Regional Master Data Manager Asia


MY, 9280

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for a Regional Master Data Manager Asia in Malaysia (MY) for Port Klang (Offices) (MYKLOF). Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide. We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of more than 9000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world. Our international focus in the fascinating world of cocoa-growing and chocolate are the colorful backdrop for our many functions across a wide range of disciplines. In addition to sharing a passion for chocolate, Barry Callebaut employees live our other corporate values every day - customer focus, entrepreneurship, integrity and team spirit. We are committed to making sure that they have the right skills, know-how and deep understanding of our customers and their needs. Engaging and developing our employees is the key to our success. Because our business focus is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas.


About the role

The Regional Master Data Manager is responsible for the management of all Master Data for certain region(s) / business units. The incumbent supervises a team of Master Data Analysts and Administrators.

Key responsibilities include

  • Lead a team of administrators who are responsible for daily operational creations and change requests. Therefore ensure to; set priorities and coach and develop the talent of Master Data Administrators.
  • Lead a team of analysts who are responsible for managing mass changes, reporting requests, documentation/training and assisting in projects. Therefore ensure to; set priorities and coach and develop the talent of Master Data Analysts.
  • Be the point of contact for escalation of issues for both Master Data Analysts and Administrators.
  • Have end responsibility for all Master Data for a region(s) / business unit(s), ensure high service level for all operational requests, continuously improve and provide training on the operational processes and implement into the daily operations all changes resulting from business and IM/IT projects and Data Governance improvements.
  • Ensure high Data Quality and take action on all Data Quality errors.
  • Align with all business and internal (SSC, peers, ...) stakeholders and on priorities and expectations.
  • Act as project manager for global and regional projects within Master Data.

About you

  • Master Degree in Economics/Business or Science related field
  • Master Data expertise
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in operational team management, preferably in a Master Data environment
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Outstanding skills in leadership, communication and stakeholder management
  • Knowledgable in MS Office Suite, SAP knowledge is an asset
  • English - Fluent


Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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