Lead Data Manager

Posted a week ago by Hudson Shribman

South East
£55,000 - £70,000/annum

Data Management Lead (S/4 HANA)                                                                          ABJ6926

South East                                                                                                                   £ up to c55-70k + Bonus

A Data Management lead is urgently required to join an expanding digital team who are embarking on an SAP ECC – to S/4 HANA transformation.  As data lead you will have a diverse set of technical skills (Enterprise Data Governance, Master Data Management, Business processes, main SAP and Data base architectures) and the ability to lead.

As Data Leader you will join the project as a core team member to lead the implementation of new processes, governance, and tool (SAP MDG), ensuring that master data requirements for all end-to-end processes and analytics are met and that master data quality can be effectively maintained thereafter.      

 (Master data refers to the foundational and critical data shared across an organization, such as customer data, product data, vendor data, and employee data. Managing master data effectively is essential for efficient business operations and data-driven decision-making).

As master data or data management lead your efforts will define data standards, policies, and procedures, and ensure that master data is accurate, consistent, and available for use across the organisation.          Hybrid working

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead some internal resources (Master Data Amins), IT peers and a network of external service providers including third party contractors/consultants to guarantee the required level of support and controls.
  • Master Data Governance: Develop and implement master data governance policies, standards, and procedures to ensure data accuracy, consistency, and compliance with regulations and industry best practices.
    •    Data Quality Management: In collaboration with the Enterprise Data Governance Lead, monitor and improve the quality of master data through data profiling, data cleansing, and data validation processes.
  • Data Standards: In collaboration with the Enterprise Data Governance Lead, define and enforce data standards for naming conventions, data formats, and data categorization to maintain consistency across systems / departments.
    •    Data Integration: In collaboration with the ERP-SAP and D&A team, coordinate data integration efforts across various business systems and applications to ensure that master data is consistently used and updated.
    •    Data Ownership: In collaboration with the Enterprise Data Governance Lead, assign data ownership responsibilities to relevant business units or data stewards. Collaborate with data stewards to manage and maintain data integrity.
    •    Data Documentation: Create and maintain documentation related to master data, including data dictionaries, data models, and metadata.  Master Data Maintenance: Lead the team of Master Data Admins, also overseeing data entry and maintenance processes, ensuring that data updates are made accurately and in a timely manner.
    •    Data Security: In collaboration with the Security team, implement and enforce data security measures to protect sensitive master data from unauthorized access or breaches.
    •    Data Migration: In collaboration with the ERP-SAP and D&A team, plan and execute data migration projects, ensuring that data is accurately transformed and transferred between systems during system upgrades or migrations.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Data Science, Business, or a related field Relevant certifications in data management (e.g., CDMP, DAMA) are a plus.
  • Experience in a consultancy or another company with similar service function leading teams
  • Master Data Management skills with significant experiences on SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA.
    •    Demonstrable experience in enterprise data governance 
    •    Good planning and documentation skills Project management experience may be beneficial.
    •    Experience with change control and management 
    •    Vendor management skills and experience

Salary: 55-70k package (base dependent on exp) Plus  Bonus: | Holiday: 25 days | Pension: Employer  contribution; private medical Insurance; Life Assurance; HYBRID.  To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ6926 on

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