Ki • London

Head of Data, Ki

Employment type:  Full time

3 days/week at home

Job Description

Who are we?

Ki is the biggest global insurance tech company you’ve never heard of, unless you’ve been looking to insure a satellite, wind farm or music festival recently.

We launched in 2021 on the back of a fundraise that delivered $500m of investment, making us one the largest fintech start-ups that year. Our investors were excited about the fact we were revolutionising the way a 333 year-old industry was working. We have rapidly scaled: In our first year we wrote over $400m of premium and in 2022 we doubled that to $834m. We have developed Ki over the course of the past 2 years and created a platform that helps insurance brokers cover risks in a fast and frictionless way. We’re continuing to lead the charge on the digitisation of this market and that’s where you come in - we need more curious minds to work with us to realise this goal and create more opportunities. If helping us transform a multi-billion global industry sounds exciting to you, read on.

What you will be working on

The Head of Data will own and lead on Ki’s ongoing data strategy that sets out the vision, principles, and direction connecting all aspects of data processing to the overall corporate vision and long-term goals. This newly formed role will focus on influencing and shaping of Ki’s broader commercial and strategic goals to build future value from the data we process.

You’ll be accountable for development and execution of Ki’s Data Quality Framework, operational processes around managing data quality related matters, adoption across teams and technologies, and identifying and monitoring key indicators of quality levels.

This key technical leadership role will work across all functions of Ki, reporting directly to the CTO. The ideal candidate will be an accomplished data leader experienced in working with modern data technologies, open-source tooling, and cloud native architecture. Proficient working knowledge of data analytics, machine learning techniques, data architecture and governance as well as Lloyd's of London experience or financial services is also essential.

Our culture

Inclusion & Diversity is at the heart of our business at Ki. We recognise that diversity in age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, thought and social background bring richness to our working environment. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, or who you love, we believe you should be you.


You’ll get a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is kept under constant review to make sure it stays relevant. We understand the power of saying thank you and take time to acknowledge and reward extraordinary effort by teams or individuals.

If this sounds like a role and a culture that appeals to you, let us know – apply here.

Company benefits

Shared parental leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Non-contributory pension
Annual bonus
Share options
Season ticket loan
Life assurance
Enhanced sick pay
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Carer’s leave
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Compassionate leave
Menstrual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Volunteer days
Employee assistance programme
L&D budget
Mental health platform access
Location
63%
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Hours
73%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
69%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
62%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
73%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
77%
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at Ki

Company employees

Approximately 175

Gender diversity (male:female)

66:34

Office locations

London

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023