Role description

Our client is a successful global consulting organisation leading in technology advisory across all industry sectors and expanding rapidly across the region. They currently require MDM Lead/ Architect – UAE

Main Responsibilities:

Data Management SME – Master Data management and Data Quality Job Description


  • Functional understanding of data management core concepts like data profiling, data quality, data standardisation, data matching, mastering, merge and un-merge, golden record creation, exception handling
  • Strong understanding around concepts of workflows
  • Understanding on implementation of mastering services bulk mode and real time
  • Align data management processes in the business’ value chains and process areas;
  • Manage and drive responsibilities to Master Data team, establishing strong relationships with business contacts, and making decisions based on results;
  • Provide awareness training and key user support on master data related data structures;
  • Anchoring discussions with business stakeholders like CDO, CTO around implication of data quality issues on the overall engagement and enterprise level. Resource should also make recommendations around strategic fixes
  • Ensures master data integrity in key systems as well as maintaining the processes to support the data quality;
  • Provide and contribute to documentation required for all phases of implementation (build, configuration, support, user guides, etc;
  • Understanding of reference data
  • Good understanding and experience of implementing data governance concepts, like lineage, hierarchy, relationships, business glossary, data cataloguing etc.
  • Assist delivery teams in migrating and cleansing data into new platforms as part of the cutover plan (data integrity, cleansing, normalization);
  • Defines, creates and maintains MDM Models, application configurations;
  • Support data strategy iterations with the wider data management team;
  • Perform user acceptance testing on defect resolution and enhancements.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Ability to achieve results and execute multiple simultaneous projects;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Experience with at least one enterprise Master Data Management Tool such as Informatica, Talend, or IBM or bespoke MDM solutions
  • Analytical, process management, and data management;
  • Experience of dealing with different customer types: e.g. commercial customers vs consumer lines.
  • Understanding of appropriate business domain models and MDM Scenarios;
  • Proven organization and priority setting skills;
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills using available resources, and proactively escalate when additional resources may be required;
  • Understanding of modern Master Data Management Concepts and Data Quality approaches, tools, techniques, vendor landscape, and best practices;
  • Previous experience in master data processing
  • Ability to work effectively in team-based environment with multiple functional groups;
  • Certifications with MDM tools a plus.
  • Insurance industry experience is a big plus

Nikita is a recruitment consultant with international recruitment experience across the MENA region. She specialises in projects in IT, Digital Transformation and Net Zero industries including Nuclear.

Nikita Seth