Manager Group Data Managment - 10040


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Netherlands

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor

About this role: Manager Group Data Managment - 10040

Brunel are pleased to present an exciting opportunity for a motivated and suitably qualified Manager – Group Data Management to join our Client’s Schiedam, Netherlands based team on a Contract basis.


Efficient availability of high-quality data is a key enabler to assure realisation of our Client’s strategic (digital) objectives.

The main purpose of the Manager Group Data Management is to set-up, position and manage the new group Data Management team, aiming to bring data management within the Company to the next level of maturity.

To achieve this, a dedicated Data Management department will be set-up at Group level, with the key/main objectives being:

  • Facilitation of Data Governance and design
  • Implementation of a global Data Management Framework to ensure data management activities/responsibilities are clearly defined and implemented within the organization.

Reporting Lines and Relationships:

  • Reports to: Director Data & Integra Solution Management (D&S)
  • Supervision of: Data Architect, Data Governance Lead, Data Administration Lead, Data & BI tooling lead
  • Liaises with: Manager IFS Solution Management, Manager IT Enterprise Architecture, Manager Product Data Lifecycle Management, IT / Digital Leadership Team members, Manager IT Operations, Manager IT Security, Business Process / Data owners

Main Tasks

  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of the global Company Data Management strategy, in close collaboration with the IT / Digital Leadership team and (senior) business stakeholders.
  • Set-up and facilitate Data Governance across various levels of the organisation
  • Define the global Data Management Framework and safeguard controlled implementation and application of the framework within our Digital Transformation program and business operations
  • Support and contribute to a fully integrated and aligned Data & IT architecture
  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of the global Data Security Framework, in close collaboration with the IT Security team and (senior) business stakeholders
  • Define and implement the global Data Quality Framework, in close collaboration with (senior) business stakeholders (process / data owners)
  • Design and implementation of support processes and procedures related to Data Management and key Data & BI tooling, including MS Azure Data Lakehouse and Power BI
  • Define, build, lead the group Data & BI department, including clear positioning within the organization, safeguarding team members have up to date skills and the right (level of) competencies to deliver the work results in time and within budget
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with the (senior) business stakeholders (process / data owners) and IT / Digital management
  • Strong convincing and promotional skills to increase data awareness across the organization
  • Audit and report on governance / assurance performance and the application of relevant process / procedures and internal controls
  • Define and implement the budgeting process in line with the company’s guidelines and manage the budget for the team and review and report on the team’s financial performance


  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in: Business Management, Business Administration, Computer Science / Engineering or another related field.
  • 5 – 10 years of experience in Data Management, of which a minimum of 3 years in a leadership or Senior management position
  • Excellent knowledge of Data Management methodologies and best practices
  • Good knowledge of Data Management and BI technologies and tooling (Microsoft Azure / Power BI is a pre)
  • A proven track record in building and managing cross-functional teams.
  • Effective communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Sound decision-making capability with the ability to drive and achieve results.
  • Demonstrate a passion for service excellence, constantly seeking ways to improve the service to customers
  • Experience in managing external (software) suppliers and service providers, including contract management and negotiation.
  • Fluent in English

Candidates MUST have independent rights to live and work in the European Union (no sponsorship offered)

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Sarah Lane is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Sarah Lane
Brunel Energy UK Manchester

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