Sr. Manager, Digital Data Governance

Shanghai, China
16 Aug 2022
28 Sep 2022
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Position/Title: Digital Data Governance Senior Manager

Location: Shanghai

Reports to: Tapestry China Director, Digital Data Operations and Optimization

Last Updated: Mar. 2022

The digital data governance senior manager will be responsible for driving and implementing data strategy in alignment with corporate vision and strategy, defining data governance framework and establishing data policy and standards. This role will report to the China Digital Head, which supports all of the Tapestry brands. This role will work with digital data team, analytic team and IT team to deliver information, insights, and recommendations to optimize Tapestry's digital data assets and support a data-driven culture. S/he will champion how brand data assets well managed and be good at establishing the process and standard how to process the data. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, a deep understanding of how to maximize the value of data, a willingness to work within a highly matrixed organization, and possess a passion and curiosity for data management and governance.

Key China market responsibilities will include the following:
  • Lead the introduction, application and adherence to data governance concepts and behaviors across tapestry data and analytics solution, drive data architecture optimization, ensuring we are meeting business needs while balancing quality, available and cost.
  • Manage brand data assets, drive and implement data strategy in alignment with corporate vision and strategy
  • Define and communicate data governance strategy across the organization
  • Define clear data governance structure, R&R and process
  • Accountable for defining data quality management techniques to measure and improve the data quality
  • Oversee the definition of processes for monitoring, measuring and reporting compliance with acceptable levels of data quality (completeness, validity, consistency, timeline and accuracy)
  • Collaborate with data analytic team and IT team to establish data policies and standards including enforcement of data quality, security and management concepts
  • Exercise strong leadership working both independently and with projects teams to understand, research, determine, document and communicate data quality direction

The accomplished individual will possess...
  • Bachelor's degree in business or a technical discipline, or equivalent level of experience in a data analysis/ data quality, data governance or related fields
  • 6 - 8 years of experience in developing and implement data quality and data governance standards, practices, processes
  • Ability to successfully champion the role and realities of data governance in building preserving data integrity and credibility
  • Knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise data assets and approaches related to data protection
  • Experience with data governance solutions implementation like data catalog, data quality hub, master data hub, m eta data hub, data warehouse etc.
  • Strong ability to understand, interpret and apply data governance to improve data quality
  • Deep understanding of data governance and architecture principal
  • Excellent communication and project management skills, strong process orientation

This position reports to the Tapestry China Director, Digital Data Operations and Optimization

Our Competencies for All Employees
  • Courage : Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
  • Creativity : Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity : Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy : Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Our Competencies for All People Managers
  • Strategic Agility : Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others : Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
  • Building Effective Teams : Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
    and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

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