HP Business Intelligence Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Business Intelligence Project Manager

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Who we are:

We are the Global Business Intelligence team, and as a member of HPs Global Sales Operations organization, we are all about enabling HP to deliver an unrivaled buying/selling experience across all channels by empowering customers, partners, and sales to win and drive profitable growth for HP. That includes the design, development, maintenance & operation of applications, infrastructure, tools and best practices that enable access to and analysis of information for improved and optimized decision making & business performance.

Who we need:

To build and grow our team in Houston we are currently looking for talented and experienced, full-time Business Intelligence Project Managers who have the skills to establish advanced subject matter expertise of HPs key systems, processes and data allowing them to lead global Business Intelligence, Reporting and Analytics projects & programs. Our BI Project Managers are building the bridge between:

  • our stakeholders and their information needs & requirements and priorities

  • our business partners across multiple functional organizations to better understand the detailed tools, processes and data flows

  • our IT organization who hosts most of our BI platforms and transactional systems

  • and eventually our BI Developers and project team members, to turn data into strategic insight for our users. As BI Project Manager you are at the forefront of our BI activities, by representing our organization to our partners & stakeholders and leading complex, global BI projects their success. With your excellent business acumen, project management and communication / presentation skills as well as with your state of the art Business Intelligence expertise you are trusted advisor on all BI & Reporting aspects for your stakeholders and project teams. Responsibilities:

  • leads project teams throughout all phases of the Business Intelligence / Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • actively manages project / solution requirements, staffing and timelines with stakeholders and project team

  • plans, manages and keeps control over key project milestones, metrics and success factors (AGILE and traditional project mgmt)

  • focal point and trusted BI & Reporting advisor for assigned stakeholder group in specific subject area(s); fist escalation point for stakeholder teams

  • spearhead stakeholder engagement across regional and functional teams to facilitate prioritization and (metric) definition discussions

  • coordinates and participates in solution testing to guarantee high quality of BI solutions.

  • communicates BI roadmap, project status and issues and proposes / presents resolution and workaround options to senior mgmt

  • ensures appropriate training of users, helpdesk & operations team at the end of each project / release

  • runs project post mortem analysis to capture improvement ideas for future projects

  • participates in organization-wide BI process improvement initiatives to fine tune our BI delivery approach and best practices

  • supports regular analytical needs for our business stakeholders (ie. data mining, data analytics, etc.)

  • applies advanced project management and quality / process improvement methodologies to assure uniformity, standardization and repeatability of BI solutions

  • drive process consistency and efficiency, along with the different teams, to assure uniformity, standardization and repeatability of reports in a turnkey manner

Desired Skills, Experience & Competencies:

  • 10+ years of experience in leading Business Intelligence Projects

  • first-level university degree or equivalent experience; may have advanced university degree (computer science or comparable business / technical experience or equivalent)

  • strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to work independently with and within remote teams with minimal daily supervision

  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills , work ethic and the ability to work well individually as well as leading multiple global virtual project teams

  • strong customer focus and ability to handle difficult stakeholder and project conversations; interact with multiple levels of the organization and functional disciplines

  • mastery in English ( written, verbal, presentation ) is a must, excellent presentation skills

  • experience in working at a large corporation / enterprise in a virtual / global environment is a plus

  • demonstrated and effective advanced project and program management (agile as well as traditional project management)

  • understanding and applying of advanced project management , quality and process improvement methodologies and leading complex global, cross-functional projects and programs

  • strong financial and business acumen . Technical / Business Intelligence Know-How

  • demonstrated understanding of BI technology and experience in leading BI or IT projects

  • creativity in problem solving and working with large volumes of data

  • basic data modelling and database design understanding

  • experience with BI visualization tools (QlikView, MS Azure / PowerBI, Hadoop, BigData Technologies, Business Objects, etc.) and their implementation

  • understanding of basic design principles and aesthetics of business dashboards and reports (ie. look and feel)

  • proficient in Data Mining and Analysis of Data / interpretation Results

  • basic technical understanding of Microsoft Online Platform, Web Technologies and Databases (leading technical project teams)

  • experience with corporate Sales, Marketing or ERP systems (Salesforce.com; Aprimo; etc.) as a distinct advantage

  • knowledge / understanding of end-to-end Campaign to Cash cycle is a benefit If you want to join our young, motivated & growing Business Intelligence team and want leave your footprint on HPs Business Intelligence journey, then we are looking forward to your application!

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Full time

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No shift premium (United States of America)

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