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Data Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/08/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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About our client:
Our client is an Oil & Gas operator with a long history of oil exploration and production in Iraq. Today, they are working to develop the third-largest producing field in the world, estimated to have around 17 billion barrels of recoverable oil remaining.

About the role:
Data Management (DM) contributes to every stage of the Upstream value chain and has the potential to make a significant impact on how efficiently & effectively our business operates.

Reporting to the Applications Manager, the IT Data Management (DM) Manager is accountable for the management of the data asset, including the silent running in the other departments and their compliance with the IT processes and standards.

The Data Management (DM) Manager must develop a thorough knowledge of the Businesses functionalities and respective data management processes, plan data standardization and transformation projects fitting the organization's requirements.

Accountable for the silent running of data operations, providing expertise and guidance on one or more specific data domain. Promotes data standards and resolves data management, migration, integration, and data quality issues and implements improvements to data management practices and processes.

Responsible for embedding best practices via training, coaching and mentoring and ensuring appropriate alignment with global best practice in tools, data standards, behaviours and workflows. Feedback Continuous Improvement suggestions to the departmental Data Lead.

Oversight of Data Governance processes, contributing to and, as appropriate, complying with data governance resolutions. Responsible for ensuring an appropriate definition of a data ownership model for their Function based on global standards.

Communication and Engagement
The IT Data Management (DM) Manager must work closely with the other Departments to ensure alignment with global best practice and standards

Responsible for communicating requirements for additional and/or changes to relevant data applications, information systems and infrastructure within the departments. Responsible for also identifying integration and security requirements around any Common Solutions local implementation. Responsible for ensuring users are proficient in the use of data applications and information systems.

Skills & Experience:
* Previous experience in working in big organizations and architecting Data Management and Data Governance solution designs.
* Broad knowledge, understanding and competencies in respect to the Upstream Technical Data Management and their relationships.
* Broad knowledge and understanding of IT tools and techniques available to and utilized in Upstream environment including, but not limited to, IT systems, IT Networks, Data security, Software Tools, Technical Applications, Databases etc.
* Project management experience including investment process experience and business case development, preferably, a track record of being able to plan, lead and deliver data management projects on time and within budget.
* In depth knowledge of data management concepts, standards, practices, tools and technologies
* Knowledge of portal technology deployment.
* Experience in spatial data management.
* Good understanding of full field life cycle management and planning processes

About Fircroft:
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