Data Governance Consultant

Full Time

    Job Description

    Job#: 1322011

    Job Description:

    SAP MDG Consultant

    Duration: 6 months, with possibility of extension

    Location: Hybrid onsite Tues/Wed/Thurs - The Woodlands, Greenway, or Dallas, TX w

    There may be travel required between Houston and Dallas.

    Apex Systems is working with a chemical corporation to find an SAP Master Data Governance Consultant. Candidates must have experience working in the chemical industry with a strong understanding of chemical industry business processes and industry jargon.

    Candidates must have strong S/4 HANA experience with a background in data warehousing and data governance model build and setup. Strong understanding of how data flows is critical.

    • Design, develop , maintain, and enforce governance frameworks, operating model, standards, procedures, and policies for Chemicals
    • Establish, evaluate, and monitor DMA performance metrics, providing feedback to the leadership team to improve future plans
    • Establish and facilitate the data governance council, ensuring regular, effective meetings and publishing the resulting governance guidelines for Chemicals
    • Govern the integrity of DMA managed processes and SAP Master Data Standards
    • Own and champion compliance with DMA standards, policies, and procedures
    • Serve as a primary contact for all major issues and escalations relating to SAP standards and procedures, and lead successful resolution supported by all stakeholders
    • Drive the integration and embedment of DMA standards, policies, and procedures across DMA teams to ensure delivery of business outcomes
    • Promote data governance disciplines and purposes by implementing SAP data governance directives
    • Oversee and audit the integrity and usability of cross-functional data sets
    • Accountable for data governance embedment roadmap
    • Establish and manage the artefacts repository for data governance embedment
    • Establish cross-function collaboration with IT, Bus, and functional teams across company to ensure data is properly managed and governed
    • Establish process to continuously monitor data quality in conjunction with relevant stakeholders
    • Manage data governance tools and processes
    • Participates in strategy and planning sessions and be recognized as a capable team member that delivers value
    • Ability to initiate and influence stakeholder buy-in for a data governance council comprised of various levels of management; lead the council to effective output in directing technical Data Management standards, processes and policies
    • Have a thorough understanding of the impact of master data on transactional processing and reporting
    • Work with functional teams, business units and BI platform administrators to enhance and develop reporting and analysis capabilities within core reporting platforms
    • Participate in the development and delivery of training on new reporting and analysis capability to affected stakeholders
    • Participate in special projects bringing data governance, transactional processing and financial reporting oversight

    • Bachelor of Science degree in MIS, Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • A minimum of 10 years of experience in data governance and SAP data architecture in an enterprise environment.
    • Strong background & Experience in Chemical Industry
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in chemical industry and SAP S4 implementation
    • Experience in Data conversion, migration and cutover process
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience implementing and supporting complex data management initiatives including traditional Data Warehousing
    • Deep subject matter expertise in data governance and hands on experience in designing, scaling and implementing data governance processes and tools
    • Proficiency in SAP data management tools like BODS & MDG. Comprehensive knowledge of data management principles, processes, and data lifecycle
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in MDG Finance and supply chain master data objects
    • Advanced knowledge of master data management, real-time streaming data and cloud technologies
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in SAP Data Models - Material Master, Business partners, GL Master, Cost Centers, Joint Ventures, and Hierarchies
    • Strong Hands-on experience in SAP process e.g., OTC, P2P, SCM, QM, FICO, PRA & PM and Governance process e.g., MDM, MDG

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