The Children's Place Stores, Inc. -

IT MANAGER, BUSINESS ANALYTICS

3 months ago
Job ID
2017-28936
# Positions
1
SECAUCUS
New Jersey

Overview

The primary responsibility of the role includes managing the Enterprise reporting landscape that comprises of Cognos and SAP BW. The candidate is expected to oversee the progress for all projects within SAP BI and DW Reporting areas and effectively manage resources to deliver reliable and timely results. The candidate should have BI business analysis experience across multiple functions. The candidate should have strong knowledge of SAP BW standard business content and ECC data sources/standard and custom extractors.  The candidate should have experience with conceptual, logical, and physical data modeling. Experience with Cognos, SAP BW, and Data Services is key to this role. The candidate must have experience with BI tools, Star Schemas, Dimensional Models, and DataMart’s.

Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the design, development and delivery of self-service infrastructure and business intelligence (BI) content including reports and dashboards to business professionals using the IBM Cognos BI and SAP BW.
  • Direct the progress of all projects within the BI portfolio working with PM-s, business stakeholders and BI/DW team 
  • Ensure alignment of the client project portfolio with the strategic plan
  • Partner with other IT cross-functional managers across infrastructure, security and other teams to communicate support expectations and align resourcing.
  • Strong understanding of SDLC and a passion to move the team towards a more process oriented environment. 
  • Gather requirements from business users, communicates status updates, and coordinates user acceptance testing and issue management.
  • Manage development and improvement of BI reporting processes and standards.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related course of study required or equivalent work experience
  • 8-10 years of related experience in BI Reporting with 3+ years on SAP BW 7.3
  • 3+ years of leading and managing direct reports experience a must
  • Experience with SAP BW POSDM and ECC Modules MM, FICO
  • Experience in Cognos x, 11.x: Query and Reporting Tools,  Cognos architecture
  • DB2, Netezza and other relational database experience Required
  • SQL and PL/SQL experience required
  • Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Critical listening and thinking skills
  • Decision making/problem solving skills
  • Strategic management skills
  • Leadership experience and skills

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