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Global Data Management - Sr. Analyst / Assistant Manager

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Date: 03-Jan-2018

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
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Global Data Management (Vendor / Finance )

Years of Experience

8 - 12 years


Powai , Mumbai


About the department:

  • Global Data Management as a function has the objective to achieve one version of data in core business systems and applications, enabling correct transactional processes and analytics, resulting in use of the information as the asset valued for the Company.
  • Data in scope of the function include reference data, master data, content, analytic data, social data, big data, their definitions, governance processes, metrics, lifecycle and technology.
  • Scope of the data management depends on current Company’s strategy and what is assessed and considered as key priority to achieve desired business outcome.


Roles and responsibilities:

This section identifies the elements and the roles allocated to the position. Both operational and strategic responsibilities should be stated, as well as the integration points and interactions the position will have. 


The Global Data Management (GDM) Analyst position supports business functions by providing master data expertise and managing the master data governance and maintenance processes. Providing support and liaise with the business and the Global GDM Team with related projects and issue resolution of queries. Identify and implement improvements resulting in increased operational and business efficiency.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides input to Global Data Management in defining strategy for process development and delivery, including operational KPIs
  • Resolves data integration issues within the process or domain and works with IT organization on having them solved
  • Ensures the alignment of the business data requirements with the IT systems & solutions
  • Provides input  in development of Corporate Data Policies and supporting guidelines, standards and procedures and ensures they are implemented globally or in the region within responsibility,
  • Supports in development and execution of the Colgate Palmolive Corporate Data Quality Program,
  • Serves as the facilitator of data quality and data management issues that span multiple regions or business units within the process and data domain responsibility,
  • Implements Data Management strategy globally or in the region within responsibility of the functional area and operated processes,
  • Ensures execution of processes on daily basis,
  • Collects, evaluates and incorporates, if applicable, global and/or divisional requirements to Data Management processes within area of responsibility,
  • Ensures operational and project work continuity avoiding negative impact on business by proper priority setting, task assignment, responsibility split and back-up procedures implementation and usage of the team being responsible for,
  • Provides Data Management expertise, knowledge and support on issues resolution to Divisions within the scope of responsibility,
  • Represents Data Management function in workshops and/or meetings with business functions representatives,
  • Presents Data Management concepts and/or requirements to business functions,
  • Cooperates with business functions to optimize data collection and maintenance processes, resulting in increased business processes efficiency,
  • Monitors data management processes to ensure compliance with process cycle times and related performance measures and KPIs,
  • Investigates and recommends appropriate corrective action when data quality deteriorates,
  • Identifies root causes of the issues and implements fixes to the processes, procedures and systems,
  • Recommends adjustments to data policies and procedures as necessary to improve key performance indicators,
  • Plans complex Data Management related activities, develops project plans and identifies resources required to accomplish it,
  • Leads Data Management related projects, initiatives or roll-outs to new divisions, business units or sourcing locations,
  • Develops and implement data quality procedures and reports, works on them on regular basis to ensure that quality targets are met,
  • Plans and executes data cleansing and data quality initiatives,
  • Supports subsidiaries on internal and external data alignment initiatives,
  • Uses Change Management Methodology when implementing new or changing existing Data Management process, policy or procedure,
  • Ensures that SOX compliance requirements are met,
  • Monitors accesses to the systems to ensure that they are in accordance to the data governance policies and procedures,
  • Optimizes utilization of resources by implementing changes to existing processes, tools and systems,
  • Makes decisions on own daily work priorities, supports subordinates on priority setting,
  • Takes risks and implements ideas within established parameters,
  • Other tasks delegated by direct manager within the scope of responsibility.
  • Works with direct manager to establish resource plan for the team, monitor workload of subordinates, manage priorities to minimize resources requirements and report in advance potential capacity limits or risks of impacting operational or project work continuity,
  • Monitors and manages performance and work objectives for subordinates,
  • Provides for subordinate development opportunities and support.


Key Relationships:

  • End-users of GDM solutions from subsidiaries within the functional scope of responsibility
  • Business functions representatives from all levels of organization being involved directly in GDM governance processes or being impacted by GDM
  • Global GDM Domain Leaders and other regional GDM team members
  • Other CBS Centers
  • Project Teams
  • Global IT Organization
  • Other stakeholders required to solve master data issue or master data related conflict.


Required Technical Skills and Abilities:

                           This section identifies the essential technical skills and abilities required to successfully
perform the        job.

  • SAP and MDM knowledge
  • Data Analysis skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Communication Skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Strategy / Vision


Required Functional Competencies :

                          This section identifies the finance competencies required to successfully perform the job.



  • Business Partnering
  • Influence Business Decisions
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Financial Analysis
  • Leveraging Systems & Technology
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Enterprise Risk Management

Required Personal Leadership Competencies

                          This section identifies the personal leadership competencies required to successfully perform the job.



  • Developing and Coaching People
  • Effective Execution
  • Customer/Consumer Focused
  • Relationship Building
  • Influence and Negotiation


Minimum Required Education, Experience and Professional Qualifications :

                          This section identifies the formal education and experience required to successfully perform the job. It should be clear what requirements are essential versus preferred



  • Bachelor degree minimum
  • Experience in Master Data Management
  • Experience in Business Function (Procurement and/or Finance for Vendor/Finance Lead, Supply Chain for Product Lead)
  • Experience in Customer Service
  • Experience implementing new systems/applications, desirable


Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application.  Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by email are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability,  marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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