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Application Management, Manager

Job category:  Information Technology
Work location:  Location Flexible
Office location: 

Hyderabad, IN

Contract type:  Permanent
Job type:  Manager

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The Role

This is a role within the Corporate Applications department reporting into the Corporate Applications Director which will have responsibility for managing the Reporting Analysts team.

The Reporting Analyst teams are dedicated to the support and development of our Datawarehouse and Business Intelligence technologies within the business. The role of the managing this team would be to ensure that the team are adopting and implementing best practice in datawarehousing & reporting, applying standard practice, formulating a clear technology roadmap in line with business requirements, helping to drive better data standards and data quality, ensuring that help desk tickets are being addressed in a timely fashion and that the quality of responses are of a sufficient level and proactively working with the business to drive better information strategy and business intelligence to support the growth of the business.

The Reporting Analyst teams are located across multiple sites/geographies – Belfast, London & Hyderabad – so it is critical that the manager be both a good communicator with experience of managing team across multiple sites and cultures.

Essential Criteria for the Role

  • Minimum of 5 years managing an SAP BI team (
  • Experience in managing a team who define business requirements and deliver to those requirements
  • Strong technical background in any of the SAP applications listed here – Business Warehouse, Business Objects
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to work independently to form strategy and drive programme/project plans
  • Experience of managing support & BAU change processes and ensuring that SLA targets are adhered to
  • Has a firm grasp of application architecture and can demonstrate an ability to contribute to the design of business application architecture and integration
  • They should have a proven track record in being able to demonstrate a background in data & reporting governance, defining data standards and implementing and driving a reporting strategy within the business
  • Experience in running testing phases/processes within a project eg unit testing, integration testing etc

Desirable Criteria for the Role

  • Experience of upgrading migrating to BW4Hana (if from a reporting background)
  • Experience of developing BI strategy and utilising latest BI technologies in conjunction with SAP BW
  • Expericence of setting up an SAP centre of excellence within a business
  • Project & Project Manager Management experience

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting or MIS or technology related degree (C.S.)

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