BI Delivery Program Manager

BI Delivery Program Manager – Enterprise Business Systems

Description

Seeking a high-energy, motivated individual who combines exemplary communication skills and stakeholder management with technical acumen and proactive leadership for the position of Delivery Program Manager. This individual will provide program management for a wide range of global projects that are highly visible, cross functional in nature and require collaboration with a variety of business and technology areas.

The Delivery Program Manager is responsible for delivering and implementing business systems, working closely with business partners, project team members, project managers and service provider teams.

The specific role is to deliver projects within the Business Intelligence (BI) program. The Delivery Program Manager should demonstrate a high degree of subject matter expertise in this area.

Key Responsibilities

Work with EBS senior management team to influence the overall strategy and objectives for the Business Intelligence program. Communicate the strategy to the project managers and ensure that individual project goals align with the strategy.

As a premier advocate of business intelligence, work with multiple business constituencies, effectively manage their expectations and establish priorities for the overall BI program.

Co-ordinate with service providers to ensure capacity is available for the prioritised projects.

Drive the completion of BI projects within the established scope, while simultaneously planning for and managing future BI requirements in a dynamic environment.

Accountable for successful delivery of the BI program with constituent projects managed by a team of outsourced project managers.

Responsible for directing the project team; assumes ownership and responsibility for project delivery, project planning, work product, quality control and stakeholder management.

Project Management - leads project planning sessions with team members to outline scope and approach. Typically works on multiple complex projects/issues at a time that requires a strong subject matter expertise.

Manage and govern all aspects of the project life cycle to facilitate the successful delivery, as well as the metrics for reporting to the executive team.

Assure detailed project plans, including schedules, cost estimates, resource plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans and issue resolution plans.

Proactively identify, analyze and recommend delivery solutions to management that have broad business impact.

Personally manage new projects through early stages of project lifecycle until project managers assigned.

Assemble cross functional teams and assign individual responsibilities. Provide leadership, work direction, and feedback. Influence the work of others outside of direct authority to ensure project milestones and deliverables are met, and issues and risks are communicated.

Engage with external service providers to establish and manage commercial proposals and work orders.

Responsibility for Others (direct/indirect):

Indirectly responsible for the work output of other project team members. Collaborate with the resource managers who are directly managing those team members as needed. Lead cross functional and international integration teams.

Experience and Qualifications

PMP certification preferred or thorough knowledge and demonstrated execution of project management methodology including documentation.

10 years of project/program management experience working in a large organization with cross functional global teams. Ability to effectively influence, interact and collaborate with senior level management.

Ability to manage resources in a continuously changing environment with competing demands. Proven track record of successful project implementation with definable contributions to the business. Ability to drive and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills. Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to influence actions/decisions of others.

Experience working with outsource delivery service providers is a strong plus.

Must have a solid understanding of both the business and the technical aspects of BI, holding a detailed understanding of the process, challenges, risks and dependencies often found in BI projects.

Exposure to, and understanding of, the recent developments around Big Data technologies and platform, and their use in the Business Intelligence and Analytics domain.

Excellent English communication skill.

Current BI Technology Stack

EDW Database: Oracle Exadata

ETL Data Processing: Informatica Powercenter

Data Visualisation / Reporting: Business Objects, Oracle Business Intelligence [OBIEE]

Multi-Dimensional DB / Analytical Processing: Oracle Essbase

Financial Analytics / Planning: Hyperion Planning

Master Data Management: Informatica MDM

Company Background

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance and their own.

The Enterprise Business Systems (EBS) organization owns the strategy, delivery and support of internal business platforms. These include Marketing, Selling, Fulfilment, Billing and Collections, and Service & Support. EBS works closely with business executives and other senior leaders to define and execute a global EBS plan. We are focused on maximizing efficiencies through standardization and work to harmonize processes, culture and information to support business objectives.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit careers.thomsonreuters.com.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We'll bring a world of opportunities.

As a global business we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.


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