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Master Data Senior Analyst

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Dublin, D, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS)

Master Data Senior Analyst


A vacancy has arisen for a Master Data Senior Analyst at Glanbia Business Services. This is a permanent position and will report to the MDM Process Compliance Specialist.  This role can be based in Kilkenny OR Citywest, Dublin 24.


Key Elements of the Role



  • Analyse, investigate, and solve technical master data problems associated with SAP and its integration systems and understand techniques for analysis of masterdata in each of the applications / systems
  • Perform data analysis activities including data profiling, creation of data dictionaries, data transformation rules and integration requirements.
  • Ensure key master data technical principles are adhered to for all applications
  • Work with Business Units to ensure integrity of masterdata and maintain masterdata standards
  • Develop new masterdata standards where new business requirements arise



  • Understand current global masterdata architecture and provide input to the design of future masterdata architecture
  • Act as Custodian of the future masterdata developments through review and sign-off of all technical blueprint documentation for projects involving new masterdata set up
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of any solution to support accurate data quality reporting
  • Driving continual improvement in master data activities across all Glanbia Business Services functions
  • Understand masterdata impacts and interactions arising from Group-wide technology deployments
  • Understands and appreciates SAP offerings and SAP product capabilities.



  • Manage implementation of masterdata architecture changes
  • Responsible for the technical understanding of the objects I scope for the Master Data Management Team (how attributes of these objects driver functionality, data security etc.)
  • Identify and understand the masterdata overlaps between applications (Data Architecture),
  • Needs to understand the business logic, and translate that into a technical solution and migration framework, if he/she is assigned to a migration project or specialises in migration
  • Translate Business Requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the capabilities of the SAP & BI.
  • Provide technical leadership for our organization in the areas of Master Data Management and Data Governance.
  • The primary function of this role is to provide architectural guidance during requirement, application design, and development phase.





  • Bachelor’s Degree and relevant experience and training 


Skills & Experience

  • 5 years’ experience working in a SAP environment
  • Experience working in a master data role in an SAP Implementation
  • Must have solid functional and Master Data experience and demonstrate deep understanding of SAP masterdata in at least two SAP functional areas
  • Demonstrate understanding of the use of LSMW’s and standard SAP mass upload capabilities
  • Must be able to demonstrate examples of preparation of test scenarios and test cases for the data
  • Previous experience managing masterdata in complex environments
  • Experience of planning and implementation of large volumes of data changes
  • Experience of IT project management



  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.
  • Process oriented with excellent organisation skills and the ability to meet agreed upon deadlines
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal