Data Quality Analyst

Job ID: 688197
Location: Reading, Berkshire, GB, RG1
Category: Management
Salary: Negotiable
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Senior member of the BICC Data Management team responsible for facilitating and supporting corporate data quality and standardisation initiatives within Babcock.
Responsible for managing and developing the skills to ensure consistency and accuracy across Babcock’s key data assets both as part of data migration activities, associated with major Babcock programs such as Neptune, but also in steady BAU.
You will be subject matter expert in data standardisation and quality assessment (both in terms of process and tools)
Ensure delivery of key Data Quality KPI’s to your key stake holders to support pro-active management of the quality of Babcock’s data.
Major Tasks and Activities:
Establish and support a Data Quality framework that can be applied to Babcock’s key Data Assets.
Work with Business Data Owners to establish roadmaps and targets to improve the current state of their data’s quality.
Support major data migration programs by establishing processes to be applied to data during migration to maximise quality and consistency once loaded into the target system.
Provide technical/SME expertise (both process and toolset) to major Babcock data migration programs.
Work with the BICC Manager to ensure data quality of products developed by the BICC team are maximised.
Develop TCO/ROI models to be able to quantify to business owners the business case for data quality improvements in their area.
Ensure all relevant documentation is produced to agreed standards for product/services produced.
Ensure all work carried out is either within an agreed SLA or Project sanctioned by the PMO.
The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the post.
Additional accountabilities:
Any other duties as deemed necessary to achieve department goals
Qualification and Experience:
5-10 years of working in Data Management
Extensive experience in Data Migration activities, especially in relation to ERP programs.
Broad knowledge of business functional areas particularly Procurement & Supply Chain, Finance, O&D but also Projects, CRM, MRO & ETO
Technical & Specialist Knowledge
3-5 years’ experience of data quality tools, such a Trillium &/or SAP MDG/BODS.
Extensive experience of managing the creation of work packages to ensure the delivery of data quality solutions to an agreed standard
Proven experience in leading technical teams and senior management to drive and deliver data quality initiatives.
Experience of monitoring data quality performance through KPIs to ensure specified targets are met
Ability to deal with and manage conflict whilst building successful business relationships across a range of stakeholder groups
Key Behavioural Competencies
Work closely with the BICC Team and Data Migration programs demonstrating 100% commitment to excellence in everything you do, a real desire to deliver quality service to customers at all times, the ability to manage the team through periods of change and growth, be self-motivating, flexible, hard-working and thorough
High level, proven interpersonal and communication skills are essential
Work collaboratively across IT and non IT departments, projects and programs.
Ability to effectively manage, challenge and influence others
Proven experience introducing and improving data related processes through best practice in an enterprise environment
Strong Commercial Awareness
Good creative thinking, problem solving and analytical skills
Great presentation skills from small to large groups
Willingness to undertake reasonable travel for work
Professional and technical gravitas to be able to build trust with stakeholders
Flexible and creative problem solving skills
Security Criteria to be achieved:
MOD SC Security clearance
Other security clearances as contracts demand
Due to the range of data his role will require access to the incumbent will also be subject to rules such as, but not limited to, ONR & ITAR.
Application Information:
Babcock offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday entitlement plus public holidays, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme and a broad range of career opportunities.
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