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BI Manager

Job Reference: 16041FSR

Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum excellent benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 22-02-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Berkshire, England, Slough

BI Manager

Our leading financial services client based in Slough currently require a BI manager to join their team at an exciting time! They are currently in the process of undergoing a Global Transformation programme with the implementation of a new core system based on SAP to be completed within this period.

Role responsibilities:

* To deliver a high quality, responsive and efficient BI & Data development/Data Warehousing service supporting UK and customer objectives
* Management of the E2E design, development, testing, delivery and support of all BI & Data solutions for the UK business covering ETL (Datastage), Datawarehouse (ODS and SAP BW) and self-service reporting (QlikView, Cognos, Business Objects) to support UK information needs.
* To supervise the work of a team of developers to deliver the agreed programme of work motivating the team to implement a culture of customer service and continual improvement.
* To be subject matter expert in BI & Data development techniques and technologies including best practice to support the teams in developing their specialist understanding and knowledge.
* To ensure that data developments are approached in an agile manner and are developed as efficient as possible being in line with best practice which enhance the end user experience
* To work with the UK BI Analytics team, the BI Architect and relevant customer leads to ensure that BI development is integrated with UK’s reporting requirements
* Manage and prioritize demand across all value drivers in the UK business.
* Resource management, planning & reporting on all BI & Data development programmes for UK .
* Collaborate with the Corporate BI & Data team to implement the integration of UK data into the current Enterprise Datawarehouse for corporate reporting solutions.
* Manage the migration of the UK legacy BI & Data landscape to the global SAP BW/ HANA platform and associated strategic ETL, Data Management, and Self-Service Reporting & Analytics solutions.
* Contribute to the global BI, Data & Analytics strategy and support the implementation of the new Global BI, Data & Analytics
* This role may require global travel

Skills/Experience required:

* Demonstrable solid experience in managing the E2E development and delivery of BI & Data solutions across data warehouses, data marts, ETL, data management/ lineage and associated self-service reporting.
* Significant delivery experience gained in SAP BI & Data environments (BW/4Hana, Business Objects, Lumira, Data Services, Information Steward, etc.)
* Practical experience of delivering in Agile (Scrum) environments.
* Proven experience of building strong and effective relationships in matrix organisations.
* Good inter-personal & communication skills, experienced in communicating with senior stakeholders and customers, as well as the team.
* Ability to work under pressure and prioritise key issues in a highly dynamic environment.
* Leadership experience of line manging a team of data modellers, developers and analysts with a solid coaching ethic, and a great record of developing people.
* Knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is desirable.
* Development and delivery experience of Oracle 11, Datastage, Cognos, and QlikView desirable.
* Financial Services industry experience is a strong advantage.

Benefits include:

* Company car scheme
* Fuel card scheme
* Group pension plan
* 25 days holiday + bank holidays
* Life Assurance

BI Manager

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