IT Business Intelligence Leader

DCV Technologies Limited
£55k-£65k Dependant on Experience
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an IT Business Intelligence Leader with experience developing and implementing business intelligence applications? If so, our client urgently requires you to be responsible for the design, development, and management of the BI applications & environment. In this role you will be responsible for driving areas of the Business Intelligence roadmap. You will also be responsible for improving cost, performance, availability, and manageability of business intelligence applications across their full lifecycle.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities

- Manage BI development projects and ensure project meets customer CTQs
- Collaborate with Business Leaders, Program Leaders and Consultants to define and execute a cross-functional Business Intelligence strategy. Define optimal team structure for supporting BI projects.
- Provide input into the technology (IT) plan for the organization, and ensures that plans for their assigned applications integrate effectively with other aspects of the technical infrastructure
- Define and execute on Performance management strategy and ensure that business expectations for applications performance are met
- Advise management on application and supporting technology purchases and on future projects or environment upgrades / modifications
- Responsible for project management, technology strategy, managing employees & contractors, and budgets
- Be accountable for operational excellence of assigned program(s), with duties including project reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analysis, prioritization, initiation, execution, and closure for all project work related to the program
- Manage activities of project team resources to support and deliver solutions relating to the program(s)
- Vendor management of the various third parties involved in the projects.

Whilst the above outlines the main duties of the post, the list is not exhaustive and duties may need to change in the light of future developments or as directed by management and business needs.

Essential Skills/Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in IT / Computer Science
- Experience developing and implementing business intelligence applications
- Project Management Certification (PMI or Prince2)

Required Characteristics

- Experience with BI tools, Business Objects, Informatica, Infor BI
- Knowledge of Oracle database technologies
- Experience in project management methodology (PMM)
- SQL performance tuning and troubleshooting BI tool problems
- Experience with production support, escalation and error handling strategies.
- Understanding of logical and physical modelling
- Strong understanding of BI tool architectures
- Strong understanding of Web architecture
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Problem solving and analytical skills
- Experience leading a technical team
- Ability to manage customer expectations
- Knowledge of architecture and design patterns
- Strong management experience with onshore / offshore teams
- Experience in application and enterprise architecture

My client offers a competitive salary and benefits package plus the real chance to work for an organization with more than 70 branches located throughout 16 countries. For further details on this exciting new opportunity, please forward your CV NOW!!!