Business Intelligence Analyst Bristol

21 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you get a kick out of producing a beautiful data visualisation? Do you like pouring over data to find patterns, trends and meaning? Do you enjoy developing a big picture view of what's happening in a business, and then delving into the fine detail to answer a question or resolve a problem? The Chief Information Officer is building a team to bring together raw data from across the business and outside sources and transform it into meaningful and useful information for supporting decision-making. We're looking for a highly-motivated Analyst to join our team at Swiis UK, one of the leading providers of independent fostering services, and health and social care services in the UK. As well as joining a vibrant and growing business with excellent opportunities for career development, you will be part of a company that helps to transform the lives of hundreds of children and young people every year. Business Intelligence and IT are seen as critical part of our strategy. We employ great technology and have the opportunity to deliver real, measurable benefits to both the business, and our community. In this role you will: work closely with the CIO to understand the data and information needs of the business, report on and analyse data from multiple sources to provide information that will support business decisions, help ensure the information recorded in, and obtained from our information systems is of a consistently high quality. You will have the opportunity to shape the team and how we work, working closely with the CIO and BI development staff to build an industry leading business information service.Key duties and responsibilities Analyse and shape data into meaningful business information, using data visualisation and other analytical techniques to present clear, accurate and concise insights into our business and the environment we work in.Engage with colleagues throughout the business, from front line staff to senior managers, to understand how business intelligence can help us achieve our goals.Work alongside BI developers to design information reporting structures that will help provide the information and insights we need.Understand business processes, mapping and designing processes to identify KPIs and important data flows that BI could help influence and improve.Provide a responsive and discreet service, producing ad hoc information from our databases and other data stores, including writing T-SQL queries.Promote the use of BI throughout the business as a way to help fulfil our objectives.Identify and resolve data quality issues, ensuring that the information we provide is accurate and up to date. Essential Qualifications and Attributes Previous experience working in a BI or data analytics roleExperience with Microsoft Power BI and Power View to create data visualisations and dashboards.Excellent attention to detail, with a strong desire to produce high quality work.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Highly analytical mindset, with the ability to spot patterns and trends, and discern real world meaning and business context. Desirable Qualifications and Attributes Educated to degree level in a relevant field, or with significant experience.Social Care or Foster Care industry knowledge and experience (not essential)Experience with other data visualisation tools, such as Tableau or Qlik About us At Swiis, we believe that good and great are two entirely different things. So we aim for the latter in everything we do. That's why Swiis is one of the UK's leading providers within foster care and Health and Social Care services. With more than 25 years' experience Swiis offer an unrivalled understanding of the health and social care sector. And given our commitment to supporting our candidates in their chosen careers through comprehensive training and guidance, we don't take great for granted. We make great happen. Apply now To apply, please submit a copy of your CV, along with a covering letter telling us a little more about yourself and why you'd be suitable for this position. Swiis is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, where applicable Scheme Post holders will subject to a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service or Protecting Vulnerable Groups in Scotland. Due to the volume of applicants, if you have not received a response from us within 14 days, please assume that you have not been successful in your application. Swiis is an equal opportunities employer. *Terms and conditions apply