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Data Curator

Job Title: Data Curator
Location: London
Salary: £50000
Reference: SDX/TP/RF5624
Job Published: March 06, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

We have an exciting fixed term contract opportunity for an experienced Data Curator to play a critical part in the Supply Management Global data transformation programme. As the Data Curator you'll play a critical role in ensuring the structured and semi-structured data is classified and mastered by our 3rd party AI provider to create unified data sets, you'll bring a technical knowledge of data curation, experience of MDM & Catalogues and a capability to work accurately with detail from large amounts of data.

As the connection between the Supply Management SME's and the 3rd party AI provider you'll need to be able to establish strong working relationships at pace and extract and translate information from SME's. An ability to clearly articulate yourself and challenge if / when required will be key to your success. You'll need a technical understanding of the principals of data management, classification and analysis and while experience within a supply management environment would be beneficial it is not essential for this position.

Although the position is offered on an initial 4 month fixed term basis, dependant upon project outcome and delivery there may be further opportunities within the transformation programme.,

  • Training new SMEs (category managers) on how to use Tamr and basic concepts

  • Assign most relevant products that need to be classified (labelling) to SMEs

  • Review SME labels (ensuring consistency) and push back inconsistencies to SME's

  • Reorganizing list of facets into taxonomies

  • Creating and updating classification functions to bootstrap ML:

  • High precision and high model impact:

  • if description contains 'salmo salar' then classification = Fish -> Salmon -> Salmo salar

  • High recall and low model impact:

  • if description contains 'tuna' then classification = Fish -> Tuna

  • Setting filters to control which data is put into the pipeline.

  • Feedback on 3rd party ML providers to ongoing review

  • Feedback on future approach to data curation needs, to ongoing review

  • Provide a data best practice expertise to the Whole Spend IQ program of activity

Candidate Description

  • Experience working with large scopes of data in a methodical and detail focused way to enable quality and valued classification and unified data sets

  • A process driven orientation and experience of working with cross functional teams and global stakeholders

  • Demonstrable experience of engaging with cross-functional stakeholders to determine requirements gain alignment on a future vision.

  • A proven experience in communicating with internal and external stakeholders / end users at all levels as well as suppliers and potentially clients

  • Capable of working independently and foster collaboration within a fast faced environment

  • Experienced in MDM & Catalogues

  • EL Tools experience/capability

  • Proven track record in Planning (workplan, resources) and tracking (indicators, actions)

Employer Description

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business. We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process