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Data Governance Manager'

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company: AGCO

Join one of the world leaders in global agriculture engineering Technology. AGCO's consistent efforts to deliver smart farming solutions leveraging technology and engineering prowess has helped create innovative global platforms like Precision AG Technologies.


In Support of AGCO's Farmer First purpose and clear intent of developing innovative technological solutions, we are opening a new digital capability centre located in Bengaluru, India,


The centre would focus on augmenting AGCO's global IT and Digital capability and investment in high-quality technology, innovation, and R&D talent.


The teams will be an integral part of AGCO's global ecosystem. They will work as part of a global cross-function and cross-cultural team, working together to deliver AGCO's purpose to provide Farmer-focused solutions to sustainably feed our world​​ and our vision to be the Trusted partner for industry-leading, smart farming solutions​.


"So if you are interested in working for a diverse organization that provides global opportunities, has a vision and purpose to help solve one of the biggest problems of our time and who is on the forefront of innovation, please apply today!"


Who we are looking for:


AGCO Is looking to hire candidates for the position of Data Governance Manager.


The Strategy and Transformation (S&T) function is accountable to lead the development, execution, and evolution of AGCO’s corporate strategy.  This includes on-going analysis of the industry and competitive landscape, translating the strategy into business plans, leading a multiyear roadmap of strategic initiatives with expected value creation targets, and establishing change management strategies.  To deliver on those expectations, the S&T function includes Business Strategy Leads, Data & Analytics, Results Delivery Office, Corporate Communications, Culture, and Change Management.

The Data Governance Manager is a key role within the S&T function and is responsible for leading the definition, implementation and oversight of the AGCO’s data management strategies, standards, practices, and processes including initiative prioritization. This role is accountable to ensure the standards and processes by which data is collected, stored, cleaned/maintained, shared, utilized, and protected adheres to best data management practices, regulatory and security requirements, and meets the needs of internal data consumers/stakeholders; all the while maintaining efficiency and while avoiding inaccurate data handling and unusable data.



What you will do:


  • Establishes AGCO’s data governance and quality standards, policies, and procedures – leveraging industry standards and best practices.  
  • Works closely with Legal and IT functions to ensure data governance and quality standards incorporate all critical data privacy and security requirements. 
  • Oversees the execution of data governance and enables compliance with data policies throughout the organization.
  • Lead the definition and execution of a data domain strategy including initiative prioritization.
  • Identifies data domain leaders & stewards; Establishes and leads a data governance council and ensures support of data governance throughout the organization.
  • Work with senior management and key business stake holders in identifying and prioritizing actionable, impactful data governance use cases across a variety of core business fronts to drive informed decision-making across the business.
  • Lead change management and communication efforts with the broader organization so that the importance and value of clean, high-quality data is understood by the organization.


What you will bring:

  • Master degree or equivalent work experience
  • Familiar with big data computing frameworks for processing of large data volumes (AWS Glue, EMR and Sagemaker)
  • Familiar with Master Data Governance and MDM systems and processes
  • Familiar with cloud technologies for model development and deployment
  • Relevant 7 + years of experience is required for position  
  • Familiarity with data science and data wrangling process. Familiarity with languages such as Python, R, SAS , SQL etc. Familiarity with big data tools such as Hive, Spark, Hadoop etc.
  • Strong data visualization and communication skills including written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Previous corporate or consulting experience in managing sophisticated analytical projects and problem solving in large cross-functional organizations
  • Willingness to travel.


Who you are:


  • Highly skilled in communication, domain expertise, interviewing/questioning, facilitation and project/stakeholder management.
  • Prior experience developing or managing data governance standards, policies, and processes
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, creativity and adaptability.
  • Data and analytics storytelling skills to act as a change agent.
  • Able to creatively approach problems and work through ambiguity to guide business partners through the art of the possible to tangible business value with analytics. Thrives in innovating around new white spaces.
  • Aligning Performance for Success
  • Driving for Results
  • Guiding Team Success
  • Cross Functional Collaboration
  • Good at building customer relationships (Internal)
  • Good at building Partnerships
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Drives Customer Focus
  • Ability for Decision Making
  • Possess Global Perspective
  • Is Innovative

What We Offer You:

GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!


ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We're committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.


POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.


INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people worldwide who share your enthusiasm.


MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include health care and wellness plans and flexible and virtual work option……….


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities, or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer



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