PepsiCo Data Governance Program Overview :
PepsiCo is establishing a Data Governance program that will be the custodian of the processes, policies, rules and standards by which the Company will define its most critical data.
Enabling this program will :
Define ownership and accountability of our critical data assets to ensure they are effectively managed and maintain integrity throughout
Leverage data as a strategic enterprise asset enabling data-based decision analytics
Improve productivity and efficiency of daily business operations
Position Overview :
The Data Governance Specialist role is responsible for working with PepsiCo sectors and functions to define Enterprise Data Governance policies, rules, and standards to reduce risks related to collecting, storing, and using data.
This role requires deep knowledge of governance policies, master data requirements, business understanding of data and usage in various programs throughout PepsiCo.
The Governance Specialist will be deployed to work with various programs and sectors within PepsiCo to ensure data related requirements are in adherence to the global data governance policies set by the Enterprise Data Governance Council.
This role will support the various business sector as they prepare to deploy SAP and map their current data to established global standards.
Data Governance Specialists will work closely with Data Domain Stewards to ensure standards are being upheld and should new data requirements be needed, that the domain stewards are engaged as needed.
Primary Accountabilities :
Create governance policies, procedures and rule to reduce PepsiCo risk as it relates to collecting, storing, and using consumer data
Research and navigate important legal and policy compliance issues with stakeholders, providing technical, project management support and policy advice at senior government and management levels for high-level projects and policies
Ensure standards are applied by all the stakeholders. Prevent or resolve data definition conflicts by facilitating discussions across appropriate business units
Reviews documents with Legal and Compliance teams (legal experience a plus)
Communicates regularly with Legal and Compliance to adapt to new policies
Stay abreast of external laws (e.g. GDPR, CCPA)
Identify risks and controls related to enterprise data security changes
Work with Data Ecosystem team to create policies and standards for external data storage and usage and ensure adherence
Provide recommendations and supporting documentation for new or proposed data standards, business rules and policy (in conjunction with the Governance Council as appropriate)
Coordinate across the organization (with fellow Enterprise Data Stewards and the EDG leader; strategic initiatives, Digital Use Cases and the federated data network) in order to maintain consistency of PepsiCo's critical enterprise, digital, operational and analytical data
Accountable for ensuring that data-centric activities are aligned with the EDG program and leverage applicable data standards, governance processes, and overall best practices
Enterprise Data Governance Operations and Advisory :
Ensures alignment of the data governance processes and standards with applicable enterprise, business segment, and local data support models
Maintains the single set of enterprise-level data standards & repository of key elements pertaining to their in-scope data domain (e.
g external data) and promoting their use throughout the PepsiCo organization
Owns one or multiple domain perspectives in defining and continually evolving the roadmap for enterprise data governance based upon strategic business objectives, existing capabilities / programs, cultural considerations and a general understanding of emerging technologies and governance models / techniques
Establishes and monitors key data management and governance metrics to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the critical data within their domain(s)
Advise on various projects and initiatives to ensure that any data related changes and dependencies are identified, communicated and managed to ensure adherence with the Enterprise Data Governance established standards
Qualifications / Requirements
10+ years of experience working in Data Governance or Data Security and Compliance within a global organization (CPG or Financial institution)
8+ years of experience working with data, data maintenance, associated elements / processes, involved systems and interdependent data
Strong data management background who understands data collection, storage, usage, how to create policies and use technology to automate compliance risks
Deep knowledge of legal risk and remediation efforts in data compliance
Knowledge of SAP / MDG, a plus
Ability to partner with the legal, business and technical subject matter experts to ensure standardization of operational information and execution of enterprise-wide data governance policies and procedures are defined and implemented
Strong knowledge and understanding of regulations for acquiring, storing, and using data in the US and abroad
Ability to understand and measure legal ramifications of data compliance gaps
Strong Communication Skills / Able to Persuade / Influence Others at all Organization Levels and the ability to foster lasting partnerships
Ability to translate business requirements into critical data dependencies and requirements Ability to think beyond their current state (processes, roles and tools) and work towards an unconstrained, optimized design
An ability to solicit followership from the functional teams to think beyond the way the things work today’
Able to align various stakeholders to a common set of standards and the ability to sell the benefits of the EDG program
Foster lasting relationships across varying organizational levels and business segments with the maturity to interface with all levels of management
Self-starter who welcomes responsibility, along with the ability to thrive in an evolving organization and an ability to bring structure to unstructured situations
Ability to arbitrate on difficult decisions and drive consensus through a diplomatic approach
Matrix management skills and business acumen
Excellent written & verbal communication skills