Head : Business Intelligence – Randburg

Permanent
GAUTENG, JHB North
Posted 1 month ago

Head: Business Intelligence – Randburg
Introduction
Our Client requires the services of a Head: Business Intelligence reporting to the Corporate Development Executive. While the successful candidate will be expected to meet the day-to-day reporting and analytical requirements of the Business Intelligence unit, he/she will also be required to help set the Business Intelligence units to deliver deeper insights on the internal dynamics of Our Client’s business. The incumbent will also be required to partner with Our Client’s senior and executive management to, generate significant value-add to our channel partners.

Minimum Requirements
Relevant 3-year qualification (post graduate qualification is advantageous)
8 to 10 Years Business Intelligence / Data & Analytics experience
5 plus years’ experience in Data Analysis is non-negotiable
3 plus years’ experience in Data Warehousing is non-negotiable
3 plus years’ management experience is favourable
Extensive experience in Data Visualisation Technologies (QlikView, Qlik Sense, Power BI) is required; formal training and certifications on the specified and related areas would be advantageous
Extensive experience in Databases (SQL Server etc), a formal SQL qualification or in other relational databases would be advantageous
Experience with Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, NoSQL and similar) would be advantageous.
Experience with Cloud Platforms (Azure, Google, AWS and similar) would be advantageous.
Experience with source control tools such as Microsoft TFS and GIT would be advantageous.
Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Office suite.

Strategic / Business Role
Set out and manage a rolling 3-year Business Intelligence strategy for Our Client which will include but not be limited to ensuring: required hardware, required software / analytics tools, required staff complement and associated skills, and engagement process with other parts of Our Client’s business are managed timeously.
Automate Our Client’s analytics environment as far as possible, to maximise resources available to deliver advanced (predictive and prescriptive) business insights.
Work closely with Our Client’s Development & Engineering team(s) to ensure that the data required to perform analytics and generate the required insights is collected, stored and continuously available.
Identify and remediate barriers that prevent the Business Intelligence unit from delivering against agreed milestones.
Staff Management
Together with Our Client’s Human Capital team, ensure that the Business Intelligence team is appropriately (number and diversity of skills) staffed.
Manage the Business Intelligence team through setting of and monitoring of KPA and provide the required leadership and mentorship – establish principles and processes to ensure the team spends time on personal training, development and mentoring that is aligned with their job profiles.
Lead the close working relationship with Our Client’s Development and Engineering and various business departments.
Manage & Enhance Business Intelligence and Reporting
Influence the selection, collection and availability of data required to deliver the required insights, by establishing a close business relationship with Our Client’s Development & Engineering team(s) and business unit heads.
Integrate Business Intelligence reporting and analytic tools into core processes across Our Client’s business units; play a key role in the product lifecycle management process.
Manage Projects
Manage day-to-day Business Intelligence requests from internal clients and together with senior and executive management, develop a prioritisation framework.
As required, provide technical leadership to the Business Intelligence team in respect of analytics and business insights.

Personal Skills
Enthusiastic self-starter that is comfortable developing and implementing strategy, able to lead and work effectively within a team.
Encourages collaboration within the delivery processes.
Ensures high quality and lives by the “in-time, on-time, first-time” delivery philosophy
Strive towards accountability and responsibility for own work and continuously improve work processes.

Job Features

Job CategoryHead: Business Intelligence, Vehicle Tracking

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