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February 6, 2024

Data Transformation Leader

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We are looking for a visionary Data Transformation Leader who will play a pivotal role in driving our customers’ data transformation journey. As part of our highly motivated team of Data Strategy Consultants, Transformation Leaders and former C-level executives of large organizations, you will have the opportunity to take ownership and make a real impact on our future growth. This role requires a blend of strategic thinking and technical expertise. Your project and change management skills form a strong base to champion data & AI transformation initiatives across the organizations in our portfolio.

Data Transformation Leader


  • are familiar with data & AI market trends and technologies.
  • generally understand IT processes which allows you to translate their impact on business activities and make relevant recommendations to our clients.
  • have the ability to lead cross-functional teams, including data analysts, software developers, and business stakeholders to deliver value from data.
  • can relate on your experience in management consulting, with valuable skills including slide creation, business case development, project management methodologies and frameworks.
  • feel comfortable in the role of change facilitator for data related topics.
  • are able to manage relationships with both technical and non-technical stakeholders and you are able to convince different types of personalities as you possess the natural ability to convince and motivate people.
  • have a flexible, can-do attitude and are comfortable with change in an organization.
  • have strong analytical, interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • work proficiently in English and Dutch and you have excellent written/oral communication skills.
  • have a degree or, and more than 5 years of relevant experience in IT/business management, economics, or engineering.

The job

Lots of responsibilities and ownership, through which your mature personality excels:

  • Working with top-level clients in demanding and complex environments, which is both enriching and challenging.
  • Guiding senior management to become ambassadors of the data & AI transformation and eventually a data-driven culture
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that the transformation requirements are understood and strategic goals are met.
  • Leading cross-functional teams including data analysts, data scientists, software developers, and business stakeholders, to deliver high-quality data-driven services.
  • Managing the overall roadmap with corresponding milestones and budget.

You like to take care of things, and you're very hands-on about it too:

  • Developing transformation plans and roadmaps, including scope, objectives, goals and deliverables following the Madison.Partners methodology.
  • Collaborating with business leaders to identify and prioritize key use cases that can be solved through data, analytics, technology & AI making sure our clients invest their resources wisely.
  • Managing risk and implementing contingency plans as needed to ensure transformation success.
  • Spearheading the implementation of critical data initiatives, working closely with business stakeholders and data leadership to make sure the work we do in data is impactful.

What's in it for you?

  • We offer you a competitive salary and benefits: an electric company car, meal vouchers, annual eco vouchers, hospitalization (including a yearly ambulatory care budget), group insurance, end-of-the-year bonus, etc.
  • We’ll get you started with a laptop and a phone subscription.  
  • A supportive and collaborative environment is included, focused on personal growth via our career path.
  • We are committed to the values that define our humane culture where there is time and attention to wellbeing and collegiality.
  • We like mutual flexibility, reflected in our work regime with a hybrid office/work from home policy and flexible working hours. We have our offices in the charming city center of Ghent shared with tech start-ups.
  • You’ll be part of a diverse team with a flat hierarchy.
  • Become a part of our story and experience our passion for delivering data-driven services to our clients.
“At the core of every data and AI transformation, the Data Transformation Leader is the guiding force, crucial in steering the transformation towards success and fostering a data-driven culture. The Transformation Leader builds relationships across all layers of the organization, ensuring that all stakeholders are not just informed but actively engaged."
- Navaron Walraeve, Data Transformation Lead & Partner at Madison.Partners

About Madison.Partners

Madison.Partners is a strategic consulting firm founded with the objective to transform organizations into data-driven businesses

Built upon a team of data, AI and organizational experts, we support our customers to maximize business results through data & AI initiatives. ​We define & implement a data strategy that optimizes the entire operating model, not only covering technology but also people, processes & ethics. Based upon proven methods and inspired by agile principles, we guide organizations in their transformation towards data success.​

Madison.Partners delivers its solutions as a trusted and long-term partner for leading organizations around the world. Our desire to work closely with our customers is reflected in our global presence, with offices in both Europe and the US.

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