Head, SAP Master Data – Commercial

•Develop and deploy SAP Product Master Data Governance (MDG) processes, standards, and operations across the Commercial sites for all Franchises and Regions, including current and legacy ERP processes and systems.

  • Direct and manage Global Data Stewards in performance of Product MDG governance, operations, and projects across the key dimensions of Material Master Maintenance, Data Quality, and Special Requests/Projects.
  • Provide accurate and timely data to commercial systems enabling customer and inter-company business transactions.
  • As the divisional Business Process Owner of ERP Product Master Data for Commercial operations, drives the global harmonization and standardization of end to end processes, data, and analytics in Alcon affiliates.
  • Manage effective Product MDG strategy, daily operations, and projects across the Alcon division for all Commercial franchises and regions (~200,000 active finished goods crossing multiple ERP systems – SAP IRIS and legacy SAP OPEX / JDE).
  • Evolve Product MDG processes and tools to drive data quality across global and local domains, ensuring long-term data compliance and quality while making effective use of resources, both onshore and offshore.
  • Implement Master Data Governance guidelines to ensure the quality and integration of master data at affiliates are according to the defined process and meet the global defined KPIs.
  • Maintain and communicate full process documentation (e.g. SOPs) for SAP Material Master data – including definitions, owners, and business rules – and ensure adherence within team and at affiliates globally.
  • Work closely with other Business Process Owners and project managers (within and beyond the Product Master Data team) to analyze the end-to-end process with the objectives of having high quality and integrated master data across affiliates.
  • Build team structure and drive development of talent by empowering associates with clear and balanced responsibilities and then holding accountable.
  • Organize and conduct online and/or classroom Training/re-training for Local Data Stewards about process, governance and content (system, enhancements).
  • Act as the bridge between ERP and business end users to manage the change management within SAP master data attributes.
  • Support various business projects (e.g. acquisition / divestment, product launch, supply chain restructuring, etc.) requiring product master data expertise in solution design and implementation.
  • Ensure compliance with Novartis guidelines & regulations (NFCM, GxP, TUV, etc.) where applicable.

Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. As part of the Novartis Group of Companies, Alcon takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alcon is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information

alrpo EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Minimum requirements •Bachelor’s degree

  • Fluency (written and spoken) in English required.
  • 7 years directly related experience, to include 5 years leading people

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