To ensure that any master data which is entered into Clarks development or transactional systems is validated and entered with a high degree of accuracy within the framework of the Clarks Business Calendar. The maintenance of data will support the overall P&L of the Business Unit by providing timely product to market.
Ensure all data requests meet the company standards and to check that the dependencies within the data object are not compromised by the request. Data is then updated to the relevant application within agreed SLA’s and all interested parties are informed that the task has been completed.
Accurate, consistent and timely information within Clarks data architecture currently Range Tracker and SAP across the main data objects of article, site, customer and vendor.
Ensure data changes are managed correctly and rejected where applicable but ensuring consistency across applications.
Ensure the Business Unit and other consumers of data understand the implications of not maintaining data correctly and advise on the time required to complete data requests accurately.
Supporting new team members and other colleagues to ensure thorough training across all applications and adherence to best practice always, including the maintenance of training material particularly when master data changes are implemented.
High levels of data accuracy and therefore good quality reporting so the business can have confidence in the data they are using or viewing.
Utilising key supporting application particularly Style Naming Database and the Patent Website to prevent litigation from 3rd parties over the use of inappropriate names.
Support the Business Unit of key tasks with the management of supporting material such as such samples into the Digital Imaging department and the distribution of key exception reports from Range Tracker, SAP or SAP Hana.
People (FTE – Direct and Indirect):
Manage data entry to a high degree of quality (>97.5% accuracy) and within calendar deadlines or defined SLA’s (<3 days for ad hoc requests)
Able to work across function to support the business unit the key stakeholders include:
Managers within the Article Data team
Product Line Managers
Commercial teams – MCR and Wholesale
Microsoft skills including Word, Outlook, Excel and Access
SAP – both single transactions and mass maintenance knowledge
Internal Clarks PLM/Data applications - Range tracker, Article Customer
Assyst (or other internal call handling applications) – to manage incidents and calls through the IT support service
Able to maintain large quantities of information accurately while meeting company calendar deadlines
Good communication skills
Familiar with using reports and queries to maintain ongoing data quality
Able to understand the flow of data within a commercial organisation and its importance to delivering products to customers