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IT&D Manager, Data Steward - Supplier


  • Support Lead Steward with the Ownership of the Supplier Data Domain from a data governance standpoint based on the strategy and goals co-defined in partnership with the Data Domain Owner (a functional senior leader assigned to Supplier data),
  • Help write the global policies, standards related to the Supplier Data Domain (includes Supplier data, Supplier data platforms, etc.) and proposing new/improvements,
  • Ensure the quality and fitness for purpose of the organization's Supplier data assets, including the metadata for those data assets,
  • Drive proper Data Cataloguing and Data Quality assessments with the different Supplier dataset owners to drive the data governance agenda in a sustainable (effective and efficient) way,
  • Support the Lead steward in ensuring a consistent link between local market needs and Supplier Domain standards to help ensure end to end visibility of the data domain and priority,
  • Work with Lead Steward on transformational initiatives relating to the Supplier data domain from a BU/Function standpoint.

Manage data access / provisioning by:

  • Defining access permission plans,
  • Monitoring distribution of data from the domain,
  • Approving data provisioning to authorized users,
  • Supporting data users as a data domain SME,Ensuring data access and provisioning comply with standards and controls,
  • Define the data profile, identify the data assets in general and specially the Critical Data Elements, and determines the official sources of data in scope to address use case requirements,


  • Ensure all initiatives are supported by a sound business case which identifies measures of success and is value based. Ensuring that this is fully supported and required actions to realise value are owned by the relevant stakeholders. 
  • Ensuring focus on data quality and data cataloguing in a sustainable way 
  • Work with Data Product Managers in Data & Analytics, Product Managers in IT Supply, System Architects, and other required teams to implement initiatives.
  • Optimize workflows and communications building effective and strong working relationships with the different data stakeholders (internal and external, IT, Supplier Relations, Marketing, R&D, Customers) as well as business colleagues at Global, Area and Regional Level.
  • Ability to convince and influence regional data stewardship stakeholders to ensure that the global policies defined are followed effectively and be able to monitor adherence.
  • Working with a large matrixed ecosystem of current and potential internal and external partner organisations to provide value to the organisation.
  • Actively contribute to the development and implementation of the overall Global IT & Digital and Data & Analytics Strategy 


  • Stewardship experience for Supplier data domain in an organization.
  • 5+ years of Data Governance/Management experience for this managerial level.
  • Complete understanding on how to define global policies and procedures for data management.
  • Ability to define requirements on setting up a comprehensive Data Strategy with business partners.


  • Experience in data management tooling applicable to the Supplier data domain 
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical data requirements. 
  • Knowledge of the data sources, transformation rules, and uses of the data for the area of stewardship.
  • Strong experience in having managed data catalog solutions (Alation, Collibra, etc.), business glossaries, data lineage, etc.

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