Senior Product Manager – BI & Data Analytics (Retail)

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Senior Product Manager – BI, Data, and Analytics

Context of the role?

A newly formed Data Analytics and Insight team has been setup to offer their clients a range of new Data products. This is an end user role, but it focuses on generating insights from large data sets, to help businesses such as luxury and retail CFOs make better decisions around their products and customers.

While the business has a large team of technical resources in the background developing new a new Datawarehouse (DWH) and Data Lake, this team is for those with strong business skills to rationalize new requirements and facilitate new data products.

You will help implement and improve data products for clients within an Agile environment, challenging the status quo and solving real business problems for the retail market!

  1. The product management of corporate BI solutions (MicroStrategy and Tableau) including the deployment of the long-term strategy
  2. The activation of the Corporate Data Governance as the direct manager of Global Blue Data Steward.

What will I be doing?

  • Be the main point of contact for internal and external company stakeholders for data needs
  • Define KPIs with stakeholders
  • Support Product Managers with developing requirements, provide overarching guidance
  • Propose roadmap planning and content for review to Senior Management and Executive committee members
  • Transform the roadmap into a plan and coordinate other Data Streams (Data Transport, DWH, BI solutions) to ensure the delivery
  • Support the Data Governance policies and lead the activation by defining opportunities and rolling out processes
  • Define the BI solutions long term vision and lead the activation with Product Managers including; scope, training, etc.
  • Manage relationships across the business both technical and functional, supporting the Product Managers to be as effective as possible
  • Promote the products internally and be the champion of innovation in Data!

What background might I require?

  • University degree in Computer Science, IT, Business Management or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years in product management or consulting in the data world with extensive hands on experience across multiple BI platforms, databases and reporting technologies including DWH, ETL, Analytics, Reporting
  • Ideally experienced with BI Reporting tools such as MicroStrategy and Tableau
  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modelling / mapping, methodology development and data modelling
  • Experience working as a Product Owner in Agile (SCRUM) software development environment
  • Experience in managing or activating Data governance policies is a plus
  • Previous experience working with a variety of stakeholders and departments e.g. finance, marketing, sales, IT etc.

Why take the role?

  • Great international firm!
  • New department with huge growth potential and entrepreneurial opportunities to seize new ideas within the business!
  • Fantastic career mentoring!

How do I apply?

Submit your CV via the link or get in touch with Geoff Coleman from SA via!

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