Πέμπτη, 24 Ιουλίου 2014

Junior Information Systems and Applications Reporting Officer

The EIB, the European Union’s Bank, is seeking to recruit for its Operations Directorate - Operations Support Department (OSD) – Information Systems & Applications Division (OSD-2),at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a: (Junior) Reporting Officer – Information Systems & Applications. Appointment will be made on the basis of a 4-year contract. Deadline for Applications: 09/08/2014.

Purpose
The Information Systems & Applications Division within the front office lending Directorate, produces numerous technical, complex Datawarehouse reports for all staff of the Operations Directorate, with its biggest clients being the Central Allocation Unit, the Business Development & Support Division, and Ops Management for the reports regarding the Corporate Operational Plan.
The (Junior) Reporting Officer will support the Information Systems & Application Division by providing in-depth expertise in the Business Objects tool from SAP and very strong technical Datawarehouse skills. In close cooperation with Business Planning & Reporting Unit (being in charge of defining the reporting strategy & requirements), s/he will, in addition to the production of ad-hoc reports, participate in projects such as the version upgrade of Business Objects and the migration of reports from BO DESKI technology to WEBI technology.  Furthermore s/he will be in charge of the analysis of IT projects impacting the Datawarehouse, including the required non-regression tests and adaptation of impacted reports.
Operating Network
The (Junior) Reporting Officer reports to the Head of Division and works in close co-operation within the Business Planning & Reporting Unit, as well as with the Central Allocation Unit and the Business Development & Support Division and other staff from Operations. S/he also cooperates closely with relevant experts in the Information and Corporate Centre (ICC), as well as reporting specialists in other Directorates.
Accountabilities
  • Develop and maintain Business Objects reports for Operations following the reporting strategy defined by the Business Planning & Reporting Unit
  • Develop and maintain complex MS Excel files, also including MATLAB developments as required by Operations
  • Participate in reporting projects such as the migration of DESKI reports to WEBI reports, the Business Objects Upgrade and other technical projects
  • Review the impact of IT projects on reports from Operations and realise the necessary non-regression testing
  • Analyse, review and document existing reports and explain their functionality
  • Create and test corrective maintenance tickets for the Datawarehouse
  • Contribute to the inventory of the operational reports available through the EIB's Loans Front Office System (SERAPIS) and the Data Warehouse.

Qualifications
  • University degree, ideally in IT, Engineering or similar, with a focus on Business Intelligence, Management Information Systems and Reporting
  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience in Management Information, Business Intelligence or Data Warehousing
  • Proven tool expertise for Business Objects from SAP and Microsoft Excel
  • Proven hands-on experience in Datawarehouse development including the usage of ETL tools
  • Knowledge of a front office banking systems/applications for Loans would be an advantage
  • Good understanding of the lending cycle and operational processes for loans would be preferred
  • Good knowledge of standard office tools
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and/or French and good command of the other (*)

Competencies
Strong analytical skills and accuracy; ability to quickly understand and analyse requests, propose solutions, synthesise and express them in a clear manner
Capacity for innovation and demonstrating initiative
Strong service orientation
Ability to manage stress and withstand pressure linked to urgent and ad-hoc requests
Strong team-working skills
Integrity and reliability
Ability to communicate with clarity and concision; good drafting skills in English or French

(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in one of the two languages. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of the relevant language and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages.

Deadline for applications: 9th August 2014


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