Senior Manager - BI Data Governance & Reporting | Al Futtaim Automotive | Projects BIW

Date: 28 Jan 2024

Location: AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: [[158225]] 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day


Overview of the role:

To play a leading role in the development and management Business Intelligence solutions to support the Automotive division with KPI dashboards and tracking methodologies. Including but not limited to:

  • Translation of business requirements into functional & technical specifications
  • Master Data management and governance, ETL development, dashboarding development and maintenance.
  • Maintain and contribute to improvements in data management processes across AFG technology platforms

What you will do:

  • Develop Gap analysis to support the migration of data platforms from SAP BW to MS Azure with regards to Master and transaction data as well as reporting requirements
  • Requirements gathering and development of reports and dashboards in Tableau/Power BI
  • Manage and execute changes required to correct master data as approved by the business
  • Coordinate and follow up on calls logged with IT dept to ensure speedy resolution of issues.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives across multiple functional areas and regions.
  • Ensure data quality, compliance and consistency across business systems.
  • Develop or provide direction for developing communication plan to ensure project members and stakeholders receive adequate communication throughout the project and are kept informed of critical path progress and variances.


Required Skills to be successful:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in BI technologies incl ETL’s and dashboard developments
  •  SAP R/3 & SAP IS Auto (S4/HANA an advantage).
  • Professional knowledge of Data management systems
  • Hands on experience with ETL tools 


About the Team:
Working in a fast-paced and diverse environment, reporting directly to the Project Manager

What equips you for the role:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in BI technologies incl ETL’s and dashboard developments (Tableau and Power BI advantageous)
  • Previous master data management experience
  • Understanding of reviewing systems and processes
  • Extensive experience with data analysis
  • Experience conducting user training.
  • Experience in managing a team.
  • Experience in system migration projects


Job-Specific Skills: 

  • Professional knowledge of Data management systems
  • SAP R/3 & SAP IS Auto (S4/HANA an advantage).
  • Professional knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Hands on experience with ETL tools (Preferred Alteryx)
  • Working knowledge of MS Azure data platforms
  • Analytically minded and methodical problem solver
  • Able to understand and investigate topics related to multiple business areas.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation.
  • Able to efficiently prioritize work and timely inform stakeholders of progress.
  • Experience working within a multi-cultural environment.
  • Knowledge of various Dealer management systems advantageous 
  • Strong written and communication skills in English language
  • Experience in the Automotive industry – preferred


About Al-Futtaim Automotive
A major division of the UAE-based Al-Futtaim Group of companies, Al-Futtaim Automotive is an industry leader with presence in 10 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Our core business activities at Al-Futtaim Automotive include distribution, manufacturing, leasing and aftersales, and we are firmly established as the regional representative of some of the world’s most iconic automotive brands: Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge, Volvo and RAM.
We are driven by a customer-centric approach, constantly pushing the boundaries on innovation, quality standards, and value-added service across our vast universe of customers - right from motoring enthusiasts to fleet operators to contractors. Our mission is to become the leader in custom-made mobility solutions by delivering nothing less than world-class omni-channel experiences. 
We channel our local expertise and global trust to deliver one of the most comprehensive portfolios of mobility products and solutions, from passenger cars to SUVs, electric vehicles to high-performance motorbikes, commercial vehicles to industrial & construction equipment.
What keeps the company moving forward is a 9000-member strong team, with inspiring possibilities for growth, throughout the career path. This is Al-Futtaim Automotive and we empower talent to move forward.