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The Application Delivery Lead MI Finance is leading the Finance team in the MI Competency Center (MICC). The MICC sits under the DS Functions Delivery organization in Downstream (DS) IT. The incumbent will drive the delivery of new Management Information (MI), Reporting and Analytics functionality for Finance (e.g. IT) in DS aligned with the DS journey to create competitive edge from Information & Data. The DS Reporting & Analytics reporting systems, supported by the MICC, play a key role in enabling these ambitions. They cover all process areas and business reporting areas of the DS business, amongst others also Finance. The solution scope covers all tools (both backend and front end) which have been made operational for use in the DS MI landscape, a.o. HANA, SAP BW and SAP BI4.For the sake of simplicity we will replace Reporting and Analytics by MI in the following descriptionKey responsibilitiesLeads a team of approx 10 IT staff, experienced in MI business analysis, BW and HANA Design & Build and data representation & visualization via different front-end tools.Works closely with the IT Manager Finance and business representatives on shaping the Finance MI roadmap and identifying new demand for Finance Reporting / analytical functionality.Works closely with IT Manager Finance and Solution Architects to influence relevant stakeholders to agree with a fit for purpose solution, that meets business needs, fits the Finance processes, is future proof and strategy aligned, and can be delivered and maintained at a sustainable cost. Oversees scoping of new MI solutions incl. market standard solutions (ie HANA Cloud Platform applications, 3rd party packages), ensures the impact on the existing landscape is correctly assessed, quality assures the effort estimates as well as TCO impact and challenges the business case where appropriate.Responsible to work closely with Project Delivery organization to deliver MI Finance projects, by managing skills and capacity of the resources required for project delivery, via active involvement in project scoping & setup and by supporting the delivery through participation in the steering team.Accountable for delivering the Functional/Technical Design, Build, Test, Technical deployment and Hypercare activities for all MI Finance small projects and enhancements. Delivers on time, within agreed budget and with high quality.Acts as third line functional application support to the MI Run & Maintain organization (DS SOM) to resolve Production issuesManages agreed communications to DS SOM and business teams about release, deploy, retrofit and change control scope for MI.Responsible for optimising together with peers the MI delivery model driving maximum agility and efficiency across MICC and business (EDGE, scrum)Works closely with the MICC Integration team to create early sight on value-adding functionalities as well as confirming how current technology can help to improve decision support. Drives integration between the Finance MI Team and other relevant Competency Centers in and outside DS, as and when required. Pursues simplicity and flexibility in ways of working.As a member of the MI CC LT works closely with peers to contribute /drive improvement across MI CC in general. Accountable for developing people and ensuring that the right skills are available in the team.Ensures high quality knowledge management practices.RequirementsKey knowledge areasProven track record of delivering MI solutions on time and within budget in large, complex, global project organizations/systemsStrong background (> 10 years of experience) in Reporting & Analytics solutions and how these support value creation in a business environmentKnowledge of SAP BI and SAP HANA is preferredKnowledge of the Finance area is preferredHighly effective in leading a teamUsed to work in a complex IT environmentKey competencesStrong focus on creating business value and keen to mobilise/support all players in the MI chain to achieve thisStrong drive to work toward an operationally excellent environment. Combine out of the box thinking with pragmatism.Ability to operate effectively at both a strategic and tactical level and bridge the space of business and technical IT discussions.Ability to deal with constant change and react to that change with pragmatic and resourceful solutionsStrong ability to coach and develop individuals.Strong communicator in both technical and business language and strong inter-personal skillsStrong networkerStress resistantBehavioursAuthenticityInspire by personal integrity, transparency and humilityResilient under pressure, strengthened by adversityAssess risk and take decisions under pressurePerformanceLead delivery of extraordinary outcomes for the businessGrowthSet direction and capture opportunities to generate sustainable valueActive in external environment for new perspectives and opportunities. Especially build up further technical knowledge by gathering information from the outside worldCollaborationCollaborate across boundaries at pace, embrace diversity and cultures
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering) | BCA (Computer Application)

Experience: 10-15


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