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Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics

Company Name:
Sprocket Professional Services
The Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics will serve as the company?s leading analytical authority, translating data into high-value, actionable insights for senior leadership and business partners, developing and refining new analyses in response to business needs, and bringing expertise on emerging trends in data analytics and predictive modeling.
In this role you will develop a process that can be utilized across the organization and tap the various databases where information currently resides (SAP, Microsoft, Oracle etc.) The Director is responsible for leading the strategic vision and delivery execution of the company?s analytics solutions. The role will lead the team responsible for delivering analytics solutions that provide strategic insights to the company?s business operations. The ideal candidate will match BI software and system technologies, practices, and processes with the business problems and opportunities that face the company in building advanced BI architectures and solutions. The candidate will provide direction for technical and business resources, actively participate in long-range strategic planning and manage policy development to address complex business related issues, provide leadership to cross-functional teams, manage a methodology-driven quality plan, monitor and control the quality of the deliverable, and manages the project completion process. The candidate will work with business unit managers and form alliances on projects and operational decisions lead key management activities and committees and maintain appropriate communications within area of responsibility. The director of Business Analytics needs to think of him/herself as the ?go to person for the value and impact of data analytics, inspiring data-driven decision-making among business partners and building consensus around an accepted view of the ?truth.? This director will be a resource for business partners and collaborate closely with the senior leadership team.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Assists with managing the development, design, pilot, and implementation of new BI, reporting and analytics systems for the company; review existing systems concerning future requirements, benefits, and impacts of such on current and potential information systems; manages refinements, improvements, and enhancements to ensure the most efficient methods are employed
Assists senior management and business unit management in assessing BI, reporting and analytics systems and solutions, such as hardware and software solutions
Develops long-range visionary strategic plans and annual budget for the areas within scope of responsibility and ensures that operations are managed within authorized budgets; advises, develops, reviews, and approves budgets, plans, and business goals
Reviews and interprets performance against operating plans and standards for the division; provides information and reports to subordinates on interpretation of results and approves changes in plans; presents monthly reports on performance, and develops and presents matters requiring decisions to key management team for the division

Education & Experience
Bachelor?s degree in computer science, business administration, or a related field, and ten years of professional job-related business intelligence experience including eight or more years? managing technology professionals or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Master?s degree in related field
Job Knowledge & Skills
BI, reporting, and analytics architecture, solutions, approaches, and processes
ODS, MDM, EDW, Data Mart, and Data Cube technologies and their associated integration, transformation, and ETL approaches
SAP, Microsoft BI tools experience

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