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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  Finance

Stargard, Uslugowa, PL

Global Master Data Lead

Purpose of the position

Cargotec Business Services was established in 2017 with Sofia as the main global hub and a regional hub in the United States. Its aim is to optimize the global business support processes of Cargotec. More than 350 people in Bulgaria provide services in the areas of Finance, HR and Indirect Procurement.


Join us for a smarter and better everyday!


Currently we are expanding our team and are looking for a Global Master Data Lead.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

-Create and constantly update the global corporate-wide master data strategy for the Vendor, Finance, and Customer domains by aligning the corporate-wide vision with the SBU-specific visions. 
-Establish, implement, and maintain the global master data governance framework for these domains.
-Define the roles & responsibilities of the various master data related positions both in Cargotec Business Services and in the decentralized positions in the SBUs.
-Operate a global virtual master data organization including representatives from the SBUs and Corporate Functions.
-Establish and operate a company-wide repository that contains all the necessary documentation related to the aforementioned domains. 
-Own the global master data policies in the aforementioned domains.
-Define process-, and quality related KPIs by aligning them with the virtual master data organization.
-Own the Vendor, Finance, and Customer Master Data Dictionaries globally.
-Maintain regular global and local communication on different channels  informing the organization about processes, policies, key changes, and the importance of robust master data.
-In case of misalignment of opinions, make final decision on MD related matters after consulting the different parties carefully.
-Work together with the outsourced business partner managing the transactional services of the master data processes. 
-Act as senior escalation point for master data service related issues.
-Act as a role model and illustrator of how to maintain governance and support relationship with stakeholders.
-Implement a continuous process and quality improvement mentality in the global master data community.
-Support the implementation of a customer-oriented culture.
-Motivate the team to achieve individual and team objectives and follow-up. 
-Participate in the Leadership Team meetings as requested.
-Represent Cargotec Business Services internally and externally through role modeling the Cargotec values.

What you’ll need to succeed:

-Master in Business administration or similar.
-Has led an international master data organization for min. 5 years and was involved in creating and rolling out a global master data strategy.
-Operational experience (Business & back office) with Master Data at global level in at least Vendor, Finance, and Customer domains.
-Proven track record in delivering efficient services.
-Excellent English language skills (written and oral).
-Budget & cost management.
-Skills in cross-cultural communication. 
-Strong transformational leadership skills. 
-Problem solving, planning and organizing capabilities, high determination.

You will be part of:

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals.



Interested to join?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application and CV in English.


We are committed to creating an environment with equal opportunities for all. All applicants will receive consideration for employment solely based on their professional qualities.