Global Master Data Business Information Architect-Switzerland
Posted on Jan 6, 2020 by NextLink Solutions
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NextLink Solution, a Swiss IT Consultancy Company that has been providing both IT services and IT staffing to major customers for the past 20 years, has an excellent opportunity that can take your career to the next level.
We are currently working with the world's largest pharma client who is looking for a Global Master Data Business Information Architect.
You will closely work with the Master Data Business Streamleads, the Integration Team and the Master Data Cleansing Manager to develop and implement Transition and Migration strategies with a corporate information process focus. You will also closely align with the reporting team to ensure common usage of information.
Start date: 01.02.2020
Latest start date: 01.03.2020
End date: 31.12.2020
Extension: extension possible
Work load: 100%
Work location: Kaiseraugst
Travel: yes (20%)
Team: 3 Teams a 10 Persons/Matrix Organization
Tasks & Responsibilities
Lead the definition of strategy and approach for business information architecture with a strong focus on business processes across different systems.
Together with IT counterparts establish an enterprise master data model to ensure data capture at source and clear ownership of information.
Develop enterprise taxonomies to organize data (eg products) in a hierarchical manner as part of the master data management environment (eg how to relate to information, common definitions and vocabulary) to enable common views in reports and portals.
Accountable for the metadata strategy with a focus on master data, therefore making sure client establishes a common definition of Master Data and this is captured in a single source.
Lead the definition of strategies to localize data and information during the roll out phase especially in regards to what is local and where the global template needs to be adapted.
Supports the functional streams in the transition phase with a strategy on information architecture (eg enable new batch concept, while still have other concepts live in parallel)
Document information model and architecture progress on frequent base and align with Business Process Team to ensure common methodology.
Develop a deep understanding of the current differences and how to bridge to the to-be state.
Ensure the continuity of data model documentation activities together with the Information Architect & Data Quality
Together with the cleansing lead owns the strategy and approach for Data Cleansing including harmonization and standardization and ensures sustainability after the program.
Responsible to enable capture at the source aspiration
Responsible together with overall MDM leads for all data/information tool selection.
Support streams in building master data life cycles with a special focus on information sharing across systems and transition phase.
8+ years of hands on experience in delivering Master Data Architecture activities, preferably in Pharma/healthcare industry.
Expert knowledge in master data management.
Proven track record of introducing and delivering innovative solutions in the Data Transformation area with the ability to manage demanding timelines and operate in a complex environment.
Project Management experience in global virtual teams.
Knowledge of Agile and Scrum.
Good knowledge of SAP MDG, S/4 HANA and Solution Manager.
Strong analytical thinking, result-oriented team player and ability to prioritize and organize work effectively.
Experience in managing stakeholder partnerships, focusing on the fundamentals of reliability and credibility.
Ability to establish a solid network and work effectively across organizational boundaries.
C-level fluency in English is a must.
Nice to haves
Any additional language is a plus