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Company: Circle K
Location: Tempe, AZ
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel

Description

The Director of Global Data Governance & Strategy will support the Head of Global Data Governance & Strategy in driving Circle K's enterprise-wide data governance, strategy and execution within the Global Analytics & Insights organization.  The Director will work with a team of analysts to assess end-to-end data needs for analytical output.  Based on an ongoing assessment, this role will support the implementation of the necessary governance and monitoring of data to ensure a continuous improvement in its usability by the broader organization.  The Director will support the administration of a Data Governance Council and assist Data Stewards across Business Units and Global Functional Teams.  In addition, the Director will communicate and manage key upstream governance activities, primarily interfacing with the Global Technology, Shared Services and Finance organizations with respect to data quality improvement.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Supports the Global Head in maintaining, communicating, and enforcing Data Governance policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Drives data impact analysis and data quality initiatives within Global Data & Analytics.
  • Ensures effective internal controls by monitoring metrics and data, driving performance through improvement initiatives
  • Works closely with the Global Technology and Finance organizations, as well as business data stewards to assess/communicate data changes and the resulting technology impacts.
  • Understands the upstream and downstream data impacts and applies business rules used to govern data transformations.
  • Supports efforts to monitor compliance with established standards and metrics.
  • Accountable for supporting the development of the business data dictionary across all functions.
  • Responsible for the creation and production of data quality scorecards.
  • Guides the actions of Data Stewards within Business Units and Global Functions.
  • Supports execution of data quality audits and assesses results.
  • Identifies and supports execution of process improvement opportunities.
  • Implements corrective actions to resolve data quality problems.
  • Supports Global Head in consolidation of domain level data quality metrics for consumption at the Data Governance Organization (DGO) and Data Governance Council (DGC) levels.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Ability to self-manage while consistently exercising good judgment and maturity.
  • Ability to appropriately manage confidential departmental and corporate information.
  • Experience in working with all levels of management, including Senior Executives and consulting with key business stakeholders preferred.
  • Highly developed organizational skills to function effectively while still maintaining attention to detail and meeting specific organization goals.
  • Ability to work in a high stress, fast paced environment managing multiple projects and personnel simultaneously.  Must possess ability to prioritize conflicting duties and maintain timeline integrity for projects and tasks.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate ability to resolve all situations in a professional manner.
  • Must have excellent written, verbal and public presentation communication skills. 
  • Must have initiative and strive for continuous improvement.  Proven ability to participate in implementing innovative ideas, projects and business solutions.
  • Clear understanding of change management preferred.  This should include participating in the development or implementation of solutions which require comprehensive shifts in operational practices.
  • Ability to anticipate situations, tools needed, and obstacles through critical thinking and review of business performance
  • Ability to work on multiple levels from resolving individual support issues to leading large strategic programs.

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • 6-9+ years of experience with Analytics, Data Governance and/or Information Management discipline.
  • Knowledge of data structures, systems and BI tools related to data management.
  • Experience with data governance tools such as Collibra, and data quality management tools such as Paxata, Ataccama etc.
  • Strategic view on how quality data enables Analytics in improved decision making.
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, technology, engineering or a related field.
  • Effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.
  • Effective communicator and collaborator across all functions.
Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company's Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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