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Global Data Lead

  • Sector: IT
  • Contact: Gillian Nicholson
  • Job Ref: 17403

We have a new opening for a Senior Global Data Lead  Global Medical Device based in the Midlands.Initial 2 year Fixed term employee contract with a strong possibility it will move permanent. This position can be remote based.

You will be part of a  global strategic initiative within our organisation

The Global data lead will manage the Data workstream including supporting the Global Senior PLM Manager and Master Data Management Lead towards the successful delivery of our project goals and objectives.


  • Define global Data strategy to ensure successful migration of Data.

  • Develops road maps/methodologies required to move from current state to future state, including changes and implications to existing architecture and systems.

  • Define Data tools for cleansing and migration to be utilised for data migration process

  • Drive Data Migration activities for global roll out including Data Extract, Transformation and Load of data for all sites.

  • Responsible for identifying and creating

  • Responsible for data specific cut over activities data transformation rules and mapping across all systems

  • Responsible for Data Cleansing process and ensure compliance of data to defined data standards.

  • Data Governance Council member providing Data SME knowledge and guidance

  • Ability to act as a champion for change through collaboration with global business units and business partners.

  • Co-ordination of project activities to ensure business and compliance needs are satisfied.

  • Support Global Roll plan and execution

  • Support implementation of system integrations eg Labelling and UDI

  • Drives global process standardization.

  • Interfaces directly with business and process partners to understand their needs and objectives first-hand

  • Support the definition of future state end to end global KPIs and metrics to assess the health of the process


  • Bachelor Degree or Masters degree in a related IT or engineering discipline.

  • 10+ years experience in the Medical device industry

  • Project Management and Six Sigma qualification required

  • The ideal candidate will have prior experience in leading data operations in a fast-paced work environment with strong analytical ability.

  • Must have led and implemented a global data migration process.

  • Experience dealing with complex data relationships and effectively communicating across a diverse team.

  • Recent development experience with Tableau or similar visual analysis tool, optimization, analytics and large data sets, project management, developing visually compelling interactive dashboards.

  • Understanding of Design Control, Change Control, Product Life Cycle Management, Sustaining Changes and manufacturing transfers, including experience of cost savings and product / process improvement,

  • Strong people management skills

Key Relationships / Interfaces

•Senior Project Manager,

•Senior Manager QA,

•Senior PLM Manager

•Director Global Supply Chain Analytics

•IT Program & Relationships Manager

•Director IT

•VP Global IT Applications

•VP, Demand Fulfilment

•VP, Global Strategic Research & Development

Excellent Salary & Benefits package on offer.

For a full job description and confidential discussion on this role please contact: Gillian Nicholson