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Power BI CoE Manager

Posted: 23 May 2022 Closes: 24 Jun 2022
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 586707973

Job Title: Power BI CoE Manager

Location: Bangalore


Be part of the world's most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We promote innovation, big and small, to make our business win and grow; and we believe in business as a force for good. Unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas and disrupt processes; use your energy to make this happen. Our brilliant business leaders and colleagues provide mentorship and inspiration, so you can be at your best. Every day, nine out of ten Indian households use our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life - giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future.

Every individual here can bring their purpose to life through their work. Join us and you'll be surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers. Among them, you'll channel your purpose, bring fresh ideas to the table, and simply be you. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we'll work to help you become a better you.


Unilever has one of the largest Power BI implementations in the world, and Power BI Centre of Excellence works in a daily basis with Microsoft during ideas phase for new features and developments, and during Private Preview to test features and architectures months ahead of public release. Also, Power BI has been recognised by our CEO as one of the top 5, must have, skills in Unilever.

Power BI Platform is evolving faster than ever, becoming the most comprehensive and advanced BI and Analytics tools, literally, ever seen, and it requires attention from many different angles, such as defining and testing new features, defining, and communicating best practices, helping with the management of a platform with tens of thousands of distinct monthly users, and growing.

We are looking for a Power BI Centre of Excellence Manager that will have, on one hand, the opportunity to lead a small team of Power BI CoE members and be responsible of one Centre of Excellence Area. On the other hand, will have the opportunity to develop her/his professional profile working on one of the most demanded areas within IT and to do it in one of the major implementations.

Considerable exposure to Power BI is required but the candidate will have the opportunity of developing knowledge and skills usually not available outside Power BI Centre of Excellence. Proactivity, analytical mind, and capacity for self-study are required.

  • Manage one area within the Power BI Centre of Excellence, which can be Platform, Expertise, Projects, Migration,..
  • Manage the team assigned to that area or any other new project within the Power BI CoE.
  • Deliver on goals and objectives set for the PBI CoE, owing
    • Plan and workplan
    • Team on time delivery
  • Including any of the the following:
    • Planning and coordination
    • Analysis of new features
    • Technical PoCs
    • Platform management
    • Solutions design
    • Documentation
    • Presentation

Skills and Competencies

Must have:
  • 3 years' experience in Power BI Desktop and Service
  • 7 years'experience in Business Intelligence (mainly Microsoft BI Stack)
  • Ability to plan and execute.
    • Manage assignments end to end
    • Manage own team to delivery plans
    • Manage dependencies with other teams.
  • Knowledge of dimensional modelling principles, security, DAX, Power Query and Power BI Dataflows.
  • Power BI Best Practices
  • Performance Best Practices, analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Very good communication skills.
  • Some exposure to Power BI and Azure architectures.

Nice to have:
  • End to End Data Warehouse design and build experience including ETL Process.
  • Extensive experience developing Power BI Reports

Standards of Leadership:
  • Bias for Action
  • Customer Focus
  • Growth Mind set
  • Accountability and Responsibility

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT or comparable experience in the field.

Direct Reports
Not known, at the moment.

Key Interfaces (teams and people to engage with, communicate with and influence)

Power BI CoE Leads and Power BI SMEs

Microsoft Experts

Power BI Expert Network.

Delivery Teams

Users and user representatives.
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