Business Intelligence Analyst

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Job Number: PARMENION00073

Posting Date: 15/07/2019

Location: Bristol

Type: Permanent

The Role

The purpose of this role is to support, inform and influence the development and delivery of Parmenionís strategic plans with insightful data analysis from a broad range of sources.† As business owner of Parmenionís data warehouse, this role will be accountable for identifying and communicating trends which will support or impede the delivery of Parmenionís growth agenda.† Itís key that the candidate is experienced in data modelling and data analytics.† It will be beneficial to have some background in Financial Services.

Key responsibilities

  • Business strategy
    • Analyse business, competitor and market data to identify trends that will impact delivery of Parmenionís strategic plan
    • Inform the ongoing development of strategic plans by identifying trends, opportunities and threats through ongoing data analysis
    • Support the ongoing management of the proposition through the analysis and production of insightful business intelligence, including the management of key performance indicators (KPIs).
    • Support the definition and management of Parmenionís segmentation models
    • See beyond the numbers to identify how our customers interact with us and generate ideas for exploratory analysis
    • Drive a culture of insight and testing to shape future projects and provide recommendations for actions
  • Business planning, delivery and reporting
    • Support the business case production for new strategic developments and track the success of developments launched to market
    • Ensure all business cases and plans adhere to tolerances and limits set out in the Parmenion risk appetite statement
    • Develop effective reporting and data visualisation methods to share insights and engage the broader business
  • Data ownership
    • Delivering real value by producing creative and innovative analytical solutions which influence key business decisions
    • Act as business owner of Parmenionís data warehouse Ė ensuring its integrity as a credible data source; advocating consistent application of the data and being custodian of the single source of truth
    • Support and drive the use of CRM and other data capture methods across the business, ensuring consistency of reporting and accurate data feeds
    • Liaise with third parties in the provision of commercial data, ensuring Parmenion is represented accurately.
    • Liaise with research companies and consultancy partners; receiving and critically assessing market intelligence
    • Coalesce a range of data sources to develop sophisticated insights, whilst maintaining overall integrity of the data set
  • Personal development and leadership
    • Build strong partnerships with stakeholders across the business and actively contribute to driving excellence and supporting good customer outcomes through use of data insights
    • Promote the role of analytics and data in decision-making at all levels across the business
    • Ensure knowledge share to avoid single points of dependency
    • Continuously invest in own skills and development to support a culture of continuous improvement within the Parmenion business
  • Risk
    • Responsible for reporting on strategic risks faced by the Strategy & Planning Team and maintaining the register in PRISM, escalating all risks of a significant nature
    • Undertake stress test and scenario analysis to identify current and potential risks
    • Ensure you maintain an up to date understanding of relevant regulatory requirements e.g. Solvency II, MIFID, CASS

Skills and Experience Needed

  • Proven modelling and analytical capabilities, backed by qualifications in a related technical subject, allowing you to understand complex statistical, mathematical and financial concepts
  • Adept at sourcing data from various avenues, your commercial and strategic mindset enables you to pull together insight and modelling solutions to answer business questions and inform decisions
  • Attention to detail with the ability to identify patterns and interpret data into translatable insights, making complex data analysis simple
  • Strong desire to take the initiative; self-motivated and thriving on change, youíll be comfortable with ambiguity
  • Excellent communication skills, influencing and working effectively with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience in a data analysis role for an organisation where data played a key role in decision making advantageous
  • Able to create reports and visualisations to be shared with stakeholders using modern tools such as Power BI
  • Complimentary skills on Extract Transform load (ETL), MS SQL Server, Azure Data Warehouse or general Azure Cloud knowledge would be useful, as would an appreciation of Agile principles and experience of working in an agile environment

We can offer you:

At Parmenion, you can expect a competitive salary aligned to your skills and experience which we will review each year, as well as a generous benefits package, including:

  • 20% Non-contributory Personal Pension scheme
  • 25 days Holiday, rising to 28 days based on length of service
  • Life Assurance Ė 7 x salary & Income protection insurance
  • Private health insurance, up to family cover

In addition you will enjoy working in our modern open plan offices in central Bristol, be invited to a variety of social activities ranging from payday drinks to film nights and benefit from our commitment to employee wellbeing as well as our focus on providing career development opportunities.

We have a long-term commitment to building inclusive workplaces; we value diversity in our workforce and welcome enquiries from everyone.

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