BI Developer

Full Time Leicestershire IT Job Pro UK

Ibstock plc is a market leading manufacturer and partner of choice for innovative clay and concrete building products, building the face of Britain for over 200 years.

We’re no ordinary manufacturing business. Through our principal products of clay bricks, brick components, concrete roof tiles, concrete stone masonry substitutes, concrete fencing, pre-stressed concrete products and concrete rail products, we’re committed to providing new solutions to today’s social and environmental challenges for the new build housing and domestic repair, maintenance, improvement markets (RMI) and infrastructure.

Many of our long-standing customer relationships have lasted over 40 years. Our customer focus is based on quality, service and consistency and our service-led ethos is one of the key drivers in the growth of our market share over the past 10 years.

Please note – this role is offered on a hybrid basis, with regular travel required to our head office, located in Ibstock, Leicestershire.

As our BI Developer, you will:

Provide day to day support for users of the Cognos reporting solution and other BI platforms

Focus on the analysis, design and implementation of BI solutions to meet internal and external customer needs, including integration of databases

Design and deliver end-user training and supporting materials

Presenting information through reports and visualizations

Develop and update technical documentation

Develop and create tools to store data (e.g. OLAP cubes)

Provide administration for access request and user security

Information sharing Solutions

Provide day to day support and administration for users of reporting systems and BI platforms.

Assist in the support and development of existing systems and processes and recommend improvements.

Change Management Controls, Change Request System, Knowledge base, Help Desk, Asset databases and intranet platforms.

Travel to remote factories/sales offices may be required, including International travel when necessary.

The Department seeks to continuously improve and move forward; it is essential the I.T Team is able to adapt to the changing business needs.

Essential Skills & Experience

Experience of IBM Cognos reporting solution, including Report Studio and Analysis Studio or familiarity with other BI technologies

Excellent analytical skills and a logical approach to problem solving

Excellent communication and presentational skills and effective team worker

Good level of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills 

The ability to work to fixed deadlines 

Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude

Desirable Skills & Experience

Experience of IBM Cognos system administration – managing user and content permissions and security aspects. Data source deployment and configuration experience.

Experience of SQL Server Data Warehouse design and concepts (kimball) would be beneficial.

Experience of Logi Analytics is desirable.

Previous experience in a Sales and Distribution environment with a strong understanding of related business processes would be beneficial.

Please note: it is our policy to verify all relevant qualifications. You will be required to provide substantive proof of your qualifications, so that we can verify them with the awarding body.

Ibstock PLC are committed and passionate about building a diverse environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, disability or age

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