Majid Al Futtaim

Senior Manager, Advanced Analytics (BB-BE2FC)

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Job Description


  • Todrive analytics roadmap and strategy in ShoppingMalls
  • To integrate andstreamline analytics efforts across theorganization
  • To inculcatethe analytics way of thinking into the daily operations across thecompany
  • To drive theconsolidation of use cases and business intelligence reports& dashboards across the company


  • Setand communicate the analytics and BI vision and strategy
  • Clearly communicate strategy, agenda, priorities, ways ofworking to senior leaders, unit members and relevantstakeholders
  • Re-configure/Hire/Elevateresources to build the Shopping Malls Analytics Unit
  • Own the analytics maturity assessment to objectivelyunderstand current state and set future state
  • Establish convergence (standardizationof analytical problem solving, data, tech, people practices andadoption of common language - changemanagement), cross-leverage (Leveragingdata assets, analytical assets, tools and processes from acrossbusiness functions and establishing global benchmarks)and collaboration (Rightorganizational structure and governance to share knowledge andscale)
  • Initiate capability building and changemanagement through workshops
  • Set-up (orleverage current) communities of practice (Insights, Data Science)for value cross-pollination

Analytics Roadmap and delivery

  • Act as anidea incubator fornew use cases; identifying new business needs, bringing innovation,and assessing & prioritizing among new use cases
  • Drive the analytics agenda through orchestration ofentire unit - Streamlining ideation, creation & consumptionlifecycle across use case spectrum
  • Develop andown use case masterplan, proactively updating it with newinitiatives and delays in the existing initiatives
  • Formulate use case definition; objective, approach,deliverables, timeline and expected impact
  • Codify knowledge into "playbooks" toensure smooth scaling of use cases
  • Establish astructured framework for BI and use case lifecycle (Charters,Gantt, Squad, Governance, Milestones etc.)
  • Set up squads forProof of Concept, develop the methodology for Minimum viableproduct, manage the backlog, run pilots and measure impact frompilots
  • Ensure delivery ofuse cases internally, through Holding Centre Of Excellence orexternal partners , including quality assurance, test &learn, and knowledge transfer
  • Measure, alignon, and track the impact against the masterplan
  • Align and Initiate BI platforms requirements and workstreams (or re-align any ongoing work into thisframework)

Data strategy

  • Own definition and implementation of Datastrategy, in relation with Holding COE
  • Establish thorough data feasibility assessment anddefinition of success for each initiative
  • Ensure Data strategy needs are assigned to theirrespective owners
  • Set-up governance to set andgate-check milestones for all data initiatives

Human CapitalResponsibilities

  • Ensure the implementation of the performance managementprocess
  • Provide mentorship for the purpose ofdeveloping a continuous talent pipeline for key roles
  • Identify training needs and coordinate with the HCdepartment to ensure facilitation of trainingrequirements
  • Oversee the development andimplementation of on the job-training
  • Ensureconstant availability of the required competent staff to supportthe organization in meeting all its responsibilities, plans, andobjectives
  • Provide inputs while developing MAFShopping Malls' corporate policies and relevant procedures,and monitor the implementation


  • Monitor allocated budget to ensure compliance and takecorrective measures when necessary
  • Provideinputs on the development of annual budget
  • Review financial reports for accuracy andconsistency
  • Develop necessary measures towardscontinuous reduction of the operational cost
  • Set up of the Shopping Malls Analytics Unit byend 2019
  • Value realization from existing usecases
  • Proper governance mechanism for allexisting analytics use cases
  • Clear analyticsuse case roadmap for future
  • Alignment acrossthe company on the analytics roadmap and ways of working
  • Set up of an analytics platform for sharing ideas acrossthe organization

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