Data Services Executive
UAE, Dubai

Job Reference: --006940

Location: UAE, Dubai

Closing Date: 18/08/2019

Department: GE Marketing - Data Management

Division: Informa Markets

job accountabilities:

  • Accuracy, completeness, and validity of data capture
  • Effective use of the Data Quality and Master Data Management systems
  • Provide second line support to business users and other stakeholders

key dimensions:

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Data Quality & Maintenance

  • Review and execute deduplication or merging of customer and organisation profiles in the DQ system
  • Perform data manipulation, data cleansing, data analysis, and data anomalies detection on external data that will be uploaded to the MDM system, including coding of SICs, job functions and interests
  • Perform manual resolutions and updates of customer data while resolving duplicate records and data discrepancies
  • Work within processes, policies, procedures and standards, and achieve the targets and key metrics defined by the Head of Global Data Service Operations
  • Serve as subject matter expert and point of contact for data-related queries
  • Work autonomously and apply judgment and decision making when executing duplication identification and resolution, and handling new data requests, changes, and deletions
  • Perform spot checks for quality and consistency of data entering the system from the various sources

Administration and Reporting

  • Identify opportunities to improve data management practices to drive efficiency, effectiveness, accuracy and quality and share these with the team leadership
  • Perform general administrative duties to support the operation of the team and department.


Perform any other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility


Person Specification

Minimum Education Level:

  • Educated to secondary education level or equivalent

Background Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Possesses an analytical aptitude and the ability to work with and interpret data
  • Speaks and writes clearly and fluently in English to both individuals and groups
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and data platforms
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while executing data manipulation, preparation, upload, and validation
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a commercial environment


  • Relevant Industry knowledge
  • Demonstrable understanding of customer databases, data quality processes and procedures to support the marketing requirements of the business
  • Understanding of data privacy regulations
  • Able to work with simple SQL queries and technical documentation
  • Written / spoken Arabic


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.