Master Data Specialist | Collins McNicholas

Master Data Specialist

  • Reference: GYGN43349x
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Location: Galway
  • Category: Information Technology

The Master Data Specialist performs a variety of functions in accordance with our Master Data Governance policies and procedures. You will have responsibility for the co-ordination the collection, maintenance, accuracy, stewardship, semantic consistency and accountability of the enterprise’s official shared Master Data assets including customers, suppliers, products and Pricing in the core business systems.

This is an exclennt opportuntiy to move into a perminant position.


Responsibilities and Duties


  • Assume ownership and responsibility for accuracy of all customer, vendor, pricing and product data in core systems

  • Manage a smooth workflow of data from various sources and gathering this information in the correct format in line with defined SOPs.

  • Adherence to defined Alere Data Standards and work instructions

  • Build relationships with Central functions and Support other business users through the timely resolution of Master Data Queries.

  • Work with internal departments and local users on any Master Data related projects to ensure progressive development and accuracy of data.

  • Seek out opportunities for streamlining service delivery more efficiently

  • Participate in Projects to support Global Business Services

  • Engage with Implementation partner and third party vendors as required.

  • Initiate regular data audits to identify any discrepancies and inconsistencies

  • Review and update the defined Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to ensure their accuracy in reflecting the day-to-day business.




  • 2-3 years experience within a similar role and ideally have systems administration experience, on an ERP system such as (SAP) is a distinct advantage

  • Fluency in business English, both verbal and written

  • Deadline focused with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Excellent analytical/ Problem solving skills

  • Knowledge in data quality improvement

  • Ability to work on own initiative, motivated, self-starter and Team player.

  • Desire to acquire further knowledge and to understand the business.

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.

  • Excellent Communication Skills with ability to communicate standards to other staff members and internal customers.

  • Professional manner and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent admin and IT skills, proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications

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Gillian Nicholson

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  • Gillian Nicholson
  • Principal Recruitment Consultant - IT Division
  • 091 706714
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