• Chef de projet Product Data H/F

    Job ID
    2018-2217
    Operating Company
    Offer & Sourcing, Supply & Logistics
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Sourcing
    Position Type
    Permanent
    Contract Type
    Full Time
    Job Locations
    FR-Templemars
    End Date
    28/02/2019
  • Overview

    Kingfisher is undergoing a significant transformation to create a unified, unique and leading offer for our customers. The ambition is to become the leading Home Improvement company by creating a simpler, clearer, more affordable, and more consistent customer experience that truly makes home improvement accessible to all.

     

    Working within the Local Product Data Management team you will be accountable for SAP product data for the local OpCo. You will actively input, maintain and cleanse this data ensuring it’s accurate, delivered to brief and to deadline. You will collaborate cross functionally to support delivery of Range Change and Trading Plans for the OpCo, and flexing within the Product Data Management team to organise yourselves, safeguarding all activity for the local OpCO

    Responsibilities

    This role will focus primarily on the coordination of data between the companies eg. Castorama, to enable the successful setup of products and vendors in their systems. It will involve maintaining a detailed tracking tool for the Product data set up process, highlighting risks and ensuring that the agreed key milestones have a suitable escalation route and that the risks/ issues are effectively communicated to the relevant stakeholders.

    It will be target led from the perspective of producing accurate quality data, informing the central functions of the requirements, sharing best practice and leading by example on the agreed strategic direction for product data.

     

    On this role you will be responsible for Product and Vendor data management : you will be creating and maintaining detailed tracking documents to monitor the progress of product data set up for multiple, concurrent projects and to ensure that quality data is available to the required stakeholders by the agreed deadlines.

    You will be the "go-to" person for the cross functional teams to answer questions about the Product Data elements of the process, the templates and requirements to ensure successful delivery of the range. You will need to understand the end to end processes involved in the product data acquisition and setup.

    The successful candidate will support key stakeholders in the collection of product data from external sources and help fix data related issues in required templates ; he/she will also be in contact as required with key stakeholders in the data acquisition process to highlight missing / late information to ensure they meet their deadlines.

    The Product Data BP will be collating data to provide weekly progress updates to the business, including highlighting any risks and issues to the Leadership Team.

     

    Building relationships with cross functional contacts is key to facilitate the data collection and communication process.

     

     You will also be responsible for :

    • Feeding into the weekly Product Data Operational Meeting for the Group Product Data Director including agenda / opportunity to chair as required.
    • Looking at ways to consistently improve the quality and accuracy of the data.
    • Increasing stakeholder engagement and knowledge through communication of the key highlights from the relevant trackers.
    • Being an ambassador throughout Kingfisher on Product Data and the need for accurate and timely data.
    • Advising the category with Product Hierarchy questions and process requirements, supporting large scale change as required.
    • Supporting the Product Data function with business engagement for process development and system enhancements.
    • Where applicable supporting with Category training needs/ learning regarding Group Product Data processes

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate is passionate about Data with an in-depth knowledge of its role within a retail organisation and its importance in underpinning the customer experience. He/She is aligned with the below skills and experience : 

    • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to organise and prioritise many tasks and to work calmly under pressure.
    • Highly customer driven; understands the needs of both internal and external customers responding promptly and ensuring that the customer is at the forefront of their thinking.
    • Commercially aware and understands the impact of their actions on the business.
    • Able to deal with technical process and able to understand multiple system requirements with a natural curiosity of how to improve operations and drive out productivity and efficiencies.
    • A true self-starter, decisive, flexible and able to move with speed to implement activities and meet deadlines.
    • Proven influencing skills, able to develop relationships with key stakeholder across all. functions
    • Project planning & stakeholder management
    • Change management
    • Problem solving and analytical skills
    • SAP Product and Vendor MasterData knowledge an advantage.
    • Component user of Microsoft Office especially excel