• SAP BW & Analytics Lead

    Job Location UK-London
    Kao UK
    Job ID
  • Overview

    This SAP BW & Analytics Lead works with internal & external customers and IT staff to define and deliver innovative enterprise-class analytics and insight systems for the Kao Americas / EMEA business based on sector, region, country, or company strategies within their functional area.   This individual will also be responsible for some hands-on work in BW on Hana and/or Analytics.  This position is a fixed term 12-month contact. 


    • Provide customer support in the analysis, design, configuration, and maintenance of applications in assigned area. 
    • Write requirements documents, functional/technical specifications, and test plans. 
    • Document all work using standard and best-in-call methodologies.
    • Possess knowledge of best practices and articulate potential benefit/impacts to the business.
    • Work with the business community to implement solutions matching KPIs & best practices while understanding local/geographical/channel variations.   
    • Standardize solutions or adapt as it makes sense.
    • Willingness to be “on call” and provide support and coordinate across multiple timezones.  This will occasionally involve support outside normal business hours with occasional travel.
    • Manage 3rd parties: contractors, technology providers etc.
    • Provide architecture and solution design


    • University Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
    • Proficient SAP experience in SAP BW and/or BI-IP technologies 
    • Participated in 2+ SAP BW on HANA migrations and implementations
    • Business Objects skills or other data visualization experience. Preference for 2+ implementations
    • Experience and background with Nielsen, retailer point of sale data, or integrating additional 3rd party data
    • Business process knowledge in a select area (e.g. Finance, Sales & Distribution, Supply Chain, other)
    • Communication skills and face-to-face interaction with business leaders will be paramount.  
    • Expereince with 1+ big data implementations involving Hadoop or similar technology, a plus


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