Information Manager

Location:
Bristol
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Department:
Business Intelligence
About The Role

We have a new opportunity for an Information Manager to join our Information Management (IM) team in Bristol. Reporting to the Director of Technology, Data, Strategy and Change (TDSC) this position will oversee the delivery of the enterprise strategy for Business Intelligence (BI).

This role is primarily tasked with:

  • Working with the TDSC leadership team to identify and define the enterprise BI strategy;
  • Working with the Architecture & Governance Group (AGG) to develop the data roadmap;
  • Ensuring that the BI needs of the organisation are identified and delivered to the required quality/timetable;
  • Managing the day-to-day activities of the IM team;
  • Providing direct day-to-day leadership to the Data Warehouse (DWH) team;
  • Overseeing the delivery of the work of the BI team; and
  • Ensuring adherence to all architectural, governance and compliance requirements.
About You

We are looking for applicants that are passionate about data and information and who can demonstrate:

  • A good understanding of how to use data/BI to enable self-service reporting and analysis;
  • Proven experience driving and developing technical DWH delivery teams;
  • Experience of DWH delivery standards, processes and best practices;
  • Good all round and hand-on BI knowledge and skills;
  • A strong awareness of data governance practices, including data protection;
  • Knowledge of Kimball methodologies and practices; Cognos;
  • People management and leadership experience;
  • Problem solving and planning skills;
  • A can-do attitude to manage and mitigate risks to maintain delivery commitments;
  • Good communication and relationship building skills; and
  • Business acumen/commercial and financial awareness.

It is desirable but not essential to have:

  • Working experience of SSIS, SSRS, OLAP, SSAS and MDX;
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry and working within regulated environments;
  • Demonstrable experience of Agile/Scrum; and
  • Experience of system test approaches, methodologies and tools.
About The Company
As a market leader in the Legal Expenses Insurance market we have undergone rapid growth in recent years.

Thousands of businesses, motorists and individuals defend or pursue legal action each year safe in the knowledge that DAS are paying their legal bills. We have always been aware that it is the people that really make it happen; the quality of our people defines the quality of the company and the standard of service we offer.

DAS who are owned by the ERGO Insurance Group, one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe hold the coveted Investor In People award, demonstrating our dedication to the development of the best staff in the industry. At DAS, we don’t simply talk about our values they are at the heart of everything we do. They guide us with the way that we work and provide the framework for how we do business. ‘Doing the right thing’ is central to our behaviour – from building  trust, being accountable, putting our customer at the heart of everything that we do which we believe drives performance

We believe it is an exciting time to join DAS. You can expect an organisation that will challenge and develop you to progress your career.  

By giving you every opportunity to develop yourself professionally and personally, we also pride ourselves on having an open, inclusive and high energy culture that encourages a fun working environment and places our customers at the very heart of everything we do.

If you are keen to become part of our exciting future then we would love to hear from you. In addition to the very genuine development opportunities we provide we also offer an extremely generous reward and benefits package.