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Manager – SAP Master Data Governance Specialist

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We live in a new digital world with exciting new technologies and challenges. Businesses are re-evaluating the way they conduct business and are undergoing strategic initiatives to enhance their operations to better serve their clients.

The opportunity

We are seeking a Manager - SAP Master Data Governance Specialist. EY's Advisory Services is a fast-moving, high-growth area with huge potential. It offers variety, challenge, responsibility and the opportunity to realize your leadership potential.

To address the shifting landscape of our clients' needs, EY has established a national Center of Excellence focusing in the broad topics of Enterprise Intelligence, Risk Transformation, IT Risk, and Enabling Technologies. Enabling Technologies primarily focuses on the design and optimization of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) packages like SAP, Oracle, and others. Our team typically works with Fortune 1000 clients across a variety of industries including, Manufacturing, Pharma, Energy/Utilities, Transportation, Telecommunications, Entertainment/Media, Oil/Gas and Consumer Goods/Retail.

This is an opportunity with tremendous growth potential for very motivated individuals that observe a strong work ethic. EY is working hard to turn our customers' SAP platform deployments into end-to-end change enablers that bring the true meaning of digital to bear. Instead of delivering isolated technology solutions, we are passionate about helping our clients develop new business processes which complement and leverage their technology ecosystem, helping them to realize far-reaching organizational benefits.

Your Key Responsibilities

As a Manager, you'll be responsible for the following:

Project Management: The roles and responsibilities within our SAP group are to provide professional and effective functional or technical consulting services as they pertain to our SAP practice. Consistently deliver quality client services, driving high-quality work products within the expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery. Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business. Should be a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Should be comfortable interfacing with a client on a daily basis. This role requires daily interaction with the client at many levels.

• Providing input and advice regarding SAP capabilities and functions to customer organizations.
• Building positive client and peer relationships by developing an understanding of customer's business and project scope.
• Developing exposure to multiple sub-areas within Ernst & Young Canada
• Assisting with the orientation of new team members.

Responsibilities specific to Master Data Governance role:
• Ability to bring Master Data principles and technical background to implementing a Customer master data solution to meet the needs of the enterprise
• Having an understanding of the available solutions around MDM to participate in the tooling selection process
• Coordinate with business process stakeholders to ensure that the proper business context and impact are considered in discussions
• Ensure all data governance policies are correctly documented, followed and reported and that issues are promptly addressed.
• Collaborate with Business Unit aligned personnel, such as Data Domain Leads and Data Stewards to prepare the deliverables for review and approval by the working groups
• Fully understand Master Data, specifically where it is sourced and authored from Business and IT stand-point
• Identify both producers and consumers of Master Data and how the data will be used for reporting and analytics

Skills and attributes for success

• Exceptional leadership skills to review processes and procedures to create efficiencies, eliminate duplication and provide organization support to achieve business objectives
• Comprehensive knowledge of data management and principles sufficient to analyze and interpret complex concepts
• Capacity to work in a non-structured environment and drive building structure related to data governance processes
• Strong relationship management with an ability to establish productive relationships between various leaders, departments and partners across the organization
• Well-developed communication skills including precise articulation of ideas and opinions in order to prepare detailed business cases and proposals
• Strategic thinking and solutions oriented and ability to develop and create innovative solutions to critical business or organizational data issues
• Ability to lead a team

To qualify for the role you must have

• Bachelor' s Degree with atleast 7 - 10 years of experience with Data Governance Program Management
• Hand on functional configuration experience of SAP Master Data Governance (MDG)
• SAP and Program management experience

Ideally, you'll also have

• A high level of motivation, strong work ethic and self-starting attitude.

What we look for

We're interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the IT Advisory space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their IT strategy, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
• The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line
• A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
• Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
• An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.

Posted: March 17, 2019
Closes: May 16, 2019