Title:  Master Data Specialist (Fixed-Term)

Job ID:  93764
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, PH, 1634


We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com





The position is part of the Purchasing Operations and Master Dara team with the following key responsibilities:


a) Execute the Vendor & Customer  Master Data process for a selection of Market/Factories in scope of the Manila GBS;

b) Have end-to-end understanding of P2P process and all JSOX and compliance controls;

c) Provide quality customer service by working closely with all stakeholders;

d) Find solutions and identify opportunities for process improvements to drive business targets and KPIs;

e) Support Purchasing & Reporting CPL with regular reviews of documentation to ensure up-dates are reflected in a timely manner.



1.) Core Service Delivery


  • Ongoing operations: Vendor Master Data Maintenance, Customer Master Data Maintenance, Prices Maintenance
  • Process high volumes of Vendor & Customer creation into SAP system in line with Policies and Procedures whilst heavily focusing on accuracy
  • Challenge non-compliant documents and address them to end-users/requestors  whilst still meeting KPI's and SLA's set
  • Organise own workload to meet daily targets and work very closely with the immediate and wider P2P team to provide support when required
  • Take accountability to make decisions that will support the speed to provide team results.


2.) Process Improvement


  • Support CPM and Expert in process and system improvements by proposing optimization, simplification and automation.


3.) Control and Compliance


  • Perform the assigned JSOX / operational controls in accordance with the internal documentation
  • Escalate all controls failures and ensure mitigation actions are in place for each failure


4.) Teamwork


  • Handle ad-hoc tasks delegated by the CPM
  • Assist and provide support to other GBS groups within the area of responsibility
  • Take part in local and global projects upon assignment by the CPM
  • Propose process improvements in the area of the responsibility



  • Someone with a University degree (Business or Finance)
  • Proven experience of working in a Vendor & Customer Master Data
  • Proven ability to process high volumes with high accuracy to tight / moving deadlines
  • Experience of working with Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and Service Level Agreements (SLT's)
  • Experience in a Shared Service Centers is a plus
  • Strong command of English Language (oral and written)
  • Knowledge of languages of the markets within the GBS scope is a plus
  • Understand Purchase to Pay (P2P) end to end processes particular to Master Dara process
  • Experience in Master Data Price Maintenance
  • Intercompany Master Data experience
  • Structured with attention to details
  • Customer-centric Strong analytical skills
  • Able to support process improvements initiatives
  • Able to recommend solutions for problems
  • Able to make decisions under pressure, work to tight deadlines
  • Proficient SAP User
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel user
  • Support Team objectives



  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Have access to over 200 company training
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves


What are the next steps – Recruitment process:

Thank you very much for applying!


We will make sure to provide feedback on your application within 2 weeks after the application deadline.




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