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Senior RETAIL BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE ANALYST-DEVELOPER – be Team Lead/Technical Specialist in MAJOR RETAILER – CAPE TOWN

Job Title: Senior RETAIL BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE ANALYST-DEVELOPER – be Team Lead/Technical Specialist in MAJOR RETAILER – CAPE TOWN
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Industry:
IT
Salary: Senior level
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email: gary@acuityconsultants.co.za
Job Published: March 18, 2019 12:58

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced SENIOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE DEVELOPER (or SENIOR BI BA) to be a DATA TECHNICAL SPECIALIST and TEAM LEAD within a major RETAIL BUSINESS. 

This BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE (BI) position is based in CAPE TOWN and offers a market-rate salary plus extensive benefits and company shares.

THE COMPANY:
One of the longest established RETAILERS and consistently top-performing Retail Companies, with a strong South African and International presence.

THE TEAM:
An exceptionally strong BI and Analytics Team of 20 people who are involved in the full end-to-end Data Lifecycle. This team manage large volumes of both Retail and Financial Services Data, integrated with transactional data, loyalty data, research and digital data in order to improve business processes, operational efficiency, decisioning systems, product development, marketing effectiveness and Consumer Behaviour predictions.

THE TECHNICAL ENVIRONMENT is advanced, embedded with the very latest ORACLE BI and Open Source technologies, Cloud and Hadoop Big Data Solutions, and an array of analytics tools.

THE ROLE:
Within the Business Intelligence team of 20 people you will take on a SENIOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TEAM LEAD/TECHNICAL SPECIALIST role.
This will be a Senior business/client-facing position as well as being Technically hands-on and with Team Leadership responsibilities. You will lead the management of the full data lifecycle, from data warehouse development, through to reporting and analytics.
There is a major drive within the team to enhance their PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS and DATA SCIENCE Capabilities in-order to accurately predict CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR. This will mean for you a broadening of your skillset and the chance to influence the future BI STRATEGY within a major Retailer.
It will be essential that you can work with business users, stakeholders and senior execs, understanding complex data, and steering business concepts. You will be creating sophisticated data and reporting platforms that are business enablers. Your ability to adapt and quickly grasp new business concepts will ensure success in this role.  

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Ideally degree educated in IT/Information Systems or substantial experience in a Data Warehousing or Business Intelligence environment.
At least 5 years data warehousing and/or ETL environment experience. 
Data and report modelling experience.
Retail experience will be an advantage.
A passion for Big Data, and a keen desire to expand your skills in Predictive Analytics and Data Science.
Proven Team Leading experience.
Oracle Data Warehousing experience will be an advantage, but not essential. Candidates with MS SQL Server expertise will also be considered.
PL/SQL or T-SQL scripting.
Ability to work with large volumes of transactional data. 

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann
gary@acuityconsultants.co.za 
021 801 5001

If you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful.