Role details

Application Manager

White Plains   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Massive growth potential with an established global company
  • Ownership of all BI Tools and Systems

About Our Client

Leading Global consumer packaged goods/beverage company.

Job Description

* Design, build, own, and manage BI technologies used by business teams. Responsibilities include Cognos, SAP, QlikSense, SPSS, and Power BI. * Ensure compliance with global BI Standards and collaborate with global team to implement standards within HUSA * Build, own, and enforce BI best practices, data processes, and controls to ensure optimal data quality and accurate data in respective BI systems. * Identify functional owners for all BI systems elements. Define and communicate roles and responsibilities to functional owners. Establish effective Ways of Working with BI functional owners and support them from a technical point of view. * Lead BI tools research and technical market research. Lead cross-functional efforts to perform technical impact analysis and "As is - To be" analysis. * Act as the technical SME for BI development work done by the BI team. Performs hand-on development work for business team not supported by the BI team. Currently the work load requires hand on Cognos development skills. * Collaborate with Data Warehouse Manager, Planning Manager, and Master Data Manager to perform continuous improvement towards various BI systems. * Act as a SME for BI reporting best practices. Advise and train functional owners on BI matters. Act as a liaison between HUSA business and Heineken Global BI Stakeholders. * Act as a secondary point of support for the Planning Manager. Must be a fast learner and learn planning technologies including TM1 and/or Anaplan. * Act as the level 2 support person for BI Tech Landscape and Reporting. * Responsible for technical ownership of BI applications and platforms with expert level proficiency in selected area of focus. * Ensure business requirements are translated into solutions that are in line with the IT strategy and enterprise architecture * Perform research, analysis, and evaluation of business requirements and application/platform landscape to identify and recommend the optimal solution, in conjunction with GIS colleagues. * Work closely with project leaders and directors in order to provide significant input and feedback on decisions regarding project plans, deliverables, budget, resources, and schedules/deadlines. * Manage knowledge base towards applications/platforms to ensure efficient, effective ongoing support and development * Recommend positive changes to technical landscape and ways of working as a means to enhance productivity and better alignment with business. * Produce well-written technical documentation; provide input to project documentation and change requests. * Responsible for ensuring that best practices are followed in technical developments or system implementations. * Investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve data discrepancies-escalate when necessary. * Support the transition to run services for new application/platform developments and act as third/fourth escalation level support when required by third-party operations partner.

The Successful Applicant

* Proficient in Cognos BI development skills * Proficient in QlikSense technologies and development skills * Possesses practical knowledge of Cognos and QlikSense architecture * Should be familiar with at least one ERP and one planning (TM1/Anaplan) system from a BI point of view * Intermediate level knowledge of SQL Databases (Prefer Oracle) and data management technologies * Intermediate level knowledge on Data processing and Data Quality management * Good technical knowledge of information systems, procedures, best-practices, and current tools used in the industry pertaining to the area of specialization * Data analysis expertise: must be able to spot, troubleshoot, and quickly solve complex problems * Ability to translate business-speak into technical solutions (finance/BI/supply chain) and subsequently communicate back to the business in non-technical terms

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation based on experience.

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