Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
- Location(s): UK Wide
- Salary: Competitive
- Contract Type: Permanent
- Ref: R00TR01149
- Closing Date: 30 January 2022
- We're happy to consider flexible working approaches for this role
The Data & Analytics (D&A) community is responsible for ensuring that the Building Society’s strategic aims are met, where they rely on any aspect of data architecture, processing, availability, quality, solutions or discovery to transform how we server our member’s needs.
You’ll be joining the Data & Analytics community at an incredibly important time as we deliver our new strategy to transform our data capability across the Society – this is a crucial role for our future!
At Nationwide we openly put our 15 million members at the centre of every decision we make as a business. Every role, no matter what it’s doing, is member focused.
What you’ll be doing
As the BI Solutions team, we own the strategic use and define the standards of the BI tools such as Qlik Sense, ThoughtSpot and PowerBI for the whole of Nationwide and are the experts in these tools. We deliver solutions using various methods, with team members working one-to-one with business stakeholders, acting as part of scrum teams or key roles on large programmes.
You’ll be given the freedom to design, build & test solutions using industry recognised leading BI tools supported by best practices, with training to develop your technical and personal skills further, along with support and coaching from colleagues when needed. You can expect to have a variety of projects in different business areas, as we work across the breadth of Nationwide Building Society.
As a Senior BI Consultant, we expect that you’ll have the capability to be a true leader within Business Intelligence at Nationwide. This means that your consulting, business engagement and stakeholder management expertise is a strong as your technical capability. We’re looking for someone who can determine how & when it’s best to implement a technical solution, use your judgement on deciding the solution complexity is proportional to the business benefit and ensure communication with business users and colleague expectation is managed along the delivery journey.
You’ll be able to identify opportunities to deliver ‘more’, where you may be working alongside others or on individual assignments and take ownership for ensuring things are done correctly. We’d expect you to coach others by sharing your opinion and technical knowledge across the Society at every opportunity.
Your role requires you to be responsible and\or accountable for a variety of topics alongside project delivery such as: technology innovation, development standards and process, user adoption & engagement, capacity planning.
We're looking for someone with the following skills and experience:
- A strategic thinker – show strong analytical skill with excellent communication
- Someone change driven – strong experience as an SME and supporting those around you
- Experience in developing solutions using Qlik Sense, ThoughtSpot or PowerBI
- Able to read & write SQL
- Experience in data modelling
- Understand data lifecycle and ETL processes in complex multi-source data solutions
- Delivered solutions on SQL Server, Teradata, Hadoop
- Project lifecycle experience, preferably Agile
- Use process optimisation e.g. LEAN and use continual improvement principles
We’re also interested in who you are as a person. Why? Because our membership is made up of so many different kinds of people, so we want our employees to be just as diverse. We’d love to hear about:
- Your values, and what makes you who you are
- How you’d make a difference to our members in this role
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The extras you’ll get
Our people’s success isn’t based on how long they spend at their desk. While you’ll have contracted hours, we want to offer a flexible environment where possible. That might be working from home, logging on from other offices across the UK, or working part time or compressed hours.
There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:
- A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16%
- Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
- Life assurance worth 8x your salary
- A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
- Access to an annual performance related bonus
- Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
- 25 days holiday
Why work at Nationwide
We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came together to help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for their futures. For over 130 years, we’ve supported each other and our communities, and we’ve done the right thing for wider society too.
If you come to work here at Nationwide, you’ll be part of that. Part of something a bit different. And something really quite special.
What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. So if you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute, then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.
What to do next
If this role is for you, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. You’ll need to attach your up to date CV and answer a few quick questions for us.
We respond to everyone, and so we will be in contact shortly after the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application.