As the nation's leading bottled water company, Nestl Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we're also committed to developing our people - enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.
Nestl Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestl. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you'll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that's challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You'll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It's a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions - all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.
When it comes to leading the industry with the highest standards in quality, Nestl Waters Corporate is a vital element of our success. As part of the Corporate team, this is something you'll play a leading role in. Whether you're based in finance or Human Resources, Legal, Communications or IT, you'll be a force for good - someone who is trusted, empowered and supported to make a genuine, lasting impression on our organization. You'll grow and develop as we do, sharing in the success your accomplishments bring. And, as you achieve great things and thrive within our Corporate team, you can be certain your contributions have a wide-reaching impact - on the lives of customers and colleagues alike. Simply put, it's an opportunity to collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry on work that's challenging, engaging, meaningful and never anything less than rewarding.
Head of Data & Analytics Technology bears responsibility on behalf of the organization to foster value creation by means of the organization's data assets and external data ecosystem. The associated tasks include:
Creating value through data exploitation / data sharing
Envisioning data-enabled strategies & enabling all forms of business outcomes through analytics
Establishing data governance and specifying enterprise information policy
Establishing data technology. Drive data automation and digitization
Take authority, responsibility and accountability for exploiting the value of enterprise information assets, and of the analytics used to render insights for decision making, automated decisions and augmentation of human performance. Be the corporate leader of data-driven insights that help support the exploitation of strategic and tactical business opportunities.
Work with functional leaders to establish the vision for managing data as a business asset - to exploit data using research and analytics to maximize the return on data assets. Develop methods to ensure consistent application and use of data. Establish the governance of data and algorithms used for analysis, analytical applications and automated decision making
Define data and analytics strategy practices, lead the creation (and assure the ongoing relevance) of the data and data technology strategy in collaboration with IT and business functions.
Institute an enterprise operating model that is consistent with the capabilities and competencies required to execute the strategy.
Oversee the development and deployment of the enterprise's data and analytics platform for digital business.
Lead research, strategy creation and development of new data products or services to expand categories, monetize data (directly and indirectly) and grow company revenue.
Expand the organization's data and technology offerings, especially in emerging analytical approaches ( ML, AI), focusing them on digital business innovation.
Foster the creation of a data-driven culture, related competencies and data literacy across the enterprise.
Identify new kinds, types and sources of data to enable business innovation throughout the organization. Create and oversee a centralized service for sourcing data to ensure quality, traceability, timeliness, usability and cost-effectiveness. Define processes for the effective, integrated introduction of new data. Lead regulatory and compliance programs related to data assets.
Organize and lead a data and analytics governance council that meets at least quarterly with representation of all business units.
Participate in the following governance domains: business strategy and planning, management and financial reporting, IT and technology strategy and planning, risk and compliance, and marketing strategy and planning. This includes participating in other governance forums where the Head of Data & Technology input is desired.
Define, manage and ensure an adequate information trust model, controls for master data and metadata management, including reference data.
Lead the development, publishing and maintenance of the organization's information architecture, as well as a roadmap for its future development, ensuring that it matches and supports business needs.
Partner with IT & oversee the integration and staging of data, and the development and maintenance of the data lakes, data warehouse and data marts, for use by analysts throughout the organization
Master's degree in business administration, computer science, data science, information science or related field, or equivalent work experience. Academic qualification or professional training and experience in data regulatory areas are also desirable.
10 or more years of business experience, ideally in business management, financial or information or IT management - recently at or near the team leader level. Broad business experience within the vertical industry is desired.
Five or more years of progressive leadership experience in leading cross-functional teams and enterprise wide programs, operating and influencing effectively across the organization and within complex contexts.
Experience in integrating complex, cross-corporate processes and information strategies, and/or designing strategic metrics and scorecards.
Strategy and management consulting experience desirable.
Excellent business acumen and interpersonal skills; able to work across business lines at a senior level to influence and effect change to achieve common goals.
Demonstrated leadership; proven track record of leading complex, multidisciplinary talent teams in new endeavors and delivering solutions.
Proven data literacy
Familiarity with business information generation and analysis methods.
Ability to effectively drive business, culture and technology change in a dynamic and complex operating environment.
Gravitas to develop a framework for information and analytics governance, as well as to sell and embed it in all levels of the business.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain digital concepts and technologies to business leaders, and business concepts to technologists. The candidate should be able to "sell" ideas and processes internally at all levels, including the board and investors.
Proven record of effective leadership, including the ability to balance team and individual responsibilities, build teams and consensus, get things done through others not directly under his/her supervision, and work ethically and with integrity.
Demonstrated knowledge of CPG's business processes and resultant information needs, including risk and regulatory factors relating to information flows.
Demonstrated knowledge of the following : data structure, information systems/tools, related software and data management, enterprise content management, and record-keeping policies and practices in a complex organizational environment.
Broad experience desired in multiple competency areas of data and analytics delivery. Examples are data warehousing, business intelligence (BI), data governance, data architecture, data integration, data classification, data strategy, data quality management, data security and privacy, MDM, data standards, regulatory compliance and enterprise architecture frameworks.
To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks like at Nestle. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.
Nestl Waters North America is the nation's leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestl Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. We're passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship - most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you'll receive a competitive total rewards package - something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It's not just the work that you'll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you'll receive exactly the kind of benefits you'd expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestl Waters?