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Job Title:  Manager - Design Authority - Analytics

Job Number:  19942
We are BAT! A global leader with more than 250 brands in over 200 markets. And we bring together the world’s brightest and best minds.

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

Owns the technical integrity of the global analytics solutions including integration into other systems, internally and externally. Ensures that changes deployed are in line with standards. Engages with suppliers to ensure proactive maintenance is carried out. Provides technical advice based on day to day operational experience to projects and architecture functions to enhance standards and future solutions. This role ensures that the BAT specific intellectual property is maintained beyond projects.

 

TYPICAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Subject matter expert for the global analytics solutions by providing functional and technical insights of the BAT specific implementation. 
  • Ensure solutions are compliant with development standards and fit for purpose before deploying to production
  • Provide input and recommend robust solutions to meet business requirements
  • Engages with architecture functions to provide input into future standards from an operational point of view
  • Apply processes to govern change and to ensure compliance to global standards
  • Advise projects and developers on best practice, lessons learned during projects/operations to ensure delivery meets the required quality standards
  • Responsible for ongoing improvement of design for the global analytics solutions
  • Design and support the maintenance of application access and authorisation security standards
  • Supports the Service Operations team during high priority incidents by providing insight into the technology solution and impact on BAT
  • Supports Service Management functions in providing functional insights and technology elements as part of continuous service improvement activities
  • Proactively monitor system utilisation to ensure efficient performance and capacity management; working with relevant third-party suppliers to address any deviations/issues
  • Track and monitor escalations of technical issues to third parties such as SAP
  • Create and maintain repository and knowledge base for analytics solutions

 

CORE RELATIONSHIPS

  • IDT Project Manager / Design Manager – to deliver agreed work products to time, cost quality
  • Solution architects, IDT Services - collaborate with to ensure any defined solutions are fit for purpose and deployment complaint with BAT standards, e.g. change, security
  • Strategic 3rd Party Vendors – Develop non-commercial relationships to collaborate in defining and designing the solutions
  • External - keep up-to-date with changes within the IT and FMCG industries and with peer groups at other organisations, Special interest groups and Best Practice experts
  • IDT Standards & Governance – to ensure effective application of standard processes

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE

  • Educated to degree level
  • Must have at least 7-8 years of knowledge in SAP BW and Business Objects e.g. developing data models and reports
  • Able to lead a small team of 3-4 members independently
  • Full Lifecycle development experience from design through implementation and production support
  • Experience of working in large global organisation using in-sourced and out-sourced IT service providers
  • Experience with using Hana Tool Sets (Design Hana Studio, calculation views, etc)
  • Experience with analytics/reporting products like PowerBi / Tableau
  • Proven record of self-driven learning of new technologies and ways of working
  • Ability to articulate both business and technical ideas clearly and simply
  • Experience of engaging, influencing and operating in a geographical/ functional matrix organization

 

NICE TO HAVE EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge in BPC
  • Experience with SAP Business Objects especially Business Objects Data Service for integration
  • Experience with native SAP Hana technology such as Hana Live view
  • Experience in TPO/BPPO post remediation actions
  • Experience in Office Analysis, Lumira
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment, preferably SOx and GDPR, or in a country with high standards of data protection
  • Exposure to analytics solutions based on Microsoft Azure or Google Analytics

 

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT GSD (KL) Sdn Bhd (MY50)


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