Team Lead, Business Intelligence in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

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Job Description

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Are you looking to further your career with an industry leading, global children's entertainment company? 

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you! 




What's it like to work here?




Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  





Job Description:

Reporting to the Director, Business Intelligence and Data Governance, the primary responsibility of this role is to drive Business Intelligence operations. This role is responsible for managing both solution delivery and production support operations.

What we can expect from you:

  • Lead a team of SAP BI Developers responsible for technical configuration and development of the SAP BW / Bl tool set.
  • Act as a strategic partner with business leads and align key business insights I into actionable analytics through requirement gathering, blueprinting and training.
  • Assist and oversee with blue printing and technical design, ensuring business requirements and strategies are aligned.
  • Architect, design and deliver data models and align team on development priorities related to Bl
  • / BW solutions.
  • Assist in shaping and execute Bl / BW roadmaps considering SAP emerging technologies, particularly on HANA
  • Analyze the needs of the business and prioritize Bl initiatives, ensuring alignment with business leaders and the core team.
  • Ensure data Integrity, quality and accuracy in operational, financial and sales reporting/ analytics.
  • Participate in strategic user groups to define, standardize and design analytical solutions helping address business insights and key decision making.
  • Respond to analytical requests with solution design from the bottom up, addressing: data modeling, analytical structure, security and BI visualization.  
  • BI development utilizing SAP visualization tools aligned with business requirements
  • Provide training and documentation to user groups ensuring consistency and standardization in all analytical solutions.
  • Mentor junior team members on latest BI technologies

Who's a good fit for this role:

  • Proven track record of delivering SAP and related technology projects within established project constraints
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic and operational planning, resource allocation and coordination of people and resources
  • Demonstrated presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with technical teams as well as business teams and executives, both in person and remotely
  • Self-starter with high energy to meet the needs of a highly demanding business and IT environment
  • Skills include strong business acumen, future-thinking, strategic, accountable, collaborative, and proactive, all complementing strong tactical execution skills
  • Solid experience in SAP BW ETL process, Extractions, Data Modeling, Info Cubes, Info Objects, ADSO, composite providers, Routines, and Transformation
  • Modeling with new BW on HANA artifacts using LSA++ artifacts
  • Understanding of SAP ERP modules, specifically: SD, MM, FI, PS, WM
  • Good Communication skills

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Strong project management and leadership skills are essential. The Individual must be able to co­ordinate and lead a team, (both internal and external 3rd party providers), in a multi-project fast paced environment.
  • Experience In an industry related to the manufacturing or distribution of Consumer Packaged Goods to the retail sector is strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of BW 7.4 SPS 3, SAP BOBJ 4.2 SPS 2
  • Strong knowledge of SAP HANA rev 112.03
  • Knowledge of SAP application stack OTC process for SD, LE, MM, APO, PP
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that are effective at all levels In the organization. Ability to effectively present solutions to senior management. Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills as well as analytical and planning abilities, combined with good business sense.
  • A flexible management style that changes dependent on the need and the situation.
  • The ability to address problems of the future as well as the present, to be a logical and conceptual thinker as well as a doer is essential.
  • An innovative individual with a high energy level who is flexible and adaptable to change.  A college or university degree in computers/technology eg: Application for Job Title & SOURCE: (where you heard about this job) in the subject line. We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for Interview will be contacted.




What you can expect from us:


Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:
•    Integrity
•    Open Mindset
•    Innovation
•    Partnerships
•    Collaboration
•    Driving Results
•    Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.