SAP BOBJ Developer

Client PBT Group
Published 11/01/2017
12 Months
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
With in-depth knowledge of business intelligence solutions and experience that spans more than two decades in over 25 countries, PBT Group has honed its expertise through engagement with most of the top 100 companies, answering to diverse needs to give clients not only a competitive edge, but also a sustainable advantage.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Banking / Finance & Investment
Specification
PBT Group, leaders in Business Intelligemce, has a requirement for a BOBJ Developer to enable the SAP BW reporting strategy and for report development in BOBJ v4.1.

- The successful candidate must demonstrate a good understanding of the SAP BW reporting strategy and how it is being implemented.
- Timely delivery of accurate monthly business reporting
- Monitoring and checking of report quality and standards against agreed frameworks
- Successful implementation of enhancements and changes to reports
- Have a good understanding of the stakeholder’s business environment and reporting requirements
- Effective communication measured as follows:
:: Content – relevant, appropriate, timely
:: Method – appropriate for audience and topic
:: Documentation of output and required actions

DUTIES:
- Enabling and maintaining the end to end report cycle
- Schedule and track report batches
- Perform quality assurance checks of production reports
- Ensure that standard methodologies are implemented across all reports
- Involved in different phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) like requirements gathering, preparation of technical specification documents, designing and developing reports, unit testing and UAT.
- Enforce the change operating model
- Ensure rationalisation and standardisation strategies are implemented
- Build automated reports that are fit for purpose
- Facilitate all other aspects of report change and new development from functional specification to testing and obtaining sign-off
- Support: Address report related queries
- Manage the governance cycle and promote reports from DEV through UAT into PROD
Implement and maintain governance and processes in line with the CIB reporting strategy
Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in either Information Science, Computer Science, Information Systems or similar
- Develop in-depth knowledge of SAP BW - its structure, fields and methodologies
- Strong knowledge of reporting standards and related controls
- Banking industry knowledge would be an advantage
- SAP R/3 and BW application knowledge in the business process area
- Knowledge of application software tools, including presentation, spreadsheet, and word processing
- An understanding of the source data (both SAP and non-SAP data)
- Detailed knowledge of the data required to be extracted
- Knowledge of the customer’s current business processes
- Knowledge of data quality issues, scheduling tools
- An understanding of multidimensional modelling
- An understanding of the differences between operational systems data modelling and DW data modelling
- Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
- Technical competency in data modelling
- Minimum 3 years in a similar reporting environment
- Minimum 2 years of BOBJ report development (BOBJ v4.1 experience will be very beneficial)
- Proven track record in report development and applying governance and standards
- SAP BOBJ v4.1 suite of products: Webi, Crystal Reports, CMC and Live Office
- Experience with data warehouse data analysis
- Experience with data extraction development

Personal competencies:::
- Attention to detail – consistent accuracy, probing, thorough checks and balances
- Analytical skills – ability to analyse and synthesise user requirements
- Excellent ability to communicate effectively, given nature of global alignment and delivery required, and seniority of stakeholders
- Strong delivery orientation
- Ability to make and build sustainable business relationships
- Ability to manage various stakeholders with potentially conflicting requirements
- Good negotiation skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to deal with conflict
- Ability to work within a fluid environment, reacting to events and juggling multiple priorities
- Ability to work as part of a team while proactively and independently delivering
- Ability to work to deadlines
Job Closing Date 31/03/2017
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