Business Intelligence Analyst

Circa £35,000 per annum
27 Jun 2018
18 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Cambridge University Press has an opportunity available for a Business Intelligence Analyst to join the team based in Cambridge. You will join us on a full time, 10 month fixed term contract. In return, we are offering a competitive salary of circa £35,000 per annum plus benefits.

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We’re one of the world’s most respected publishers, driven by the purpose of unlocking people’s potential with the best learning and research solutions.

We need determined individuals to help make this happen. We work in global teams, tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers.

We will offer a fantastic benefits package to the Business Intelligence Analyst

We’re committed to creating a dynamic work environment that empowers you to be your best. Our benefits include group personal pension and free life assurance, an inclusive and flexible working environment comprising of 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), on-site fitness facilities, and many more. Furthermore, our Cambridge office is just a 10 minutes’ walk from the train station.

About the role

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in developing a career as a Business Intelligence Analyst. In this role, you will be engaging with users across the business, supporting their reporting and analysis needs. Your main objective will be to drive the adoption of business intelligence tools, and support a shift towards data driven decision-making.

With training and on-the-job coaching from more experienced colleagues, you will become familiar with a variety of information sources at the Press, and the tools (mainly SAP Business Objects, possibly Qlik and Power BI) that we use to present the information. Our business intelligence landscape is evolving and you will help present the information in intuitive and interactive ways.

Our Business Intelligence team is part of the Technology department and handles end user support, training and technical issues, as well as development of new reports and applications. We use agile practices as far as possible, in order to deliver value to our users early and frequently, while working at a sustainable pace.

This is a fixed-term position currently offered on a 10 month contact.

What do we look for in a Business Intelligence Analyst?

This position is a unique learning opportunity for candidates with work experience in any operational, administrative or professional field, who have an active interest in and wishes to gain skills in data management and analytics. While we do not expect you to be a Business Intelligence expert (yet) you need to demonstrate that you are unafraid of trying new tools, ways of working, or new methodologies, and that you have the aptitude to learn quickly. You will be expected to share your skills and experience with the rest of the team, and in return you will be supported in your own development.

Much of your workload will be user facing, and you will need to display a “can do” service attitude. We expect you to be able to organise your own work and be highly aware of how you spend your time effectively. In return you will have a lot of flexibility and trust to make your own decisions with a minimum of administrative hurdles.

A main challenge will be to understand the individual needs of a user and relate this to common solutions for a wider group of users; for this you will need good listening skills and the ability to analyse the information you discover. Collaborating with colleagues in all different parts of the organisation, you need to communicate clearly and with integrity to aid understanding at all times.

You will also need to demonstrate our six behavioural values;

- Collaborative

- Decisive

- Empowering

- Innovative

- Responsible

- Responsive

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join an organisation that play’s a leading role in today’s global market place as our Business Intelligence Analyst and click ‘apply’ today – we’d love to hear from you!

If you’re ready to embrace the challenges and opportunities this role brings then please complete our online application form by Wednesday 18th July.

Interviews will take place w/c 23rd July.

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