Data Security/ Compliance

Data Management Lead (Hybrid)


The purpose of the Data Management Lead role is to provide leadership, direction and oversight of all data migration related activities carried out on the SAP S/4HANA programme. The individual will be responsible for working with the business, IT and programme leadership to help define the overall data migration strategy and approach for the programme and will manage a team of data / technical analysts (both internal & 3rd party) to execute on those data strategies and approaches.

The role requires knowledge of SAP data structures and elements and experience of working with and managing large SAP datasets. Excellent communication (verbal and written), teamwork, and organizational skills will also be critical to executing the role successfully.


  • Develop the overall data migration strategy and approach
  • Develop the overall data migration plan in conjunction with the programme management team
  • Lead a team of data analysts (both internal and 3rd party) responsible for the overall extraction, cleansing, transforming and loading of data into new SAP systems
  • Work effectively between the functional team and the data migration team, understanding the business data & translations, leading the data analysts to develop the ETL routines utilising SAP Data Services (Enterprise edition)
  • Ensure coordination between the data migration team, the functional teams and the IT development team is managed effectively
  • Manage the creation and maintenance of data architecture related design artefacts
  • Manage the setup and testing of the necessary data tools including SAP Data Services, Migration Cockpit and Information Steward
  • Plan and manage the mock data migration activities for the programme, including scoping of user acceptance testing of migrated data
  • Plan and manage the migration of data for each “Go-Live” event within the programme
  • Assume ownership and responsibility for data accuracy, completeness, consistency, and integrity of data fields
  • Develop ongoing data quality monitoring procedures and reporting in S/4HANA utilising SAP Information Steward
  • Advise on the development of BAU master data processes and organization
  • Input into project related Design Governance forums as appropriate
  • Other tasks as required and directed by your line manager

Your Profile

You are a highly motivated, delivery focused leader with superb interpersonal skills and a passion for excellence. You have a can-do attitude and thrive on working in a multi-cultural team environment. You have 5+ years of experience in a similar role managing large scale SAP datasets, data change and migration activities. You have deep functional knowledge of SAP data structures, elements and concepts (ECC or S/4HANA). You are highly organised, with good planning and people management skills. You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a proficiency in the MS Office suite. You are educated to degree level or equivalent. SAP S/4HANA and SAP Data Services experience is an advantage.

Training in S/4HANA and SAP Data Services will be provided. Some international travel will be required.


Diversity, Inclusion & Sustainability

Sandvik has a developed belief in conducting our business in a sustainable and responsible manner, both for our employees and the environment; wherever in the world we operate.

Our high ethical standards determine our policy of putting Safety at a premium, acknowledging and respecting the communities and giving due consideration to the environment in the areas we operate.

These core values, to prioritise the safety and well-being of our employees, are the foundation of how we work today. We also recognise the importance on inter-personal relationships and how those based on honesty, respect and trust, enhance our working lives and help each other’s growth and career development.

Equality of opportunity is fully supported and endorsed as an employer by Sandvik, while also welcoming the additional strength that diversity brings, by providing a work environment where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related discipline

What we offer:

22 days annual leave

4 Company Days

Defined Contribution Pension

VHI Health Insurance

Life & Disability Insurance

Health & Wellbeing Initiatives – gym membership, wellbeing seminars, bike to work scheme

Flexible start & Finish times

Hybrid working