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15 feb 2024

Master Data Specialist

b-t-b consumer products • +2 years • Bachelor/Master IT/Mathematics/Statistics etc • Schiphol/Leiden • Fulltime

Are you ready for your second (or third) career step as “Data-cruncher” and do you want to be a part of the dynamic and challenging world of our product media industry, we invite you to apply for this job!

To enhance our Master Data maintenance and quality controlling capabilities, we are currently looking for a Master Data Specialist to join our Commercial Finance Team. In this new role, you will help the entire organization, including Sales, Sourcing, Product Development, Marketing, IT and Finance teams on how to manage and use data. So you will become a key person to help us on the journey towards excellence in data governance.

An interesting phase to join, because our Finance & Control activities are in a transition from a decentralized to a centralized department for our European activities. The next few years will mainly focus on further professionalizing of Finance & Control to the next level. This through projects such as implementing new BI tooling and improving existing tooling and interfaces, processes and, not unimportantly, a more visible role for F&C within our company.

Especially the recently set up Commercial Finance team will (inter)act as a business partner towards the commercial stakeholders. You will be working alongside a Sr Pricing Manager and two Commercial Finance Controllers and you report to the Commercial Finance Director, and you will be based near Schiphol and Leiden, the Netherlands.

What are you going to do?

As Master Data Specialist your core activities concentrate on data maintenance and data governance. You collaborate with key stakeholders across organization to understand data needs and requirements. Based on that you developand maintain master data records, including customer, product, and supplier information.

You also develop efficient data maintenance processes and data governance policies, procedures and supporting documentation to ensure quality, integrityand consistency between various systems and data sources. Furthermore, also belong to your responsibilities:

Data Maintenance:

  • Understand system and data structures within our company;
  • Design master data setup for effectiveness and scalability in collaboration with Commercial and IT teams;
  • Continuously monitor data quality and implement improvements and best practices;
  • Ensure the data basics right set up for BI tool implementation.

Data Governance:

  • Assist Data Owners in defining key product and customer attributes and drive their adoption across organization;
  • Make sure changes are well documented and communicated;
  • Asses data implications of new projects and changes in line with future requirements.

Who are you?

You are methodical, accurate in your work, detailed in your documentation, and an excellent researcher, while consistently applying critical thinking and have ability and desire to collaborate with others. Of course you are a proactive, energetic,commercially minded financialand good at prioritizing your work.
You also have or are:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics, statistics, or similar (or a data analytics certification acquired through a specific program).
  • 2-5 years of relevant working experience within the data domain.
  • Experience in implementing data governance standards, practices, support models and technology related to the management of data assets.
  • Experience working with large structured and unstructured datasets.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Experience with data privacy regulations such as GDPR is a plus.

Our offer to you!

Besides a pleasant working atmosphere, a place to grow your talents, a flat international, dynamic and sales-oriented environment with an open informal culture, where one’s own input and initiative is rewarded, we offer you:

  • Market-based salary that matches with the knowledge and experience you bring;
  • Laptop and the option to work partially from home fully equipped and with extra budget for a good working place;
  • 25 (or more) holidays, a premium-free pension, money to celebrate your birthday, travel allowance for every kilometer you travel and more;
  • Allowances to keep you fit and healthy, free fruit and every day different lunch options available at rock bottom prices;
  • A dynamic and inspiring world of promotional usables and business premiums which you can buy in our own shop;
  • Never a dull moment!


Who we are?

We are bringing many people a smile every day! Ever received a Moleskin notebook with your employer's logo on it, bought a T-Shirt or worn a bracelet at famous pop or dance festivals, received a coffee mug with an inspirational text or other printed gift? Big chance it came from us. In fact. Every day you probably come across something from our company and that makes people happy.

We are the European market leader with a revenue of >€ 250M in the dynamic and inspiring world of product media with top brands such as: Camelbak, Case Logic, Mepal, K’arst, Moleskin, Parker, Thule, Waterman and own labels. A world that is changing rapidly and where developments such as speed, innovation, digitization and sustainability are extremely important. We are at the forefront of these developments.

Our European headquarter is in the Netherlands near Schiphol and Leiden, operates industrial printing, production and warehouse facilities in the UK and Poland, and we offer an extensive and unparalleled range of more than 10.000 different product media products. We operate business to business, so finished products find their way to end customers via one of our 15,000 resellers across Europe. We are part of a business group, the global market leader of product media products operating on five continents and selling to over 100 countries with a revenue up to $ 1 bln.

What do we stand for!

We have a clear vision, mission and values. We empower confidence and pride with every brand awareness to our customers and to you! Together with about 2,000 dedicated and enthusiastic team members in Europe we take pride in what we do and always strive to find the most innovative and creative solutions for our customers with sustainable and meaningful products.

We have a number of competencies that belong to our (new) team members. First and most important one is that we put our (internal) customers central in our thoughts and actions and that we provide optimal support to them. We always go for the best performance and are curious about new opportunities and possibilities.

Every day a little better and stronger than the day before, that is what we aim for. We are a reliable partner for our customers and each other. In addition, we think forward about what we do and want to do, but above all we also have a down to earth view of things. And last but not least: we are convinced that optimal cooperation and mutual respect is the best basis for our success.

We also believe that everybody has a talent, no matter who you are, what you will do, where you come from or what identity or orientation you have. We offer you an open, equal and healthy working environment, in which you are stimulated and motivated to (further) develop your talents, offer growth opportunities and use your full potential. You are welcome!

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Contactpersoon: Evert Fermin