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Senior Analyst, Global Data Governance & Strategy in Tempe, AZ at Circle K

Date Posted: 1/19/2021

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Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) operates a worldwide network of 16,000 stores across North America, Europe, and Asia and employs more than 120,000 people globally. Alimentation Couche-Tard brands include Circle-K, Mac’s, and Ingo and generated revenues of $51 billion in the fiscal year ending April 2018.

In Fortune’s 2018 Global Fortune 500 listing, the magazine ranked Couche-Tard #299.


The Senior Analyst, Global Data Governance & Strategy will support the Director / Manager, Global Data Governance & Strategy with enacting Circle K’s enterprise-wide data governance, policies, standards, strategy, and execution within the Global Analytics & Insights division.  The Senior Analyst will work through specific Data Governance and Analytics initiatives and perform tactical assessments of the quality of data obtained and provided to the broader organization.  The Senior Analyst will support the administration of the Data Governance Council actions, at the direction of the Director / Manager and work with Data Stewards at our Global offices. The Sr. Analyst is also responsible for communicating and supporting key upstream governance activities, while primarily interfacing with the Global Technology and Finance organizations, with respect to data quality improvement.  The Sr. Analyst will utilize strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve data integrity opportunities across multiple systems and platforms, creating methods for monitoring data, and providing guidance on streamlining data management. 


The candidate will support the development and implementation of data standards, ensuring metadata is captured correctly, and work closely with business units in maintaining and enhancing master data.

  • Supports the Global Head and Directors / Managers of Global Data Governance & Strategic with maintaining, communicating, and enforcing Data Governance policies, processes, and procedures
  • Assists with data impact analysis and data quality initiatives within Global Analytics & Insights
  • Supports team to ensure effective internal controls by monitoring metrics and data, while driving performance through improvement initiatives
  • Works closely with the Global Technology and Finance organizations, including the business Data Stewards, to assess/communicate data and technology changes
  • Understand the upstream and downstream data impact and participate in the development and implementation of control structures and business rules used to govern data transformations
  • Ensures data element lineage and business/technical metadata is well documented
  • Assist with efforts to monitor compliance with established standards and metrics
  • Aid in the development of the business data dictionary across all functions
  • Creation and production support of data quality scorecards, data quality audits, and assess results
  • Supports business team with monitoring the actions of Data Stewards within the various business units
  • Implements corrective actions to resolve data quality problems at the direction of team leadership
  • Supports Global Head and Director / Manager in consolidation of domain-level data quality metrics for consumption at the Data Governance Organization (DGO) and Data Governance Council (DGC) levels
  • Communicates and reviews findings with senior team members
  • Participates in all key meetings, documents minutes, and action items
  • Creates and maintains appropriate documentation / operating procedures for all process work
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 3-5 years of experience with Data Governance and/or Information Management disciplines
  • Knowledge of data structures, systems, and BI tools related to data management
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required, including the ability to create and utilize v-lookups, pivot tables, and other complex formulas
  • Self-manage, while consistently exercising good judgment and professionalism
  • Appropriately manage confidential departmental and corporate information
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while managing multiple projects and personnel simultaneously 
  • Experience with prioritizing conflicting duties and maintaining timeline integrity for projects and tasks
  • Participate in implementing innovative ideas, projects, and business solutions
  • Clear understanding of change management, including participation in the development or implementation of solutions which require comprehensive shifts in operational practices
  • Anticipate situations, tools needed, and potential obstacles through critical thinking
  • Ability to gather process information and make recommendations based on data findings
  • Produce high quality work products, with consistency, accuracy, and completeness
  • Listen effectively, process information, ask appropriate questions for clarification and execute tasks accordingly


  • Bachelor's Degree in business, technology, engineering or a related field
  • Effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms
  • Effective collaborator across all functions with ability to resolve all situations in a professional manner

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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