Group Data Analytics Manager

Group Data Analytics ManagerCompetitive

UK flexiblePosted: 1st December 2016

Summary of role:

The Group Data Analytics Manager is the owner of several automotive business information databases, data warehouses and analytical cubes. Working with operational, development and research and statistics teams, the post holder is responsible for ensuring Data Quality, Standards, Access, Governance, Availability and Literacy, further evolving and growing the data sets as the business demands, as well as promoting the use of the data and tools. The role manages our use of data visualisation technologies and tools (e.g. Tableau). The role supports data standardisation and quality improvements across the business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Own the Autovista Intelligence automotive data warehouse and cube system end-to-end
  • Ensure continued operation and performance of databases, data warehouses, data processing ETLs, analytical cubes and related functions by working with operational and development teams, to ensure that internal and external customers have full continuity
  • Create and maintain system and data documentation, so customers and other departments have clear specifications to work with and ensure business continuity
  • Design and plan solutions with the operational, development and research and statistics teams to deliver improvements to outputs, data design, system design, operational workflow and BI modules, to further improve system reliability and enable new product development
  • Develop and implement solutions in partnership with operational and development teams
  • Design, build and produce reports to monitor data quality and standardisation, to ensure we are working to agreed KPI standards and drive improvement
  • Support the integration of data in tools, products and customer systems, to ensure integrations are quick and easy for the end customer
  • Provide data, technology and analytical support to the Autovista Intelligence team, to ensure best use of existing data sets and resources

Skills, Knowledge & Behaviours required: 

  • Experience of managing data in complex databases and data warehouses
  • Experience of relational and dimensional databases / data modelling
  • Experience of MOLAP analytical cubes and analytical processes and systems
  • Experience driving and managing data quality and data standardisation improvement
  • Good knowledge of database and data processing technologies and architectures
  • Ability to develop in SQL Server, SSIS/ETL, SSAS, .NET, C#, and Tableau or similar
  • Ability to develop small tools e.g. using VBA / Excel or similar
  • Ability to work hands-on with complex databases, data warehouses and analytical cubes
  • Ability to write business and technical requirements for developers
  • Ability to manage senior stakeholders, tasks and conflicting priorities
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills with a high attention to detail
  • Approachable and professional working manner with excellent communication skills
  • Automotive industry knowledge and interest preferable
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in technical subjects, economics or similar preferable
  • Experience with or understanding of Big Data desirable
  • German or Spanish language skills desirable

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to