Director, Master Data Governance - Customer (R453075)
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Stryker is seeking a talented, results-driven leader for a Director of Business Data Governance opportunity!
What you will do
Lead the Master Data Governance team for customer master- including customer people data.
Implement the master data governance framework, with a focus on improving data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to behaviors, policies, standards, principles, metrics, processes, related tools, and data architecture.
Lead a team of professionals and creates a diverse and inclusive environment.
Foster a culture in the Business Data Governance team focused on all aspects of employee development, including the oversight of goal setting, sharing of best practices, workload balancing, teambuilding, and professional development.
Actively engage with Stryker’s SAP global implementation team to drive successful delivery of project and data governance objectives.
Partner closely with the Enterprise business process leads and systems implementation organizations to enable efficient and effective end-to-end business processes.
Influence key business partners to build consensus, make decisions, and execute plans to implement and support master data standards.
Identify and capture of data quality rules and metrics, working with the IT team to implement and data management teams to remediate.
Lead the data management teams in the successful implementation and adherence to data standards and data quality metrics.
Focus on the development and engagement of talented subject matter experts, building domain competency within the team and across the enterprise.
Drive harmonized best practice processes across all divisions and geographies.
Participate in M&A activities to assess the impact of master data standards on the integration process for specified domain.
Maintain ongoing data stewardship across end-to-end processes after the initial implementation of data governance processes and systems.
What you need
Business or IS/IT related bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred.
10+ years of experience in Data Governance, Data Management, or Corporate business function required.
6+ years of people management and leadership experience.
Experience implementing and sustaining data governance programs across a diverse set of data domains.
Strong foundation in SAP S/4 Hana and supporting modules, as well as diverse knowledge with regards to multiple ERP platforms (e.g. Oracle, JDE).
Demonstrated functional understanding of key processes creating or consuming data within all governed domains and the ability to determine the interrelationships and usage across the enterprise.
Well versed in data governance best practices.
Strong leadership, communication, collaboration skills and a global, enterprise mindset.
Ability to think strategically while operating tactically to implement global data standards and global technical/process solutions.
Ability to meet the rigorous deadlines of a growth company; ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities, coordinate, and manage multiple projects.
Experience collaborating cross-functionally in a global matrix structure and influencing peers and stakeholders.
Experience in diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex issues while addressing root cause issues and preventing repeated issue.
Previous leadership of highly skilled professionals required.
Experience with ERP implementations, data mapping, cleansing, and migration management a plus.
Strong communication skills and ability to deliver a common message tailored to the specific audience.
CDMP, CIMP or IQCP certifications highly desired.
Fluency in English required.
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