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BI Manager - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #14430
Job Location South Africa
Company Type Internet/IT
Job Role BI Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 6
Residence Location South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA Citizen

Job Description

South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client in the internet industry is looking for a BI Manager to join their team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Manage the daily operation of the BI team.
* Handle the full lifecycle of a BI project.
* Ensure that the BI infrastructure is maintained.
* Maintain a knowledge base of the various data sources and how this data is transformed into information that is utilized by business to make decisions.
* Make sure that the budget for contractors is not exceeded.
* Engage with management to create a strategy on how to improve BI in the long term.
* Stakeholder engagement and business analysis.
* Project planning, specification, and execution.
* Management of BI staff which includes permanent Mweb employees as well as contractors from iOCO.
* Administration of the BI contract with iOCO. Prevent the monthly budget from being exceeded, schedule training and updates of BI infrastructure.
* Maintain a knowledge base of data sources, the transformation of data into information and how this information is used.
* Keep abreast of the current best practices, software and technologies used for Business Intelligence.
* Mentoring BI staff.

Key Skills
* Ability to work with figures, understand the logic in numbers and a reasoning ability to use numerical data in support of business decision-making.
* Ability to troubleshoot data and numerical issues.
* Ability to grasp the essence of a business problem, and being able to present data in a format that supports decision-making to solve business problems.
* Analytical and logical thinker.
* Strong problem-solving skills.
* Strong communication skills and ability to work with varying skill sets and different parts of the business.
* Thorough, accurate and strong attention to detail.

  • Job Role: BI Manager
  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

6 Years of Experience
* A tertiary degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics or other affiliated numerical sciences.
* At least 2 years' experience in managing a BI Team.
* At least 6 years’ knowledge and experience of working with business in an information-providing context – supporting business issues and problems with intelligence, presenting data in a meaningful and user-friendly way, interpreting results of reports to a business audience.
* At least 6 years’ experience in transforming data into intelligence – manipulating data, creating transformations, analysing data, creating reports or dashboards.
* At least 6 years’ knowledge and experience of data systems, data structures and data models.
* Extensive experience in troubleshooting data issues, and dealing with data quality issues.
* Extensive experience in creating reports using BI software, especially Cognos Report Studio, but SSRS, Business Objects etc. will also s

Additional Requirements

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