Intercorp Group - Chief Data Officer

Lima District, Lima Region, Peru
La Victoria Lab – Intercorp
Full-time
“Intercorp operates with a single ambitious goal: to create a strong economic backbone to sustain Peru’s burgeoning middle class.”
– Fortune magazine

OVERVIEW
We are seeking a Chief Data Officer to set up and lead our newly established center of excellence and define the strategy for a holding of 30+ Intercorp companies. The Chief Data Officer will push forward the development and implementation of innovative data-driven solutions across companies.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    • Data obsession. You have an incredible amount of passion for the possibilities that a data-centered culture unlocks for both users and businesses.
    • Strategic delivery. You are a strategic thinker with proven success at execution.
    • Relentless drive. You have a bold vision and the grit to overcome obstacles to realize your goals.
    • Team-building experience. You have successfully developed multidisciplinary teams, setting up the right conditions to make them thrive.
    • Language. You are fluent in both Spanish and English.

WHAT WE OFFER

    • Bold vision. We are guided by a very ambitious mandate from our president: to build the largest data-driven ecosystem of integrated services in the country, which is highly aligned with Intercorp´s purpose.
    • Extensive platform. Our +30 companies across 7 different industries provide a competitive advantage for building a data-driven ecosystem that has Peru's middle-class family at its core. Indeed, every Peruvian interacts with an Intercorp touchpoint on average 1.8 times each day.
    • White canvas. The opportunity to start a top-notch data center from scratch: building the team, creating the culture, and defining the next generation of data-driven initiatives across the Intercorp Group.

WHAT YOU BRING

    • Ability to influence. You have proven persuasion skills with both technical folks and top business executives.
    • On-the-ground experience. You have cut your teeth on high-impact data-driven initiatives encompassing a broad set of use cases, ideally having failed in some of these projects.
    • Public engagement. You share your work with others in the world of data; a public link to a coding portfolio and/or conference publications is a big plus.
    • Knowledge. You have earned a MSc/BSc in Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics, or have comparable experience.

YOUR FIRST 100 DAYS

    • The Strategy. You will develop a strategy to transform Intercorp’s data landscape.
    • The Coalition. You will form a coalition of data leaders across Intercorp companies in order to move towards the defined vision.
    • The Team. You will recruit and lead a team to implement your strategy for Intercorp’s data science practice.
Relocation assistance will be offered to candidates who not live in Perú.

ABOUT INTERCORP
Intercorp is Peru’s largest conglomerate group, spanning a portfolio of 33 companies across a diverse array of sectors, including financial services, retail, entertainment, hospitality, healthcare, and education, all aiming to serve Peru’s middle-class families. All together, Intercorp employs more than 60,000 Peruvians, accounting for more than 2.7% of the country’s GDP, and it has managed to achieve all of this in just two decades.