UDI Data Quality Specialist (CONSULTANT)


Brussels AND Ewing (New Jersey)

Reports to: 

Director Healthcare Public Policy

Post date: 

20 April 2020

Position Summary: 

The UDI data Quality Specialist has the key responsibility to identify data inconsistencies in order to enable improving GS1 related data quality in the US FDA UDI DataBase (i.e. GUDID). The specialist will work closely with the GS1 Healthcare team and the GS1 data analytics team members. An important aspect of this role will be improving the accuracy of the GS1 identifiers (i.e. GTIN) registered in the GUDID, by analysing regular reports and using the tools developed by the GS1 data analytics team members.


Participation in special project to analyse and improve data quality, including but not limited to:

  • Analyse the monthly report of GUDID data and related GS1 data, in effort to identify any data quality issues
  • Support implementation of GS1 data quality processes and strategies to improve data accuracy of GS1 related data in the GUDID
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in data focused discipline preferred.  Associate’s degree with relevant work experience is acceptable
  • Previous data quality experience
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Smartsheets)
  • Internet research skills and experience

Skills required: 

  • Fluency in English, oral and written is mandatory
  • Demonstrates passion, energy, and drive in his/her work
  • Ability to work with globally distributed team
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Analytical
  • Detail oriented
  • Service oriented
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both highly technical and non-technical persons seamlessly
  • Good time management skills
  • Operates in a manner that demonstrates honesty; keeps promises and honors commitments (“walks the talk”); behaves in a consistent manner

Additional Information: 

This job may require up to 5% global travel.

How to apply: 

Send your application with CV to:

  • Blue Tower, Avenue Louise 326, bte 10
  • B-1050 Brussels, Belgium 
  • Tel: + 32 2 788 78 00 
  • E-mail: jobs@gs1.org 

Responses will be treated quickly and with strict confidentiality.

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