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IT&D Senior Business Analyst - Business Intelligence

Description

IT&D Senior Business Analyst - Business Intelligence
Slough, Berkshire (Hybrid)
Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package


We are recruiting for a Senior Business Analyst who specializes in large-scale implementations of enterprise reporting solutions and BI Architecture to join the Global SAP Competency Business Intelligence team. The position will play a key role in the global transformation initiative, supporting the roll out, further enhancement of the SAP BI solution, with a focus on requirements gathering, functional/ technical design, implementation, and governance of the global templates.


What you will be doing:

  • Responsible for demand management and deployment for global business function(s) to deliver and further enhance the Business Intelligence solution as part of the global SAP powered transformation programme that empowers RB users and provide actionable information for business decisions in collaboration with selected vendors. 
  • Govern and support the deployment of BI reporting solutions by: 
    • Participating in workshops to define user requirements, execute fit/ gap analysis working alongside business, Business Process Owners, and vendor resources to steer requirements
    • Design reporting solutions aligned to the business requirements, the global BI template design standards, long term maintainable and fit for purpose
    • Manage, deliver and/ or support the full end to end cycle from requirements through to go live and hyper care
    • Manage business stakeholders, vendor deployment teams and support the implementation
  • For individual projects/ BI demand (i.e. Continuous improvement change request) ensure the functional/ technical design, testing and delivery is in place with frequent reviews to ensure it fits within the global solution architecture/ model
  • Work within internal competency team (ECC and BI) and the partner ecosystem to support delivery RB enterprise reporting systems as well as governing the BI solutions within the assigned area of responsibility
  • Work with BPOs, ERP solution architects, technical BI solution architects during design & testing phases to ensure that the right challenges and alignment are in place for a smooth delivery on time and on budget


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s/ master’s degree within the field of Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or  Business studies (e.g. Accounting, Business Administration)
  • Good working knowledge of the interdependencies between different business functions such as Sales, Customer Service, production execution, quality management, procurement, logistics and plant maintenance
  • Good and detailed exposure to leading BI tools with a strong track record of end-to-end delivery of large-scale enterprise BI solutions within SAP Business Objects, SAP Analytics Cloud, BW and HANA 
  • Demonstrate the right balance between functional understanding and technical (system integration) excellence, ability to work within significant large-scale global engagements
  • Required to possess hands on experience within SAP BO, BW on HANA as well as working knowledge of HANA and SAP ECC relevant modules. Any hands-on experience on SAP Analytics Cloud (BI) is a good differentiator for the candidate
  • Experience in professional services firm (system integrator) is a plus
     

Equality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

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