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Date: Jan 29, 2019

Location: Voisins le Bretonneux, 75, FR

Company: Boston Scientific


Location: Milan, Madrid, Paris (Voisins Le Bretonneux), Hemel Hempstead, Ratingen


As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, everyone here is working toward one goal – transforming lives by tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With innovative products, a collaborative culture and a deep passion for human life, a career with Boston Scientific is more than just a job. It’s personal.



About the role


Reporting to SPE Director, the core objective of this role will be to manage Master Data in such a way to drive its accuracy, reliability and sustainability. The role will involve creating and maintaining a process and governance and drive continuous improvements to master data across the organisation. The role will need partnership with the business, collaborating to identify and promote best practise and implementation execution. The role is also responsible for the management and development of Business Solutions that drive accuracy, efficiency and automation in Business Process.


Key Responsibilities


Master Data Management, SAP and Business Systems:


  • Develop, own and drive the Master data strategy for EMEA.
  • Work closely with Sales and Marketing and other cross functional teams to establish and implement governance, process, procedures and defined roles and responsibilities for master data management.
  • Liase with IS and EMEA teams to drive accuracy and master data sources back to SAP and other source systems wherever possible.
  • Standardize data practices across EMEA.
  • Influence the organization to prioritise and execute tactical clean-ups where necessary
  • Work on EMEA strategic vision for Master Data Management and participate on global initiative.
  • Understand and competent in connectivity, interdependencies and sources of data.
  • Understand and competent in efficient data extractions. Connectivity / development of reporting tools
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP. Work on standardization of processes in SAP and continuous improvements to drive data accuracy and reliability.
  • Strong working knowledge of Master Data, hierarchial structures.
  • Knowledgeable in SQL servers
  • Coordinate and validate data integrity and propose, manage and implement short term and long terms fixes where necessary.
  • Analyse, synthesize and communicate data and issues into business language, meaningful and insightful messaging and plans. 


Business Partnerships


  • Partner with Divisions, Sales and Marketing, Finance, Customer Services, IS and other teams necessary translating business issues into solutions and plans to resolve. And manage execution of these plans in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with IS team on prioritized technical solutions and improvements understanding implementation plans to resolve and improve.
  • Represent EMEA in global participation of Master Data and SAP improvements. 
  • Demonstrate continuous ability to influence all levels of the organization to drive the strategy.
  • Strong connectivity, communication and stakeholder management with the business with a two way understanding of situations and plans.
  • Translate technical situations to business information and cascade understanding through all levels of the organization.


Project Management:


  • Manages projects: Develops project plans outlining work plans, timelines, roles and resources; Identifies and leads cross-functional project team comprised of project managers; functional experts and business leads; Manages team progress to ensure achievement of all milestones and deliverables; Provides updates to senior management and all stakeholders of progress through frequent communications of findings at regular intervals via reports and meetings.
  • Develops recommendations: Develops and delivers project recommendations to senior management and all stakeholders; Develops implementation strategy.
  • Manages implementation of projects: Develops implementation plan outlining work plans, timelines, roles and resources; Identifies and leads implementation team including business and functional representatives; Works with business and functional team members to ensure that all supporting infrastructure including program guidelines, processes, training programs, organizational structure and new roles are developed and communicated.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • University Degree in engineering or business
  • 5+ years’ experience in similar roles



  • Analytical skills and structured thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Design of tools, procedures and processes
  • Design, calculation and review of KPI dashboards
  • Problem solving & insight generation skills
  • Strong communication/stakeholder involvement skills with employees and BUs at all levels
  • Business intelligence
  • Ability to lead a virtual team
  • Customer focus and ability to gather voice of customer
  • Change agent role and project implementation
  • Time and task management
  • Plan – Do – Review mindset
  • Excellent aptitude for software based solutions.



  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Understanding of the business and of sales/marketing practices
  • Experience of building cross-functional relationships to gain commitment and influence stakeholders
  • Process, workplan and tool design
  • Lean & Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • Six sigma and business process optimization
  • Fluent English



  • Sense of urgency to complete projects
  • Able to organise and prioritise tasks well and work to tight deadlines without close supervision
  • Creative and resourceful in the ability to find information from a variety of sources
  • Willing and able to travel as required by workload (including US)



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