BI Analyst

Location
Bristol
Salary & Benefits
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Job Advert Description

About the role:

As Business Intelligence Analyst, you’ll be responsible for providing an information service for IOP Publishing to ensure the right people have the right information at right time.   Working with colleagues across the organisation, you’ll develop an understanding of their needs and provide the essential knowledge to enhance understanding of our customers and partners. 

You’ll promote the use of self-service reporting by utilising the appropriate technologies and user interfaces and add value by accurately interpreting customer requirements and summarising complex data to meet customer’s information requirements. Your curious mind will lead you to anticipate and react to business needs, digging deep beneath the surface to understand the context and purpose, and provide compelling and meaningful information.

The role requires extensive knowledge of a variety of information systems and tools, and you will be required to use these tools to analyse and interpret complex data from multiple sources.

You’ll assist in the implementation of reporting developments, make recommendations to improve quality and accuracy of reporting, and feed into the overall information strategy.

Information and data governance are a key part of the role and the ability to develop clear understanding of the underlying data and management information will be key as you will act as an interface between I.T. and the business communicating changes in the BI environment to stakeholders.

You’ll play a key role in project teams working with both IT and the business to ensure requirements are met, your expertise in developing business facing reporting will ensure the benefits are realised by the business.

For a proactive and enthusiastic developer, this offers the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the business through the provision of compelling information and insights.

About you:

Applicants should demonstrate the following:

  • An Information Professional, experienced in using BI applications. Business Objects specifically would be advantageous 
  • Educated to degree level, ideally in a numerical or analytical related subject, or equivalent experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are essential
  • Comprehensive experience of data collection, analysis and interpretation
  • Delivery and customer-focused with a pragmatic approach to balance time and data constraints with customer and business needs
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills; thorough and methodical with an exceptional eye for detail
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • A logical and questioning mind, with the desire to learn and exploit new skills and tools

About us:

IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide. Our rapidly expanding journals programme is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of ebooks, magazines and conference proceedings. Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US.  Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximise the impact of the research we publish.

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth, we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.

About the benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and generous annual leave, together with a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers and gym membership. We also have a subsidised café which is a popular, sociable spot for meetings and lunch.

Our modern and contemporary offices are based in the thriving city centre of Bristol, a stone’s throw away from the Cabot Circus shopping centre and within walking distance of Temple Meads train station, and numerous cafés and restaurants. Named on more than one occasion as the best city in the UK to live in, Bristol is a cosmopolitan and creative city boasting a historic harbour, internationally renowned cultural institutions and home to world-class festivals and events.

To apply:

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter through our careers site highlighting your previous experience and how it applies to the role, and why you are interested in this opportunity and IOP Publishing.

Closing Date
22/11/2018

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