Cardinal Health
Manager, Product Data Governance
At a glance
Location: US-OH-Dublin Map
Posted: 06/18/2020
Closing: 07/17/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Cardinal Health
Job description

What Data Governance contributes to Cardinal Health

Data Governance is responsible for the disciplined execution of governance programs and practices across all data.

  • Applies knowledge and ability to define and/or operate against the vision/strategy of data and governance.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of data governance modeling, tools, and practices.
  • Identifies and manages data quality in alignment with the needs of the business and/or industry.
  • Ensures complete protection of data with all policies as it relates to visibility and distribution.
  • Identifies and communicates insights and potential upstream/downstream impacts and opportunities to customers, business and/or enterprise leaders.
  • Exemplifies effective communication and change management skills to varying audiences.

Accountabilities in this role

  • Acts as an influential and trusted leader to drive establishment of a foundation of data to support core operations, analytics, AI and automation
  • Drives lean data governance with clear ownership, accountability and performance management to ensure high-quality data across business functions and throughout its systems and operational processes
  • Educates business and technical communities on the purpose of data governance and drives acceptance and adoption of data governance practices
  • Drives development of common data methodology to ensure better data quality and speed to market
  • Leads stakeholder alignment and management across the segment functional areas
  • Provides leadership and oversight for the data governance program, managing and guiding a team of product data governance and process improvement resources on priorities and governance best practices
  • Develops and manages measures and metrics to track progress on data quality and governance


  • Bachelors Degree in related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years experience in related field preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in core data management best practices within the healthcare industry (breadth of knowledge across all 3 domains – product, customer & supplier, with focus on product data)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the product buy, make and sell processes; nice to have background in a product company
  • Knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) capabilities and best practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of data governance management practices and procedures
  • Experience in developing data management rules, standards and business policies
  • Experience in stakeholder, organizational and change management
  • Knowledge of SAP MDG, SAP ECC and SAP S/4 business process capabilities is a plus
  • Leadership and core corporate values
    • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and achieve results
    • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization, including senior leadership/management
    • Ensure constant and clear communications exist within the team and across functional areas
    • Ability to grow and develop talent within the team

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Manages department operations and supervises professional employees, frontline supervisors and/or business support staff
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Ensures employees operate within guidelines
  • Decisions have a short term impact on work processes, outcomes, and customers
  • Interacts with subordinates, peer customers and suppliers at various management levels may interact with senior management
  • Interactions normally involves resolution of issues related to operations and/or projects
  • Gains consensus from various parties involved

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Manager, Product Data Governance