Our direct client in NY City has a great opportunity for a Senior Manager Master Data Management. The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving Master Data Management initiatives for our client. Work with Information Technology and business partners to understand the current state of the environment and set both short term and long term goals to optimize processes and develop solutions that maximize the usage of master data. These processes and solutions will create centralized repositories of data that are shared as much as possible across applications and business units for conducting business off of a single source. This will enable business growth through improved data quality, completeness and simplified data management. The role will collaborate heavily with BI, Enterprise Applications, Infrastructure Architecture and Business stakeholders.
Assess and document current master data management landscape.
Develop the methodology/processes required to move from current state to future state.
Create data governance strategies and administration programs.
Develop and document data usage and movement standards.
Deploy recommendations / roadmap and operationalize data governance.
Design and implement high quality master data management (MDM) solutions.
Partner with IS and business teams to evangelize and drive usage / compliance of MDM solution.
Manage client expectations, establish credibility at all levels within the client and build problem-solving partnerships with the client and colleagues.
Communicate technical architecture direction and coordinate technical proof of concept analyses.
Conduct data profiling and quality analysis.
Provide gap analyses from a technical perspective, highlighting current state, future state, client needs, best practices, and solution offerings.
Facilitate sessions with IS and business stakeholders to understand and define business requirements, data capturing and analysis, and business rule identification.
Identify new services opportunities within customer base.
10+ years of computer systems analysis and solutions delivery experience, preferably in large-scale business software implementation projects (MDM, ERP, CRM, SCM, EDW).
5+ years managing systems projects.
Experience in assessing master data environments.
Experience in Data Governance, Data Stewardship, Data Quality Management and Data Architecture Standardization.
Experience in implementing Master Data Management processes and solutions.
Proven analytical skills to properly evaluate and interpret cross-functional data standardization requirements.
Thorough understanding of data modeling, physical schema properties, triggers, and stored procedures.
Ability to resolve complex issues relate to enterprise wide data architecture concerns.
Management style that exhibits high energy, strategic thinking, collaboration, direct communication and results orientation.
Effective in matrix management and team building.
Ability to facilitate discussions and drive toward quick decisions.
Strong presentation, verbal and written communications skills.
Exceptionally strong influencing skills.
ETL skills - Data Stage, Data Profiling, Data Quality.
Retail experience preferred.
SAP knowledge a plus.
This position will require direct interaction with business leadership.
Strong communications and managing business expectations is required.
Ability to collaborate with business and IS leaders to develop recommendations and solutions is required.
Computer Systems Analysis,
Solutions Delivery Experience,
Software implementations (MDM, ERP, CRM, SCM, EDW),
Systems Projects Management,
Assessment of Master Data Environments,
Data Quality Management,
Data Architecture Standardization,
Implementing Master Data Management processes,
Implementing Master Data Management solutions,
Physical Schema Properties,
Triggers and Stored Procedures,
ETL - Data Stage, Data Profiling, Data Quality
Design Strategy Corporation - 18 months ago