Data Management Domain Lead - Product
Job DescriptionRole Title Data Management Domain Lead - ProductLocation Watford, UKRewards Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits on offer. When applying please provide details of current remuneration package along with salary expectations.SummarySmith & Nephew are recruiting for a new Data Management Domain Lead focused on Product data domains. Based in our offices in Watford, this role will work within a global team. This position will establish and transform the Data Stewardship and Governance Operations for product domains by establishing data ownership and working across the regional operational data maintenance teams residing in North America, Europe/Africa/Middle East, South America, and Asia-Pacific. Initially, this position will be responsible for establishing domain governance and managing a portfolio of Data Management initiatives which can include defining opportunities, prioritizing, confirming approach, driving & executing.Essential Job FunctionsDomain ManagementBe the single point of contact in the corporation, providing subject matter expertise and industry best practices related to Product Master Data domain governance.Support Data Governance/Quality initiatives from the ground up, and ensure solutions result in sustainable business-as-usual processes.Partner with the Business, IT, and external Vendors to identify opportunities to enhance the quality, consistency and accessibility of the Product Master Data domain.Devise a sustainable data strategy that will enable a robust data structure and framework, and achieve high levels of data quality through effective collaboration with internal Business teams and IT.Advise, train and support business users to resolve data related issues, answer questions, educate them on master data processes, and related system use.Act as the Data Management Organization's Product Data Domain lead, coordinating across enterprise and local information systems projects to ensure the systems and data architecture necessary to support our data related initiatives are properly designed and delivered. This role will be responsible for collecting/developing/articulating our data strategy, capturing business scope, leading blueprinting workshops, working with IT to review and provide input on systems designs, support User Acceptance Testing, coordinate with Master Data teams, developing/training/deploying new or modified processes, etc.Manage/champion the Product Master roadmap, working across business stakeholders to identify, process or system improvements required to meet evolving business needs.Ability to communicate with, influence, and manage multi-tier cross-functional teams, get their buy-in, and implement Master Data initiatives across the board.Geographic responsibilities include leading cross-functional teams and collaborating with peers, in North America, Europe/Africa/Middle East, South America, and Asia-Pacific.Domain Process DevelopmentOversee creation of Master Data related global policies, processes (current and future state), and procedures required for global Product Domain governance. Ensure governance is embedded, maintained, and that it evolves as new use-cases materialize.Define, approve, communicate and implement principles, policies, procedures, metrics, tools and responsibilities for domain data management.Monitor and guide policy compliance, domain data usage and management activities.Establish roles and responsibilities across global, regional, and local Master Data and functional teams. Work to influence executive and management teams to gain resource commitments where required.Capture and document business rules, ownership, process, lineage for all critical data elements of Product Data.Coordinate across functions to develop sustainable business processes that are embedded in the appropriate functional areas and globally aligned. Lead the development of Master Data and IT system architecture roadmaps which enable effective and efficient business processes, meets external reporting requirements, and improves our customers' experience.RequirementsIdeally candidates will have a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, or other related fieldIt is essential to have experience working in SAP Material Master domain, preferably within the Life Sciences industryCandidates should have extensive experience with Data Governance & Master Data managementStrong Program Management experience building and driving initiativesAdvanced expertise in MS Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project)Advanced expertise in reporting toolsProject Management (i.e. PMP) experience is strongly preferredData Certification (i.e. CIMP, CDMP) strongly preferredSix Sigma strongly preferredLife Sciences industry experience strongly preferredExperience managing business critical data in enterprise systems such as SAP and AxaptaExperience with defining, documenting, developing business processesExperience with data quality & governance tools, such as Informatica or CollibraAbout UsSmith & Nephew is a diversified advanced medical technology business that supports healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries to improve the quality of life for their patients.We have leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine and Trauma:Orthopedics Reconstruction - joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shouldersAdvanced Wound Management - wound care treatment and prevention products used to treat hard to heal woundsSports Medicine - minimally invasive surgery of the jointTrauma & Extremities - products that help repair broken bonesWe have over 16,000 employees around the world. Annual sales in 2018 of more than $4.9 billion.We are a constituent of the UK's FTSE100 and our shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange and through American Depository Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN) .Applications If you share our passion for pioneering innovation and can demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined, we would love to hear from you. When applying please provide details of current remuneration package along with salary expectationsWe continue to actively build an environment where every individual can fulfil their potential and be proud ambassadors for Smith & Nephew, our customers and their patients. We value the diversity of our people and welcome applications from everyone.