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Tableau - Business Intelligence Solutions Consultant | Al Futtaim Technologies | Dubai, U.A.E.

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Date: 23-May-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 34400 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

The Business Intelligence Consultant - Tableau operates within the context of providing customers with high quality Business Intelligence Solutions that meets their business requirements. It is therefore very important to have expert level knowledge of Tableau BI solutions for the assigned domain, quality engagement with business & customer advocacy.

This role will be responsible to:

  • Understand business requirements for data discovery and business intelligence for a given domain.
  • Understand and document customer requirements in terms of business metrics and KPIs for data discovery and business intelligence solutions.
  • End-to-end deployment of Tableau Business Intelligence Solution – Tableau Deployment, Data Integration, Reports/Dashboards.
  • Deliver standard/customized Tableau software demonstrations - Creators & Explorers, and presentations outlining the functional capabilities, competitive advantages and business benefits of Tableau solutions as they apply to client needs, build proof of concepts.
  • Assists sales teams in acquiring business by clearly articulating, through presentations / demos / proof of concepts, the value of Tableau software in assigned domain or business / industry area.
  • Prepares technical proposals and assists the sales team in responding to RFI / RFPs.

The Business Intelligence Consultant - Tableau will report to the Operations Technology Manager, however, channels exists for direct communication with other members from the senior leadership team at weekly meetings or as and when required. 

To be a successful in this role, you should have a bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification in engineering specialised in Computer Science / Quantitative / Statistical fields. Tableau Certifications - Desktop Qualified Associate is mandatory & Server Qualified Associate is an asset.

Minimum of 5+ years relevant experience in Tableau Business Intelligence solutions. 

Strong understanding of Business Intelligence solutions and reasonable understanding of business metrics in at least one of these domains – Finance / Retail / Insurance / Healthcare. Strong technical understanding and deployment skills for end-to-end Tableau BI solution with data integration using one or more industry standard tools like Alteryx, Talend, MS SSIS etc. Experience in Tableau solutions is necessary. Knowledge of BI solutions like SAP BW or Oracle BI shall be an added advantage. Well versed in dealing with business and technology stakeholders for a given domain. Proven expertise to conceptualize client needs and translate into specific implementation.

Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team. Strong written, verbal, interpersonal communication & presentation skills.

The Business Intelligence Consultant - Tableau will have to demonstrate excellent leadership qualities, be customer focused and be able to handle multiple and often conflicting priorities. It is essential the incumbent should have excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style. Excels at operating in a fast pace, community environment. Have the ability to look at situations from several points of view. Delegate responsibilities effectively. Excellent problem analytical skills and problem simulation. Should have a high comfort level working in a diverse environment. Open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done. Manage cross-functional relationships effectively. Strong verbal and writing skills, with regards to contractual communication. People management skills & problem solving skills. Excellent managerial & administrative skills however at the same time hands on with day to day business operations. Detail oriented and good reporting skills. Establish clear lines of communication both internally & externally. Strong commercial expertise in driving business results. 



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