Salary – (70k) 65k plus a 5.4k car allowance and benefits / bonus package
The role has the potential for working 1 day from home.
Based on the outskirts of Bedford with easy access to Junction 13 (10 mins) on the M1 and a similar distance to the Black Cat Roundabout on the A1. This company is the leading UK brand in their space and they are recognised as being a UK 'Super Brand', the sector is automotive services.
You will be responsible for championing and developing an Internal Business Intelligence Service which will enable data driven decision making as well as driving continuous improvement through insight and innovation.
You will lead, motivate and develop the Business Intelligence team (9 Analysts in total) so that you can provide an effective and efficient Management Information (MI), reporting and data analytics service to the business and corporate clients, championing requirements for new data capture and storage solutions.
The service and team is around 12 months old so is still in its infancy and therefore requires you to further develop and promote the BI strategy initiatives and to evolve the BI support that enables the delivery of deep-dive analyses and Insight initiatives throughout the organisation.
You will support (and advise as appropriate) the exec team members and Managers in understanding the data provided, to enable them to make meaningful business decisions, both at an operational and strategic level, to deliver improved business results.
The primary technology and BI tooling is Power BI. You will have excellent skills in report writing and the use of Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Databases and proven experience is proving management Statistics or Operational Research. A clear technical understanding of Data Warehousing, ETL (Extract Transform Load), OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) concepts and BI tools such as SSIS, SSRS, SSAS is required.
The Key responsibilities can be encapsulated in –
- People - Lead, Inspire, engage and motivate a team of analysts to ensure the delivery of BI to the highest standards through effective coaching and development.
- Production/delivery - Collate and analyse information (personally and through team members) for presentation to Exec and Senior/Head Office Management, presentation to corporate clients, including monthly Sales MI.
- Strategy Support & Metric development - Support the provision of BI Strategy, working with the Head of Planning & Insight and IT across the four pillars of BI Strategy: People, Process, Data and Technology.
The scale of the role.
The Business Intelligence team currently comprises of seven direct reports based in Bedford and links to two further Analysts based in another site in Leicestershire. It is expected that you’ll be flexible to travel between Head Office sites and other Regional centers when necessary.
Reporting to the Head of Planning & Insight, You will work closely with senior and department managers and the Executive to identify and ensure delivery of accurate reports and in-depth analysis.
Additionally, the aim is to support sound decision making within the business, to leverage improvements and to support the drive for Total Value Partnership.