Global Supply Chain Data Steward Lead – #01FG0
Monsanto???s Global Supply Chain Organization is the industry leader in working together to supply the best customer experience with every product and service we deliver. We are a diverse team of approximately 9000 members across the world bringing innovations in the key functional areas of Plan, Source, Make and Deliver to ensure our technology innovations are delivered to our customers as products to help them be successful. We are a fully integrated, end-to-end supply chain team using data to drive and inform our key business decisions. As such, a disciplined data strategy, built on a foundation of robust, high-quality and accessible data, is key to our success. We are seeking a highly motivated, influential leader to join our dynamic team based in St. Louis, Missouri as the Global Supply Chain Data Steward Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible for the data stewardship within the Global Supply Chain organization and will manage the oversight of SC data assets to provide Plan, Make, Source, and Deliver users with high quality data that is easily assessable in a consistent manner. The successful candidate must be able to champion the importance of data governance, quality, and value of availability for analytics within the organization. The successful candidate will work and influence across all the global sites to identify and map business data needs, to provide oversight on governance policies as well as serve as the point person for future data initiatives. As part of the strategy development, the candidate will work with the respective functional leads in understanding, developing and executing a roadmap of data integrity as it relates to the ongoing Supply Chain transformation efforts. The successful candidate will:Lead data management processes within the organization and be accountable for quality, accessibility, completeness, timeliness, accuracy, and governance standards for data generated by the supply chain organization.Collaborate with key users and operational groups to identify and document business needs, data usage requirements, and validation metrics. Partner with the analytics team to contribute to the creation of critical tools and processes to maintain a common data standard.Partner with key stakeholders to assess data needs and to define standards and policies to ensure data is compliant with defined information, policies and quality requirements.Understand and communicate the importance of data governance, quality, and value of availability for analytics across all platforms. Understand impacts of data components across all platforms. Partners with leadership to implement new processes and procedures for more efficient ways to maintain the overall data across all platforms.Design and recommend governance structures and control frameworks for the ongoing management of dataEffectively create or work with respective teams within the HUB to document data lineage and measure/design methodology to monitor data quality.Support the transformational areas within the Global SC and partner in the roadmap activities to help provide support for data stewardship and help aligned transformational project delivery with the global data steward strategy over time.Serve as the liaison between the business needs for data integrity, and the data enterprise structure within IT.Generate effective data reporting tools such as key metrics, project trackers, and dashboards.Identify and execute continuous improvement opportunities within the data management processes.Qualifications:Required Skills/Experience:Bachelor's degree with 5 + years of Supply Chain, Business, Information Technology, or related experience OR in lieu of degree, 10+ years equivalent experience in related field(s).Ability to lead through influence across an organization leveraging effective relationships and communications (both written and verbal). Ability to function independently as well as within complex, matrixed teams spanning multiple projects and work streams.Strong knowledge of database management systems, data modeling, and data warehouse concepts.Ability to drive to a consensus balanced with making the hard calls when needed.Confidence to set strategic direction and lead through ambiguityExperience interacting with global teamsDesired Skills/Experience:Degree discipline in Information Management, Computer Science, Data Analytics, or related fieldExperience in Data Governance / Data ManagementExperience working in the Agriculture industryApply for this job.