Data Specialist

Location: Amsterdam, North Holland Salary: competitive
Sector: HR Type: Contract

For an international company in chemical sector I am currently looking for a Data Specialist who will be responsible for end to end data management process. Do you have a Bachelor/Master degree in computer science or engineering and you love to work with data? Then this might be an opportunity for you!

Data Specialist

Location: Amsterdam

Full time

The role:

  • Take responsibility and accountability for end to end data management processes and data flow to all the upstream systems
  • Understand end to end processes w.r.t Data and define data requirements for Coatings business
  • Establish Way of Working (Wow) and processes for coatings rollouts w.r.t data and in conjunction with project managers * Provide weekly reporting on progress , bottlenecks and escalations
  • Define the roadmap for coatings business along with project manager and Enterprise data manager (EDM) to integrate coatings business into one global data model
  • Drive data quality improvements by liaising with the business, IM, backend team, data architects and application owners
  • Prepare training guides (videos, how to's etc.), incl. data maintenance for local markets to ensure proper understanding of data requirements across all domains
  • Establish business rules for critical data requirements for coatings business at the ETL /Connect manager layer
  • Define the data governance and ownership structure for different data fields
  • Ensure timely root cause problem solving for all data related issues with respect to rollouts


About you:

  • Masters in computer science /engineering ; preferred ETL knowledge candidate
  • Master data management and Data Governance experience (2- 5 years)
  • Fluency in English is a must, knowledge of Dutch or French preferred
  • Knowledge of ERP systems SAP Hana, MFGPro is preferable
  • Experience in Working with Agile team and tools
  • Must be adaptable to changing environments
  • Preferred Continuous improvement, Root cause problem solving (lean sig sigma trained)
  • Preferred Project management experience


If you fit the above description and think you are ready for a next step in your career, we are very much looking forward to receive your application. If you know someone that would fit this position, please let us know.