Future PLC

Business Intelligence Manager

Sep 14, 2023

Bath, England, United Kingdom

The role sits within the Organisational Intelligence team within Future. The team is guiding the business to become more data-driven.

Future operates in a fast changing landscape and our ability to adapt faster than the competition to changes in the market provides commercial advantage. Teams and companies who have visibility of objective performance data are able to make swift changes to achieve a greater level of performance.

We believe data is fundamental for decision making. However, more than just having data, you must also make sense of it. We want to help provide insights in a format which is consumable and reflects the commercial context.

Our vision is not just to provide reporting but to help us become a more intelligent organisation.

What you'll be doing...

You will partner with business teams to develop a data-driven culture and enable self-service for analysis and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own reporting and insights for business teams
  • Own and develop reporting roadmap together with key stakeholders
  • Ensure reporting meets business needs and is driving business decisions
  • Collaborate with business teams to understand their needs and translate these into clear requirements for data analysis and reporting
  • Deliver ad-hoc / project based initiatives to support business teams to make the most of data
  • Identify opportunities to leverage data to drive commercial value
  • Identify development needs to improve and streamline operations
  • Perform data integrity and audit checks to ensure accuracy of reports
  • Proactively identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and resolve these issues
  • Ensure documentation is up to date and accessible to stakeholders
  • Provide training & documentation to support the business users in ensuring that all staff are trained and competent in using and interpreting the dashboards & reports.
  • Accountable and responsible for meeting project timelines
  • Act as bridge between data teams and business teams
  • Coordinate activities with wider data teams to deliver projects
  • Lead and coach small team of analysts

Experience that will put you ahead of the curve...

  • Experience as a BI Manager or similar analytic manager role, preferably in an ecommerce environment
  • Line management experience of a small team
  • Leadership skills and ability to support, motivate and coach team members
  • Ability to work with stakeholders at all levels, technical and non-technical
  • Strong project management experience to effectively work across the business
  • Respond and adapt positively to to changing requirements
  • Proactively generate own ideas and work to deliver organisational goals
  • This is a hands-on role where the BI Manager is expected to be a technical expert for the department
  • Proficient with SQL, data modelling and ETL processes
  • Proficient with Google Analytics, BigQuery, Looker / Looker Studio and Google Sheets
  • Demonstrated ability to develop detailed domain knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to develop insightful and user-friendly reports and analyses
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to effectively convey insights at all levels
  • Apply design thinking principles in an agile environment
  • Product mindset and ability to effectively gather requirements from business stakeholders
  • Drive to make the organisation more data-driven

What's in it for you…

We have a number of awesome perks available to our staff. We offer huge opportunities to learn and develop, whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues. We have a fantastic culture where we really do care about our people and want everyone to succeed. Varied roles mean you’re not pigeonholed in to one finite area but get the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and experience

And to top it all off, not only do we offer unlimited holiday because we trust you to manage your workload and time but we also offer a share in our success whereby every colleague is eligible to join our profit pool bonus scheme - if Future hits their performance targets all colleagues may receive a bonus.

Internal Job Family Level T4

Please note, the salary for this position is up to £65,000

_Wh_o are we…

We’re Future. We’re 3000+ colleagues over 250+ brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We’ve got ambitious plans that build on our growth momentum and unlock new opportunities and we’re looking for talented people who want to be a part of it.

Want to know more… https://youtu.be/xxfSvjPuZd

Our Future, Our Responsibility - Inclusion and Diversity at Future

We have a voice and we’re going to use it. We promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do. We’re an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process is free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respecting of all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values and employees - current and future - are treated with respect and fairness. Find out more about Our Future, Our Responsibility on our website.


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