Dept. Manager - Data Strategy, Governance, and Delivery Job at American Honda Motor Co., Torrance, CA

  • American Honda Motor Co.
  • Torrance, CA

Job Description

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it’s a joyful one. We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. 

 At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success. We strive to be a company that serves as a source of “power” that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize “the joy and freedom of mobility” by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a “zero environmental footprint.”

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda’s, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

Job Purpose

The Data Strategy, Governance and Delivery Department Manager is responsible for defining, developing, and managing AHM IT's Data Strategy, Governance and Delivery functions. It is a pivotal role in shaping our organization's data-driven decision-making processes and responsibilities encompass both strategic data management and advanced analytics.

Key Accountabilities

  • Data and Analytics Strategy and Architecture: Develop and execute a robust data and analytics (D&A) strategy aligned with organizational goals. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define data and analytics requirements, standards, and best practices. Architect data and analytics solutions that enable efficient data collection, storage, retrieval, and utilization. Enable assimilation, cataloguing, inventorying, governing, and finding of new sources of the organizations’ data and business metadata.
  • Data Governance and Quality: Establish and enforce data governance policies, ensuring data accuracy, security, and compliance. Implement data quality frameworks and monitor data integrity across systems. Lead efforts to resolve data-related issues promptly.
  • Data and Analytics Delivery: Responsible for managing the unit and/or program(s) that are responsible for end-to-end data product/platform development, from ideation to deployment. Manage project timelines, resources, and stakeholder expectations. Ensure timely delivery of high-quality data and analytics solutions.
  • Advanced Analytics: Enable collaboration with data scientists and analysts to design, develop and implement predictive and prescriptive models, leverage statistical techniques, machine learning, and AI algorithms to extract insights from data. Drive actionable recommendations based on analytical findings. Explore AI technologies and assess their applicability to business challenges. Champion the integration of AI solutions into existing data platforms. Collaborate with AI experts to enhance decision-making processes.
  • Value Management and Reporting: Define KPIs and metrics to measure the impact of data initiatives and analytics projects. Work closely with business leaders to identify opportunities for optimization. Regularly report on the value generated from data investments.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Business, Data Science, Computer Science, Information Systems, Analytics or a related quantitative field
  • 5+ Years of managerial experience in Data and Analytics
  • 10+ Years of overall experience in Information Systems related field
  • Proficiency in Data Management tools and technologies (e.g. SQL, Python, Tableau, etc.), Informatica, Analytical tools (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, QLIK)
  • Proficiency and experience with Cloud Data management and Analytics solutions
  • Strong communications skills to collaborate with diverse teams
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on driving business outcomes
  • Experience in management level presentations
  • Experience managing vendors
  • Experience in developing strategic plans and roadmaps


  • Hybrid

Benefits and Total Rewards

What differentiates Honda and makes us an employer of choice?


Total Rewards: 

  • Competitive Base Salary: Pay will be based on several variables that include, but not limited to, geographic location, work experience, education, etc.
  • Annual Bonus
  • Sr. Manager Lease Car Program (No Cost - Car, Maintenance, and Insurance included)
  • Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Lifestyle Bonus
  • Relocation assistance


Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Career mobility
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs 


Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite


Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Job Tags

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