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Business Intelligence Manager – IRC171129

Purpose

The design, development and maintenance of the knowledge and information management and business intelligence architecture. Managing Business Intelligence service delivery and coaching-and-mentoring analysts

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant Degree in Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science or related quantitative degree
  • Minimum years of relevant experience: 4 years relevant experience. At least 1 year managing a team is preferred
  • Basic Programming ability in SAS or SQL

Responsibilities:

  • Support and implement a cycle of medium-term improvements to drive profitability and strategic objectives through BI.
  • Establish, align and manage target and budget goals whilst ensuring effective control of costs for a range of functional areas to increase cost efficiency
  • Increase operational efficiency and suggest solutions to enhance cost effectiveness
  • Develop a BI service culture which builds rewarding relationships, proposes innovations and allows others to provide exceptional client service.
  • Cultivate and manage objective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including end-users, SME’s, project managers and senior staff members to ensure application of BI tools by facilitate sessions to collaborate with stakeholders about options for the solution. Assists in expertly resolving any disputes.
  • Define and implement the Information Management strategy to enhance Business Intelligence and ensure execution of strategy and plans by team
  • Translate Business Strategies into actionable goals and execute relevant BI projects / BI initiatives aligned to strategic objectives with specific performance measures and control systems to track progress
  • Monitor changes in legislation, regulations, initiatives and relevant industry practices. Ensure drafting and implementation of appropriate interventions. Ensure compliance with audit requirements
  • Analyse and develop business intelligence based on data analysed, data collected, reviewed, and incorporate all internal and external benchmarking data for future solutions.
  • Involvement in new projects, design and develop Business Intelligence solutions in line with business requirements and service ad-hoc requests for information from clients within the required timeframe and specification.
  • Facilitate the conversion of knowledge and ideas into new or improved products for the Business Intelligence environment
  • Manage own development to increase own competencies
  • Plan and manage performance, skills development, employment equity, talent and culture of team in order to improve innovation, achieve efficiencies and increase competencies
  • Cuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to identify and implement solutions
  • Utilises relevant economic, financial and industry data to assess business performance and make recommendations to ensure growth, viability and competitive advantage within sensible risk parameters
  • The ability to integrate information from a variety of sources, discern complex underlying relationships and predict patterns for future growth
  • The capacity to create appropriate levels of impact by using verbal and non-verbal communication skills to influence and/or negotiate win-win agreements to proposals, plans or ideas
  • The ability to be systematic and rule orientated in gathering, reviewing and evaluating data from a variety of perspectives; includes the ability to work with precision and highlight inconsistencies and inaccuracies in detailed information
  • Reasons with numbers and other mathematical concepts and presents numerical data in graphs, diagrams, charts and tables
  • Able to use data to solve business problems, able to data mine to find hidden insights
  • The ability to initiate new and better ways of doing things, using appropriate methods to identify opportunities, devise and implement solutions and measure impact
  • Is a self-starter and originator who maintains high levels of activity and produces a consistently high-quality output within agreed deadlines. Prompt and proactive in driving for results and sets demanding goals for self and others
  • Able to hold one’s own in the face of opposition and exert influence calmly, firmly and fairly
  • Plans and manages own output, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames
  • Ability to organise data and present it in a meaningful way, using the best medium to communicate results
  • Identifies talent and plans and supports people’s professional development (includes coaching and mentoring competence)
  • The ability to understand business requirements and translate it into business solutions using programming logic. Able to manipulate data using programming techniques

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