Head of Business Intelligence

England, Cheshire, Warrington
£70000 - £80000 per annum
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Jonathan Moss
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time

Sellick Partnership has been assigned to recruit a permanent Head of Business Intelligence for a private equity backed global service business based in Warrington.


The business that we are representing are at a critical point of delivering a multimillion pound programme that is currently in the midst of driving through a number of key project initiatives and requires a proven Head of BI with a track record of delivering to assist at this critical stage.


The business is currently attracting the strongest candidates in the North West as the projects provide candidates exposure to the highest level stakeholders in the organisation.



The role


Responsible for the operation of business intelligence company wide, this is a far reaching role with board level interest in its operation and output. As the business transitions to a new operating model, the role of data and business intelligence comes to play an ever greater part in the operation of the business, and the Head of Business Intelligence has a key role to play.


As Head of Business Intelligence, it is also expected that you take the BI architecture role, working with solution and infrastructure architects to ensure that the complete BI solution is fit for purpose and provides the best long term fit to the overall strategic aims of the business technology stack.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Set direction for Business Intelligence strategy
  • Work with the board, directors and other stakeholders to define BI needs
  • Set the principles and standards for Business Intelligence
  • Ensure that any BI initiatives adhere to the set principles and standards
  • Directly manage dedicated BI resources
  • Matrix manage BI resources employed as a part of change programmes
  • Principle BI architect for the IT team
  • Ensure that the BI solution fits to the overall solution architecture
  • Work with Solution and Infrastructure Architects on the design of the BI solution
  • Work with Data team to ensure that Data and BI strategies work together



The person


Due to the multi-faceted nature of this position it is essential that the successful individual has proven experience in relationship building, influencing others as well as managing people and projects.


The successful applicant will have over 5 years solid Business Intelligence experience working across a variety of business areas. Experience of BI architecture, creating and shaping a BI solution. Experience of the technical elements of Business Intelligence and have at least 2 years as Head of Business Intelligence


You will ideally, be educated to a degree level, but not necessarily in an IT discipline. Comfortable with board level interaction. Experience of team management. Knowledge of the BI marketplace & trends and how BI can be exploited to provide commercial benefits. A BI evangelist, passionate about the role of BI in the business


In a workplace where teamwork is essential, excellent people skills are a must. Likewise the individual must be diligent with has a keen eye for detail and an analytical mind. If you consider yourself to be a committed, motivated individual, who can demonstrate the above skills then we would be pleased to hear from you.




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