Sr. PM - Data Governance

 

McDonald’s, one of the most recognized brands in the world, is seeking a Data Governance Manager. In this role, you will own responsibility for defining and developing business processes that implement successful data governance and data quality within McDonald’s. Additionally, you will serve as a point of critical issue for governance, data quality and protection issues and will work closely with Business and Functional area leadership to improve the quality and value of core data assets.

We are moving fast and are adding to our best-in-class team. Joining McDonald's means thinking big every single day and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world. We are customer obsessed, committed to being leaders in our industry and believe we are better when we work together. Over the last year, we have launched home delivery, radically improved the digital experiences of our restaurants, introduced mobile pay and have so much more to come.

That said, the biggest area of increase in our spending has been in technology, which is helping to drive our growth. We’re looking at how to use technology to improve the customer experience and build new customer experiences. We’re also exploring technologies that can help us reduce or eliminate repetitive tasks and make employees’ jobs more interesting and rewarding. With all the new projects and initiatives, it is an exciting time to be on the team that is helping to make a Better McDonald's!

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Establish and govern an enterprise data governance implementation roadmap including strategic priorities for development of information-based capabilities.
  • Roll out an enterprise wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data integrity and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to organization behavior policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and data architecture.
  • Define positions and requirements related to data governance to ensure clear accountability for stewardship of the company’s principal information assets.
  • Act as a liaison between Functional and Business and Technical partners to ensure that data related business requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined, communicated and well understood and considered as part of operational prioritization and planning.
  • Develop & maintain inventory of the enterprise information maps, including authoritative systems, owners.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of data integrity standards, data protection standards and adoption requirements across the enterprise.
  • Define indicators of performance and quality metrics and ensure compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements
  • Lead Senior Management, comprising resources from the Business and Functional disciplines and IT business and operations functions, to achieve their objectives; resolve issues called out from all data governance partners

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Required skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related business or technical field required
  • You've got a minimum of 10 years of project management related experience leading technical / business teams in delivering analytic, business intelligence, data warehousing / data-centric solutions
  • You have at least 5 years of people management skills to lead, influence and mentor professional resources of the highest quality
  • You have between 4 to 6 years’ experience in a role focused on data governance
  • A recognized data quality certification e.g. IQCP, DAMA, ISO 8000

Desired skills:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Prior experience in defining roadmaps for large and complex projects
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in a matrix environment and partner with IT and business area representatives in leading and supporting development activities
  • Strong program management, communication and presentation skills
  • Solid technical skills and background as needed to support the oversight of architectural design, development and management of complex
  • Experience managing projects utilizing highly-analytical platforms
  • Knowledge of industry leading data quality and data protection management practices
  • Shown knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches regarding data protection
  • Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues

 

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In the heart of the West Loop, a vibrant and rapidly growing tech neighborhood. Our new HQ is accessible by all forms of transportation.

An Insider's view of McDonald's Technology

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The entrepreneurial spirit at McDonald’s is noticeable at all levels. People inspire; people are nimble; people are team-driven; people are focused on evolving and improving. When you walk around the space, you can feel the energy that comes from collaboration and problem-solving. I am motivated to push myself every day.

Jen

Product Manager, Global Mobile App

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We are providing insights and real time event data for decision making and marketing activation at a scale very few other companies can compare to. We are moving from a 1 to many CRM strategy to a 1 to 1 contextual and personalized experience for our customers and are watching our data drive the direction of feature development within McDonald’s.

Eric

Sr. Manager, Digital Analytics

What does career growth look like on your team?

Working at a company of this Global scale has stretched my skills like never before. The sheer number and variety of customers using the product I work on every day is both challenging and exhilarating; developing my skillset in a way that would be hard to match elsewhere

Jade

Sr. Product Manager, Kiosk

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

McDonald’s has a few consistent challenges that we’re always solving for - scale and flexibility are critical. Every piece of technology that we build has to be scalable to 30,000+ restaurants! The second challenge is flexibility –we need to provide a consistent and reliable experience, and every restaurant is unique!

Whitney

Product Capabilities and Innovation

What are McDonald's Technology Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
McDonald's provides both short and long term disability benefits at no cost to you.
Dental Benefits
McDonald’s Dental Plans allows you to see the dentist of your choice and provides coverage for preventive, basic, major and orthodontic care.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
We have an 8000 square foot gym on our 9th floor with best-in-class equipment, classes, personal training, and magnificent views of the city!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Once you’re eligible for the company match, McDonald’s will match your contributions with $1 for each $1 you contribute up to a maximum of 6% of your annual pay, up to IRS limits.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
We offer Dependent Care Spending Accounts where you fund the accounts with pre-tax contributions.
Generous Parental Leave
We offer a variety of parental leave: paid parental leave, maternity leave, adoption leave, and unpaid paternal leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
We offer summer hours (short Fridays) from May through the end of September!
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
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Paid Holidays
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