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Business Data Analyst

Ref: 9222821

  • €50,000 - €65,000
  • 11 Jun 2021
  • Dublin (North)
  • Perm

Role Overview
Working as part of the systems transformation Programme Team and reporting to the Reporting Lead or nominee, the Business Data Analyst will have general responsibilities to support the programme delivery and specific responsibilities relating to activities covered by the Reporting Delivery Stream which is responsible for the design and delivery of all Operational, Statutory and Business Management Reports for the systems Implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Translate business needs for reporting to technical specifications in the relevant system • Develop, build, test and maintain reports as identified in the “to be” processes • Perform data validation and analysis of all report data to ensure accuracy • Design, build, test and deploy BI solutions were appropriate for visual presentation of data and to support management level reporting requirements • Acquire expert knowledge of the reporting solutions and related business processes of units within the remit of the Project • Work with the Reporting Delivery lead to create and maintain documentation including requirements, design and user manuals for all new reports developed • Support the delivery lead in the organisation and facilitation of workshops, working groups were required, establish effective relationships across the university with programme stakeholders during all phases of the Implementation • Liaise closely with colleagues, third parties and vendors associated with the programme, as well as with all relevant programme stakeholders across multiple levels in the company on reporting requirements • Keep informed of business, technical and industry developments, evolving practices and trends in relation to Reporting • Represent Reporting if required in Design workshops, working groups and other fora during the • implementation • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Programme Management, or nominee.

Candidate Requirements

Essential: • A degree or post-graduate qualification in a relevant subject area, which should ideally include a focus on data analysis, business intelligence, data analytics, data mining, management information • Ability to select, adapt, and apply appropriate quantitative and qualitative research design and statistical tools to provide meaning analysis and reports • A strong track record in the gathering, analysis and creation of reports to support all levels in a business • Ability to understand data structures within business systems • Ability to work accurately and freely while meeting schedules and time lines • Experience of developing SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) • Experience with BI technologies (e.g. Tableau, Microsoft Power BI) • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills • Excellent listening, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills • Experience with Project Management methodologies and tools • Be a strong team player, with ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Desirable: • Previous experience working in a similar role in the Higher Education Sector • At least 5 years’ experience working with large data sets

For a confidential and discreet conversation to understand more about this Technology role, please contact John Howe on +353 1 592 7868 or email [email protected].