The Manager Master Data and Procurement Analysis will manage the procurement support team, providing management of master data for Metals and Minerals along with the supporting strategic sourcing analytics activities across delivered across all corporate entities within.
The master data activity will own the enterprise through the data lifecycle, including policy and procedure formulation and policy adherence, quality assurance, ensuring compliance and enabling business process optimization activities.
The procurement support analytics will be demand driven and focused around providing appropriate data and information to the business which will deliver value through improved reliability to the procurement decision making process.
Looking for someone who is passionate about providing excellence within the data environment, driving improvements, high performance from within the team dynamic, delivering high discipline across the activities and someone who enjoys working in a culture of continuous learning driving step change improvements.
Key responsibilities include:
Manage / supervise the day to day activity of the master data management process and the procurement analysis activities, delivered through a team of experienced business analysts;
Deliver operational service levels agreed for the master data management and supporting analytics activity, whilst improving trends for operational efficiencies.
Establish and maintain performance tracking reports;
Ensure stage gate compliance for master data requests and monitoring data quality and fitness for the purpose, driving continuous improvement activities;
Demonstrating measurable benefits of data management to lines of business, business processes, and systems, ensuring data integrity is upheld at all times;
Work extensively with regional and global business representatives (finance, operations, engineering, IT and procurement), to define the strategic master data direction and resolve issues with respect to processing and policy;
Implement and improve master data policies and procedures in alignment with information management policies supporting operational efficiencies, data quality and standardization;
Liaison directly with Category Managers, (Sourcing teams), to fully understand the individual requirements and deliverables across projects, support the Category Managers in the development of sourcing strategies;
Development of the analyst team to ensure product and supplier knowledge base is enhanced to maximize quality, turnaround and accuracy of data;
Work closely with all levels of the organization, including presenting to an executive level audience when requested, to educate the business on master data issues and opportunities;
Key characteristics expected:
Background in master data management;
Experienced within an engineering environment or associated industries sector;
Proven track record of implementing and sustaining best practice data repositories and achieving consistently high results;