Manager - MSBI and Tableau

Fixed Assignment Role – 3 years


Information is the lifeblood of value creation and competitive advantage. Without good information Unilever cannot manage performance, cannot operate effectively and cannot be sure that the decisions taken are the right ones. Information & Analytics (I&A) is all about leveraging technology, analytics & consolidated services to provide information and insight on-time right across Unilever.

Good information is at the heart of Unilever’s success – enabling us to manage performance, operate effectively and make sure that the decisions taken are the right ones. To meet this need, Enterprise & Technology Solutions (ETS) has created a dedicated cross-functional Information & Analytics team to support the business, with a critical mass of expertise and specialist Business Intelligence skills, in order to convert data into information that becomes a source of competitive advantage to Unilever.

Within the Information & Analytics Team, the Reporting and Presentation team is Accountable for delivering best-in-class Reporting solutions fulfilling Functional, Performance and User Experience requirements. We are building a quorum of internal development expertise within this team, whereupon this role is positioned.

We are looking for a MSBI and Tableau Lead Developer with extensive experience in Microsoft BI stack and Tableau (Desktop and Server) and capable of leading the Front End delivery in large scale projects.


Plan, Design, Build then Test and Deploy Reporting solutions delivered through Microsoft BI and Tableau tooling.

Work as part of an effective Project Team, alongside ETL, EDW & Database Modellers, Infrastructure Architects and Project Managers to deliver, as part of a team – all working together to provide a successful end-to-end Reporting solution

Work closely with Logical Data Modellers and Semantic Data Modellers to ensure Data Models are effectively designed to support Microsoft BI and Tableau Reporting solutions.

Working effectively within Project Teams to ensure effective end-to-end solutions.

Overseeing team members delivery on projects

Deliver well thought out solutions that meet functional and performance requirements, often problem solving throughout Design and Build, through analysing SQL Query interactions to underlying data source.

Develop reporting solutions with consideration towards User Experience, namely creating intuitive, attractive and engaging solutions based on a Working Knowledge of User Experience (UE) concepts.

To keep abreast of the Innovation of MS BI stack solutions, Tableau, MS Azure and other relevant technologies, ensuring that solutions are leveraging the latest product advancements.

Manage a number of developers, supporting them through problem solving challenges and occasional reviews of delivery.


Extended experience developing Business Intelligence solutions with Microsoft BI stack and Tableau, minimum of 7 years.

Leading edge experience of SQL Server, SSAS (OLAP Cube design advanced is a must), SSRS and SSIS.

Fully operational Knowledge of SQL Query language and MDX

Fully operational Knowledge of Tableau Desktop as report and dashboard development tool and Tableau Server as platform (2-3 year experience).

Deep knowledge of Data Modelling and Data Warehousing techniques (Kimball) and practical, hands-on knowledge of its implementation in OLAP Cubes.

Visual Studio Development / Business Intelligence Development Studio experience aligned to skills above.

Report and Dashboard design following standard User Experience guidelines

Experience leading the Front End delivery in large scale projects with both internal and external resources

A working knowledge of Information Security and Access Control.

Relevant Experience

7 years experience in full Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack, developing a wide range of Microsoft BI solutions.

3 years experience in Tableau Development and Tableau Server basic administration and security

3 years experience leading development teams

3 years experience working as technical lead for Business Intelligence projects.

Management experience.

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