Motorola Solutions
We help people be their best in the moments that matter.
Chicago, IL

Manager - Data Governance | Remote at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home. 

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.

Department Overview
The Supply Chain and Procurement organization is a fast-paced and dynamic environment, delivering world-class communications equipment and solutions for customers around the world. Our purpose is to deliver exceptional value and customer experience through agility, speed, and collaboration. We plan what products and services are needed, source efficiently and ethically from a diverse supply base, launch new products, make and deliver solutions on time, and exceed customer expectations through outstanding quality, service and support. We are designed to bring value, lead technology innovation, and provide Motorola Solutions a competitive advantage on revenue, cost, cash, and delivery. Our department, called as Supply Chain Digitalization, has a vision to enable our business with the spirit of innovation that drives us to partner with the IT organization to deliver world-class technology solutions and analytics.
Job Description

The position will be accountable for the overall quality of supplier master data within Oracle, SAP ERPs, and other enterprise business applications, abiding by the master data policies, and the Supplier Master Data Hub Data Governance Charter. The accountability also includes all activities related to supporting supplier consolidation and cleansing for all business units.

This position will lead Data De-Duplication identification and cleansing. It will serve as the liaison between Procurement Operations, Finance, Quality, Product, Engineering, and EHS organizations as it relates to maintaining a clear picture into the supplier footprint.

This role requires high technical acumen, and is within the supply chain digitalization organization. The leader in this role has the opportunity to develop and execute on the vision of end-to-end supplier management and governance processes. That provides huge opportunities to constantly analyze the end-to-end architecture of the processes, systems and create a solutioning roadmap to drive the master data strategy. No leader stands alone, and this role also involves close collaboration with the business operations leaders, IT leaders and peers to deliver on supplier data hub and supplier management programs.

Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations

  • Partner with the Supply Chain and Procurement business operation and IT leaders to deliver an in-flight foundational program for supplier data hub.

  • The role will define strategies, develop and deliver processes that enable collection, processing and management of supplier data from multiple sources and subsequent delivery of the data to downstream supplier management systems in support of key business processes. 

  • This position will provide leadership and oversight of the supplier data governance objectives, policies and procedures. 

  • Lead the formation of the supplier data governance, and act as chief data champion.

  • Responsible for supplier master data integrity, governance and data quality with other functional data owners to ensure the supplier data meets documented rules and requirements. 

  • Identifies areas for continuous data quality improvements and helps to resolve data quality problems as encountered.

  • Develop a data governance center of excellence for Procurement organization that brings passion and excellence to our work product.

  • Gather requirements, translate functional requirements into recommended solutions that conforms to the enterprise system architecture.

  • Participate in the full software development life cycle, from design, development, system testing, user acceptance testing, to documentation, change management, training, delivery and on-going maintenance.

  • Strategically look for ways to improve leverage and drive value of the systems and tools.

  • Retain, attract, coach and guide the technical team members.

  • Life-time student, constantly learning about emerging technologies to bring innovative thinking into what we do and how we do it.

  • Manage a project portfolio. 

  • Foster the Agile DevOps culture to improve customer satisfaction through rapid, continuous delivery.


  • Strong team leader and who is comfortable working with executives and stakeholders of all levels

  • Strong consulting skills paired with strong technical skills, to convey the value of an MDM solution to the client (pros/cons, challenges, requirements needed, etc.)

  • Strong understanding or hands-on experience with data quality, data profiling and metadata management

  • Strong understanding of data structure classifications and workflow and processes

  • Business minded, keeping a “business first” approach to everything we do

  • Experience managing large programs and budgets.

  • Experience managing and building empowered, high functioning teams.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly breakdown and translate the technical into executive-worthy communication

  • Ability to create a culture of innovation, speed and agility and bring breakthrough ideas to our business partners.

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely is required. Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position. 

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree

  • 10+ years of progressive Business or IT experience

  • 2 years of experience with one of the major Data Management Solutions for Oracle or SAP.

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.

Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
Position Type
Referral Payment Plan

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

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What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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