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BI Business Analyst (001842) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

Job Purpose:

  • As a member of the BI & Analytics team, to act as the interface between the business units and technical development teams with respect to defining business requirements and user stories for Analytical and Reporting solutions
  • Along with the Head of BI & Analytics, to set the relative priorities for all business requests and communicate these to the data engineering team to deliver the BI & Analytics data pipeline using Agile methodologies
  • To advise the business units on technical matters like data acquisition, ETL and software with respect to the specific requests that the analyst owns

Job Requirements

Role Accountabilities:

Solution delivery

  • Deliver documentation on scope, requirements, business benefits and desired outcomes for key projects
  • To work closely with SME’s in the business units, IT and the business units to deliver user stories behind desired BI solutions identified on the BI Roadmap
  • Coordinate user acceptance testing with key stakeholders
  • Ensure appropriate prioritisation for solutions that support decision making are aligned with the strategic and tactical priorities for the business units
  • Collaborate with senior management and business teams to develop, implement and track business benefits and tangible value from the delivery of BI solutions

Process transformation

  • Assist Head of BI and Analytics in implementing BI strategy and information management disciplines within Inmarsat. This includes business as usual processes and new programmes of work
  • Helps facilitate key planning meetings like the BI&A steering committee, sprint planning, user community and BI requirements workshops
  • Enforces compliance to BI processes including having work requests, project plans, milestones all correctly documented and stored in central library
  • Solid understanding of agile and waterfall project management principles in complex projects in a quickly changing environment.
  • Enforces new ways of working and makes recommendations to evolve these over time


Data definitions

  • Enable adoption of data definitions Wiki including input and maintenance of key terminology

Key Skills Required:

  • Able to demonstrate examples of delivering an end to end BI solution from concept through to implementation using an Agile methodology
  • Expertise in using Business Intelligence tools including some experience in developing reporting and analytical solutions that have supported a business need
  • Proven organisation skills with respect to delivering a reasonably complex BI Solution including participating in workshops, writing documentation and end user training
  • Experience in managing teams, workstreams or projects during a finance or business change programme
  • Good knowledge of business strategy development, business process management, budgeting and business operations.
  • Qualifications in an area such as accountancy and/ or project management would be helpful


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