ERP Data Migration expert with team management skills.
Define the overall data migration strategy from legacy systems to the ERP includes master data and transactional data
Determine data scoping rules and identify what data will be migrated vs. archived
Meeting with stakeholders to identify and document data migration requirements.
Define data migration tools and processes needed for a successful ERP cutover
Implement tool to measure data quality and provide business teams with required anomaly reports to assist with cleansing
Proactively identify opportunities or obstacles concerning obtaining the data needed by the business and communicate these to the data quality team.
Communicate data gaps along with potential solutions to address these gaps to the Solution Architect or the Implementation Lead while keeping other stakeholders fully informed.
Work closely with the Solution Architect, Implementation Lead, and Functional Analyst to define the scope of the appropriate intervention and solution.
Participate in data migration solution testing and validate that the data migration solution satisfies the business requirement in collaboration with the Functional and Business teams.
The Data migration specialist should ensure that the extraction of the data from source systems' fields and subsequent movement to the target fields are performed correctly, and ensure the transformations or other business rules applied to the data are performed correctly. Correctly is defined as being in accordance with the identified business requirements.
Define cutover strategy and mock cutover plans to enable the business to simulate what to expect during an ERP cutover.
Reviewing existing migration tools &providing recommendations for improving the migration process.
Monitoring and reporting data management process activities and data quality metrics.
Ability to understand business process-driven data requirements and build solutions thereon.
Bachelors degree in a related discipline such as Business, Engineering or Computer Science. MBA is desirable.
Functional certifications from a CRM, PLM, ERP system provider, or accredited online training vendors.
Project Management: CAPM or PMP preferred
Experience 16+ years
Experience with ERP data migrations in large enterprise organizations
Experience with modern ERPs such as SAP and Oracle
Understands that breakdowns in business processes are often caused by poorly defined and/or poorly maintained master data.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively understand the specific Enterprise Data needs and be able to translate those requirements into comprehensive solutions.
Career path shows evidence of a strong passion for end-to-end processes.
Has led continuous improvement activities, and/or business process (re)engineering initiatives.
A team player who wants to move the organization from person-based paper processes to standardized digital workflow solutions. Has the energy to instill similar thinking in others.
Expert translator of business and IT requirements with the ability to be realistic/iterative
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Adept mediator and solution finder utilizing strong listening and communication skills.
Exhibits a keen sense of urgency and ability to prioritize efforts.
Excellent written communication skills to authoritatively clarify governance topics.
Brings an up-to-date knowledge of data management solutions. Typically, four or more years of experience with CRM, PLM, or ERP systems.
Thorough understanding of integrated business process concepts such as Purchase-to-Pay, Order-to-Cash, Forecast to Delivery