Data Steward - Life Science Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: Permanent
Salary ¥5000000.00 - ¥6500000.00 per annum
Specialization: Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics & Transportation
Sub Specialization: Inventory Planning / Inventory Control
Contact: Peter Doolan
Reference: JO-1906-419379

[Company Description]
Global Life Science Company


  • Reviewing, validating and approving requests for customer master creation and changes via, SAP MDG and any other tools such as Excel.
  • Ensure Service Level Agreement (SLA) for Customer Master data maintenance and Requests is met.
  • Support Enterprise Territory Management ( ETM ) operations as needed.
  • Support other related CRM Data Quality & Governance activities as it relates to Customer Master. ( Growth, Cleanse and Enrich )
  • Interact with key business functions and ensure data quality policies and governed attributes are followed.
  • Prepare, maintain and present: Policy documentation, Work Instructions, Training and Data Quality reports
  • Baseline and continuously improve data quality through metrics tied to business impact
  • Interact with key business functions and Customer Master Data Manager to confirm data quality policies and governed attributes
  • Enforce data quality policies and rules leveraging Informatica and SFDC Data Quality Dashboards.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with Commercial Business to validate and improve their data in support of their Strategic and Tactical goals.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with both regional and Global Data Steward counterparts
  • Advise on related master data issues, identify corrective action items, continuous improvements of the process and provide inputs to developing Data Governance road maps and strategies
  • Assist with responding to Office Phone Routing Pick-ups as required.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in marketing, business, life science or other related fields
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience in Customer or Vendor or Material Master Data Management.
  •, SAP ECC, SAP MDG ( or CRM equivalent )
  • Knowledge of key processes leveraging Customer Master Data.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in Japanese and English.
  • Strong Presentation, Process and Communication skills.

[Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities]

  • Data governance / stewardship experience ( e.g. Axon etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office ( Excel/Word ) and Outlook ( Scheduling ) and possess an innate ability to navigate through new software applications. Advanced Excel Macro/Formula experience highly advantageous.
  • Data Loader, DemandTools ( or bulk data import/export equivalent )
  • WinShuttle Runner/Developer ( or automated data management/scripting equivalent )
  • SQL/RDBM experience. ( e.g. Microsoft Access, SQL etc. )
  • Quip, Box ( or Collaborative tool equivalent )
  • Python, Ruby ( or other Programming equivalent )
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Experience

[Employment Type]
Full time

5 Million yen ~ 6.5 Million yen
(Experiences and skills will be considered)


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