Senior Manager Master Data Management

Technical Operations & Process Sciences Bothell, United States


Position at Seagen

Seagen is a global, multi-product biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing transformative cancer medicines. As the industry leader in antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered a new generation in the science of harnessing antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. Seagen’s dedication to improving the lives of cancer patients goes beyond science, and we believe that every employee has a role in contributing to this mission. By working together with a shared dedication and diverse perspectives, we are able to reach our full potential and make a real difference in the world. Seagen is a fast-growing company and has an abundance of opportunities available for you to grow your career. Put your passion to work at Seagen and join us! 


The Sr. Manager, Master Data Management, is responsible for developing standard processes and governance rules to source, collect and maintain business data, working in partnership with the business and IT functions to ensure the quality, consistency, and accessibility of all business data. He leads the Supply Operations Master Data team and is responsible for managing the following business data: Item Master, BOMs (Bill of Materials), Formulas, Recipes, Vendor Master and Customer Master. The Senior Manager, Master Data Management, is the global leader responsible for strategic coordination and leadership activities related to master data and data quality. His team is part of the Supply Operations organization and provides key contributions to enterprise and organization goals in alignment with overall business strategy. This position will report to the Director, Supply Operations Systems and Analytics.  

Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Provide Seagen with a trusted single version of accurate data to facilitate the best decisions end users can make for the future of the business 
  • Create and implement a Master Data Management strategy to ensure data standardization and quality 
  • Establish and maintain governance relating to the quality of Supply Operations master data, adapting as needed to changing business trends and requirements; operationalize governance processes for creation/change of data, to define business rules, and to implement and improve data standards, integrity, and consistency 
  • Collaborate across business functions to identify opportunities for data and process integration; evaluate and make recommendations regarding proposed design modifications 
  • Define and communicate guidelines to business partners to enforce data standards while supporting business needs 
  • Collaborate with IT and function leaders to design, develop, and build data solutions that support business requirements within Oracle and other integrated solutions 
  • Establish key business relationships to continuously review and refine data requirements needed to meet organizational objectives 
  • Develop and implement data quality measurement criteria; monitor KPIs for team and implement improvement initiatives as needed to increase timeliness and accuracy of data management and governance 
  • Ensure proper controls are in place and are consistently adhered to 
  • Monitor team audits and reporting 
  • Work with Business stakeholders as appropriate to resolve any issues and improve process efficiencies 
  • Act as Lead for projects related to Data Management 
  • Make recommendations for process improvements based on audit results to ensure data integrity and adherence to all SOX and Data Governance policies and procedures 
  • Conduct effective reviews of business processes and data to ensure quality of information delivery in efficient and effective ways 
  • Mentor and coach team members on data management methodologies 
  • Collaborate with Enterprise and Data Architecture and Business Intelligence teams to ensure alignment with other global data governance areas of practice (e.g., Data Architecture, Data Modelling, Data Storage & Operations, Security, Data Integration, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and Analytics) 
  • Collaborate with IT to launch scalable and reliable data solutions, support system integration efforts, and create operational efficiencies through automation and process improvements 
  • Collaborate with Business Leadership to define vision, data standards and change management roadmaps 
  • Serve as subject matter expert on Master Data Management for IT and Analytics initiatives 
  • Acts as a change agent who is dedicated to inspiring and fostering valuable change 


  • 8+ years of professional experience demonstrating success leading master data management programs in a global organization 
  • 5+ years of experience working with integrated business systems e.g., Oracle, Kinaxis, EDI, Snowflake, Power BI, Tableau, Smartsheet 
  • Preferred work experience in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and health care industries 
  • Understanding of Data Governance and the role of a successful MDM practice including data quality and privacy regulations 
  • Knowledge of MDM concepts, benefits, best practices, and challenges 
  • Strong knowledge of end-to-end business processes, e.g., Demand/Supply Planning, Inventory Management, Contract Manufacturing, Logistics and Order Management. 
  • Proven experience in business process development 
  • Expertise leading efforts with cross-functional stakeholders 
  • Project management experience 
  • Ability to work in a team environment with strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills 


  • Bachelor's degree in Systems, Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations, or related program required 

As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit  

Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.  

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, Seagen requires that all newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before commencing employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.