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Minimum: USD $175,000.00/Yr.
Maximum: USD $200,000.00/Yr.

Director, Analytical MDM                                       

As Advantage Solutions transforms the way we do business, we are looking to hire an IT Director, Analytical Master Data Management to lead the creation of data solutions that unlock our ability to Analyze information at scale and with speed.   This role will design analytical Master Data structures that support any functional area of data – ensuring business requirements are met in a consistent and interconnected manner ensuring ease of use for our data products in the Data Democratization space.  This highly skilled and seasoned role requires a deep understanding of business concepts and rules and how they relate to effective data management and hierarchical analytical structures. The ideal candidate will have a varied background across different functions in how they relate to the hierarchical designs to enable consistency and meaningful analysis of data products in a data-mature Analytics organization.  This individual will help educate and bring along a broader audience on the data maturity journey.  This role will influence Business partners, Product leads and E2E Solution architects in leading analytical-based data hierarchy designs that support cross functional silos.

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off 

Responsibilities:

  • Highly experienced with designing analytical hierarchies that enable cross functional data analysis – building once, serving many.
  • Serve as the single point of accountability for Data hierarchy designs – creating and delivering a single, data-centric solution to deliver across needs.
  • Partner with business & functional champions, Data Architects and governance leads to understand requirements and define & deliver data solutions for Decision and Action by our business partners.
  • Depth of competency and data capability knowledgeable in Data Architecture that interconnects with the critical points of Data ingestion, curation, governance, analytical data hierarchies, data quality and data commercialization & democratization.
  • Strength in efficiently understanding user requirements, needs, objectives and working methods in order to design optimal data structures that will deliver benefits in how the user consumes the data. This individual will connect application needs, process workflow and user experience to data architecture, structures and models in an optimized way.
  • Client service mindset – achieving high quality standards through self and team deliverables.
  • Partner as required with IT Commercial services team to collaborate on Analytical hierarchy needs and solutions.
  • Design data structures that support and deliver capability that is aligned to and enforces Data governance.
  • The candidate will be capable of leading a team of junior Data Architects and data modelers to ensure implementation of the appropriate data structures for success in meeting business needs and technical delivery towards those needs.
  • Assist collaboratively in upskill existing talent & staff the gap areas for the DnA Operating Model
  • Drive Enterprise data architecture principles and standardization to create data-centric structures and data relationships that support business questions, decisions and actions – that support cross functional needs with scalable, efficient cost solutions.
  • Partner with Business & IT professionals – driving hierarchy needs across data architecture across data curation, BI, data cubes, Data science commercialization in partnership with data ingestion, data analysts, visualization, data engineering & data science professionals.
  • Ensure compliance with data privacy regulations and other legal requirements related to data management.
  • Stay current on emerging data architecture trends and technologies
  • Partner with cross-functional teams within IT and across the business functions to identify critical analytics needs and their corresponding data architecture needs.
  • Collaborate with business & IT leaders to identify opportunities for leveraging data to develop data-driven insights that drive business actions and outcomes.
  • Partner with and manage external vendors or consultants as an extension of IT to ensure successful data systems implementation and integration with existing environment.
  • Partner with PMO leads to continuously manage team delivery to project timelines, deliverables, and milestones to ensure timely and high-quality and high adoption data products.
  • Build repeatable processes around data management and execution of data products

Requirements:

  • Proven experience (10+ years) in leading hierarchical Data Architecture as a common practice in a large & complex environment with extensive knowledge of data structure design and definition, database schemas, data dictionaries, field mappings, data sensitivity, data security, data flows, process analysis, etc.
  • 10+ years of experience in multiple functional areas that support CPG and/or Retail
  • Implementation experience with Data Governance, Data catalog, Analytics, Semantic Layer, etc. tools.
  • Strong knowledge of all required capabilities to execute a Data and Analytics strategy in an emerging space of maturity for an enterprise
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and deliver results.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment – with a special focus on how data relates to the functional requirements.
  • Build Strong working Executive relationships.
  • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills at Executive and team levels.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate within/ across teams.
  • Skill in supervising and delegating responsibility, training and evaluating performance.

Job will remain open until filled

Director Analytical MDM

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