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Analytics Product Manager

  • Location

    Newbury

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-02-26-CBD0492884EC

  • Published:

    1 day ago

  • Expiry date:

    2025-11-25

  • Client:

    Vodafone

Job Description

Vodafone have implemented a multi market analytics capability on AWS that is integral to the financial reporting of all out customer contracts. We require an experienced analytics lead to assure day to day operations and drive the product(s) roadmap in partnership with the business.

This individual will take accountability to set the agenda for analytic product(s) assigned with a value outcome focused roadmap as well as optimising operational capabilities to optimise cost, compliance, and overall efficiency.

The Vodafone CIS analytics team has a key focus on designing and delivering high quality analytics products to enable our corporate stakeholders. This product manager sits alongside other product managers who will need to work closely together to align on recommendations and key points of integration.

Vodafone have recently upgraded a capability on AWS Cloud - which has led to the creation of this role. It is expected that this will form the primary focus of this role as we move from project implementation into a product driven approach. The dynamic nature of Vodafone and technology means that this will be reviewed periodically to ensure that we are maximising value from the latest and best analytic capabilities.

The role will need to blend technical expertise and strong stakeholder management in order to integrate effective outcome that meets the needs of our business. It will look to deliver in an agile manner - driving a product backlog with business alignment so that we ensure delivery across matrix teams and challenge vendors to address our priorities.

They will serve as the key technology point of contact to ensure effective support, advice and expertise on the design and best practice to exploit value from the product(s) they lead.

With us you will:

  • Define and deliver product roadmaps to meet the reporting and analytic needs of the business for products assigned

  • Analyse business requirements to ensure the appropriate use across our analytical products

  • Engage with business to collect requirements/user stories

  • Manage the product backlog delivery - aligning iterative prioritisation with the business

  • Provide expert advice and best practice to guide business and system integrators on product development

  • Define dependencies with other Products/Projects

  • Engage/review service operations for the overall product health (e.g. IT Controls)

  • Ensure compliancy with security, architecture, privacy/GDPR, SOX and audit controls

Candidate Description

  • Deep technical expertise with at least 5 years' experience in any one of the following: SAP BI: Business Warehouse, Business Objects (Crystal, Web Intelligence, Design Studio), SAP HANA, CDS views, replication tools, QDI, AWS S3, Redshift , Matillion, Datarow , Apache Nifi, Qliksense

  • Also Monitoring of usage statistics with in AWS market place to optimise storage and usage costs.

  • Proven track record in technical project delivery and technical design governance.

  • Proven track record within one of the following:

  • Agile: preferably scaled agile framework

  • Process Optimisation: continuous improvement

  • Innovation: driving organisational capabilities

  • Knowledge of Finance, and Supply Chain

  • Understanding of SOX compliance

  • SAP Simple finance, data reconciliation with GL balances , RAR integration to Simple finance Must have technical / professional qualifications:

  • Expert coding ability in SQL

  • Understanding of Integration technologies

  • Technical expertise in analytics