AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.
To support its Grow & Deliver strategy through Passion for Paints, Precise Processes, Powerful Performance and Proud People, AkzoNobel is on its journey to mature further its GPO model which is based on standardized Master Data, harmonized E2E processes and Continuous Improvement. A Master Data Management (MDM) CoE has been set up and requires an experienced Data Architect to support Master Data improvement for our Innovate, Plan, Make and Deliver E2E Process Towers.
Direct report of the MDM process owner, here are examples of what you will encounter as the Global Data Architect Manufacturing & Supply Chain: Exposure to senior management, up to C-level, in setting up and agreeing their one-year MDM roadmap, as well as their multi-year data strategy Drive the delivery of the above roadmap and strategy through the preparation and steering of several projects, in collaboration with counterparts in IT, Functions and Business Units Manage and coach resources (internal and external) on several, sometime conflicting, high priority activities (projects and changes) Analyze data and processes to identify area where data standardization and harmonization of its maintenance processes could deliver further benefits to the company, and quantify these in order to build comprehensive business cases.
As the Global Data Architect Manufacturing & Supply Chain you are responsible for, or support the activities done by the MDM CoE for the R&D, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Master Data domains within all capabilities provided by the CoE (i.e. data standardization, its maintenance processes harmonization and optimization, data reporting/analytics & its curation) You will be driving MDM initiatives to improve quality of delivery, optimize cost to serve, control & compliance, whilst enhancing customer experience for the R&D, Manufacturing and Supply Chain data domains. You will set and deliver the one-year MDM roadmap, as well as their multi-year data strategy for our R&D, Manufacturing and Supply Chain GPOs.
Other key responsibilities are:
As the Global Data Architect Manufacturing & Supply Chain you will work in an international environment and you are sensible for cultural differences. You are recognized as a credible business partner cross-functional teams and across different functions. You are a strong communicator and change agent and have good stakeholder management skills (including C-level).
You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. At a personal level you will also benefit from:
We welcome your online application via www.akzonobel.com/careers. Only online applications will be considered. If applicable, is essential that you have a visa that allows you to work in the Netherlands. If you have any questions, please contact Denise de Bock, Talent Acquisition Partner, +31 880 030 731, option 2. Or send an email to TalentResourcing.NL@akzonobel.com.
The recruitment process includes a selection of the best applications received through the system, interview rounds and further steps. An online assessment might be part of the selection process.
An employment screening may be part of the selection process.
Agency or sales calls are not appreciated
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.
Requisition ID: 9718