Product Data Specialist

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Product Data specialist

‘’Action’s Commercial Operation’s department is expending!” We are looking for a passionate, proactive Product Data Specialist. Somebody who knows how to execute improvements within an (retail) organization. In this role we offer you the opportunity to implement new data processes, changes and drive improvements to ensure our product  data is available within  Action!

This is your daily action

In this role you will directly report to the Manager Product Data and you will work in close corporation with different internal stakeholders; data domain owners, data architects, external data providers and IT. Together with your team you are the single point of contact for all owned and shared Product data within Action.

You and your team will support the organization by setting guidelines for the creation and usage of our product data and ensures that ownership is clear, and data is validated. Not only within our MDM application through checks and business rules, but also by improving guidelines for our business departments, work instructions and creating data quality dashboards. 

An Product Data Analyst:

  • Identifies areas for data quality improvements and helps to resolve data quality problems through the appropriate choice of error prevention, detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design strategies. 
  • Identifies gaps and provides suggestions to improve and streamline metadata and data governance processes based on operational insights.
  • Manages, analyzes, and resolves data initiative issues and manages revisions needed to best meet internal and customer requirements
  • Assists in data management, governance, and data quality of master data requirements with other functional data owners to ensure functional master data integrity across the operation of our systems is consistent and meets stated business rules and requirements. 
  • Work closely with the business/IT to ensure alignment of master data rules and the operations of the application to meet all requirements. 
  • Is responsible for setting guidelines for the creation and usage of data and ensures that ownership is clear, and data is validated.
  • Implement a way of working (and take ownership) to analyze and report on metadata and ensure ongoing accuracy, integrity within Action.
  • Advise Product Owners and the Commercial Operations Manager how to further improve the data quality in the different systems and in the execution


Besides that, you will have an important role in safeguarding the quality of existing data fields and data standards. In case of adjustments or expansion of the Action data model, you will determine the impact of those processes and coordinate with other stakeholders.

Meet your team

The Commercial Operations & Systems department ensures that our buying activities are processed properly, and all data is accurately fed into our systems. These activities are vital in managing our operations, since our logistic, digital and marketing activities depend on it. Do you want to benefit from the opportunities offered by a commercial winner in the dynamic retail industry? Take Action!

Curious about your new team members? Teun Jaspers, Corina de Vries, Maegen van Alphen and Xandra Buij can’t wait to work with you!

This is you

The Product Data Specialist at Action  works efficient, is result driven, accurate and has a high sense of responsibility. You have a proactive approach and execute task with pace. Because a good coordination between stakeholders, team members, external data providers and management teams is key for this role, we expect you to have good communication skills. 

You always ensure to make it happen! 

Besides that you also have:

  • Professional and intellectual abilities at HBO (bachelor) level (information science, data management or related field preferred)
  • 3-5 years of experienced with data management, and preferably Data Definitions and/or metadata modeling within in a commercial (retail) environment
  • Experience working with industry standards (e.g. GS1), regulations, and guidelines in database warehousing and other relevant systems
  • Experience working with relational databases, data administration, design, and architecture.
  • Experience working with STEP, SAP and Business Objects
  • You speak fluently English and Dutch.
What we offer
  • Maximum amount of 38 working hours 
  • 24 paid vacation days (based on 38 hours).
  • A travel allowance
  • A company laptop 
  • Flexible working hours
  • The option to participate within a collective health insurance scheme
  • 15% staff discount on Action merchandise
  • Extensive education and training at our own Action Academy
  • Working for a dynamic, international organization with lots of opportunities to grow
Interested?

Are you ready to take Action? Apply now!

Curious what’s next?

  1. Jorieke Hogeland will review your application and will get back to you asap. 
  2. We’ll invite you for a first job interview.
  3. We’d like to get to know you better. Depending on the position, we might ask you to take an online assessment.
  4. We’ll invite you for a second interview to discuss your assessment and you will meet with perhaps one of your future colleagues.
  5. Are we still a great match? Then we’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse!

Got Q's and need A's?

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) it may take longer than usual before you receive a response to your application. In addition, physical interviews will no longer take place, but instead we will schedule a telephone conversation with you so we can get to know you better. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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