Job Title Regional Data Lead, ekaterra, (Contract Role)
Job Title: Regional Data Lead, ekaterra, (Contract Role)Work Location: PakistanTravel required: LimitedJob Profile – for ekaterra Project Blossom Data Migration Workstream Ekaterra, a division in Unilever, is the biggest Tea business in the globe. The business is present in more than 100 countries and generates revenue of more than 2Million Euro. There are 13 production factories in four continents, and tea estates in 3 countries. This world class purpose driven brands include Lipton, PG Tips, T2, TAZO and Pukka. Ekaterra is derived from a blend of Sanskrit and Latin and stands for one earth. The Blossom programme is a separation initiative which aims to establish ekaterra as a great company ready for continuing success. As pivotal part of the Blossom data workstream the Data Migration team is charged with transferring business data from Unilever to ekaterra. The team has to ensure that quality data fit for end-to-end business transactions is extracted, analyzed, validated and moved to new ekaterra platforms. Main purpose of the job:The Regional Data Lead will oversee the data migration effort for one of the five Blossom deployment regions as well as overseeing and governing the data related efforts by bridging the global teams to local teams. A strong communicator with an SAP data background the Regional Data Lead is able to:· Enforce the data migration process and procedures · Guide the business through data migration process· Plan data migration activities and report back on process· Coordinate the execution of business data migration activities for test cycles and cutover for their region · Manage issues and escalations, keep the data activities on track · Share issues with the parallel wave · Liase with a wide range of people within the data team, Blossom project, regional team, Local teams and wider business Importance of the role:The Regional Data Lead is expected to be an experienced and highly motivated self-starter. They would be both part of the ekaterra project Blossom regional deployment team and data workstream team. They will be the central point for all data migration activities for their region. Having business data delivered on time is vital to the success of the Blossom programme. Key Accountabilities: • Scoping: Work with Business SMEs, Business Workstream Leads, Regional Teams, Local Teams, Business Integrators and IT teams to build an accurate inventory of application and data per application• Planning: Develop plans for Data migration in line with the Overall Programme Wave Plan and minimise disruption to business users• Governance: Identify and govern the data owners in the regions and govern the work related to UAT’s, validations and related activities. • Execution: Coordinate with System Integrators and oversight of end-to-end execution and completion of data migration per wave, in support and alignment of agreed Data strategy, principles, processes and plans. • Team Connect: Coordinate activities with Business SMEs, Business Workstream Leads, Business Integrators, Regional deployment team, Local Team, System Integrators and other sub-stream of the wider Data Workstream as appropriate.• Performance Management: Monitor data migration and cutover progress per wave and communicate to Data Migration Lead including status, progress, risks, issues, etc.• Change Management: To effectively use the existing change management process for any managing any changes pertaining to data migration scope, timeline etc• Communications Management: To facilitate engagement between Data Migration Lead and Programme Communications team to ensure relevant instructions are provided to end users for data preparations as appropriate. Skill and Experience• 2 years SAP data migration experience with at least 2 go-live cycles • Understanding of the region they work in • Strong data analysis • Managing cross functional work • Project planning and execution • Communication to large number of people • Managing stakeholders• Divestment programme experience - desirableExcited about the Role? Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application. Unilever, and ekaterra as its Tea Division, is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. We are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Therefore if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.