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Global Master Data Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
30 September, 2019

Job Description

Global Master Data Manager 

Basel, Switzerland


An exciting opportunity has arisen with our large, international client who are based in Basel.

They are currently looking to recruit a Global Master Data Manager to devise and implement efficient strategies for data management standardisation, governance and structure. This unique position will see the successful candidate take responsibility for setting up GMDM processes and governance on a global scale.

Reporting to the Global Process Owner, this person will deal daily with various senior stakeholders across the business.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business and to develop the Master Data strategy from scratch.


The responsibilities of this Global Master Data Manager position:

  • To lead the implementation of the GMDM setup, creating a model, vision and strategy
  • Ensure accurate data collection, formulating management techniques
  • Ensure standardisation of data structures and governance and MDM processes
  • To support continuous improvement of MDM and business processes
  • Project work collaborating with Data, Business Warehouse and Collaboration team
  • Set and monitor master data standards including metrics and KPIs
  • Ensuring security and compliance for data adheres to privacy laws and regulations

Requirements for this Global Master Data Manager position:

  • 10 + years' experience in global data management
  • Experience of Master Data Management within a manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing, finance, supply chain logistics, procurement and customer service/CRM applications
  • Advanced SAP knowledge (SAP implementation experience advantageous)
  • Bachelor's degree and/or MBA in Business Admin/Computer Science/Economics/IT or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage expectations of multiple senior stakeholders
  • Fluent in English (additional language desirable)


If you are interested in applying for this Global Master Data Manager position then please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Natalie Harrison in our Zug office +41 41 508 7007