Recruitment-room Volunteers

Master Data Lead

Johannesburg, Bryanston
2 weeks ago
Application ends: July 24, 2024
Deadline date:
July 24, 2024

Job Description

Master Data Lead

Location:Johannesburg, Bryanston
Job level:Mid/Senior
Company:Ad Talent Africa

Who are we: A leading global FMCG business.

Who are looking for: A Master data lead

What will you do:

As a key member of the project team, the Master data lead is responsible for the management and maintenance of master data according to business policies and rules, supporting all modules (DP, MRP, DRP, RETPACK, CONA and WSNP,) ensuring the quality and integrity of the data, guaranteeing that it is accurate, complete and consistent for correct planning.

  • Fix the basics: Owner to ensure master data for all relevant modules are checked and corrected. (ex: Bill of Materials; Usages; Sales numbers; Sales Orders; Supply parameters etc.
  • Understand and document all data requirements and data sources for all modules in scope for implementation, further maintain documentation for any changes and updates
  • Maintain master data consistently throughout the project
  • Constantly checking and vetting data for correctness in time for module go-live
  • Define timelines relating to master data processes in the project and adhere to these – while raising risks and managing project stakeholders effectively
  • Support during development and testing phases to ensure data is up to date in source systems and reflects accurately in o9
  • Ensure any changes to master data are made timeously to ensure project milestones are met
  • Collaborate cross-functionally, where required, to ensure master data is updated
  • Define processes and clear ownership of data points to ensure master data is maintained
  • Define and update SOPs to ensure longevity of master data maintenance once the project reaches BAU
  • Own the master data change management process across all impacted functions and measure adherence to ensure success of the project
  • Prepare and present updates for project status routines

What do you need: 

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree that supports data analysis; supply chain, commerce or tech would be preferred
  • Preferably two years working experience is required – Supply Chain environment beneficial
  • A background and competency for data analytics would be preferred and is recommended


  • Analytics
  • Data
  • Supply chain


Posted on 10 May 12:45, Closing date 9 Jun