Business Intelligence & Strategy Manager

  • Full Time
  • Leeds
  • Posted 9 months ago
  • Salary: to £55,000

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Legal Firm

Business Intelligence & Strategy Manager – Leeds – To £55K


SearchBI is currently working with a Leeds based professional services company who are looking for a BI & Strategy Manager to lead their IT Strategy function.


The role offers a unique mix of technical data management and reporting responsibilities alongside involvement in strategic analysis and forecasting. As such, we’re searching for an individual that has a depth of technical experience focusing on the Microsoft BI Stack but also a keen eye for detailed analysis to implement strategies that deliver effective results.


Although it’s not mandatory, the ideal candidate will come from a legal or financial services background covering customer contact strategy analysis and collections strategy analysis.


Experience required:


  • Extensive experience in Information Technology, with solid experience in Business Intelligence (incl. delivery of enterprise scale BI solutions), Analytics and Data.
  • Expertise in web delivered BI tools (Tableau, SSRS, etc.);
  • Experience of using, supporting, and troubleshooting data warehouses hosted on MS SQL.
  • A solid understanding of data security and privacy technologies.
  • Experience analysing prospective client’s requirements and forecasting revenue and costs.
  • Experience with data science, statistical analysis, data mining and predictive algorithms.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills. Can explain technical matters in non-technical ways to business partners, managers and clients.
  • Experience working in an environment that is both project-based and process oriented.
  • Demonstrate a logical problem-solving approach and formulate alternative courses of action to minimise business / technical disruption.



  • Develop strategies for maintaining and improving effective data analysis and reporting.
  • Lead and develop the IT Strategy team.
  • Understand company information management requirements and deliver these through the design and implementation of effective data, analytics and BI solutions.
  • Select, configure and implement appropriate strategic solutions.
  • Manage and mentor the IT Strategy team to deliver high quality and timely dashboards, reports, visualisations, and self-service reporting capabilities. Monitor and resolve conflicting demands.
  • Develop and perform forecasting solutions, for example Performance v target, re-forecasting.
  • Develop and perform trace and credit reporting activities as a team.
  • Analyse contact strategy effectiveness as a team for Email, SMS, telephony and letters to establish new strategies with key stakeholders and the board.
  • Perform cost modelling and scenario analysis.
  • Be responsible for defining and implementing the IT Analytics strategy supporting the company strategic imperatives.
  • Ensure that solutions are designed, tested and signed off by appropriate business areas and stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with data management stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Maintain effective data governance practices consistent with legislation and best practice and aligned to regulatory principles and standards.
  • Lead sessions on collecting business requirements and document in form of solution roadmaps, wire frames and technical specifications.
  • Deliver an effective data sourcing model – sourcing and integrity, supplier relationship management, acquisition consistent with stakeholders’ needs, supply and error management.
  • Managing and performing data cleansing – Trace, data appending and validation.
  • Flow management – Release and management of accounts/data
  • Assist in maintaining BI system policies by ensuring data integrity, efficient coding, data validation, product testing, clear documentation, and maintenance practices.
  • Assist the business in delivering ad-hoc solutions.


In return, we offer:


  • Health Cash Plan
  • Death in Service Scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Paid Birthday Holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellness Portal
  • Thrive App
  • My Staff Shop – Employee Perks and discount site
  • Employee Social Club
  • Free parking
  • On-site subsidised café


SearchBI are the first choice for Business Intelligence and Agile BI recruitment business in the UK and internationally. We work with Software Houses, Partners and End Users throughout the UK and Europe. As unique specialists in this niche marketplace we have positioned ourselves ideally to satisfy the needs of a variety of clients. We understand our industry and use our expansive network to position ourselves as market leaders for all Agile Business Intelligence requirements.


Key Words: BI Manager / Business Intelligence Manager / Analytics Manager / Contact Strategy Manager /


Business Intelligence & Strategy Manager – Leeds – To £55K

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