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Enterprise Data Steward Leader

Purchase, NY 10577
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Job Description

PepsiCo is establishing a Global Data Governance program that will be the custodian of the processes, policies, rules and standards by which the Company will define its most critical data.
Enabling this program will:

  • Define ownership and accountability of our critical data assets to ensure they are effectively managed and maintain integrity throughout PepsiCos systems
  • Leverage data as a strategic enterprise asset enabling data-based decision analytics
  • Improve productivity and efficiency of daily business operations
  • Ensure collaboration on global standards across the enterprise
Position Overview:

The Enterprise Data Governance Steward Leader role is responsible for leading a global team that ensures the business and IT adhere to and maintain alignment to the Enterprise Data Governance's processes, rules and standards.

This role will take part in the PepsiCos global SAP/S4 Hana upgrade and play an active role as the global data representative in design decisions with up/downstream implications; requiring a deep understanding of data architecture implications in SAP.

The Enterprise Data Steward will act as the single point of contact for those creating and consuming data within their respected data domain(s). Additionally, they will be driving the team to interact directly with key domain and project stakeholders, other data stewards across the organization and relevant SMEs throughout the organization as necessary. This position will lead PepsiCo's Governance Council, of which they are accountable for the success of PepsiCos EDG program.

Primary Accountabilities:
The Lead of Team of Enterprise Data Stewards who:
  • Promote data accuracy and adherence to PepsiCo defined global governance practices, as well as driving acceptance of PepsiCo's enterprise data standards and policies across the various business segments.
  • Define, maintain and advise relevant stakeholders as appropriate on data governance-related matters.
  • Provide recommendations and supporting documentation for new or proposed data standards, business rules and policy (in conjunction with the Governance Council as appropriate).
  • Advice on various projects and initiatives to ensure that any data related changes and dependencies are identified, communicated and managed to ensure adherence with the Enterprise Data Governance established standards.
  • Coordinate across the organization with fellow Enterprise Data Stewards on strategic initiatives, Digital Use Cases and the federated data network, in order to maintain consistency of PepsiCo's critical enterprise, digital, operational and analytical data.
  • Accountable for ensuring that data-centric activities are aligned with the EDG program and leverage applicable data standards, governance processes, and overall best practices.
  • Ensure alignment of the data governance processes and standards with applicable enterprise, business segment, and local data support models.
  • Maintain the single set of enterprise-level data standards & repository of key elements pertaining to their in-scope data domain (e.g. Customer, Material, Vendor, and Finance), and promoting their use throughout the PepsiCo organization.
  • Monitor key data management and governance metrics to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the critical data within their domain(s).
  • Help identify the need for enterprise-level (and some below enterprise-level) data standards based on strategic business objectives and the evolution of enterprise-level capabilities and analytical requirements.
  • Collaborates across the organization to ensure consistent and effective execution of data governance and management principles across PepsiCo's enterprise and analytical systems and data domains.
  • Accountable for driving organizational acceptance of EDG established data standards, policies, and definitions and process standards for critical/related enterprise data.
  • Promotes and champions PepsiCo's Enterprise Data Governance Capability and data management program across the organization.


  • 15+ years of experience in formal Data Governance within a global CPG (Consumer Packaged Good) company; Strong data management background who understands data, how to ingest data, proper data use/consumption, data quality, and stewardship.
  • 10+ years of experience working in the Material/Customer/Vendor/Finance master data domains, associated elements/processes, involved systems and interdependent data.
  • 8+ years of experience working in data management within SAP/S4, MDG, and Information Steward
  • 8-10+ years of experience leading/managing a large team.
  • Knowledge of technologies such as Informatica, Information Steward, Ataccama, Data360, and other data governance and data quality tools.
  • Ability to partner with the business and technical subject matter experts to ensure standardization of operational information and execution of enterprise-wide data governance policies and procedures are defined and implemented.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of master data elements and processes per the necessary in-scope data domains, specifically Customer, Material, Vendor, Finance.
  • Strong Communication Skills/Able to Persuade/Influence Others at all Organization Levels and the ability to foster lasting partnerships.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into critical data dependencies and requirements. Ability to think beyond their current state (processes, roles and tools) and work towards an unconstrained, optimized design.
  • An ability to education functional teams the benefits of thinking beyond the way the things work today.
  • Able to align various stakeholders to a common set of standards and the ability to sell the benefits of the EDG program.
  • Foster lasting relationships across varying organizational levels and business segments with the maturity to interface with all levels of management.
  • Self-starter who welcomes responsibility, along with the ability to thrive in an evolving organization and an ability to bring structure to unstructured situations.
  • Ability to arbitrate on difficult decisions and drive consensus through a diplomatic approach.
  • Matrix management skills and business acumen.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Standard Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

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Posted: 2020-10-22 Expires: 2021-02-26

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