Central England Co-Operative Careers

Data Migration Manager
Full Time

Contract Term
Fixed Term

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Shared Services - Staffordshire

Job Description

As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

Data Migration Manager Advert

Central England Co-operative, one of the largest and most successful independent co-operatives in the UK, are currently recruiting of a Data Migration Manager to support our Retail Business Transformation programme covering our core retail systems supporting the supply chain fulfilment and replenishment processes as well as store range and space planning and inventory management.

We are on an ambitious journey to modernise our retail core systems using the latest cutting-edge technology. We are in the process of migrating our current systems to a platform based around SAP and JDA (BlueYonder).

The Data Migration Manager will ensure that the Society has best practice, high quality data in place to support the implementation of Retail business transformation programme and create strategy, policies, maps, controls and procedures to ensure this is maintained going forwards.

The Role

The role will be responsible for the collation, verification, and mapping of all master data sets in line with supply chain requirements, to enable initial migration / set up in the system and the necessary integration with peripheral systems.

They will also work with the business stakeholders to ensure that new processes and controls are embedded into both the appropriate Data teams.

The individual must have a track record of migrating data in projects, a good understanding of supply chain, space and range planning master data mapping, continuous improvement principles, and integration across processes, people and technology.

The ability to drive the team forward in their data preparation and migration will be important to the whole programme, and your work will support with robust, scalable pipelines and data flows.

Influence and contribute towards the next stage of our data strategy, contribution to the Data migration team.

Create a learning culture by coaching and mentoring your team to make sound technical decisions and build effective engineering practices.

About You

We are looking for a self motivated and flexible individual to deal with changing demands in a fast paced environment. You will have experience in a similar role, utilising process improvement methodology, problem solving and handing multiple projects at one time.

A track record and at least 2-5 years experience of managing data migration teams and processes, leading projects with a record of successful implementation.

Excellent leadership skills, with experience of developing and mentoring a data migration function.

A good understanding of supply chain and retail master data, continuously improving processes and integration across processes, people and technology.

Excellent stakeholder and communication skills with the ability to adapt your approach to differing situations.

Managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment alongside evolving the data solutions and practices.

As a Central England Co-operative colleague you will enjoy a wide range of benefits, including a competitive salary, 30 days holiday (inc Bank Holidays), Society membership, colleague discount, Company pension scheme, retail discount alongside the opportunity to be part of a supportive and successful team.

We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics. The Society's Support Centre is based in Lichfield and we welcome conversations with candidates about flexible working.

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Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.

Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.