Associate Vice President, Reporting and Analytics

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Dubai

Emirates NBD578 reviews

Job Purpose:

The AVP Reporting & Analytics leads a team of Data practitioners – Senior BI Engineers, BI Engineers and Data Analyst. The role is mainly an operational role, building data visualizations and dashboards and reports, ensuring delivery commitments are achieved. The role also is required to ensure architectural standards and patterns are defined and adhered to and ensure data visualizations are engaging and meet user needs.

The AVP Reporting & Analytics is responsible and accountable for data visualizations i.e. dashboards and reports using Microsoft Power BI and SSRS. The role also involves ensuring consistency of modelling standards when building Tabular and Dimensional models. The role is required to work closely with Business and Technology stakeholders.

A key part of the role is resource management e.g. working with resource vendors scaling to provide resources to meet delivery demand. A key requirement is Servant Leadership, creating an environment where the BI Engineers are empowered and encouraged to grow and build expertise and ownership. The role involves team management including recruiting of FTE and contractors and ensuring individuals’ careers and performance is managed according to HR policies.

The role requires an Agile mindset as well as building an Agile culture as defined by the LEAP Strategy. The role also is required to adopt a continuous improvement approach to delivery and automation implementation e.g. DevOps, CI/CD. For example, as part of a well-managed platform, source code is promoted in a rigorous and auditable manner.

As part of good data management, the role will ensure data is profiled and meta-data is captured.

Main Tasks:

Design engaging dashboards

Build reports

Monitor user access and performance

Ensure data security policy and procedures have been implemented

Implement data lineage and meta-data management

Model facts and dimensions

Ensure data consistency and integrity

Create data lineage

Capture meta data

Create data associations and maps

Resource planning

Team skills matrix

Manage resource utilization, demand, skills shortages

Team development, empowerment

Create project codes

Ensure resources cost recover

Ensure vendor billing is accurate

Ensure invoices are processed in a timely manner

Adopt Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

Test case automation


Bachelor of Computer Science or Equivalent

Relevant Certification

Experiences Knowledge & Skills:

Minimum 10 years of professional experience in Banking & Finance industry

Minimum 5 years professional experience in Data Reporting & Analytics

Knowledge/exposure to Visualization tools

Agile working practices

Experience of Cloud e.g. Microsoft Azure

2 years’ experience of DevOps, CI/CD

5 years’ experience of managing large team >10

4+ years of working experience with Dashboard tools, preferably Power BI.

Solid knowledge of Data Warehouse principles

Experience of working with Hadoop

Experience of working with Hadoop related tools e.g. Spark, Scqoop

2 years’ Experience of working in Agile teams as part of a squad.

1-year Experience of technical aspects of Data
Governance including glossary, metadata, data quality, master data management & data lifecycle management

Primary Location
: United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Dubai – Nadd Al Shiba, Meydan, Building M