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BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

MANAGER BUSINESS SOLUTIONS & BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE GCC

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Your Mission

The Manager BuSo & BI supports Head of BuSo & Strategy and internal counterparts in a business analysis environment. Provides the reporting infrastructure and creates a baseline for a better business steering environment through BI, Cube or any required platform. The position supports the coordination role for process analysis and solution implementation for any areas of improvement through an analytical perspective.

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS:

  • Implements business process analysis for areas of improvement (regarding process flow & automization & cost saving etc) through an analytical perspective, and builds a project timeline & roadmap.
  • Rolls out & coordinates & follows-up GCC-specific process and project solutions together with internal counterparts and/or EEMEA BuSo Team.
  • Supports the country’s “key user” and gives feedback if required for GCC-specific improved tools & applications
  • Proactively identify daily business opportunities and shortfalls in forward orders and discuss them with internal colleagues.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE:

  • With Global BI Reporting standard/formats; or in the absence of Global BI, develops or leverages the appropriate reporting suite for GCC based on KPI definitions
  • Designs dashboards & reports to support other department requirements and automates reporting flow.
  • Translates business needs into reporting specifications; and develops & implements & maintains reporting systems that provide accessible information for decision-making and performance monitoring.
  • Trains related department’s BI representative/key user, clarifies report/process owners and continues to leverage reports according to new requirements for creating a sustainable reporting environment.
  • Support inter-department counterparts regarding reporting platform requirements to provide a better business analysis environment.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

  • Prepares Business Results on monthly, quarterly, and annual perspectives in-line with Financial Calendar
  • Deep dive into business opportunities or shortfalls in performance improvement aspect (incl analysis of variances for forecast vs actuals / YoY comparisons)
  • Compares, analyses and reports PUMA GCC commercial KPIs, sector trends, market SM, economy, real estate etc

Your Talent

Education: 

  • University degree from a reputable university with relevant fields (BA/BS in business analytics, or other administrative, engineering & quantitative study)

Experience:

  • Minimum of 4-5 years of applicable experience. Retail industry, BI or consultancy is a plus

Capabilities:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple departments.
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills. Fluent in English both written & verbal.
  • Outgoing team player with initiative, integrity, reliability, and ability to meet deadlines while maintaining a professional & positive attitude
  • Sense of urgency and ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about sports and sports culture.

Specialized skills:

  • Advanced Excel knowledge required
  • Knowledge of Power BI, Power Query, or Power Pivot preferred
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Data science experience preferred (academic or professional)
  • Well-organized, reliable, and efficient with the ability to prioritize

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 16,100 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA Wellbeing at Middle East

ATHLETE



  • Health and Wellness Allowance

SOCIAL


  • Community engagement activities

  • Company parties & events

  • Social area

FLEX


  • Flexible working hours

  • Parental leave policy

Finance


  • Employee discount

  • Life insurance

  • Medical insurance

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PUMA Business Solutions

To continuously make PUMA stronger and faster, PUMA Business Solutions drives change, delivering solutions through cross-functional projects. As the Business Solutions team, we offer support which exposes us to a multitude of projects, all with varying demands. In order to introduce effective changes, our process and project managers are in constant exchange with the teams. We're enablers, often working with teams to help them achieve their goals.

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