Master Data Expert

Fulltime, Finance Functions

Suzhou, Jiangsu, China Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Key responsibilities:

  • Identifying and improving master data quality and continuous improvement of business processes through master data
  • Developing and implementing data quality validation logic and business rules
  • Driving and guarding the standardization and harmonization of the master data fields, including the setup of the ownership of fields and the required data cleansing
  • Creating and maintaining the documentation of the master data definitions and master data use
  • Providing expert master data support to large projects involving master data elements
  • Analyzing and approving MDM impact of Service Now change requests (cross functional + related to the MDM tooling)
  • Training business stakeholders on the content and definition of master data fields and the impact on their operational processes
  • Training MDM focal points on the content and definition of master data field, the impact on operational processes and the implemented validation logic in MDM process supporting tooling
  • Communicating and implementing the MDM vision, strategy and roadmap for the relevant data domain
  • Acting as a change agent and communicator for MDM, enabling continuous commitment for and awareness of MDM
  • Being the point of contact for MDM Operations
  • Being the IM touch-point, driving master data standardization, organizational and system alignment and improvements for the relevant data domain


Job Requirements:

  • Is recognized as a credible business partner for cross-functional teams and across the different functions
  • Strong communicator and change agent, foster communication and teamwork within and across organizational boundaries
  • Post-Graduation in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, IT or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to analyze, design and implement the need for MDM, both from system perspective as organizational perspective for the relevant data domain
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to understand change management and drive to resolution
  • International mind-set – sensible for cultural differences
  • Minimum  5 years  overall experience with 2-3 years' experience in MDM related function
  • Working experience in Nouryon, supporting MDM
  • Experience in implementation of MDM processes
  • Experience in interfacing with business operational customers
  • Experience in MDM application systems development and implementation
  • Experience in complex business environments
  • Understanding of external factors influencing master data management such as competitors, regulatory requirements, best in class practices, etc.
  • Leverages best in class examples, key expert / key stakeholder input to design the appropriate MDM foundation
  • Leverages business understanding and its requirements in the design of the MDM project agreed end states/outcomes
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Available for moderate travel

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