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Process and Data Architect (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  IT & Technical Services
Job ID:  39359


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 day 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

  • Create, manage and facilitate a Data Policy Governance process

  • 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

  • Develop and execute company-wide remediation plans relating to data (quality) issues

  • Maintain documentation of the main business processes and information objects in the company

  • 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:

  • 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
  • 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


"Within a team of like minded professionals, you will make an impact by identifying data leverage, process improvements and reducing risk. Our clear vision and global context make it a rewarding and multifaceted challenge to build both practice and culture around data."

Steven Waegenaer, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned 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 focussing 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 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2020, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 bn.

Your HR contact:
Marlen Brandl

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