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Lead Support SAP MDG (m/w/x)
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Recruiter: Computer Futures
Listed on: 2nd December
Location: Zürich
Type: Contract
Start Date:
Reference: CF-33331384_1575296287
Contact Name: Silvio Fernandes

One of our clients is in the need of an SAP MDG Support Lead. For this reason, we are looking for a talented professional, who is willing to be a part of this project.

General Information

Duration: 06/01/2020 to 05/07/2020

Location: Zürich

International travel required, anticipate 20-30%

SCOPE

  • Experienced SAP MDG resource needed to support progressing and closing out of MDM related activities and project tasks.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Operate in support of the Head of Data & Reporting to manage and coordinate activities and administration to initiate, establish and kick-off key SAP MDG initiatives
  • Support the creation / management of new / existing IT MDM governance processes covering Service Delivery capabilities such as Data Services, Data Quality Management, Metrics & KPI's, Technical Solution Management and expansion)
  • Review, update and create documents covering key processes and models to support next steps in SAP MDG service delivery
  • Initiate and lead (hands on) with some key projects, including deployment of SAP Information Steward, Data Quality Reporting and various other SAP MDG related work
  • Oversee and manage track delivery of services from partner teams / organisations linked across MDM projects and operational activities
  • DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS
  • Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise (Breadth and depth of knowledge, application and complexity of technical knowledge)
  • SAP MDG knowledge (version 9.0+ a positive)
  • Hands on Project / Activity Management skills - documentation / process design / deployment
  • Deep understanding of Master Data Management platforms and processes
  • Direct experience related to SAP MDG deployments, environments and SAP transports management managing on-shore / off-shore partners
  • Experience / knowledge related to SAP MDG Roles Design
  • Experience / knowledge related to basic data architectures and modelling
  • Application Management / operations experience
  • Key experience / Subject Matter Expert level knowledge in all/any of Customer, Vendor, Material Master
  • Experience and expertise in data analysis and management - skills with Business Intelligence reporting solutions like Qlik, PowerBI as a plus
  • M&A / Integrations experience (data / process / technology / people), and within life sciences a plus
  • Leadership (Vision, strategy and business alignment, people management, communication, influencing others, managing change)
  • Direct experience in understanding business outcomes as a key driver to establish MDM vision and strategy
  • Skills in people management and the ability to operate as an effective advocate within the organisation around MDM and business value
  • Experience in facilitating key technical and business discussions leading to actionable insights and status progress
  • Decision-making and Autonomy (The capacity and authority to make organizational decisions, autonomy in decision-making, complexity of decisions, impact of decisions, problem-solving)
  • Experience in roles that allow a high level of autonomy to make decisions related to Master Data Management in partnership with key functional partners and senior management
  • Experience in dealing with decisions related to globally available data elements and processes that carry a high priority / impact to the organisation
  • Ability to build consensus on sensitive topics which require senior managers to often accept compromises at the local level based on the bigger picture view
  • Interaction (The span and nature of one's engagement with others when performing one's job, internal and external relationships)
  • Experience being a member of a small core team with a global mandate, which requires clear and transparent communication
  • Experience with stakeholder management and engagement at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to deal with a lot of information on a daily basis, and the skill to focus on those activities that carry business critical and high-impact consequences
  • Ability to set priorities, align stakeholders' expectations and, develop and execute an associated plan of action
  • Ability to engage effectively with colleagues with different backgrounds and areas of expertise
  • Ability to assess strengths and weaknesses of staff members and provide suggestions for improvements - coaching experience a plus
  • Innovation (The required level of scientific knowledge, knowledge sharing, innovation and risk taking)
  • This role is focused on delivery of specific tasks and objectives
  • Examples of innovation within SAP MDG / MDM would be of interest
  • Complexity (Products managed, mix of businesses, internal and/or external business environment, cultural considerations)
  • Expertise and experience in managing complex data requirements across multiple regions and legal entities
  • Experience in large multi-national company/systems integrations / M&A scenarios
  • Experience with franchise-based life-sciences organisation with full life-cycle OTC and non-OTC pharmaceutical products as a plus
  • Manufacturing / Contract manufacturing experience as a plus (Raw Materials to Finished Products)

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required; Graduate degree is desired
  • More than 7 years of relevant work experience
  • 10+ years of IT and line-management experience, which includes project management experience, people management experience and 5 years as a second line manager in the IT function
  • DMAAI / Related MDM certifications / qualifications / memberships as a plus
  • Experienced technology expert, relationship builder, change leader and problem-solver; demonstrated learner of current and emerging technologies
  • Strong communications and influencing skills; ability to distil complex topics into actionable strategies
  • Experience managing stakeholder relationships, including developing and implementing robust and innovative technology strategies and roadmaps; partnering with technology vendors and experts, and networking with industry peers
  • Experience leading cross-functional data engineering services and capabilities; SaaS/IaaS experience for created solutions desired
  • Experience leveraging new technologies, or novel uses of existing technologies desired
  • Ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written in a persuasive and appropriate manner
  • Ability to analyse a wider variety of data and derive actionable insights
  • Training / Coaching experience and/or qualifications related to technology solutions as a plus

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Basic legal requirements for working in the country for this position must be in place
  • International travel required, anticipate 20-30%

If this outstanding opportunity sounds interesting for you, do not hesitate to contact me for more details or send me your CV.

Sthree Switzerland is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.



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