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We are a food company owned by Danish farmers supplying high-quality food to customers and consumers all over the world. From butchers to business developers, we’re more than 23,000 colleagues, all committed to lowering our carbon footprint and becoming climate neutral by 2050.


Danish Crown Global Business Services (GBS) in Krakow is a key part of Danish Crown’s transformation journey. We strive to be a trusted partner to the business by providing scale and standardized, efficient and effective services, thereby achieving the strategic goals of the business.

GBS and its three Centers of Excellence act as the Group Digital Transformation engine for Finance, Procurement, and Master data. Our Operational teams provide global services for Finance, Procurement, Master data, HR, and IT with the ambition to further move up the value chain and expand its service portfolio.


Passion is our protein, and by supporting each other every step of the way - from high potential programs and sustainability certifications to embracing diversity - we’re moving towards the same goal.


Better food. Brighter future



Senior Master Data Transformation Manager


Area of responsibilities:

  • Lead the Danish Crown data transformation with guidance form the Head of Data Management
  • Ensure that the data program translates into a real and measurable value proposition for our customers including but not limited to enhanced analytics in group procurement and production
  • Secure single high quality, consistent, standard master record for all critical business data from across internal and external data sources and applications. This information becomes a consistent, reliable source for an organization.
  • Embed and manage the governance organisation: Including management of key governance forums and data steward community.
  • Together with the team define and implement Processes and standards supported by best in class MDM solutions.
  • Evaluate and provide insight into IT solutions to support the transformation together with Group IT
  • Lead a team of Master Data professionals both directly and as part of the matrix organisation
  • Implement strong quality reporting leading to improved data quality across the group
  • Evaluate and implement revised service delivery organization including but not limited to Service placement
  • Lay the foundations for making data available for consumption in the organization to drive enhanced operational processes, controls and analytics.


Specific tasks:

  • Support the Director of Data management turning an established data governance strategy and objectives into tactical implementation and execution of processes, tools, and organizational change
  • Prepare presentation materials, coordinate, facilitate, and perform follow-up activities in support of Data Governance Committee meetings
  • Coordinate business collaboration across the enterprise by data owners and data stewards and act as their primary centralized point of contact
  • Act as final reviewer and administrator for enterprise-wide master data management and metadata management efforts (data definitions, processes, tools, strategy, etc.)
  • Assist with the creation of data governance processes, policies, governance KPI’s and coordinate the execution and roll-out of assurance activities with data owners
  • Create, institutionalize, and assure data management best practices
  • Provide guidance and drive selection of tools/platforms to enable governance
  • Collaborate with business and IT leaders to establish and maintain a data governance roadmap through a deep understanding of the current state and the evolving business requirements for enterprise data governance needs
  • Apply creative problem-solving skills to data governance efforts in a way that satisfies business leaders’ needs and lays the groundwork for future successes
  • Ensure that key data governance artifacts (documentation, definitions, processes, policies, etc.) are created, controlled, managed, and maintained over time
  • Establish and report data quality and data governance metrics
  • Continually look for new ways to improve data governance using actionable opportunities to increase efficiencies and improve the customer experience


Relevant experience:

  • 7-12 years working experience with the business and technical aspects of data governance, master data management, and data management implementations
  • Proven ability to resolve complex problems across multiple business and IT stakeholder groups in an effective and timely manner required
  • Minimum of three years of experience with information management and/or data governance frameworks
  • Experience creating KPI’s and formal leadership reporting
  • Ideally extensive experience working with SAP or a similar ERP.
  • Experience in managing multiple data objects including: Finished goods, Vendor, Purchased Materials, Customers and Financial.


Educational background and skills:

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills with ability to present high impact material in front of both small and large groups
  • Understanding of data governance best practice principles
  • Ability to positively influence, mentor, and be a credible source of knowledge to less experienced team members
  • Strong understanding of how data management can lead to enhanced capabilities in reporting and analytics, with a clear track record of delivering benefits in this area
  • Fluent in business level English


We offer:

  • Private medical care with dental care
  • Edenred lunch card
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Life insurance
  • MyBenefit and multisport program
  • 2 additional holiday day benefits
  • Events, integrations for employees
  • Weekly fruits in the office



Do not hesitate to apply if you want to do things that matter!




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