Data Manager / Business Data Manager

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For over three decades our purpose hasn’t changed: we are here to make a positive difference to the lives of all. Through the exceptional products, services and value we offer, we are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us.

The Role

As a Data Manager, you be responsible for increasing the understanding and use of product data and systems across the business and support the use of product data to drive good business decisions. This role delivers projects that bring to life data’s role to create the right outcome for the internal and external customers. This role sits within the broader Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) function and is key to implement S&OP process involves supporting change, quality and continuous improvement. In addition, you will:

  • Create a plan of change activities outlining the need for product data and oversee key projects where data support is required, building a work schedule that includes input from all sources on launches, changes and discontinuations
  • Create guidance to standardise product data across categories, supporting implementation of the data lake and recommending solutions to interrogate and deliver data efficiently
  • Conduct quality assurance across the data process to ensure data is accurate and highlight where improvements can be made and support individuals to make the relevant changes
  • Work closely with the team to facilitate accurate data entry and reporting to bring to life key KPI’s, supporting product data and reporting needs
  • Manage and drive team performance and champion data literacy within the business

The Experience

It will be essential that you will have the following:

  • Experience within a data or product data role ideally within supply chain, IT or S&OP environment and have a good understanding of issues moving data between systems
  • Experience and knowledge of working with ERP systems such as Oracle/SAP and an understanding of how a data lake works conceptually or practically
  • Be an advanced user of Microsoft suite, in particular Excel and use of BI tools such as Tableau, PowerBI
  • Strong people manager experience with the ability to develop others, allocating resource and managing priorities within a team
  • Ability to demonstrate experience of working at a senior level, creating relationships and providing credible advice whilst able to influence and challenge. You will also have previous experience of project management and change on a wide scale

The other bits….

We are on an exciting journey – this is a newly created team to support the business growth and a position that can add real value. We offer a competitive salary and have an excellent bonus plan – you will be entitled to two bonuses – one based on your own personal performance which is paid quarterly and a company bonus that is based on the performance of the business. You will also receive a car allowance, provided with family healthcare and dental cover for yourself and your partner. You will be entitled to permanent health insurance and life assurance along with a good pension.

You can work from home, but we would also like you to collaborate with the team and stakeholders when needed, including visiting our office in Guernsey.


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