24 days old

Project Manager, Decision Sciences - Mazda

Irvine, California

Position Summary:

This position has primary responsibility for data governance, manages all aspects of data acquisition, processing, outreach and definition. This includes managing data curation work and monitoring its progress, collaborating with Mazda Data Scientists, and creating and facilitating data training to maximize its value to the organization. Develops and executes critical business guidelines for the sending and receiving of data to ensure the value of data assets is maximized. Collaborates with our Enterprise Information Management (IT) team to ensure a smooth flow of data from ideation to execution.

Ensures data science, big data, and statistical analysis projects are on track and delivered on schedule. This include managing workload and milestones, identifying dependencies and roadblocks, setting objectives, providing feedback on performance, and keeping the business units regularly informed of project updates. In addition, responsible for the day-to-day management of staff activities.


Data project management: Leads engagements with various Mazda operational units, management and execution of large cross-functional data projects in an agile setting. Develops and enforces (in partnership with purchasing) guidelines for utilizing analytics partners for the business.

Data Governance: Establishes and maintains data governance working groups to assign accountability and ownership to data sources and definitions. Builds and maintains a corporate “data glossary”

Team resource allocation: Collaborates with team leader to assign resources to various projects to ensure timelines and commitments are met

Data contract and partner relations: Manages all enterprise-wide data contracts and relationships. Partners with IT and the business units to quickly onboard new data sources and ensure they comply with current IT policy.


Requisite Experience

Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree in a business-related function (MBA, finance) preferred

Five plus years of working in a data-driven setting, with direct experience managing large cross-functional team projects

Strong analytical background



Certification in a project management methodology (Scrum, Lean, etc.) a plus.


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