Data Platform Manager

Are you motivated by leading the transformation to one common data management platform? Do you follow the latest trends within data management and know how to bridge with existing approaches? And are you able to help the organisation utilise data in improving the business?

For GPV Group in Vejle, Cruit Consult is searching for a dedicated and analytical Data Platform Manager responsible for designing, developing and implementing new data solutions. You will contribute to an ambitious digitalization journey reporting to the Senior Vice President.
Your responsibilities will include creating, driving, and ensuring continuous development of a uniform and modern data platform directly integrated with GPV's core applications, making it possible to access data for management reporting, self-service analysis, and more explorative efforts.

With a comprehensive skill set working with complex data sets, architechtures and models, you are able to develop and implement operationally stable solutions and processes which ensures data are of high quality where the ownwership lies in the creating functions.
During your creation of the one data platform in GPV, you will be supported by dedicated colleagues working with data solution for years within GPV and together bridge the future with the present.

Your main working areas will be: 

  • Responsible for organizing, creating structure for collection, maintenance, and storage large data sets from various data sources
  • Ensuring data quality through standardization, validation, and quality control
  • Responsible for establishing and developing GPV Group's future data platform, including associated systems and processes
  • Strategic selection of business partners, and technology vendors
  • Ensuring compliance of practical data management
  • Communicating with stakeholders, i.e., preparation, implementation, and project initiation
  • Involving global functions and operating business units to create sustainable solutions with local ownerships
  • Establishing the new data platform and transferring data from existing data sources
  • Creating a user friendly and liable data platform, where data is updated, validated, and accessible
  • Managing and maintaining existing data platform during the development process
  • Creating integration solutions for efficient data management from core application

The company is offering you:
You will be part of a ambitious international organization growing significantly during the last five years, where you will have the opportunity to influence the scope of your role. You will be offered a challenging position within IT & Digitalization organization, a strong community with passionate colleagues who share the goal of continuously improving the business via the digitalization agenda. You will be offered a competitive salary that matches your qualifications.

Expectations of you: 

  • A relevant IT bachelor’s degree (Data Engineer, Data Scientist or Statistician) or equivalent Business Economics education with data focus
  • Minimum 10 years of practical working experience
  • Experience from a larger internal IT department, Digitalization, and/or IT Consulting
  • Solid experience with data management and architectures (large data sets from multible sources), including talent for working with analytics tools and complex data sets
  • Programming skills (SQL and e.g., Python/R) and BI application experience (e.g., Targit, Qlik, PowerBI ) 
  • Knowledge of the newest trends within data management and how to bridge with existing approaches
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies in a hybrid cloud environment
  • You can communicate solutions across all levels of the organization
  • You have strong communication skills with fluency in English (both written and spoken). Danish language is an advantage but not a requirement 

In order to succeed as Data Platform Manager, it is crucial you are able to develop short- and long-term data strategy, supporting the business needs of the organization, as well as presenting ready-to-implement solutions for a sustainable data warehouse or data lake. You strive to implement and anchor new solutions in the organization with added value for the business, drive data validation in the responsible global functions and operating business units, and create data environments for different needs. You have an analytical mindset, process and solution oriented, familiarize yourself with new challenges quickly, and you easily involve with colleagues from the entire organization.

We expect the transportation time from your place of residence to be a maximum of approximately 60 minutes to the company office in Vejle.

About the company
GPV was founded in Denmark in 1961 and is today one of Europe’s leading electronics manufacturers. GPV is a customer-driven EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services) partner providing complex electronics, inhouse mechanics and cable-harness, mechatronics, and box-build solutions including ODM design & engineering as well as test development services to customers across the high-mix EMS value chain.
Headquartered in Denmark, GPV is the second-largest European-headquartered EMS company with production facilities in Austria, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Malaysia, Mexico, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, and Thailand. GPV generates annual revenue of about DKK 8,5 billion / EUR 1.1 billion and has more than 8,000 employees. GPV is owned by the Danish industrial conglomerate Schouw & Co. (80%) and the family-owned Finnish investment company Ahlström Capital Group (20%).

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Starting date:
1st of November 2023 or by further agreement.

We are continuously going through incoming applications for the position as Data Platform Manager, and we recommend that you send your resume and CV as soon as possible.

Further information about the job:
Please contact Senior Consultant Jens Peter Holm by email jph@cruitconsult for further information.