develop new data partnerships.
  • Maintain open communication and collaboration with internal teams.  Work closely with Product Managers and Data QA who are focused on improving quality and value standards including reviewing processes and developing new insights and new data needs.



  • An understanding of consumer marketing data and MarTech ecosystem including competitive landscape, trends, and challenges.
  • Experienced data professional with extensive knowledge of third-party compiled data products, practices, and services
  • Proven experience with end-to-end partner identification, business term negotiation, contract development, implementation, and ongoing management.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills and experience evaluating and presenting data.
  • Analytical approach with the ability to interpret information and trends and make data driven decisions.
  • Working knowledge of ETL and QA processes and experience working with Data teams.
  • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with internal customers and data vendors.
  • Experience in customer service, research, product, and sales.
  • Possess an ownership mentality, treat company resources, and team members with respect and care.

Additional Information

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the 7th consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, age or disability.


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