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Manager, Bi Projects, Rdc (M/F)


04.07.2022 | Porto | Referência: 2044011


Manager, Bi Projects, Rdc (M/F)


Your new company

Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies. Kantar’s 25,000 people based in more than 100 countries help the world’s leading organisations succeed and grow. Nobody knows people better than Kantar. We provide insight and inspiration to help our clients, our people and society to create and flourish in an extraordinary world. Kantar is building a world class delivery centre in Porto with finance, human resources and procurement professionals at its heart. Key investments in our technology and digital infrastructure have opened up opportunities for Kantar to deliver critical business services from a broader range of locations. Join us as we shape the future together.

Your new role

A key role within the team will be to co-ordinate and plan the transformation effort and beyond in getting the CoE up and running effectively and efficiently. The role will have the ability to develop and manage relationships with KBS customers, collaborating with other KBS Leads across Finance, HR and Procurement, Global Process Owners, our third-party vendors and other delivery partners. The BI Project Manager will be required to execute the following responsibilities:

  • Support the build of the Business Systems reporting team and the associated Data Governance framework that will drive data quality assurance and trusted reporting and data sets.

  • Ensure that Knowledge Management artefacts such as a Reporting Catalogue, a Data Dictionary and Training Materials are developed to support the change in processes required for Reporting and Analytics end users.

  • Establish Demand and Incident Management processes to identify requirements and troubleshoot technical and business problems with the underlying transactional data and data structures.

  • Ensure appropriate documentation is in place for new requirements, for example functional specifications, for technical teams to design, build and test reports using the most appropriate solution.

  • Monitor the development of new requirements and troubleshooting using an Agile project methodology to quickly deliver solutions and solve problems.

  • Support the team lead in the stabilisation and growth of KBS Reporting & Analytics CoE, including the on-going transition of additional services into KBS and the development of internal capabilities within the wider organisation.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree level education in Business Administration/Finance or equivalent.

  • Understands the concept of working within a cross functional Global Business Services (GBS) environment.

  • Previous experience managing projects relating to Business Intelligence, Reporting or Analytics teams using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.

  • Understanding of the following:

    • ERP Reporting Platforms (SAP, Oracle, IFS)

    • Cloud Analytical Platforms (Azure SQL, GCP, AWS Redshift)

    • Budgeting and Financial Consolidation Solutions (Onestream, SAP BPC, Anaplan, Hyperion HFM)

    • BI Applications and Visualisation tools such as Qlikview, Power BI, Tableau or Business Objects

    • Advanced Microsoft Office user including Excel, Projects and Powerpoint.

  • Proven experience succeeding in complex, matrix and cross functional projects with the ability to influence across the organisation.

  • Able to efficiently prioritise in line with business priorities, manage limited resources and provide examples of successfully resolving conflicts in task prioritisation.

  • Strong senior level stakeholder management/influencing skills.

  • Fluent English speaker, accurately able to read and write English and to communicate effectively with senior stakeholders and management.

What the company can offer you

At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver. We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion, and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us. We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted, and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health and well being is taken into consideration. We want to create a more diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes. We believe in the importance of coming together as teams in an office environment, it helps us create communities and builds a sense of belonging. Kantar offers flexible ways of working (hybrid working) based on the inherent value of being available to collaborate, work creatively and to learn from others when working together in one location.

Next step

Please share with us you English resume if you match these skills and have the willingness to join this ambitious project at Kantar.