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Title:  SDC BI Development Manager (BW/BO Expert)

Job ID:  74361
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1630


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.


But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.



SDC BI  Development Manager


The SDC BI Development team, within the Global Development Center, defines and implements the corporate SAP Analytical strategy and approach; the team plans, directs, and manages the analysis, design, implementation and support of global planning and reporting (analytics) SAP applications. 


Within this team, and reporting to the SDC BI Development Manager position, employee has the responsibility to design and deliver SAP BI/Analytical global applications (SAP BW, SAP Analytics Cloud solution) to support better business decision making. This position requires:
• Ability to understand business processes and initiatives in the assigned functions.
• Taking an active part in the architecture and configuration of the final solutions and supporting them afterwards.
• Interact with BTS and business users, if required to understand the requirements and serve their needs.
• Provide technical support for issue resolution including UAT and Post Go-Live support, working with end users and other project and support teams.


What will you do?


1) Technical and Process Expertise

• Support the business requirements gathering and analysis 
• Map of functional requirements & capabilities to technical solution design. Propose  optimal technical solutions to fulfill user requests or fix problems.
• Proactively propose improvements to the configuration, decustomization, automation
• Own and actively share development best practices.
• Support BTS with end-user training (train the trainer).

2) System Configuration and Developments

• Support technical design, development and unit testing, and production deployment.  Ensure that the solution is aligned with the agreed business process design, functional design and with best practices and JTI architecture standards
• Transport changes between environments, support user testing, fine tune the solution based on testing feedback
• Ensure consistency & standardization of the applications
• Ensure that required system documentation is completed and delivered prior to Go-Live. Contribute to Knowledge Base creation.

3) Issue Resolution and Operational Support

• Provide timely technical support for issue resolution including UAT and Post Go-Live support, including data maintenance and user access administration. Work with end users and other support teams and the vendor if required
• Closely collaborate with BTS or external vendors.  
• Timely update assigned tasks, provide response and solution within team SLA and release schedule
• Ensures the high quality of the BI solutions and that they are aligned with IT standards and agreed-upon business process design.  
4) Business Partnership

• Communicate timely on the project progress related to developments in assigned area; manage the processes of requests, approval, specifications, development, documentation and unit testing 
• Develop relationships with customers to understand their needs and priorities and deliver timely and quality solutions to users by researching the business processes supported. 

5) Innovation

• Stay abreast of trends and new capabilities of the BI platform
• Proactively analyze technology trends & JTI business demand to identify upcoming opportunities.


What's in it for you?


  • Work in a brand-new office located in BGC McKinley West
  • Be covered with medical insurance upon hiring, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance
  • Receive cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Have access to over 200 company training
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves


Who are we looking for?


  • University degree in computer science or equivalent apprenticeship.
  • SAP/other professional certificates are a plus                                       
  • 3-5+ years IT experience and broad knowledge in different areas.
  • 3 years of proven experience in development with SAP BI tools, BW, SAC, AFO, etc.
  • 3 years of experience with the analysis of user requirements
  • Experience with other BI tools (e.g. Front-end design principles, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with ABAP development
  • Experience with embedded analytics (CDS) is a plus
  • Experience with Agile methodologies is a plus
  • Experience with HANA SQL scripting development is a big plus
  • Experience with BPC and Fox scripting is a big plus
  • Experience in functional areas is a big plus                                      
  • Fluent English
  • Professional knowledge of computer software design principles
  • Excellence in office productivity tools (Excel, Project etc.)
  • Ability to deliver on time and follow-up promptly on any issues and/or risks identified
  • Responsible, proactive, result-oriented, attention to the details 
  • Proven ability to learn quickly                                           


What are the next steps - Recruitment Process:


Thank you very much for applying!

We will make sure to provide feedback on your application within 2 weeks after the application deadline.



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