Data Manager - Source to Pay Program

Operations Bucharest, Romania


Xylem |ˈzīləm|    
1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;    
2) a leading global water technology company.    
Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.    
 If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.   
XYLEM is looking for a new colleague for the following position:    
Data Manager - Source to Pay Program   
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:  
  • Data Governance : Develop and implement master data governance policies, standards, and procedures. Enforce data governance policies and procedures to maintain data quality and consistency, ensuring compliance across the organization.
  • Data Maintenance : Define processes and launch strategic initiatives around data harmonization and standardization of data sets across systems. Define processes and launch strategic initiatives around data maintenance as well as cleanse master data to eliminate duplications and inaccuracies, to be executed by vendor data maintenance teams.
  • Data Quality : Establish data quality metrics and KPIs to monitor and report on data accuracy. Collaborate with data stewards and data owners to resolve data quality issues.  
  • Data Integration : Oversee data integration processes to ensure data consistency across different systems and departments. Provide oversight on data integration projects, including data cutover process and strategy.  
  • Data Documentation : Maintain comprehensive documentation of data sources, data models, and data dictionaries. Update data governance documentation.  
  • Training and Support : Provide training and support to end-users and data stewards on data entry best practices. Offer assistance in resolving data-related issues and questions.
  • Data Security : Advise on access controls and data security protocols to protect sensitive information. Ensure compliance with relevant data privacy and security regulations.  
  • Data Strategy : Contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of the organization’s data strategy and roadmap. Plan and lead the mock data rehearsals and cutover data cycles for the overall Source to Pay program. Identify opportunities to leverage master data for strategic decision-making.  
  • Proven experience in Master Data Management and Data Governance role.
  • Understanding of modern Master Data Management Concepts and Data Quality approaches, tools, techniques, vendor landscape, and best practices.
  • Proven analytical abilities when managing ambiguity, supporting process management, process re-engineering, and data management.
  • Experience in the Supply chain & Procurement domain and MDM scenarios.
  • Proven organization and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills using available resources, and proactive escalate when additional resources may be required.
  • Strong understanding of data quality and data security principles.
  • Familiarity with data management tools and systems.
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and manage projects effectively.  
We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”               
  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.