Reference : 582951

Power BI Developer

  • Information Systems
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/21/2020

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the BI Developer based in Coventry.

Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' five years running! (2016-2020)

A truly exciting time to join us here at Saint-Gobain as we continue to embark on our new Digital Transformation project. Saint-Gobain is a global leader in the construction industry with a presence in over 67 countries.

How will you support us?

You will be responsible for the maintenance and development of existing BI solutions which have been approved and used within the Management Information structure.  The role’s primary purpose is focused on the technical aspects of BI utilising the tools, techniques and technologies to convert our data from current sources into visual and insightful management information.  Working with the Head of MI and BI, this role will assist in selecting the best software solution from the approved list and utilising it to create visual Management Information concluding in actionable insights.

The BI developer will collaborate closely with BI design to translate business requirements into visual and accurate management information.

This mid- senior role will manage a small team tasked with delivering the BI solutions.

To be suitable for BI Developer role you will: 

  • Develop, publish, schedule reports and dashboards to meet business requirements
  • Evaluate and improve existing BI systems
  • Translate business needs to technical specifications
  • Help improve MI reporting across the whole business
  • Centralise and streamline BI functionality across the whole business
  • Create of technical documentation for BI tools
  • Ingest data from a variety of corporate data sources and perform required transformations in Power BI/Tableau
  • Collaborate with teams to integrate systems across a complex organisation with multiple brands and multiple levels
  • Develop reporting systems that provide accessible information for decision making
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of working collaboratively, including influencing and negotiating with suppliers, stakeholders and partners to define and deliver.

What kind of person are we looking for? 

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you? 

In order to be successful in this role, you must have;

  • Significant experience and In-depth understanding of BI technologies (Microsoft Power BI essential, Tableau desirable)
  • Demonstrated technical excellence in developing and maintaining BI solutions
  • Experience managing direct reports or high significance in liaising with various stakeholders / teams
  • Excellent communication skills with proven experience in a complex organisation
  • An understanding of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Experience with Python, R Studio
  • Desirable - an understanding of SQL queries, SSMS SQL Server Management Studio
  • BA / BSc in a STEM field
  • Strong team player and creative thinking skills, and a desire to “make a difference”

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including;

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Excellent Retirement Savings Plan with additional Life Cover increasing employer contributions with service
  • Employee Recognition Scheme – Recognise & Reward
  • Learning & development opportunities via our online portal from day one
  • Staff discounts on all UK Saint-Gobain brands!
  • Share Scheme

“The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.”


Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions. 

You are applying to work with Saint Gobain Building Distribution this is one of more than 32+ fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. 

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you!

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