Business Intelligence Analyst

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£32,816 - £39,152 per annum
10 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 29/09/2019
Salary: £32,816 - £39,152 per annum
Package: plus excellent benefits

Job description

Further your career with Edinburgh Napier University

We are currently looking for a Business Intelligence Analyst to support and build the analytics function within the University. This exciting opportunity will deliver business intelligence in direct support of achieving the University's strategic priorities and will further contribute towards evidence-based strategic planning and decision-making.

Edinburgh Napier University is a forward thinking institution home to forward-thinking people, inspired by the world around them. 
Our Planning and Business intelligence team is a well-established analytics function which directly supports the University in achieving its strategic goals through effective corporate planning and the delivery of highly relevant, focused management information and insight.

The role

The Successful candidate will take a key role in scoping, designing, developing and supporting Business Intelligence reporting solutions for use across the University for strategic and operational decision-making.  Harnessing different sources of internal corporate data and external datasets into the university's data assets, the role will be central to the strategic planning and performance monitoring activities of the University.

Who we are looking for

The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to the technical aspects of this role and they should also be confident with their ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders across the university to understand the reporting needs of their colleagues and to develop innovative business intelligence solutions.

You will have a strong understanding of the benefits of data driven decision-making coupled with problem solving and excellent communication skills. This should be underpinned by a strong technical understanding, which you will use to bring together different sources of information from corporate systems and reports in an insightful and visually engaging format.

You will have experience of working with Business Intelligence tools such as Cognos Analytics, Tableau, Power BI or QIikview, and working knowledge of at least one programming language used in statistical computing such as SQL, Python, R, SAS or SPSS.

This is an excellent chance to expand your skills and experience, including working to integrate new data sources into an established analytics platform using database and data modelling techniques.

Applicants must have :

  • Experience of presenting complex data effectively through the use of data visualisation techniques
  • Experience of providing insight through data analysis for senior managers so a high level of communication skills are required.
  • Proven ability managing and coordinating numerous projects at once
  • Be results orientated, proactive and flexible
  • A degree or equivalent

To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here for more the role description

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Salary: Grade 5 - GBP 32,816 - GBP 39,152 per annum

Additional Information

Closing date: Sunday 29th September 2019 (midnight GMT)
Interviews are expected to be conducted: Friday 11th October 2019

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.