Master Data Specialist

Master Data Specialist

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Would you like to work on a digital transformation by being part of a rapidly maturing Data environment within a global market-leading logistics company? If the answer is “yes”, then look no further than Vanderlande!

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

  • Be part of a very talented and versatile global team that gives business support to the entire company and helps our company to become more and more data-driven.

  • Play your role in the continuous optimization of our department and improve digitalization and automation within the company.

  • Make a key contribution to our finance team as sparring partner for Master Data.


Your Global Team

Master Data Management is globally organized (Americas, EMEA, APAC) within the Central Data Organization and a major contributor of Business Support within Vanderlande.

The Central Data Organization focusses on the further professionalization of Vanderlande’s information needs to facilitate and support the company’s objectives worldwide. In a fast-growing, complex international environment we focus on one way of working, digitalization and automation.

Master Data Management is responsible for managing the world-wide Master Data of 8 Master Data Objects based on Vanderlande’s Global Data Governance Policy. There is a high degree of collaboration and interaction with Business Domain Owners, Business Domain Data Stewards, Business Domain Architects and Capability owners within the Finance Business Domain and  fellow Master Data Stewards and Master Data Administrators.


Your responsibilities

As accounting MD Steward, you will be the subject matter expert for Financial, Organizational and Project Master Data within the Vanderlande global organization.

You will need to align with stakeholders primarily in the Finance, Master Data domain and IT domain. You will support business improvements and drive implementation of accounting master data solutions. You will be a driving force in ensuring master data quality, enabling correct financial reporting.


Your qualifications and skills

If you’re an experienced finance specialist with a broad knowledge of data challenges, you will excel at:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and relationship building at all mid-senior levels of the organization and specifically with stakeholders.

  • Communication in the English language, both oral and written. Dutch is an advantage.

  • Bringing people together in teams and decision meetings, by coordinating and facilitating them with respect for local cultures.

  • Keeping the overview in complex structures and working accurately

  • Being flexible in travelling internationally for a minimum of 5% of the time.

You should have a working knowledge of:

  • Accounting and Finance (experience in general ledger accounting is an advantage

  • Master Data Management, preferably experienced with ERP systems and Enterprise Data Management systems

  • Implementing and managing policies, rules and KPIs

  • Designing and automating master data quality

  • Executing mass data cleansing projects with stakeholders in business domains

  • Supporting data product design & global improvement programs

What we offer

In the challenging and responsible position of Master data Steward, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of opportunities for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.

  • On top of your fixed salary, you will receive the following secondary benefits:

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).

  • Flexible working hours.

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.

  • Working from home allowance.

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on health insurance.

  • On-site company health centers with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants, such as Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects.

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries.

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins…

If this challenging profile appeals to you, apply now by filling in the application form and uploading your CV and cover letter. For more information, please contact Tjalling Kraak, Recruiter – +31 413 49 30 24


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