Head of BI

Datatech Analytics
United Kingdom
Up to £100k + Bonus & Benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of BI - Up to £100k + Bonus & Benefits - London - J9651

A global leader in its field, with big growth plans and a commitment to investing in both its people and technology - our client offers the stability of a large, established organisation but the vision and approach of an innovative start-up. It is currently undergoing a period of rapid change and, as such, now requires someone to manage this capability.

Key Responsibilities:
• Utilise emerging technologies and capabilities (specifically within the Hadoop sphere of services) to create a suite of physical or virtual data structures
• Consolidate a wide range of source information from complementary systems and platforms to a single unified data environment
• Produce and maintain appropriate layers of aggregations and consolidations of the underlying data to address visualisation and other data-consumption requirements
• Ensure appropriate error handing, identification and notification procedures are present on all processes
• Provide coaching/mentoring of team members
• Oversee and orchestrate month end reporting and financial rollups
• Establish a series of interconnected customer databases for both operational purposes and insight generation
• Lead the team through a range of additional data acquisition and development projects

Role Requirements:
• Substantial data management experience in data architecture; designing, reporting and delivering analytical or management reporting solutions; with experience in data modelling and data cleansing
• Expert SQL Server skills in both a production and Data Warehousing capacity
• Logical and physical data layer construction/architecture
• Proven track record of applying data processes to overcome difficult business processes
• Report generation and automation
• Coaching/mentoring teams
• Working with Kimball methodologies
• Has driven large scale programs and teams to undertake complicated data modelling projects requiring extensive and complex data manipulation and ETL processes

Skills and Abilities:
• SQL Server, Oracle and other RDMS
• Data layer architecture and design
• Hive and Hadoop experience advantageous
• SSIS/Batch Files other 3rd party ETL tools e.g. ODI
• Expert Excel skills
• Ability to work and develop in a production environment safely, to extend and test existing processes without disrupting users
• Strong line management capability, proficient in building and motivating a team of experienced data professionals
• Expert ability to interpret complex business requirements, translate into data problems and deliver high value outputs
• Highly developed communication skills, able to tailor results into language appropriate for the audience
• Working in a consultative manner to help business managers and sales understand the commercial implications of the work undertaken

If this exciting opportunity sounds like the role for you then please apply or contact Rachel Keane on 01256 314660.

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