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HEAD OFFICE - Junior Data Governance Analyst

Viking River Cruises AG

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HEAD OFFICE - Junior Data Governance Analyst



The Business Solution team (within IT) plays an integral role in the strategy, architecture, design/acquisition, implementation and management of various business applications and software solutions to enable planning, efficient operation, automation and reporting needs of the company.

As a key member of the Business Solutions and IT organization, the Data Governance Analyst helps to support the various lines of business to execute data governance activities across the global fleet and office entities. S/he will work along with the business solutions team to document the data value chain within the operational flow and identify critical information points in the value chain. S/he will help identify and setup MDM (master data management) and SQL/ACL like solutions to help track, govern and complete the critical data for our operational needs.

This role will be located in Basel, Switzerland. Starting date would be as soon as possible. Please note that we can only accept candidates who are eligible to work in Switzerland or are in possession of a relevant work permit.




·         Responsible to enter and maintain data for given responsible areas

·         Ensuring reliable, accurate, and accessible data for responsible data entry areas

·         Assist in investigation and resolution of second level support (expert) requests from end users by tracing data flows within and/or across systems

·         Documenting data flow, data stewards and data domain owners across the business and various solutions

·         Define Data structures and taxonomies aligned to business needs

·         Identify and document the data quality related issues and perform root cause analysis (to identify process and/or systemic related issues)

·         Define Data Quality and Compliance standards

·         Partner with business teams to implement data rules and standards, to enrich the business SOPs (Standard operating procedures)

·         Assist in the setup data governance and reporting using SQL and data quality tools

·         Bring awareness and promote participation and buy-in from business areas for data governance activities

·         Work within Business Solutions team to improve system architecture and design for better managing data flow and quality

·         Ability to provide adhoc data extracts to business

·         Ability to provide detailed transactional information to internal and external auditors as required




            ·         Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business or IT and/or relevant Engineering streams

            ·         SQL skills is a strong plus

            ·         Experience or certification on any DBMS and/or analytical tools is a plus

            ·         Project Management Certification (PMP or PRINCE2) is a plus

            ·         1-2 years in any data entry and/or master data management role

            ·         Relevant experience from either a leading company in the hospitality industry (Travel, Leisure, Hotels and Catering), or experience in Operations Data Management or Master Data management

            ·         Knowledge of the hospitality industry is preferred, but not required

            ·         You are passionate about data and data governance

            ·         You have a natural interest in ensuring completeness and accuracy of data across the data value chain of a business

            ·         You have a back-ground and/or interest in both business and IT, and a basic understanding of Structured Query Language (SQL) based technologies

            ·         You are willing to work with various business team(s) and are comfortable, patient with varied stakeholder groups

            ·         You are open to take up responsibility to help enter and maintain data for some areas where business needs support

            ·         You are early in your career and eager to learn, have a can-do mindset and are excited about driving change in a fast pace environment

            ·         You are excited about working in the cruise industry

            ·         Basic understanding of operational / ERP systems and its related data flows

            ·         Strong experience in and understanding of master data management

            ·         Knows various data structures types and can read database schemas

            ·         Ability to understand and challenge end-to-end business processes and data flows

            ·         Ability to foresee gaps in process causing incomplete or bad- data and document root causes

            ·         Ability to prioritize, direct, and resolve data related issues along with the data owners in a hectic environment with significant attention to detail

            ·         Work effectively in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, understanding the organization’s goals and objectives

            ·         Ability to build relationships with many different type of employees and across all levels of the organization

            ·         Ability to positively leverage available resources and talents to develop and execute our strategies

            ·         Clear in oral, written and interpersonal communication

            ·         Unique combination of attention to detail and excellent organization skills with creativity and “out of the box” thinking

            ·         Capable of reprioritizing efforts to meet dynamic workload and schedule shifts

            ·         Proficient in SQL queries and SQL enabling tools

            ·         Proficient in Microsoft Office tools including Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

            ·         Experienced in documenting data flow diagrams, data structures and process flows

            ·         A dynamic, hands-on person, having and instilling others with passion to have accurate data, adherence to compliance needs, and drive data accountability




          ·         Flexible working hours

          ·         Free parking

          ·         Free soft drinks, juices and coffee

          ·         Regular company events, e.g. sports games, BBQ, cooking classes

          ·         A modern working environment with height-adjustable desks

          ·         A dynamic and fast-growing environment where you can drive your future

          ·         A free cruise for you and your +1 every two years

          ·         A highly talented, passionate and international team

          ·         Discount at the local gym