Segment: Royal Canin
Location: Aimargues (30 minutes from Montpellier) or London
At Mars Petcare we have one Purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS™. Through comprehensive veterinary care, nutrition, breakthrough programmes in diagnostics, wearable health monitoring, DNA testing and pet welfare, we help pets in more than 130 countries.
The Petcare Segment consists of five Divisions: Pet Nutrition, Royal Canin, Mars Veterinary Health, Kinship and Science and Diagnostics. All five Divisions have a shared ambition, to become Powered by Data.
The role of Global Data Product Lead for Finance is part of our Royal Canin (RC) Data & Analytics organization. The role reports to the Royal Canin Global BI Data Manager. The role has direct responsibility to transform the Royal Canin Data Foundations across RC in the Finance domain. This role is particularly important given it is heavily contributing to several major programs driven at RC or Mars level to transform this functional areas and make RC powered by data. (Finance of Tomorrow, S&OP+ transformation)
What are we looking for?
Professional experience working in the Finance Data area
Deep and rich experience in working with Data in a cloud environment (Azure)
Great at developing new relationships, driving positive change, and matching analytics opportunities to data acquisition strategy, able to interact comfortably with more senior stakeholders up to Director level
Excellent planning, project management, organizational orchestration, peer relationships
Data product management skills and Agile ways of working, with proven track record.
Vendor management skills are welcome
Good understanding of Data Protection and Privacy principles and practices including PI/PL
Influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices, and procedures
Excellent communication skills in English (written and oral)
What will be your key responsibilities?
The Global Data Product Lead defines the overall Data Products vision and supervise their delivery for the Finance functional area across Royal Canin
Partners with functional Business teams and Data Architect to develop a strategic product for the company
Defines the structure of data assets in the Finance area
Collaborates with Data Engineering team to build reusable strategic data assets
Is the primary point of contact to other teams working on transformations and projects having dependencies with the Supply Chain and S&OP+ strategic data assets (Pet owner 360 project, Petcare Ecosystem project, ERP/EOS project)
Ensure appliance of Data Governance, Data Quality, Data Privacy & Security processes on data assets which belong to Finance functional area.
Partner with Data Product leads who support other functions to ensure good integration of Data Products across the overall RC data architecture
Partners with Business Owners of Finance function (Director level) and main regional representatives in order to orchestrate and govern deliveries and product backlog
Partners with Petcare D&A team to further develop synergies with the Petcare Segment Data team and Ecosystem, especially supporting the enrichment of Royal Canin and of PetCare Ecosystem Data Assets.
What can you expect from Mars?
At Mars, we believe in a relationship of mutual trust, dignity and respect between our company and Associates that is more meaningful than the standard employer/employee relationship.
As Associates, we can expect to be respected, supported and valued as individuals, to be treated fairly and equitably.
The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars.
A unique and ideal work environment to become the leader in health through nutrition for cats and dogs!
Since 2017, Royal Canin has supported the K-DOG program of the Curie Institute, which trains dogs to detect breast cancer via olfaction.
Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.
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