The SAP / Big Data & 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.
Work with internal & external customers, business application leaders, and other IT staff to define (strategy) and deliver (project management) innovative enterprise class business solutions for Kao Americas/EMEA.
Provide outstanding customer support in the: analysis, design, configuration, and maintenance of applications in assigned area.
Work within defined SLA metrics.
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.
University Bachelor’s Degree
8-10+ years of 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
Analytics & Big Data Skills
Preference for 1+ big data implementations involving Hadoop or similar technology
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 our business leaders will be paramount.
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