Data Manager – Global Infra Projects Org – REF: Turtle732

August 4, 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type
400 Per Day (NEG)


This large infrastructure services company are embarking upon a challenging implementation stage of a project to replace the financial system for their entire business. The system will form the backbone of all of the accounting, finance, reporting and management tools for the Global Group. It represents the largest internal project undertaken by the company and comes at a time of continued global expansion.

Education Requirements - Higher Education

Industry - Global Infrastructure Services

Job Location - 2 Globe Road, Leeds, LS11 9QG

Qualifications -Data Management Certs.

Work Hours - Typical 9 to 5.30 working hours

The transition from the existing system to the new, will involve establishing key management principles, in addition to managing the cleansing and migration of data into the new system.

The data manager role is offered on a contract basis of 12 – 18 months (to suit the candidate), with the opportunity to extend/move to other projects.

Responsibilities - The Data Manager has the ultimate responsibility for the master data objects in the system. The define requirements along with the process owners in line with the overall project strategy and business strategy.

The role will functionally report into the finance team, but will also have a reporting line to the Project Manager.

Experience Requirements


  • Manage the data object across business processes and segments
  • Maintain overall oversight over the execution of data maintenance processes and its adherence to the data standards
  • Provide requirements to IT to acquire tools and support services required to store, manage, present, & dispose of data Service Management & Continuous Improvement
  • Monitor and implement KPI’s for the data objects in line with overall global data standards
  • Ensure that harmonised change management processes, standards and business guidelines are in place per domain
  • Prioritise, estimate and QA proposed data changes
  • Work with segment, function, IT and data steward’s to ensure that requested data changes are implemented in a timely fashion


Leadership & Supervisory

  • Lead a team of data steward’s and their work with the functions to resolve issues, maintain standards and guidelines, manage data quality and run the mechanics of the DG processes
  • Ensure local data teams grasp overall change in approach to ensure new data meets agreed standards
  • Work with the wider business on initiatives to leverage data as a source of competitive advantage
  • Define with the process owners detailed standards and guidelines for master data object content and quality

Resource Management

  • Coordinate assignment and ongoing fulfilment of data steward’s role in each of the process areas


  • Confident individual with good interpersonal skills, able to deal with people at all levels and communicate in a clear, non-technical language where appropriate
  • Team-player
  • Analytically minded, able to break down and understand information
  • Must be comfortable with working in a fast-moving, dynamic environment
  • Strongly customer-focused, used to providing support to demanding users
  • Good organisational skills, used to managing and prioritising both own and others workload
  • Ability to report on progress, timescales, outstanding and completed activities

For more information and details regarding the Vision and Values of the company please get in contact with Interface

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