Accountable for managing and overseeing the initiatives of the data management program including prioritizing work, setting milestones, reviewing progress, and reporting status. The individual will be responsible for working closely with multiple functional groups to define and lead data, business process programs and system solution projects in partnership with IT.
Data Management and Governance
Ensure solutions 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.
Constantly strive for ways to reduce data management costs and optimize data value
Maintain current knowledge of new technologies and practices used in the master data process through exposure to industry practices, changing technology, and proactive networking.
Implement governance to drive data quality efforts and data stewardship by the business to ensure the accuracy of information across Southern and with suppliers and customers
Work with IT to design integrations of the master data to all other systems so as to drive the use of a single source
Work closely with the BI and Advanced Analytics functions to ensure Master Data synchronization with Enterprise Data Warehouse and to monitor use of data in enterprise reports
Create the data governance framework that meets data objectives for the organization
Perform research to formulate data governance recommendations (data ownership, management, usage rights and decision making processes, procedures)
Recommend ways to strengthen data integrity, quality and availability across the organization.
Design, develop, document and deploy consistent company-wide data definitions, processes and ownership guidelines for customer, supplier and item/product data elements
Define data governance model that will establish and document data creation, update guidelines and decision rights
Within the governance model, define data stewards within functions combining the knowledge of existing source data with the ability to determine how to transform the source information into the defined master data standard format
Policy, Standards, and Processes
Drive policies and procedures to drive operational efficiencies and standardization for data management.
Provide business data expertise to divisions and project teams to ensure effective use of data, and processes across the organization.
Apply best practice to the re-engineering of the data life cycle across item, customer , employee and supplier and across key business processes such as order to cash
Develop and manage enterprise data policies, standards, and processes
Facilitate adoption of the enterprise data governance policies, procedures, and standards by providing an advisory and oversight function for all data-centric business and technology initiatives, projects and/or programs
Contribute to the development of data management strategies, policies and best practices through participation in management meetings and other direct contributions.
Establish data quality process, governance, and effective use of issue tracking and management tools
Lead the definition of To Be business processes
Manage the development and implementation of capabilities to improve, monitor, and audit data quality within the operations, reporting and analytics environments.
Work with business and IT partners to remediate identified gaps using both manual and automated solutions
Develop data quality metrics that identify gaps and ensure compliance with standards across the enterprise
Ensure processes are in place to proactively detect, correct, and prevent data quality issues
Assist in the creation and management of Master Data Governance Committee(s).
Maintain working relationships with all levels of business leadership to ensure business needs are met.
Manage direct reports, systems, and projects to achieve Data Management vision
Create an effective work environment by developing a common vision, setting clear objectives, expecting teamwork, recognizing outstanding performance, and maintaining open communications.
Develops staff through coaching, providing performance feedback, providing effective performance assessments, and establishing performance & development plans.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Information Management, Information Systems, Engineering, Finance, MIS or related field
Experience in implementing and sustaining a master data management discipline (meta data, data governance, data quality, processes, technologies) in a multi-billion dollar organization.
Experience in retail, distribution or CPG industries
Experience, collaborating in a diverse, cross-functional corporate environment
Experience in defining business data hierarchies (Customer, Supplier or Item)
Experience managing data (e.g., digital assets, customer data, product data), and business processes
IT Application Development Life Cycle
Experience working in a multi-location organization during the execution of a multi-year, business and technology roadmap;Leading multi-million dollar programs
Experience working with supplier, customer, item/product data, including experience working with industry leading master data tools
Experience developing high performing teams
Team Player with strong attention to detail
Proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite in particular Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word
Can connect business information needs, processes and data needs
Consultative skills that help create value for the internal and external business partners
Confident in interaction with all levels of employees and navigating organizations
Strong proactive problem solving skills, decision-making, analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal, written/oral communication skills with all levels of management and staff
Self-motivated and well organized.
Proven track record; ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize accordingly and make decisions as required
Strong background in technology including understanding of technology architecture and strategy and good numerical analytical ability
Ability to articulate solutions clearly to senior management
Able to build and manage relationships between various user groups, technologists, and management
Be highly collaborative, team-oriented and strong consensus builder
Demonstrated ability to work across regions and functions preferably in a large management consulting org.
Critical thinking and problem-solving
Must have ability to recommend/influence/lead implementation of process, governance and data integration strategies.
Handle multiple concurrent tasks and learn new business systems quickly.
Strong interpersonal relationship skills
Should be a quick learner and self-motivated.
Fluent in SDLC – phases, common tasks and deliverables
Effective in public speaking and presentations involving any size audience
Effective in communicating with various echelons of the business (from non-technical, to highly technical, to executives)
Business process modeling
Strong leadership skills, particularly in the area of leading cultural change in a matrixed organization
Primary Location:United States-Texas-Dallas
Other Locations:United States-Florida-Miramar
Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Company prohibits discrimination on other bases such as ancestry, medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws. We make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Candidates should possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the general practice of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits to sponsor individuals for work visas.