Data Domain Lead

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Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Sassenheim, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


Data Domain Lead 
Competitive salary and benefits package
Sassenheim, Netherlands 

If you are a graduate in a relevant discipline and have extensive experience in a master data management (MDM) role, this is a unique opportunity to influence the ongoing success of a world expert in making coatings. Operating in over 150 countries, AkzoNobel is home to well-known brands and has been awarded Top Employer status in Europe. We are now looking for a Data Domain Lead to deliver company-wide performance improvements a cross our, Sourcing. Finance, Legal and Real Estate Functions by optimising the use of data within our business.


The Role
•    Support, nurture & empower a team of committed Data Domain professionals
•    Help translate the MDM strategy & vision into a MDM roadmap
•    Manage the delivery of the MDM roadmap for the Sourcing. Finance, Legal and Real Estate business functions.
•    Provide inspiration, ideas & knowledge for data domain projects
•    Oversee project progress & stakeholder communication
•    Responsible for implementation & supporting delivery of controls
•    Support standardization of End-to-End Processes and Tools around MDM
•    Assist in communication of MDM vision, strategy & roadmap


About You
•    Graduate in a relevant discipline, such as Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or IT

•    Experience of managing teams and individuals
•    Extensive experience in an MDM-related function
•    Familiar with MDM process improvement & root cause analysis
•    Experience in MDM application systems development & implementation (preferably SAP and SAP MDG)
•    Understand external factors influencing MDM such as competitors, regulatory requirements & best-in-class practices
•    Effective at nurturing teams 
•    Used to operating in complex business environments with multiple stakeholders
•    Excellent communication, problem-solving & interpersonal skills
•    Culturally sensitive

What Is In It For You 
AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands.  You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability.


We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:
•    Competitive Salary
•    Fixed Bonus
•    46 Days’ vacation
•    Hybrid working 
•    AkzoNobel pension plan


How to Apply 
Apply online via the link below and we will get back to you. 


We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.  


We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.


If applicable, it is essential that you have a visa that allows you to work in The Netherlands.




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 25020