Amer Sports is a sporting goods company with international brands including Salomon, Atomic, Wilson, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto, Precor and Peak Performance. Our technically advanced equipment impacts the way millions of people around the world experience basketball, trail-running, down-hill skiing and other sports.
Do you want to have a positive impact on the way people live an active and adventurous life? We think it's exciting to build the best active lifestyle and adventure products that money can buy. We also have an amazing team of skilled, supportive and fun colleagues for you to work with. 

Amer Sports is a great place to work for people who are passionate, who love to create great products and services and who want to have a positive impact on people's lives. Our culture encourages being active, our leaders will coach you for success, and we will offer you challenges as well as freedom.   

We are looking for

Data Governance and Quality Manager

to join our Global ICS team. The position reports to Director, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence.

Amer Sports is transforming itself towards a data-driven organization to complement our capabilities to serve consumer needs in the many channels and touchpoints where we are present. These are increasingly digital and provide data points which we use to identify business opportunities and trends, informing Marketing, Sales and Operations decision-makers across the globe. Managing our data flows and improving our ability to ensure data quality is a critical success factor for the business.

The Data Governance and Quality Manager is responsible for leading and providing expertise to design, build and deliver Amer Sports group level master data management systems and practices and ensure overall data quality issues are addressed to match business needs. Additionally, regulatory requirements must be understood and championed as part of the processes.

The Data Analytics and BI team represents a central hub of experts at Amer Sports, working with various Business stakeholders as well as IT colleagues to provide data insights solutions that are trusted, used and generate value to the company. This function is evolving rapidly with an increased focus on consumers, their behavior and our ability to win in the marketplace. The candidate for this position must demonstrate an understanding of data analytics, the underlying technologies and principles, including legal and regulatory compliance. Data flows and business processes are key to mapping the sources or work phases where data is used and documentation and communication skills are needed to capture this information in a meaningful way. The candidate will lead data engineers and work with experts to develop solutions using Agile practices. Additionally, the candidate will contribute to the strategy of the unit and have a key role in executing towards set goals.

The role requires travel up to 30%. The location of the position is preferred to be in Vantaa, Finland but may also be in Garching, Germany.

Needed skills for the position:
  • Technical systems and software development
  • IT systems architecture knowledge
  • Consumer Marketing knowledge
  • Powerful presentation skills (format, content, flow); PPT & verbal in small and large group environments
  • Strong and thorough understanding of data analytics
  • Ability to interpret data and metrics to continually evaluate systems output and make recommendations for improvements
  • Strong strategic planning, quantitative & problem-solving skills
  • Fluent communication skills in English, other languages a plus
  • Team leadership skills
Education and Work experience
  • Minimum of seven (7) years IT or data analytics business and technical development experience as a consultant or client-side with focus on analytics and/or BI
  • Business process development experience
  • Leadership experience with expert teams
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or IT management or equivalent training and expertise
Want to join us and be part of our digital transformation? Tell us more about yourself latest by 31st August 2018 by sending your application here

Want to know who you would be working with and how we do things? For more information about Amer Sports check out: www.amersports.com