Senior Global Data Quality Architect

Data Management Posted date 31 August 2021 BagsværdNovo Nordisk

Are you passionate about data – delivering solutions that enable data sharing, building strong data foundations to achieve higher data transparency and trust? Do you want to play a key role in making data a strategic asset and enable strategic business outcomes at Novo Nordisk.

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Are you an expert in Data Quality Management and have been involved in delivering data quality management solutions at large enterprises? Do you want to take on a rare opportunity of establishing an enterprise-wide solution and making a significant contribution on the digital transformation journey that Novo Nordisk has embarked upon?

Then we may be looking for you!

About the department

The Data Office is a recently established unit in Global IT with a direct link into the Digital, Data and IT Committee (DDICom) but acting as the counterpart for Line of Business. The focus of the Data Office is to detail and execute Novo Nordisk’s Global Data Strategy to unlock the full potential of data across all Line of Business.

Therefore, the Data Office is responsible to develop a Global Data Operating Model, a Global Data Governance framework to support Line of Business with the implementation of data governance as well as Data Foundation capabilities.

As it’s a new unit, the number of employees is growing continuously aligned to the speed of maturity of the data capabilities within the organisation.

The position

The Senior Global Data Quality Architect bears the responsibility on behalf of the VP, Head of Data Office to foster value creation by supporting Novo Nordisk with the development of Data Quality Management capabilities. Serves as a trusted advisor for Data Quality Management to the Data Office Data partners, enterprise architects, MDM Architects, Solution Architects and key IT & business executives and stakeholders.

Additionally, the Senior Global Data Quality Architect introduces and evolves data quality management capabilities and defines the required standards and policies as well as provides guidance to individual Line of Business how data quality should be embedded in business processes. Therefore, the position takes over the product owner role for the enterprise data quality solutions and support implementation with internal project teams as well as implementation partners.

Overall, the role is transformational due to the responsibility of enabling foundational data management capabilities and related mind-set across Novo Nordisk.

It is expected that the successful candidate will take responsibility for evolving the role in the same speed as the organisation matures.

The position is located in Bagsværd.


To be confident in this role, we believe that you should have:

  • 7-10 years of experience in data management
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams and enterprise wide projects
  • Experience with assessing and implementing enterprise wide data quality management tools
  • Experience in integrating complex and cross-corporate processes

As a person, you have a ‘can do’ mind-set required to try out new setups and solutions. You are known for your ability to understand complex technical matters, form an educated opinion and communicate these in a simple way. Fluency in English (Oral and written) is a prerequisite.

  • Posted date 31 August 2021