Data Officer

Posting date : 20/06/2024

Requisition ID : 27257



Transversal Data Officer


About US (GEMS):

ENGIE Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS) provides energy supply solutions and risk management services to support its clients through their decarbonization journey, while optimizing ENGIE’s assets and contributing to value creation.

ENGIE is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services with a leading energy management business, piloted by its entity "Global Energy Management & Sales" who built its savoir-faire managing the Group’s large and diverse asset portfolio over 20+ years.

3,600 employees around the world develop our solutions, through +20 international business platforms. We cover the full energy mix: renewable and thermal power, natural gas & LNG, biomass, environmental products. Our experts provide tailor made solutions based on a wide range of savoir-faire in energy management with a strong focus on decarbonation and decentralization.

Our 190,000 clients span the entire value chain: producers, asset developers, financial players, utilities, distributors and industrials. Our global reach and strong local presence enable us to offer these diverse clients tailor-made services and respond to rapid changes in mature or emerging markets alike.

Our 4 expertises:

• Asset management

• Energy transition services

• Energy supply & global commodities

• Risk management & market access


At GEMS we encourage breakthrough results, team spirit, curiosity and innovation while preserving the right work/life balance for you.


More info on GEMS Hub ( or LinkedIn (



The transversal data officer works within the global Data Office for GEMS. The Data office is under the direct responsibility of the Chief Data officer and is responsible for data governance, quality as well as driving the overall data strategy for the organization under the guidance of the CDO.



The transversal data officer primary mission is to ensure the proper operationalization of Data Governance in relation with all stakeholders. Besides, the Data Officer must meet Data Governance program objectives, budget constraints and timeline.


Data Office roadmap and program monitoring:

Assists the CDO in defining the Data Office roadmap considering data centric strategies involving Data Science and AI initiatives

Makes sure that Data Office roadmap is updated

Ensures that KPIs allowing to supervise the governance program advancement are defined and monitored

Assists the CDO in prioritizing data subjects and is involved in the construction of IS roadmap on Data subjects

Assists the CDO in organizing and preparing data committees


Data Office resource and budget monitoring:

Ensures resource & budget availability and allocation for the Data Office

Makes resource & budget allocation adjustments if necessary

Reports and escalate to CDO as needed


Change management / Acculturation

Ensures that the governance framework is communicated and promoted to identified audiences using prescribed channels

Participates with HR in the development of skills improvement plans of data actors

Ensures that HR are informed of new data roles nominations

Supports onboarding of new data roles


Use cases identification and Data Governance linkage:

Identifies strategic use cases with an opportunity to deploy the governance framework

Ensures that data roles are identified and nominated in use cases especially where data pain points are detected

Makes sure that Data Office policies are communicated and supervised by identified data roles

Ensures that identified data roles include data objectives in the use cases they intervene in 

Ensures that use cases monitor data management KPIs: quality, access, etc.

Monitors major issues and problems

Identifies opportunities of evolution of the Data Governance framework and makes sure they are processed


Catalog ownership

Guarantees the proper evolution of the data catalog and quality of its content regarding users’ needs


Hard skills:

  • Must have:
  • Excellence Analytical skills, combined with a hands-on approach ;
  • Strong understanding of information management tool and trading systems ;


  • Good to have:
  • The capability and/or interest in code languages (Python etc) ;



Soft skills:

  • Must have:

Good interpersonal skills and communication

Eager to learn with a strong business drive ;

Well organized and pro-active ;

Ability to interact with both business and IT teams ;


Good to have:

  • Good knowledge of the energy industry.

Education and professional background:

5-10 years professional experience in similar role or in a business analyst capacity with ideally a previous experience in data management initiatives.



  • Fluent in French and English, Dutch a plus.


Some travel may be required in the various locations where GEMS has offices.

If you meet these requirements, then you are the talent we are looking for. Do not waste time! 

Apply by attaching your updated CV, regardless your gender.


ENGIE Global Energy Management & Sales is committed to create a gender-neutral environment that unlocks the potential of everyone and provides equal employment opportunities for all individuals. 


All our positions are open to people with disabilities, please let your recruiter know if you need reasonable accommodations to be able to participate in the recruitment process, they will be happy to assist you. 


About ENGIE:

Our group is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Our purpose (“raison d’être”) is to act to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally-friendly solutions, reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet. We rely on our key businesses (gas, power, renewable energy, services) to offer competitive solutions to our customers. With our 96,000 employees, our customers, partners and stakeholders, we are a community of Imaginative Builders, committed every day to more harmonious progress.


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