• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
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  • Salary: £70000 - £75000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 496060

BI Manager

We are seeking an enthusiastic BI manager to join our Analytics & BI team and help support the business in maximising the use of data and insight, driving real change internally and for our customer groups.



About us

Our purpose is simple: improving lives through work. Here at Reed.co.uk we do this by connecting people to a world of career opportunities online. We are the UK’s leading destination for careers, and we match millions of people to new career opportunities every day. We have big plans for the future and are on the lookout for people to join our team.



Data is a fundamental part of what we do as a business, driving the day-to-day decisions of stakeholders across the business.  BI has recently been brought together as a single function alongside Analytics and we want to ensure that we leverage this close relationship, to bring data to the masses.

This is a great opportunity for individuals that have a strong background in data architecture and manipulation, to take the next step in leading a team of motivated individuals and drive a strategy of change.  There will be opportunities to bring in new technologies as well as work with interesting technologies that are currently being used, including Big Query, Snowflake, Talend and Looker.


Key responsibilities

This role will centre around owning and maintaining the BI infrastructure, data products and services and will drive impact across all teams at Reed Online.  Initially the focus will be to build on our current data ecosystem but then will require a longer term view, which may require the replacement tools. You will bring new leadership to take us to the next level of a data driven culture.  This role should aim to bring people, data and technology closer together to deliver a greater BI ROI in addition to helping transform reed to a customer leading organisation through the effective use of data.


The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Manage a team of highly skilled and motivated BI individualis, empowering them to produce work of a high quality and delivering projects of high value

  • Own, build and maintain our BI stack (data warehousing, ETL, Analytics), ensuring we are utilising the right tools to deliver high quality data and analytics

  • Support the Head of Analytics & BI in delivering a data strategy designed to make data the focal point of the Reed Online business

  • Design BI processes and policies, driving consistency in everything that we do

  • Work with data partners, ranging from database teams through to Analysts, bridging the data gaps to enable data to flow smoothly

  • Work to remove ad hoc processes and move them into a structured delivery process, where consistency can be maintained

  • Creation of a data centre of excellence, ensuring that we have the utmost confidence in our data, encouraging more people to use and trust it


Skills and experience

  • Substantial knowledge of data warehousing and architecture

  • Substantial experience of using data visualisation  for enterprise reporting

  • Knowledge of relational and dimensional data modelling

  • Knowledge and application of ETL platforms 

  • Experience of working with senior stakeholders (Board/Exec level)

  • Experience managing/coaching/mentoring 

  • Have a natural ability to simplify the complex and have the skills to articulate in a concise manner

  • A strong attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in your work

  • The ability to network effectively, making allies across the business to enhance your influence

  • A collaborative approach to working, with the ability to appropriately assess the needs of a

  • You are an enthusiastic self-starter with an enquiring mind and a passion for solving problems


Benefits include

  • Dynamic working as standard (including location flexibility and core hours)

  • Personal development time

  • Flexible holiday scheme (buy, sell and carry over your holiday)

  • Paid time off to move home

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Enhanced family leave benefits

  • Insurance benefits including life assurance

  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers 

  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues

  • Regular Love Mondays events, end of period socials and hack days

  • Company-wide All Hands

  • Ask our Senior Leadership Team anything in our periodic ‘Donuts’ sessions (with yes, you guessed it, actual donuts!) 🍩

  • Employee-led inclusion and belonging networks (Inspiring Women, Race and Religion, LGBTQ+ and Wellbeing and Ability)

These are just some of the great benefits we offer everyone working at Reed.co.uk! Plus, you get to spend some of your time working from our vibrant office Dragon Court, which has all the tools for work and collaboration to flourish, and is in an amazing location! Outside you’ll find countless shops, bars, restaurants and theatres on the doorstep. Whether it’s taking in a West End show, shopping on Oxford Street, drinking cocktails in Soho or strolling along the South Bank, you’re a stone’s throw away from some of the best central London experiences to immerse yourself in. And if you do need to travel a bit further afield, our location means you’re minutes away from major rail stations including Waterloo, Kings Cross and Euston.


Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel and reservists.

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