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Data Acquisition Manager - Consumer

Synopsis of the role


The Consumer Data Acquisition Manager is responsible for growing the Equifax Canada Commercial database by securing new data contributors and identifying third party data providers to supplement our data asset. This role is critical to the realization of the Consumer data strategy and will be a key contributor to the success of our Consumer business.  Success for the role will be measured by the increase in search logic match rates and total breadth of information available for an individual business .You will work on Continual improvement in our data assets focuses on supporting underserved consumer segments and provide more access to credit for many Canadians and work closely with Sales to identify potential customers not currently contributing data to Equifax and support discussions to secure their participation

Who is Equifax? 


At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax.

What You’ll Do 

  • The Data Acquisition Manager will also be expected to continually research the market to identify new data sources that may compliment our existing data assets and manage discussions to quantify the potential impact of the new information. 

  • You will also work with Product and Partnerships to build relationships with the potential data vendors and create a business arrangement to secure access to the data.  In cases that require data to be purchased, the Manager will be responsible for managing and paying associated invoices.

  • Collaborate with the Product Managers to understand emerging data needs and set priorities for acquisition targets given upcoming product development and Work closely with Data Operations to understand any data ingestion requirements and be able to articulate data layouts to potential contributors

  • Collaborate with IT to develop potential API connections to new data sources or design specific data exchanges to attain new data sources and Participate in Consumer Line of Business strategy discussions to understand priorities and understand future data needs

  • Contact potential data contributors to secure their participation

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Physics (essential)

  • 3+ years developing monetizing data assets leveraging traditional product management methodologies

  • Self-starter with strong research skills to identify new data sources and Working knowledge of database architecture and data management principles

  • Knowledge of the Canadian marketplace with understanding of emerging data sources

Extra Points for any of the Following

  • Master’s level degree in a business-related field/MBA (preferred)

Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountability

  • Curiosity

  • Collaboration

  • Think and act differently

  • Trust

  • Ownership


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!


 


Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

For US Applicants

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