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Technology Specialist BI

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Date: 26-Nov-2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL


Are you a finance professional with great stakeholder management skills and experience in Power BI? WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU!


Over the past years, the Global Functions – Supply Chain, Commerce, Finance, Procurement and IT – have worked together to create a common set of core processes, embedded in a standard ERP system. These were delivered to HEINEKEN OpCos in AMEE, APAC and the Caribbean under the BASE programme. The Global Process Management organization now supports these OpCos in Business as Usual mode to help them continuously adhere to these process standards and improve on their performance.

Over time, the scope of this support will be extended to other programmes and OpCos. Within the Global Standing Organisation, the BI team is responsible for delivering operational and management reports that support OpCos in running their daily operations and bring insights to facilitate decision making.

The Global PM Technical Specialist BI will be building and enhancing these reports: from clarifying specifications with our OpCos and Global Functions, writing the functional and technical designs, building the reports together with our development team, testing their output and training OpCos in using them. We are particularly looking for someone with a strong Financial background to help us deliver our Finance reports: Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, CAPEX, Cash Forecasting and P&VA.


Main responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver Finance-related BI reports (new reports, new functionalities);
  • Liaise with senior stakeholders from OpCos and Global Functions on their business and data needs;
  • Translate business requirements into development requirements for the BI developers;
  • Act as linking pin between Business, BI Development Teams and/or IT;
  • Decide on dashboard and report structure/tool set up;
  • Validate OpCo data to check if reports are correct;
  • Quality checks on reports delivered by developers to ensure it is in line with what was commissioned;
  • Support testing and OpCo training on new reports / tool functionality: responsible for creating training materials and providing training;
  • Monitor OpCo reports to ensure execution is done as intended


Main challenges that you will be facing are:

  • Balancing of interests between OpCos, Global Functions, BASE process standards and IT;
  • Prioritising all these requirements;
  • Safeguarding of the tool design for the global template;
  • Fulfilling business requirements against limited budget and time;
  • Ensuring acceptance in the OpCo


Your profile

  • Background in HEINEKEN Finance, preferably in an OpCo (strategic) business controller position;
  • Power BI on an end-user level (design skills); any developer knowledge is a plus;
  • Good analytical and project management skills to manage delivery on time and in full (detail orientation, meeting deadlines, error-less delivery);

  • Assertiveness and ability to challenge requirements to protect the standard and tool design;

  • Excellent stakeholder management, communication & change management skills;

  • Experience with HeiLite (MS Navision) or JD Edwards is a plus;

  • Ability to work independently;

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

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