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Req ID:  87273
Function:  Information Systems
Posted:  Feb 28, 2023

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082VA

Business Facing PowerBI Manager



Business Facing PowerBI Manager




We’re COTY, one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin and body care. COTY is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. COTY’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. COTY and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.



The Business Facing PowerBI Manager role is an exciting role in COTY’s global IT department. Being in global IT the role sits in a team of four, reporting to the Global IT Senior Director Analytics & Business Intelligence.



This challenging role requires the candidate to be expert in PowerBI acting as animator of the PowerBI community in COTY. You understand how to drive adoption, develop training programs and generate excitement for beautiful prototypes built by you as well as the business. Also you have a good understanding of different communication & collaboration channels (Email, WorkPlace, MS Teams, etc), to effectively engage with business stakeholders. The role will give you lots of exposure across COTY’s business domains, being engaged in challenging data-driven challenges.


As part of a greater team, together with finance, sales&marketing and supply chain domain experts and an Azure BI architect you define the governance for PowerBI as part of the MS Azure cloud architecture. Within your team you discuss how to scale prototype gems into global capabilities. As a team you will drive consistency, align on way of working, share ideas, challenge each other, and ensure Analytics & BI is a success in COTY. Together we shape COTY’s data driven journey, employee satisfaction and COTY’s future success across the globe.


In a nutshell, you


  • Empower business users with PowerBI and guide them in their quest for stories using data. You support domains in building prototypes, of which some scale out to become global capabilities.
  • Are COTY’s internal ambassador for PowerBI – to engage the COTY business community by offering PowerBI community calls with the technical know-how, best practices, latest features and internal success stories.


  • Drive the future develop BI Accelerators like templates, training materials and define governance around PowerBI, keeping a healthy balance between adding control and leaving freedom. You shape the future of successful PowerBI adoption in COTY.



The ideal candidate

  • loves PowerBI and exploring its features to know what cases they can be applied to
  • has eye for detail to create beautiful work, visually as well as under the hood
  • effectively engages the business community with PowerBI opportunities
  • demonstrates outreach to key users within the COTY landscape to build the community and share and reapply learnings
  • demonstrates future capabilities for the pain points of current ways of working
  • ensures that PowerBI services are effectively provided to the business and aligned to IT governance

Key requirements

  • Speaks English, strong in writing and verbal communication
  • Confident in hosting community calls and trainings in an exciting way
  • Rudimentary graphic design skills
  • Comfortable with PowerBI visuals, models and connectivity methods
  • Experienced in applying dataflows, datamarts, models, DAX, WorkSpaces, Apps and security
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change in an organization
  • Strong current working knowledge with enterprise applications (PowerBI, and Azure Datalake) (critical)
  • 3-5 years of experience in PowerBI / Azure architectures in a business facing role



  • Competitive salary based on your qualities and experience;
  • Bonus plan based on your performance and company results;
  • Attractive benefits packages;
  • A healthy, fresh and sustainable lunch for a discounted price;
  • A brand new building in the business area of Amsterdam-Zuid. The office is designed to maximize your performance, based on the new ways of working.


At COTY, we believe in equality and inclusion for all, and stand together with those fighting for freedom, justice, and equal rights regardless of who you are or who you love.

Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.

Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam