MI Analyst Posted Sep 28
F1rst Commercial Recruitment , Cheadle, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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Due to expansion, our client based in Staffordshire has an opportunity for an MI Analyst to join their team. The company is dynamic, innovative and has a fabulous culture to work within that encourages personal development and independent thinking. They take their people development seriously and give their staff a lot of opportunity to really develop themselves and build an excellent career path.

The MI Analyst will be a member of the MI and reporting team, which is involved in many important areas. They will work in conjunction with the Client Services Department to understand and define the MI needs of external clients and they will develop and implement IT solutions to these requirements to a high standard and within agreed timescales.

This role requires excellent analytical and communication skills. Ideally we are looking for your sound analytical and IT skills to both enhance and deploy our clients solutions.

As previously mentioned, the position also provides an opportunity to work in a fast-growing company that really does encourage personal development and knowledge sharing, allowing opportunities for developers to show others their recent findings of the in-depth system and any new blue sky thinking.

Our client is a leading force in the provision of innovative data driven business solutions. For many years they have specialised in building complex data management and software products for well-known companies across the globe.

Main duties to include:

Interrogate data in order to derive performance metrics

Provide regular feedback on operational performance and escalate accordingly if required

Maintain and monitor regular reporting

Create/revise code scripts to ensure that they are fit for purpose

Develop and facilitate training workshops that aim to enrich the knowledge of both internal and external clients of SSL products

Define and agree business requirements, priorities, resourcing and timescales to MI Manager and stakeholders

Translate agreed business requirements into standard report specifications and documentation

Develop, maintain and monitor new strategic, predictive and analytical reporting

We are looking for:

Key Skills:

A background in MI, IT, mathematics or business

Technical knowledge of MI solutions

Excellent SQL skills

Expert user of Microsoft Office

Knowledge of Microsoft BI stack (SAS, SSRS, etc.)

Knowledge of SharePoint

The ability to interact directly and effectively with clients at both a strategic and operational level

Experience of projects involving a mixture of staff across various functions with potentially conflicting interests and priorities

Excellent communication and inter-personal skills including presentation and facilitation of workshops

The ability to work on own initiative, to set short-term objectives and priorities and to organise /workload

Analysing and documenting business requirements

Writing specification and process documentation

Practical and in-depth experience of report design and development

Change control procedures

Although not essential, experience of Hadoop, Mongo.db, coding with "R" or related predictive analytics would be advantageous

Knowledge of Finance and Insurance sectors is welcome but not essential

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time