Dealer-FX Group

Manager, BI and Data Project

CA-ON-Markham
1 month ago(12/14/2017 4:01 PM)
ID
2017-1259
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Direction

Coordination

Implementation

Tracking

 

These key skills come naturally to the kind of person who will excel here in our Manager, BI and Data Project opening in our Technology Team.

 

 

You will work with key business leaders to determine our Business Intelligence Strategic Roadmap, and manage initiatives and projects that will enable this roadmap.  You will be responsible for directing project staff in the development of Integrated Business Intelligence Solutions within a complex and fast-paced environment. Using a collaborative Agile methodology, you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of projects, each comprised of small to medium to sized initiatives (teams of 5-12). You will be directing project staff and tracking project scope and costs throughout the Agile project delivery lifecycle, ensuring that clear accountability and realistic deadlines are assigned to all project tasks, and that the project is cost-effectively achieving all project delivery milestones. 

 

We’re disrupting in our space and leading our competitors because our applications are complex, well supported and led by a management team that knows exactly how we are going to WIN. We just need your help getting there. 

We get lots of recognition (Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500 - AGAIN) and have grown rapidly. Our applications are used by millions of users every day, generating millions of dollars in revenue with top brand automotive manufacturers (Audi, Nissan, FCA, Toyota, Lexus). 

We have a culture of shared ownership that lends well to our fast paced and ever changing atmosphere.

 

Here’s how we’ll support you:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Choice of basic or enhanced health benefit plans, dental and vision benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Child care vouchers for back up child care
  • Free underground parking
  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation
  • 1 paid annual volunteer day
  • Cool company events and team building activities
  • Paid training

 

 

If this sounds like you then read more traditional details below and apply today! 

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for overall delivery of projects, with the specified level of quality for the project sponsor, on time and within budget and scope
  • Apply Agile (Scrum Master), System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and project management methodologies in a flexible and practical manner in various situations
  • Plan, prepare and maintain project schedules to meet Dealer-FX standards
  • Identify critical path, determine and integrate milestones, control points, imposed dates and go/no-go decision points into the schedule
  • Manage scope, schedule and cost priorities between stakeholder groups and within the project team
  • Work with key stakeholders and team members to establish strategy, approach, scope and timelines for all BI projects
  • Provide status to the management team and keep stakeholders apprised of key project activities
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of project(s) to align with senior management strategic direction
  • Perform the required activities for transitioning the project to the sustaining teams and field teams
  • Develop the project organization and structure to optimize alignment of individual and group skills with project tasks
  • Drive the decision-making process, be proactive in taking the initiative and the lead for identifying, analyzing and resolving issues
  • Provide post mortem/root cause analysis for significant issues
  • Work closely with corporate teams regarding enterprise data management processes, governance, standards, compliance as well as best practices
  • Manages vendor relationships according to contract terms and conditions

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 -7 years of experience managing medium to large sized ($2M-$10M), complex projects from initiation to implementation using a disciplined approach to project management
  • University degree or equivalent
  • PMP and/or Agile certification
  • Demonstrated project management competencies: budget and timeline management, scope management, risk management, issues management, timely decision making. effective team building, ability to prioritize and delegate appropriately and deal with changing priorities
  • Excellent people management skills; experience working with and managing teams in a matrix environment
  • Desire to use or create standards, consider re-usability, and have a long-term view while understanding short-term needs
  • Self-starter who provides ideas and solutions, understands best practices within the BI discipline
  • Working knowledge of Business Intelligence tools such as Qlik Sense, Tableau, Power BI
  • Knowledge of the Automotive industry is an asset
  • Development experience in relational and dimensional design, ETL is an asset
  • Proven ability to work with dynamic priorities and to develop effective working relationships with internal and external users/customers and stakeholders

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