PM EMEA Data Controller

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
July 18, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08357

The Company

Imerys is the world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for the industry with €3.8 billion in revenue and 13,700 employees in 54 countries in 2023. The Group offers high value-added and functional solutions to a wide range of industries and fast-growing markets such as solutions for the energy transition and sustainable construction, as well as natural solutions for consumer goods. Imerys draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge, and expertise in material science to deliver solutions which contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance. As part of its commitment to responsible development, Imerys promotes environmentally friendly products and processes in addition to supporting its customers in their decarbonization efforts.

The Position

PM EMEA Data Controller

Job Summary

Job Summary/Purpose

  • Understand, define and implement common data management process

  • Ensure data management process & rules consistency within BA and with group

  • Partner to Markets Controlling Director & his team, supporting business decision-making process and business growth through Data Analysis & Validation

  • Identify & Resolve critical data management topics

  • Lead Data Management projects, interface with Data Owner at Group level)

Reports To: Market’s Controller Director

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Define & implement processes, methods to manage data at PM EMEA level –Produce relevant guidelines and manuals to be followed by the organization (Blue book of Data Management)

  • Make sure data provided to teams for Analyzing Market / Client / Product profitability and opportunities to improve business performance are validated

  • Identify & Resolve critical data management topics

  • Initiate, coordinate or lead Data management projects

  • Master Data Champion: representing & coordinating PM EMEA in the master data and common language Global project

  • Coordinate subject matter experts (i.e. Customer codification and creation process, segmentation, Commercial Product and Product groups, ERP Product and Product creation process, Standard costing)

  • Make sure that data flow and content provided to the organization and teams are updated & validated through systematic controls and clearly defined processes

  • Ensure Master Data is maintained up-to-date in systems (i.e. BI, CRM)  and coordinate / lead so that Data are created and up-to-date in the ERPs

  • Identify, implement and homogenize the relevant tools / templates when this is required

  • Power user of PM EMEA BI, CRM, and all other relevant tools company will provide

  • Key interfaces: strong partnership to be built with (i) Sales organizations, (ii) Finance, (iii) Product Managers, (iii) Customer Service (iv) IT, (v) Finance, (vi) Group Data management team

Qualifications & Experience

  • Previous experience in financial controlling / business analysis

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Finance or, Information Systems, or Engineering

  • Minimum 3-5 years in analysis (Business, Financial, Data)

  • Excellent writing skills, SAP Knowledge, excel & BI tool

  • Fluent or native English speaker

  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company

  • Conversant in French or another European language would be advantageous

Skills & Person Specification

  • Strong communication and project management skills

  • Very strong quantitative and analytical capabilities

  • Strong strategic understanding of business topics

  • Financial competencies

  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team

  • Others: strategic thinking, interpersonal skills, ability to propose solutions

  • Advocate for data integrity

  • Can project himself/herself in the 5 Imerys Leadership Competencies: Cares for Self and Others, Shapes the Future, Collaborates for Success, Commits to Customers, Drives Results

Position Type

Full time



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