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Business Analyst / Content Developer - DUBAI

Posted by i-Placements on 11.03.2015
Job ID: 789797
Location: London, London, United Kingdom
Job Category: Executive Positions, I.T. & Communications, Science & Technology, Transport & Logistics
Salary: £80,000.00 per year
Job Views: 6510
Post Code:
Employment Type: Contractor
Posted: 11.03.2015


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Database Development-Administration, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, IT Project Management, Network and Server Administration, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development, Systems Analysis - IT, Telecommunications Administration-Management, Usability-Information Architecture, Web-UI-UX Design
Logistics-Transportation: Car, Van and Bus Driving, Cargo and Baggage Handling, Cost Estimating, Equipment-Forklift-Crane Operation, General-Other: Logistics-Transportation, Hazardous Materials Handling, Import-Export Administration, Inventory Planning and Management, Merchandise Planning and Buying, Messenger-Courier, Piloting: Air and Marine, Purchasing, Shipping and Receiving-Warehousing, Supplier Management-Vendor Management, Train or Rail Operator, Truck Driving, Vehicle Dispatch, Routing and Scheduling
Other: Career Fair, Other, Work at Home

Job Description


Visas will be taken care of for you:



Our highly prestigious client is seeking a MicroStrategy certified designer, with expertise across all aspects of the application, to work in an agile environment. The initiative that the role supports will deliver rapid value to business users through the use of business intelligence tools to bring insight driven analysis to the forefront of its decision making capability.


The role will operate as part of a small team focused on agile delivery of content to answer business questions from across the organization. The successful candidate will:

·       Provide expert capability through the rapid prototyping and deployment of BI content through MicroStrategy.

·       Deliver analytical capability to business users through the realization of analytical concepts in the form of reports, dashboards and documents in MicroStrategy.

·       Provide functional guidance to the analytics projects through best practice design and implementation of MicroStrategy content.

·       Establish best practice processes for capturing requirements, prototyping, testing, distribution and publication of MicroStrategy content in an agile/iterative environment.


Job Accountabilities:

·       Requirements gathering from cross functional selection of end users which translate business questions into prototypes and conceptual design.

·       Iterative delivery approach to validating user requirements throughout delivery lifecycle.

·       Sourcing data and using MicroStrategy and other tools to organize data into pliable data sets for interactive analysis to be executed.

·       Create reference data, custom groups and hierarchies that support multiple innovative business use cases from single sets of transactional data.

·       Build cubes, reports and metadata based on current and future analytical requirements.

·       Design Visual Insight work spaces for analytical interactions by business users at all levels of the business.


Critical Competencies

·       Initiative and Commitment to Achieve

·       Adaptability and Innovation

·       Interpersonal Ability

·       Problem Solving and Decision Making


Minimum Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Knowledge

·       MicroStrategy certification, preferably in the construction and deployment of dashboards, documents, applications and visual insights.

·       Degree or Honours in Mathematics, Economics, Commerce, Business Administration or Operations Research.

·       5+ years of experience working in an aviation/transport/commercial environment

·       Excellent analytical ability and attention to detail, with an understanding of data processing and information systems, tools and applications.

·       Highly developed interpersonal skills and able to interact effectively with all divisions of the Commercial department.