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Job Summary

An experienced BI Data Analyst with SQL skills is required to join a newly establish Business Intelligence Centre of Excellence (BI CoE) team as part of a major transformation programme of work to deliver group wide systems and trusted data, enabling improved customer experience, simplified processes and insight driven decision-making.

You will act as a Technical Design Authority (TDA) for the BI CoE. You will be responsible for converting Business Requirements to Technical requirements for the development team.

You will work as part of a team of BI team developing new insight and reports but also working with end users to extend the overall BI capability across the business.

Main Responsibilities

•Liaising with key stakeholders to develop & support new models

•Supporting existing models & key business events e.g. month end

•Apply best practice to the data capture, structure, management, documentation, reporting and analysis to build credibility in the numbers

•Pass on skills and experience to IRIS staff and in particular Finance to enhance the overall BI capability within the company with a focus on “self-service”

•Define data management policies and standards required to administer data quality

•Provide dashboards to track data quality performance metrics and proactive monitoring capability to highlight performance failures

•Establish and monitor potential data quality issues

•Working with Business Analysts, IT designers, developers and delivery teams to ensure data governance rules are adhered to during system design and build

Key Relationships

•Executive and group / divisional management

•Business systems owners and users


•Group IT teams

•Group Finance



•Third party vendors and service providers


Educated to degree level

Good English, Maths and IT

Business Intelligence, data modelling and SQL accreditation or demonstrable equivalent experience.



•At least 3 years in a similar role

•Financial reporting & analysis

•Expert Knowledge of Excel, preferably with knowledge of PowerPivot and DAX

•Experience of working to an Agile project methodology & SDLC

•SQL Scripting

•Experience of data warehouse design and good understanding of the main methodologies and schemas; Kimball, Star



•Experience of data analytics tools such as Power BI, Tabular

•Experience working in the software or similar sector


•Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing, with users at all levels within the organisation

•Ability to build strategic working relationships to facilitate and accomplish set objectives

•Strong organization skills with ability to understand and apply new technologies and concepts quickly

•Excellent collaborative skills

•Experience in Data Analytics, Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing is essential as well as experience in designing dimensional models (eg using Kimball)

•Worked within an Agile development environment (Scrum/Kanban) with advanced SQL Experience.

•Ability to work to parallel deadlines on a number of items simultaneously

•Systematic, methodical & proactive approach

•Able to work with the minimum of supervision as part of a team

•Comfortable with complex concepts and ability to apply theory and learning to practical situations

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Closing date:
07 Jul 2016


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