Business Information & Insights Analyst

United Kingdom
£30,942 to £38,017
Nov 21, 2020
Dec 21, 2020
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The University is migrating to a new toolset for Operational Reporting and Business Intelligence, and we are looking to develop our Microsoft Power BI capabilities with an energetic and highly motivated BI developer and analyst.

Previous Power BI experience is desirable, but not essential, as we currently have a complex estate to manage and maintain that includes Qlikview, SSRS, Cognos, Oracle Discoverer and Oracle reports.

We are looking to introduce a Power BI First approach to all new end-user requests. Can you help us successfully transition the service and the hearts and minds of our end-users?

The perfect candidate will have excellent SQL skills and a hands-on experience with one or more of our current technologies. They will have a proven track record in being responsible for the the full lifecycle of BI, from translating initial user requirement, through to report and dashboard design and provision, as well as providing insight and recommendations resulting from the analysis of the data

You will be part of a skilled and experienced team that are faced with high levels of demand and ever-changing end-user needs. This is an exciting and challenging time to join us and an excellent learning opportunity for an intelligent and self-motivated candidate.

What you'll do

What you'll bring
  • Recent experience in development using Microsoft Power BI and SSRS
  • Excellent SQL skills to extract data from Oracle or SQL Server databases
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including experience in working with end-users to capture requirements
  • Knowledge of our older toolset (Oracle Discoverer and Oracle Reports) would be highly advantageous but not essential
  • The ability to share your knowledge to the team and to present your ideas to a wide and potentially non-technical audience.
  • The integrity required to work with both commercially sensitive and personally identifiable information.

The University of Southampton is a research driven institution, home to some of the world's leading minds, expanding our knowledge and passing it on to future generations. iSolutions is the University's IT support service whose 230+ staff support the delivery of the University's research and education activities as well as the usual business operations. We would love you to join us and help change the world for the better.

The University of Southampton promotes a healthy work life balance with generous holiday allowance (30+ days), defined benefit pension, flexi-time and flexible working, generous parental leave and childcare provision. For more information on our benefits, please visit our human resources pages

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750 or email Please quote reference 1309220JF on all correspondence.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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