BI Analyst

Job Description
An opportunity exists for an experienced Business/Data Analyst to join the Business Intelligence (BI) department centered in Cape Town. Candidates must have solid business understanding and be able to ensure that the data storage structures support rapid data solutions to business challenges. The candidate needs business acumen, data analysis skills, knowledge of data warehousing and BI software eg Cognos. The candidate will work closely with business as well as the technical warehousing team and will report to the BI manager.

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in business and data analysis, of which 3 or more should be on BI and warehousing projects, especially supporting CRM
  • Experience working with or in an IT environment or with IT teams
  • A tertiary degree or diploma in IT, Analytics or related
  • Experience using query or analytical languages eg SQL, MSAccess or SAS
Job Outputs:
  • Liaise with business to understand their challenges, issues and requirements
  • Create business requirements specifications for BI platforms to be created
  • Liaise with the technical warehousing team to create data storage infrastructures and BI front-ends
  • Analyse and interpreting data and communicating it to business in an understandable and valuable manner
  • Create and maintain awareness amongst business of the existing BI platforms and front-ends
  • Ensure that the BI platforms support business requirements
  • Help discover data corruption / data quality issues
  • Maintain leading edge knowledge of the BI industry and technology trends, to effectively assess and recommend options to the business and development teams.
  • Ability to transform business problems into data solutions
  • Understanding of the internet business or any related external environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of data warehouse infrastructures and data quality issues
  • Understanding of relational databases and operational system structures
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach with strong prioritisation, oral and written presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Delivery focused
  • Ability to work under pressure
Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 201507 subject heading or email body.

Please note that due to the high volume of CV's received; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Should you not receive communication from our offices within two weeks of submission please note that your application will not be considered for this position.

We will keep your CV on file and re-establish contact with you should opportunities in line with your expertise become available again.
Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Cape Town Western Cape

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