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Commercial Data Officer, Director

Company: ENGIE North America Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

ENGIE is committed to reshaping the energy future through the global implementation of a lower carbon energy economy in order to preserve the world's natural resources. We are looking for talented and driven people who are committed to making the vision a reality.

The Commercial Data Officer is responsible for identifying and managing enterprise data for GEM US and coordinating all platform related approaches to managing this data with our European counterparts. This position is responsible for forming and leading the Commercial Data Management Office (CDMO), participating in use case data classification and lead data related stakeholder committee meetings and informal communications required to manage the Company's enterprise data. The Commercial Data Officer will assist in meeting global data governance program objectives, budget constraints and timelines associated with new projects and legacy data. The CDO will have responsibility for leading a cultural shift in which business staff and data users contribute to creating increased efficiency and value by providing meta data and assisting in the cataloging of enterprise data. This role will work directly with key data owners and IT to determine the plans for managing the associated enterprise data. All data inputs and output of IT and strategic business technology projects are subject to the review of the CDO. Enterprise data will be managed in Collibra via the collection and storage of the associated metadata. The upkeep of this metadata in Collibra will be the responsibility of the CDO and supporting resources. Data is the responsibility of the GEM US business as a whole, and as such, this position will be transversal with respect to supporting the different departments in GEM US and will work with the leadership team to set goals and execute the plan for data management. This role contributes to operational excellence goals of GEMS and also drives business value.

This position is located in Houston, TX and reports to VP, Commercial Operations.

What you'll do:

Perform planning with stakeholders and execute the data management strategy
Work up front on technology projects to identify enterprise data and include this data in the scope of data governance
Guide acculturation of the company's data policies within the organization
Work with data owners, data engineers, data champions and data stewards in the organization to build and manage a consistent, sustainable data management platform and build the required consensus across teams
Enter and maintain enterprise data into Collibra consistent with the rollout plan and leverage auto-population of metadata via Databricks and other associated digital platform tools
Work with the leadership team and project teams to prioritize including of enterprise data into the platform
Enable efficient, secure and reliable community access of all enterprise data for all departments with quality control measures implemented
Work closely with the market data services contracts leader to understand and catalog all related data sources and understand the use of this data in the organizations, while looking for opportunities to save on cost and avoid duplication of data services and assist with termination of data services that are no longer needed
Work with key data owners and data scientists to understand and catalog model data outputs that qualify for publishing as enterprise data
Work closely with IT to identify and catalog sources of enterprise data that come from our IT systems and understand the related integration of our enterprise data
Coordinate and communicate progress in setting up the data management functions
Present status updates to the stakeholders and the Chief Data Officer for GEM (Europe) and resolve related issues
Work with leadership on developing KPIs and ROI on our data management investments
Hire and lead data analysts to perform all related tasks associated with data management platform work
Assist in training other team members and business users where needed
Review and adopt the required Group level data processes and procedures to work in GEM US.
Acts as a team member with all employees of ENGIE staff.
Complies with all ENGIE NA policies and procedures.

Data Management implementation in use cases:

Identifies strategic use cases with an opportunity to deploy the governance framework
Participates in the proper specification and onboarding of new use cases
Drives data modeling in GEMS strategic data catalog
Identifies and nominates data roles in use cases especially where data pain points are detected
Manages follow-up action plans including the improvement of data quality checks and remediation

Transversal Data Management responsibilities:

Guarantees the proper evolution of the data catalog and quality of its content
Assists in developing and updating the Data Office roadmap
Assists in defining and monitoring KPIs & data objectives allowing to supervise the governance program
Provides support to enrich and improve the GEMS Data Toolbox (Collibra, Data Quality tooling...)
Ensures that IS & Enterprise Data Architects are aligned on identified data governance & management activities

Resource, budget & timeline monitoring:

Monitors resource, budget & timeline in data use cases
Monitors resource & budget availability and allocation for the Data Office
Help manage data subscriptions

Change management / Acculturation:

Communicates and promotes the governance framework to identified audiences using prescribed channels
Assists in alignment with HR in concerning the development of skills of various data actors
Works with HR to post new positions and manages work releases for contractors.
Supports onboarding of new data roles

What you bring:

Bachelor's degree in a business and/or related business technical field preferred
Minimum 15 years of general business experience
Minimum 5 years of work with data in IT systems, external data sources, associated data tools and some leadership/management experience
Experience with data governance and related operations
Minimum 5 years' experience supporting the data needs of a Power and/or Natural Gas related commercial operation
Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, PowerBI)
ISO Market systems knowledge preferred
SQL Server database and modern cloud platform knowledge
Minimum 5 years professional experience in similar role or business analyst capacity with ideally a previous experience in data management initiatives, including the establishment of metadata in platforms and its subsequent upkeep
Deep knowledge of all the types of Commercial data used in our operations and analytical functions
Excellent interpersonal skills, eager to learn, work with diverse groups
Ability to manage tight timelines with respect to deliverables
Ability to interact at the detailed level with both business and IT teams and develop an understanding of the usage of enterprise data throughout GEM US
Good knowledge of the energy industry and associated data uses, preferably the Power Industry and/or the Natural Gas Industry
Prior experience with Collibra or competing data governance product

Additional Information/Conditions:

Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE's policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
Ability to use a company computer, calculator,
Could involve some lifting
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions
Eligible for a hybrid schedule consisting of in-office and work-from-home opportunities


ENGIE North America isn't just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we're leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.

Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as "protected characteristics") as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.

  • Salary Range: $105,910 - $270,530, annually
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
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    ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.

    Your talent acquisition partner can share more specific information regarding the salary for the position based on the work location.

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