Job Description

Data Lead Specialist - On behalf of our client in the Energy  sector, Procom Toronto is looking for a Data Lead to join the team.

Data Lead Specialist Job Description:
• The program mission is to design common enterprise-wide business processes, data and systems within common enterprise platforms (Oracle and Maximo) to simplify, standardize and automate across finance, supply chain, and asset & work management.

  • The Data Lead serves as a strategic advisor for functional data conversion and go forward governance, with the following three (3) key high level accountabilities:
    • 1) Provides leadership, expertise and support to the workstream data leads in data quality and conversion
    • 2) Track, report and solution (as necessary) data creation, cleansing, conversion and governance
    • 3) Plan, articulate and drive the implementation of the Data Governance Post Go-Live
  • Data Lead will provide direct oversight to the data quality and conversion teams under each workstream.
  • The Data Lead interfaces with the Executive leadership team to escalate issues and ensure project aligns with objectives.
  • The Data Lead serves as the main point of contact for PMO and OCM team
  • an, articulate and communicate the overall data approach for in scope projects
  • Ensure key stakeholder engagement throughout the project data lifecycle
  • Manage overall data readiness scope and deliverables to meet program timelines and key dates
  • Identify overall data readiness issues and challenges, plan and execute resolution and escalate as required
  • Facilitate and drive resolution of conflicts across multiple projects with respect to requirements and process
  • Provide guidance to data resource functional leads and external teams for data profiling, collection, cleansing and validation
  • Drive data conversion processes across entire data lifecycle to meet program timelines and key dates
  • Identify data readiness opportunities for optimization and execution in order to maximize efficiencies
  • Track data readiness metrics
  • Provide project status to leadership and stakeholders
  • Mentor and coach data readiness team members
  • Develop the internal data expertise capabilities in the team/organization
  • Participate in the definition of org-level scope and scope determination criteria
  • Coach on process and tools usage
  • Define/Manage the entry and exit criteria for quality assurance and alignment to program timelines
  • Provide Data Readiness status to PMO with respect to readiness prior to test cycles and production (go/no-go)
  • Define and refine the data governance process
  • Review/Approve/Reject data related enhancement requests
  • Create/Publish Data Readiness Training
  • Manage the global validation process
  • Participate in the Business Implementation network
  • Drive dual data maintenance communications, preparation and execution
  • Provide support to global data owners and business/regional data leads
  • Schedule and facilitate regular project status meetings with data team to review progress, resolve issues, identify risks, plan future tasks (including for Post Go-Live) and required resourcing

Data Lead Specialist Mandatory Skills
  • related university degree in Business or Technology
  • 10+ years of directly related experience with data transformation on large enterprise programs
  • Willing to challenge the status quo – push the teams to think beyond “the way things are” to the “art of the possible” and embrace new ways of doing things
  • Proven interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and influence skills applied with technical, operational, functional and executive level personnel
  • Able to understand the enterprise wide and Business Unit specific requirements
  • Strong project management skills and effective execution skills to ensure successful delivery / implementation

Data Lead Assignment Start Date:
May 18, 2020

Data Lead Assignment Length:
 18 months

Data Lead Assignment Location:

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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