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Data Manager

  • Atlas Copco
Antwerp, Belgium
  • Atlas Copco
Antwerp, Belgium


In this role you and your team will work together with important partners to accomplish data-driven projects that bring business value. You will build and maintain good relationships with divisional management and business and IT stakeholders worldwide.

You will guide and coach 3 teams (28 FTE in total and growing – 4 direct reports), consisting of the Data Platform Architects, a PowerBI competence center and a Data Project office. You manage several external suppliers that help your organization with both delivery as with the long-term roadmap.

You will report into the Vice-President IS/IT and you are part of the PT-IT management team.

Your main mission

  • You will be a single point of contact towards business and IT stakeholders;

  • You will manage the data services roadmap and priorities to cater for the current and future needs on data availability and usage;

  • You will prepare budgets and stay in control of all data services related costs;

  • You will manage the implementation of quality assurance processes on the offered data services;

  • You will lead us towards a service organization that covers the globe. (building teams in NASA and APAC);

  • You will link with other data organizations within the Atlas Copco group to look for cooperation.

You will manage the following teams, (each team has a team lead), with the following scope

Platform and architecture

  • Develop the platform architecture to become future-proof (volume/performance);

  • Detect automation opportunities and implement accordingly;

  • Translate into operational 'services';

  • Set up 'data operations': ensuring that all incidents are (pro)actively recorded and structurally resolved;

  • Availability of data sources;

  • Report availability.

PowerBI Competence Center

  • Intake and delivery of PowerBI reporting;

  • Manage existing reports;

  • Manage consultants and/or suppliers to lead a qualitative delivery with respect to the set deadlines.

Data Project Office

  • Intake and delivery of complex data processes/platform migrations;

  • Ongoing communication and project governance and delivery.


Even if you don't meet all the points, but are ready for a challenge, click on "Apply" anyway. We love your spirit!

  • You have 5+ years of management experience in a large enterprise environment;

  • You have a university master's degree in computer science, commercial engineering or you can rely on relevant job experience;

  • You have experience with data technologies & methodologies for data exposure, storage and transformation in the context of data science, business analytics and business intelligence;

  • You are willing to travel up to 20% of your time;

  • You are fluent in English, as this is our internal language.

Important areas of expertise are

  • Platform/IT architecture knowledge in the Microsoft eco-system;

  • Service-driven, customer-centric attitude;

  • Project management and change management skills;

  • Translate complex technical concepts into easy-to-understand principles for a non-IT audience.


  • We believe and foster a learning culture where global mobility is an important enabler for growth;

  • Our learning culture supports you on your journey: benefit from our individual learning opportunities (LinkedInLearning e.g.), our feedback culture, the internal job portal, global project assignments, or on site training from our academy;

  • We support you and your well-being with different programs like running groups, family parties, team events, and more;

  • We offer a market-competitive salary package with additional health insurance, paid leave and retirement benefits;

  • Are you missing something? Help shape it and bring in your ideas.

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