DFDS Technology & Innovation

Data Governor

Do you want to strengthen the change for better data governance in DFDS? We have brought together master data and data protection (GDPR) in one department. We have already come a long way, and now we are looking to improve our team, and we need you to join the effort.

Do you excel at master data management and project execution, then we need you to help us to the next maturity level on data governance?


Make your mark on DFDS Data Governance

In the role as Data Governance Specialist, you will be setting the direction for data governance in DFDS together with your manager, team, and major stakeholders. We are continuously adjusting our strategy to meet changes and challenges in the organisation and the environment, and we need you to help us reform and create thrust and energy.

We have several major projects inclusive an ERP roll-out running where we have a golden opportunity to have a major impact on data governance in DFDS. Our Finance Division will be among our major stakeholders on master data, and you will also work closely with Technology & Innovation and People Division. Join us now and make your mark on our company.

The department consist of 33 master data analysts, three GDPR specialists and five managers. We are based in our offices in both Poznan and Copenhagen. You will report to the Data Governance Team Lead and act as his right hand.


More specifically your main responsibilities include:

  • Measure, develop and solidify our master data governance
  • Plan adjustments to our strategy and roadmap on data governance
  • Implementation on the strategy creating clear impact for DFDS
  • Evaluate data quality and identify areas of improvements through objectives and key results
  • Working with and present to stakeholders across the organisation incl. VP and C-level
  • Joining the team and contribute with continued motivation and engagement
  • Exploring continued process excellence and automation opportunities
  • Stay informed on best practice and trends within your domain.


We expect that:

  • The data governance you design is clear and concise with everyone understanding their roles and responsibilities
  • Data governance roadmap offers a clear guiding star and practical steps on how to get there
  • Stakeholders go away from your meetings with a clear understanding of progress, impact, and how they contribute to the overall success
  • You clearly map and communicate benefits and risks regarding data governance in DFDS.


What we are looking for

We imagine that you have a good understanding of how master data governance can enable rather than limit. We are looking for a structured specialist that can support the team and major

stakeholders behind a clear vision. You might have a background as a data specialist and project manager and have successfully run data projects in large organisations.

As the tasks often involve many different colleagues you also need to have strong stakeholder management skills.



  • We imagine that you excel in master data management
  • You have demonstrated success with running data projects in large organisations
  • You drive your projects with passion and can handle resistance and change management
  • You produce high-quality presentations and have experience with steering committees
  • You can navigate in a large organization with many parallel projects, quickly determining where data governance can have the best impact for DFDS
  • You are fluent in English as DFDS is an international company.


We will make sure you land well in your specialist role. DFDS is a large international enterprise with a myriad of opportunities, and we will guide and support you in your development while you lead us on our journey.


Grow with DFDS

DFDS has 375+ IT and Digital employees working with the latest IT development technology and tools. So, this job is a great opportunity to develop your skills within IT, agile processes and grow in a large international company with myriads of career opportunities.

Besides our daily work, the team is a social unit with group activities, dinners, sports events, and a positive social vibe, which you will be sure to meet in rest of DFDS as well.

You will be part of Technology & Innovation, one of DFDS’ five divisions with over 375 people in three European hubs. This is proof of our belief in a digital future. DFDS employs more than 11,000 people on land and sea all over Europe. Read more about us


Apply now

If you find the job interesting and you fulfil the expectations, please submit your CV in English. We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis. The position will be filled as soon as possible.

If you are left with any questions to the position, please send a mail to Rasmus Andersen, Team Lead Data Governance, at raand@dfds.com.


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