Head of Data Quality and Data Governance

WorkplaceBasel, North West Switzerland, Switzerland

Bracknell, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Employment Type Permanent Job Function Research & Development (R&D) Job Reference 18031448 Contract Type Full-time

Head of Data Quality and Data Governance

About Syngenta:

Syngenta is a leading science-based A gtech company; dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture.

Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.

About this opportunity: Help transform our data into the foundation for digital science and innovation in Technology and Digital Integration (TDI), Crop Protection R&D

As part of the Crop Protection strategic agenda, there has been significant focus and investment in digital transformation throughout our research and development functions and pipeline. Our ambition in TDI is to lead this exciting digital journey and provide data and digital expertise and technologies that enable R&D functions to increase efficiency, effectiveness, and innovation which ultimately leads to sustainable food production for the planet. We do this through agile partnering with IT, R&D functions and external collaborators to shape, coordinate and relentlessly execute on our data and digital agenda.

Our digital challenges are vast and unique: from generative AI in chemical synthesis to multi-omics, and from computer vision and sensors to predictive safety, and streamlined regulatory submissions; the underlying theme is data , as our competitive advantage .

Therefore, we are looking for an experienced data quality and data governance leader to help us transform our data into the foundation for digital science and innovation. Reporting into the Data Strategy and Data Assets group in TDI, you will own the strategic agenda and for data governance and quality . You partner closely with data generators, scientific experts , data managers, data scientists , and other business stakeholders to make sure our data is timely, robust, trustworthy and compliant. You establish and set up global policies, frameworks , methodologies and platforms for access and security, data sharing, integrity and quality al ong the end-to-end data flow s and lifecycle, from generation/acquisition to use and re-use ; moreover you d efine and govern a set of CP R&D wide standards on data and metadata, to e nable and promote effective , consistent, transparent and compliant access, preparation and exploitation of our data at scale ; Finally , you are key to the success of the data programme as you lead R&D-wide data transformation efforts, such as the creation and management of a data glossary, data catalogue, data lineage and data lake , and you serve as the Agile product owner for cross-functional data platforms.

You should have up-to-date experience and expertise in data and information management , quality and governance with a strong focus on strategy and delivery . You are a proven leader wi th experience leading data and digital initiatives in complex, diverse, matrix environments and a track record of change management . You are a superb communicator , networker and influence r who can challenge and shape how things are done. I deally , you have a good understanding of scientific R&D processes , along with data security and privacy considerations .

In return for your skills and knowledge Syngenta will offer:

  • Flexible working location in office base and or home working

  • Competitive benefits package

  • The opportunity to work with and learn from highly qu alified and experienced employee s

We embrace and encourage diversity, and this is what drives our innovation and lets us outperform the market. ?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.syngenta.com%2Fcareers%2Fworking-syngenta%2Fdiversity-and-inclusion&module=jobs&id=54139" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.syngenta.com/careers/working-syngenta/diversity-and-inclusion

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