Business Intelligence Services – IT BI Solution Manager
Wilton, CT,USA
Job Reference SP-9921046752
Professional Areas Information Technology
Function Information Technology
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 7 - 10 years
Start date 2020-07-31
Application close date 2021-07-31
Summary
The IT Department of Louis Dreyfus Company, for its Business Intelligence Services, is currently looking for an IT BI Solutions Manager to be based in Wilton. As part of a a dynamic IT organization currently undergoing a transformational change, you will act as change booster and play a key role on business process transformation to enable innovative and faster decision making processes driven by analytic application. We invite you to join our team if you aim to make the difference with your contribution and establish yourself as a key member of our IT organization.
The right candidate for this role should:

• Develop Business Intelligence and data analytics culture within the regional
target decision makers and users’ community

• Effectively deploy global solutions in LDC’s regions and follow up on Analytics
products’ roadmap management

• Guarantee that expected business outcomes are achieved unleashing the
power of decision making process driven by data analytics products


Main duties & responsibilities:

• End-to-End contributor on development and deployment of several key IT
solutions – within Business Intelligence domain both on descriptive and
predictive analytics applications area, market data, middle office and risk
reporting

• Learn and understand regional solutions portfolio and business needs to drive
convergence towards the global business intelligence strategy

• Ensure agile product road maps, roll outs, continuous improvement plan and
deployments are in sync with the regional business needs and with the global
Business Intelligence strategy

• Ensure support structure and become the “go to person” for local senior
leaders and users’ community driving adoption and removing roadblocks for
effectively embed BI Solutions in business processes

• Own the delivery of projects (including resources needs and financials) to
enhance or provide new solutions in your solutions portfolio and its associated
metrics on time and on budget

• Manage relationship with vendors’ resources and ensure to get expected
performance from them

• Ensure products’ deliverables are properly documented and with adequate
reference material

• Follow up issues and risks, and trigger appropriate escalations in case of
need

• Propose mitigation plan in case of issues and risks assessing different options
and providing recommendations

• Identify dependencies within parallel running projects in IT portfolio and
proactively put in place actions to mitigate related risks

• Work closely with IT partners of others Service lines and highlight cross-
functional issues or synergies

• Be an IT inspiring leader
Previous Experiences required:

• 8+ years of proven experience in IT Solution Management or IT Senior Business
Analyst type of role

• Previous Experience in commodities trading domain on middle office or
controlling processes will be considered a strong plus (Position Reporting, Daily
P&L, Execution, Risk Exposure etc.)

• IT Consulting background will be considered a plus

• IT complex multi interfaces architecture implementation experiences will be
considered is a strong plus

• International multi-cultural environment
Skills:

• Ability to move easily across different projects and initiatives, to prioritize and
manage many open cases at one time

• Curiosity and eagerness for exploring and understanding complex business
processes

• Deep critical thinking attitude to be able to manage ambiguity and complexity
comfortably

• Quick learner on new domains, ramp up on knowledge curve easily, ability to
work independently and with little prompting

• Inclination to make improvements, find new ideas and challenge the status
quo

• Excellent in execution with natural sense of duty and urgency to drive the
change

• Strong solution management skills (understanding on functional business
process in solution design and configuration experience, etc.)

• Excellent Project management skills (scope and quality management,
resource management, budget management, issue management, stakeholder
management)

• Excellent teamwork, communication & collaboration skills

• Strong analysis, synthesis and communication capacity (written and oral),
ability to negotiate and influence both internally and externally



Technical skills:

• Project management in global enterprise data management systems

• BI technologies knowledge and experience in data visualization are a strong
plus: i.e. Microsoft Power BI ideally or similar for frontend, SAP BW, SAP
HANA or similar database / datawarehousing for backend

• Scripting languages to process data pipelines is a plus: i.e. R, Phyton, Matlab
or similar

• Knowledge of market data prices and market quotation concepts is a plus:
Bloomberg, Reuters, ICE etc. and the corresponding structure behind those
providers (tickers, fields)


