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Data Process Management (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43734


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like
Each you'll enjoy a variety of challenges such as:

  • Architect and maintain an enterprise-wide data governance and enablement framework, with a focus on process leverage, data quality and the protection of sensitive data through policies, standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and data architecture.
  • Create, manage and facilitate a Data Policy Governance process to identify and understand the critical data issues in terms of business impact/risk/opportunity and ensure data policy enforcement and compliance. Align formal standards, policies and processes. 
  • Develop and deliver status updates on data quality, data health, and data usage across the organization by creating and updating a dashboard
  • Kindle and manage data governance community, provide mentorship, define and manage roles and responsibilities to ensure clear accountability.
  • Develop and execute enterprise-wide remediation plans relating to data (quality) issues.
  • Maintain documentation of the main business processes and information objects in the enterprise
  • Run the data and analytics governance board and drive actions
  • Support IT project solution design as it pertains data governance

What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • Master degree in (business) computer science, engineering or comparable
  • Proven track record with regards to data governance and creating business impact.
  • Experience in setting up/managing a community of data governance stakeholders
  • Relevant and in-depth knowledge of Pharmaceutical industry and key business processes, with its specific requirements relating to security, privacy, ethics and quality requirements
  • Degree in (business) computer science, engineering or comparable
  • General understanding of the SAP information model
  • Experience with big data and data analysis techniques, ideally with Azure
  • Facilitation, process modelling and conflict resolution skills
  • Solid project management skills
  • English and German fluent


Waegenaer Steven, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact: 
Rita Hugo-Olbertz

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