Power BI Lead

North West


£55000 - £57500 per annum + Benefits


Power BI Lead – Manchester

My client is a leading fintech company, established many years and has recently gone through a huge technology overhaul. They are now working with all the latest technologies and are looking for an experienced Power BI Lead to join the team.

Key responsibilities for the Power BI Lead role include:

* Working closely with the business, gathering requirements, and translating them into credible and digestible solutions
* Ingesting data from a variety of group wide data sources and performing required transformations in Power BI query editor
* Developing calculations in DAX which are accurate and performant on large datasets.
* Designing effective layouts using themes and report grids
* Utilising the navigation features in Power BI (e.g. bookmarks, drill-throughs) to guide readers through a compelling data-driven story
* Working with our business colleagues to manage User Acceptance Testing (UAT) processes and fixing any defects identified
* Publishing reports via the Power BI service, managing them through distribution of apps and monitoring usage/data refreshes/security access
* Shaping an approach for governance and deployment of Power BI in mid-size organisations

As an experienced Power BI Lead you will have experience in most or all of the following;

* A broad skill set with previous hands-on expertise defining and leading initiatives in MI / data environments that go on to deliver value through insight and decision making
* At least 4-5 years Power BI experience
* Extensive experience in BI tools (e.g. PowerBI) and associated design patterns for visualisation
* Knowledge of data architecture and data warehouses
* Experience working in A/B testing environment developing and testing hypothesis
* Collecting requirements through standard techniques like, focus groups, workshops
* Documenting business requirements using appropriate documentation standards
* Working collaboratively internally and with partners to deliver the right solution and MI solution for the business
* Need the ability to design a fully integrated suite of reports using consistent definitions and report formats
* Needs to be highly diligent in ensuring consistency across the suite of reports including: data definitions, timescales, formats, etc
* Competent at building in trend analysis and warning flags
* Line management experience and developing resource of varying capabilities/seniority

As an experienced Power BI Lead, you will experience brilliant career progression and a real opportunity to help move the technology forwards

benefits include

* 33 days holiday including Bank Holidays
* Contributory pension scheme
* Westfield Enhanced Healthcare plan
* Life Assurance
* Holiday Buy & Sell Scheme
* Cycle to work scheme
* Access to a range of retailer discounts through our benefits platform
* Events club run by staff for the staff

Please send your CV today for immediate consideration

Ascent People is acting as an employment agency for this role. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be consdoered.

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