Junior BI Developer

Plymouth, Devon
£Competitive Plus Perks and Benefits
20 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior BI Developer 
Plymouth, Devon 
£Competitive Plus Perks and Benefits 

Are you able to turn big data into insight that can help inform business decisions? Are you user-centred and know how to communicate at all levels across a business? We are looking for a Master of Data manipulation who can use Excel VBA and SQL to help us make more accurate and efficient commercial decisions…. 

About Sponge 

We work closely with some of the biggest global brands to unleash the potential of their people and deliver better workplace performance through creative digital learning. By harnessing the power of creativity, we enable businesses to access a new world of interactive experience to enthuse their people while they learn. We work from concept through to delivery and recruit for roles across our creative production areas, sales and marketing, HR and finance. With a strong collaborative culture, and ambitious growth plans there has never been a better time to get seriously creative and join our team. 

This is a new role to Sponge, and is an opportunity to consolidate our existing reporting, improving what we do currently as well as working across the business to create new reports and insight. The work will be varied, initially focussing on financial and sales reporting but with an opportunity to support the rest of the business as the role evolves. Day to day you will work with Excel and SQL, but as we grow you can help to shape our reporting tools and implement new processes which better meet the needs of the business. 

As our Junior BI Developer, you will be responsible for: 

- Developing a suite of tools and reports that can be used across various departments and teams, providing full training and support 
- Full implementation of tools with minimal disruption throughout the business 
- Checking and maintaining data and information stored to ensure its clean and match to connecting systems 
- Using SQL coding in the company database 
- Supporting on the production of commercial performance review presentations 
- Using VBA programming and managing of external data sources, including complex formulas in Excel 
- Supporting the production of weekly and monthly financial reporting packs 
- Improving and maintaining existing applications 
- Full implementation of tools with minimal disruption throughout the business 

Desirable skills and experience: 

- Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent 
- Have extensive experience in Excel and VBA 
- Strong SQL skills 
- Experience in creating dashboard and reports 
- Capable of delivering workshops and demos to end-users 
- Able to interpret data to understand the requirement so you can work independently to validate data to source systems 
- Adaptable and able to understand the challenges each team has and can flex approach to internal stakeholders 
- Be organised, proactive and inquisitive 

Perks of the job 

We can offer you a number of great benefits. From the things you would expect like a pension, income protection and death in service, to the slightly unexpected, like a day off for your birthday or free breakfast every day. We love to socialise and have a team dedicated to arranging get togethers and events throughout the year. 

Next step 

Select the apply button and send us your CV along with a cover letter telling us about a time where you have used Excel to either solve a problem or improve a business function. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Additional Keywords: Junior BI Developer, SQL Developer, Database Developer, Business Intelligence Developer, Junior MI Developer, Management Information Developer, BI Analyst, Junior Microsoft BI Developer.

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