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Data Strategy and Execution Lead

Job ID MIR00001154 Date posted 07/18/2019

As the data quality thresholds of customers, suppliers, and 3rd party partners increase, it is critical for Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (SGWS) to establish and maintain a robust data governance, processes and systems to ensure accurate data and reporting.

SGWS executive team has established an enterprise-wide Data Management Governance function focused on driving data integrity by establishing data standards and accountability, facilitating cross-functional collaboration, and implementing the required monitoring tools. The Data Management function orchestrates data governance across sites, regions and functions to enable and maintain best-in-class data quality for all users (customers, suppliers, vendors, sales representatives, and 3rd party partners).

The Data Strategy and Execution Lead will be responsible for working across the organization to embed data discipline by promoting new ways of working, facilitating adoption of data standards and facilitating training, communication related to Data Management policies, standards and processes. The Data Strategy and Execution Lead will work closely with Data Governance Lead, Functional Data Coordinator’s and Master Data Stewards to ensure data management changes are understood and adopted by stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

Drive Data Management Execution and Adoption:
  • Work with Governance Lead, Functional Data Coordinator’s, Master Data Stewards, and Data Quality Lead to design, develop and embed data management discipline and communications (e.g., memos, videos) to sites, regions, and functions
  • Build and deliver a comprehensive communication strategy to drive awareness of enterprise data standards, policies risks, and their value add to the business. Define data management communication approach to provide updates to executive leadership, announcing organizational changes, and rolling out new data standards and definitions
  • Facilitate roadshows to socialize and mobilize data management solution plan, timelines, milestones, and new data standards and policies with key stakeholders across sites, regions, and functions

Drive Training and Implementation of Data Management Changes:
  • Work with Functional Data Coordinators to ensure sites, regions, and functions understand changes to data standards, workflows, governance processes, escalation procedures, KPIs, etc.
  • Support Functional Data Coordinators and Master Data Stewards to facilitate data management related trainings
  • Develop training strategies, plans and materials and support training executions for rolling out data standards, workflows, KPIs etc. to sites, regions, and functions
  • Define user adoption objectives and KPIs to ensure adequate adoption of solution enhancements
  • Coordinate with ETP to develop effective tools (e.g. dashboards, flash reports) to track and measure adoption of data management solution changes
  • Provide regular updates to the Governance Lead on the adoption of changes to data standards and workflows and recommended interventions to address any gaps
Conduct User Assessment and Coaching to embed Data Management Discipline:
  • Develop and foster positive and collaborative relationships with stakeholders
  • Evaluate and ensure user readiness for change, identify and manage anticipated resistance for rollout of new data standards, workflows, governance processes, escalation procedures, etc.
  • Evaluate organizational resistance to change in relation to data management and recommend mitigations to Governance Lead and Functional Data Coordinators
  • Work with Project Management Team to integrate change management activities into project plan

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5-10 years of change management experience with knowledge of data management disciplines
  • Experience leading change management effort for large scale data transformation projects
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with teams across multiple functions and levels of an organization
  • Proven organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to organize priorities and work under deadlines, while producing a high-quality result
  • Competency in developing strategies, execution plans and project team coaching
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Business or related disciplines
  • Knowledge of key databased concepts, data models, relationships between different types of data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in data visualization tools such as Tableau
Physical Demands
  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs

Primary Location:United States-Florida-Miramar
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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