Customer Data Governance Specialist - Master Data and Quality Management

Date: 18 May 2024

Location: Mulgrave, AU

Company: kmartaustr

Brighter Futures Start Here


We are an inclusive team who power two of the most iconic and loved brands, Kmart and Target. We have more than 50,000 passionate individuals across our stores, distribution centres, and offices around the globe.


With our brands touching the lives of almost two million customers every week, you’ll feel the impact of the work you’ll do every day. Join our team in our unwavering promise to make everyday living brighter by providing great value products at the best prices for Australian and New Zealand families.


As a leader in the retail market, we’re optimistic about our future and yours. We’re changing at a rapid rate, giving you challenging work that you’ll be proud of.


Join the team


We have a magnificent opportunity for a talented Customer Data Governance Specialist to join our high performing and collaborative Customer Data Enablement and Governance team. Working as part of the Customer Data Governance Team, the role will be leading the implementation of key components of Kmart and Target’s Data Governance Framework.


Reporting to the Data Governance Manager, this role will actively engage with both internal and external stakeholders to lead the implementation of our data governance application for our customer data assets, monitor and work with the business to uplift customer data quality and improve data management and governance in alignment with the Data Governance Framework.


What you’ll be doing


  • Ensuring customer data assets are effectively managed and used throughout their lifecycle including capture, classification, accessibility, quality management, security and retention/disposal

  • Leverage and embed Kmart's data governance application Alation into the Customer Experience & Insights teams' data practices

  • Participate in enterprise data governance forums and share best practices and benefits of effective data governance

  • Manage and maintain key customer data governance artefacts including glossaries, inventories and catalogues

To be successful in this team you will have:  


  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation and use of applications that enable the management and use of customer data (e.g Alation, SODA)

  • Demonstrated experience in data quality management, master data management and data lineage management

  • Experience with Snowflake, PowerBI and Alation data governance tool advantageous

  • Bachelor’s degree in data management or related discipline

  • Exceptional planning, communication, presentation, negotiating and influencing skills. 

  • Demonstrated capability to work autonomously, think strategically and understand business dynamics.  


Benefits we’ll offer you:


  • Flexible hybrid working options through our Flex Where, Flex When, Flex Well policy, spending 60% of your week in our National Office

  • A team member discount card that gives you a discount at Kmart, Target, Bunnings, and Officeworks

  • A free OnePass membership offering free delivery across Kmart, Target & Catch on eligible products

  • Access to the Kmart for You benefits program which entitles you to exclusive discounts and benefits in the areas of entertainment, travel, lifestyle, and health – with over 60 suppliers!

  • We want you to feel rewarded for your commitment and hard work that's why everyone gets the opportunity to participate in a bonus program

  • Free onsite parking when you’re required to come into the office

  • We offer inclusive parental leave, a family room and ongoing support offered though our partnership with Circle In for team members of all backgrounds and family circumstances

  • A dynamic learning and support program

  • Opportunity to fast track your career through our Mentor Program as a Mentee or Mentor

  • In-house café that serves breakfast, lunch and includes a collaborative space to work in

  • A reflection room that can be used for prayer, meditation, or time for you

  • A Kudos recognition program, where you are nominated by your peers to spin a wheel, to win a stack of cool prizes

  • Regular product sample sales with loads of discounted items to purchase

  • Wesfarmers is Kmart’s parent company and each year eligible employees can elect to purchase shares through a salary sacrifice arrangement

  • Great career opportunities across the broader Wesfarmers Group


We’re here to make everyday living brighter


From humble beginnings in Burwood East, Victoria, in 1969, we’re now an essential part of 300 communities, and proud of it! From bedding to apparel to kitchenware and beyond. We’re designing and creating the products people reach for every day. In-store, online, or Click & Collect – getting the products we love into the hands of happy customers is what we aim to do best. From the remote outback to coastal towns and big cities, and everywhere in-between. We’re progressive in our pursuit to create seamless customer journeys for satisfied shoppers.


A place you can belong


At Kmart, we celebrate the rich diversity of the communities in which we operate and are committed to creating inclusive and safe environments where all our team members can contribute and succeed. We believe that all team members should feel valued, respected and safe irrespective of your gender, ethnicity, indigeneity, religious beliefs, education, age, disability, family responsibilities, sexual orientation and gender identity and we encourage applications from all candidates.


We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to be their best, when applying for a role or working at Kmart. We encourage you to tell us about any workplace adjustments that you would like, by emailing

If you would like to explore a career with Kmart and this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.