Language:
• Fluent in English, oral and written is a must
• English (Fluent)
Education: - University Master Degree in IT, Engineering, Math, Physics (others only if with previous proven IT experience)

Main
Responsibilities
Along with the below listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by his supervisor.
The right candidate for this role should:

• Develop Business Intelligence and data analytics culture within the regional
target decision makers and users’ community

• Effectively deploy global solutions in LDC’s regions and follow up on Analytics
products’ roadmap management

• Guarantee that expected business outcomes are achieved unleashing the
power of decision making process driven by data analytics products


Main duties & responsibilities:

• End-to-End contributor on development and deployment of several key IT
solutions – within Business Intelligence domain both on descriptive and
predictive analytics applications area, market data, middle office and risk
reporting

• Learn and understand regional solutions portfolio and business needs to drive
convergence towards the global business intelligence strategy

• Ensure agile product road maps, roll outs, continuous improvement plan and
deployments are in sync with the regional business needs and with the global
Business Intelligence strategy

• Ensure support structure and become the “go to person” for local senior
leaders and users’ community driving adoption and removing roadblocks for
effectively embed BI Solutions in business processes

• Own the delivery of projects (including resources needs and financials) to
enhance or provide new solutions in your solutions portfolio and its associated
metrics on time and on budget

• Manage relationship with vendors’ resources and ensure to get expected
performance from them

• Ensure products’ deliverables are properly documented and with adequate
reference material

• Follow up issues and risks, and trigger appropriate escalations in case of
need

• Propose mitigation plan in case of issues and risks assessing different options
and providing recommendations

• Identify dependencies within parallel running projects in IT portfolio and
proactively put in place actions to mitigate related risks

• Work closely with IT partners of others Service lines and highlight cross-
functional issues or synergies

• Be an IT inspiring leader

    Experiences
    Previous Experiences required:

    • 8+ years of proven experience in IT Solution Management or IT Senior Business
    Analyst type of role

    • Previous Experience in commodities trading domain on middle office or
    controlling processes will be considered a strong plus (Position Reporting, Daily
    P&L, Execution, Risk Exposure etc.)

    • IT Consulting background will be considered a plus

    • IT complex multi interfaces architecture implementation experiences will be
    considered is a strong plus

    • International multi-cultural environment

      Skills
      Skills:

      • Ability to move easily across different projects and initiatives, to prioritize and
      manage many open cases at one time

      • Curiosity and eagerness for exploring and understanding complex business
      processes

      • Deep critical thinking attitude to be able to manage ambiguity and complexity
      comfortably

      • Quick learner on new domains, ramp up on knowledge curve easily, ability to
      work independently and with little prompting

      • Inclination to make improvements, find new ideas and challenge the status
      quo

      • Excellent in execution with natural sense of duty and urgency to drive the
      change

      • Strong solution management skills (understanding on functional business
      process in solution design and configuration experience, etc.)

      • Excellent Project management skills (scope and quality management,
      resource management, budget management, issue management, stakeholder
      management)

      • Excellent teamwork, communication & collaboration skills

      • Strong analysis, synthesis and communication capacity (written and oral),
      ability to negotiate and influence both internally and externally



      Technical skills:

      • Project management in global enterprise data management systems

      • BI technologies knowledge and experience in data visualization are a strong
      plus: i.e. Microsoft Power BI ideally or similar for frontend, SAP BW, SAP
      HANA or similar database / datawarehousing for backend

      • Scripting languages to process data pipelines is a plus: i.e. R, Phyton, Matlab
      or similar

      • Knowledge of market data prices and market quotation concepts is a plus:
      Bloomberg, Reuters, ICE etc. and the corresponding structure behind those
      providers (tickers, fields)


      Language:
      • Fluent in English, oral and written is a must

        Required
        Languages
        • English (Fluent)

        Required
        Education
        Education: - University Master Degree in IT, Engineering, Math, Physics (others only if with previous proven IT experience)

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