Collins McNicholas

Portfolio BI Lead



Role Responsibilities:


  • Lead project portfolio analytics capability within the Innovation Management function enabling all business units and geographic regions to make better informed decisions on project portfolio prioritization and optimization
  • Use analytical tools and techniques to understand, predict, & improve performance across the Make Pillar project portfolio.
  • Gather & analyse data to solve complex problems & evaluate scenarios, making predictions on future outcomes.
  • Balance a hands-on approach with the ability to work through others to deliver rapid, high quality analysis on a broad range of topics.
  • Partner with colleagues across the network to identify, integrate, & analyse additional data sets to enable better decision making.
  • By defining, delivering and continually improving project reporting/analytics processes, drive a high performing project portfolio.
  • Development of systems solutions as needed to support the above objective.
  • The primary customer of the Business Intelligence team is the Innovation Management / Project Portfolio Management community, who require ongoing reports and insights to maximize project portfolio and project pipeline performance.



Skills, Experience and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in: Statistics/Mathematics, Computer Science, BIS, Engineering, Finance/Business or a related field.
  • Ability to effectively manage cross-functional, virtual, and global teams
  • Project Management skills: organising, planning, influencing, feedback, delivery.
  • Subject matter expertise in data analysis and visualization.
  • Exposure to SQL, Python, R, PowerQuery, or similar.
  • Highly Proficient in MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Familiarity with large data sets, data manipulation, and data cleansing.
  • Experience of working with Business Intelligence tools e.g. Qlik, PowerPivot, or Tableau.

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