Product Owner SAP - Master Data Governance (MDG)

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For more than 60 years our client, an international player, has been producing sustainable and energy efficient products in Belgium, based on the latest technological developments. Given the ever-increasing integration of systems and information across their application platforms and the increased importance of and attention to all forms of data, our client is looking for a passionate


Product Owner SAP- Master Data Governance Manager


Are you looking to be part of an organization which believes in investing in its people and contributing towards their organic growth? Are you a professional with experience in master data management and governance who likes challenging environments and would like to take up the challenge for developing and strengthening the master data management model within the data organization? This might be the perfect opportunity for you to make a difference.


  • You stay up to date with regards to SAP’s roadmap for SAP Master Data Governance (MDG)
    • You define the roadmap of SAP MDG within Atlas Copco together with the Master Data stakeholders
    • You define the role of SAP MDG within the Atlas Copco IT-landscape (combined exercise with IT-architects)
    • You set up & maintain the operational organization relating to SAP MDG to ensure:
    • Proper documentation on technical setup
    • Foreseeing generic training material for end users
    • Foresee that data is kept in sync across the two SAP MDG connected systems as expected
    • Foresee that detected invalid data gets cleansed where needed
    • Foresee that required configuration updates are timely executed
    • Foresee that a proper support organization is in place which matches operational requirements.
  • You coordinate future developments related to SAP MDG
  • You follow up on operational & investment costs related to SAP MDG
  • You inform the Master Data Steerco regarding operational status of SAP MDG
  • You request for budget-approval for developments related to SAP MDG to the MD Steerco
  • You represent SAP MDG within other recurrent meetings (Data governance steerco, DA meeting, …)
  • You would assist in the selection of implementation partner for various initiatives.


  • We are looking for a passionate and committed SAP Master Data Governance (MDG) Product Owner to take a leadership role, developing and strengthening the Master data management and governance process securing collaboration with the business strategy and the master data steerco.
  • You are assigned ownership of the SAP MDG product and are tasked with shaping and monitoring the product landscape within the organization.
  • You work closely with your team of internal and external resources to ensure the availability of sound technical documentation and training material. You would ensure that the abnormalities detected with the data are cleanses and all required configurations are executed in a timely manner.
  • You are a dynamic person with strong interpersonal skills. As such this role will grow your experience further through a wide interaction with different divisions within Business Are
  • The ideal candidate will have a good blend of business and data technical skills.


  • You have a university degree in business, engineering, economics, informatics or equal by experience
  • You have strong leadership skills next to very strong analytical skills
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in master data management
  • Experience with master data management tool is a must
  • Experience with SAP Data model is a strong asset
  • Experience with team management is a strong asset
  • Experience in in project management is an asset
  • Experience in business case development is an asset
  • Understanding of business processes and affinity with IT
  • You have good negotiation and communication skills
  • Experience in Power BI among other data components in Azure is an added value
  • You have an excellent level of English
  • Local language skills are considered as a strong asset


    • You are customer oriented, enthusiastic, and professional
    • You are a strong communicator with excellent presentation skills
    • You have self-drive and passion
    • You can work under pressure and are flexible
    • You have a proactive attitude and always strive for continuous improvement next to innovation
    • You are able to cooperate with different levels in the organization, with different people and cultures
    • You are a team player, able to motivate people
    • You are inquisitive and eager to learn
    • You understand the dynamics of change management
    • You can maintain good relations with external parties


  • You will be working in a progressive international organization where sustainability, innovation, technological development…. are not empty words.
  • You will be working in an environment where continuous learning is strongly encouraged. By achieving results, it is also possible to eventually build a great career within the organization of our client.
  • Our client has several entities, both in Belgium and abroad. This gives working for our client an extra international and dynamic cachet.
  • You will be joining a highly motivated and result-oriented team who will be happy to take you along on their cadence.
  • “Taking responsibility” are not empty words at our client. You get the chance to really make your mark within your field.



If you are triggered by this vacancy and would like to join our client’s team, please send your motivation letter and CV to or apply via the link below.




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