Global Head of Data Governance


  • Category: Other
  • Location: Western Switzerland
  • Starting date: Nov 01, 2019
  • Applications have closed
  • Domain of experience: Data governance, Strategy, Management
  • Level required: Experienced
  • Years of experience: Minimum 10 years

Your Role

As Global Head of Data Governance, you will lead the transformation effort in data and information governance in order to ensure the right data quality for effective decision making. You will develop the strategy for data acquisition (Product Data) and analytics for the organization and ensure its execution across the company.

Your Tasks

  •  Define and execute the data acquisition and analytics strategy
  • Develop business justifications and benefits for data related spending and initiatives
  • Track and resolve key data processing optimization opportunities in liaison with business owners, department heads and service providers
  • Develop and maintain the organizational structure of the data governance in a way, which ensures continued ownership, and stewardship of critical data
  • Act as data owner for product data across the company
  • Lead the data governance board to take critical decisions on product data management to ensure data quality and integrity
  • Implement the relevant reporting to have full and continuous visibility of data quality and integrity within the organization

Your Profile

  • University degree (Master master degree) preferably in engineering, mathematics, computer or data science
  • Minimum of 10 years in data governance and architecture in a business environment with international exposure, within the Consumer Electronics, FMCG or Life Sciences Industry
  • Ability to translate business requirements into data strategy and priorities
  • Sound managerial experience within a complex organization (direct reports and matrix cross functional reports)
  • Fluent in English both written and Spoken



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