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Role Summary: Manage W2W processes to ensure the execution and delivery of accurate, complete and timely supplier master data in the MDM hub to support GE Digital’s master data management strategy. Partner with key business and IT stakeholders across multiple GE business units and work with MDM pillar leads on all aspects of supplier master data – from onboarding, data integration, architecture needs, publish of data to ERPs and other downstream systems, and ongoing governance and stewardship.
Serve as the domain subject matter expert on the MDM team, acting as a change agent committed to accelerating supplier master data accuracy, consistency and availability, process improvements and simplification across the enterprise
Manage and maintain all supplier master data requirements, including modifications and/or additions to the data dictionary as required
Provide input to standards, guidelines and processes to drive consistency in supplier master data management
Liaise with MDM Governance Leader to ensure reference data used exclusively within the supplier domain is accurate and up-to-date.
Maintain commercial entity hierarchies to support the needs of the B2Pl digital thread
Ensure business understanding of supplier master data requirements and how data from MDM maps to consuming systems
Ensure the adoption and implementation of data standards developed by the MDM Governance Leader
Operationalize processes to ensure that newly onboarded supplier master data is reviewed, standardized, enriched and updated (where necessary) by the data steward team
Support the completion of strategically important supplier data integration projects, ensuring delivery is coordinated to satisfy business and enterprise-wide goals and objectives
Partner with key stakeholders (e.g., Compliance, Sourcing, B2P, Finance, Tax, etc) to ensure that MDM requirements satisfy all constituent needs
Support the development of business requirements for enhancements to any applications that feed supplier master data into the MDM hub
Design and conduct profiling to assess quality of supplier master data and identifying areas where remediation is required
Lead UAT testing, communication, training and deployment activities with assistance from business stakeholders
Positively and effectively influence results in a matrix organization. Build alliances, quickly find common ground and identify potential solutions, and build/drive consensus for outcomes
Coordinate with other MDM team members to ensure mutual understanding of overlaps, timelines and competing priorities and/or resources, and provide support where/when needed
Support development of MDM party platform
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Data Analytics or related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience in data integration/data management.
Minimum 5 years of experience in a project management role or in the business/technical function with demonstrated success executing and delivering consistently high-quality results
Self-starter with the ability to work independently to achieve goals and handle multiple and often competing priorities
Clear & strategic thinker; strong problem-solving skills; good business acumen and decision-making skills; recognizes and addresses issues, escalates issues when appropriate; leverages and shares best practices
Credible change agent with demonstrated interpersonal skills; ability to work well with others and influence all levels of stakeholders
Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization
Excellent time management and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task, execute in a fast-paced environment and respond quickly when issues arise
Understanding and knowledge of GE products and services and operations experience
Ability and willingness to travel as required
Six Sigma / Lean Certification
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Strong understanding of data flows and the importance of accurate data and how it is used.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to persuade/influence others at all organization levels
Excellent interpersonal, negotiating, and influencing skills
Strong attention to detail, organization, and a sense of urgency to drive timely resolution on all outstanding issues
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