Business Intelligence Specialist

Software Solutions Consultant
July 10, 2013
Unix Developer – Salary Market Related
July 12, 2013


Business Intelligence Specialist with at least 4+years experience in information analysis, is required for a large company in JHB East.



  • Meet the business needs for BI reporting via the design and development of accurate reporting on the SMARTview (QlikView) and BI systems.
  • Aggregate data from multiple sources, including databases and data warehouses, to deliver accurate and useful data from any appropriate IT applications, including ProCarS and Compu-Clearing, and work with appropriate support teams to resolve any associated issues.
  • Facilitate the translation of business needs into analytics / reporting requirements through a high level of engagement and interfacing with internal users, vendors, and external customers/consumers of this reporting.
  • Liaise with and direct external consultants (e.g. RIC Consulting), for maintenance of existing and development of new reports for the SMARTview (Qlikview) system.
  • Identify BI opportunities and promote expanded role for BI Reporting within other Business Units, to enrich their analytics and decision-making.
  • Establish practices to ensure data quality and perform quality reviews of data models and function as the administrator the BI environment, to ensure acceptable performance.
  • Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and processes to both resolve and avoid accuracy and support issues, and performance tune as necessary.
  • Ensure that all activities in the area of responsibility are compliant with current legal and company specific regulations



  • 4+ years’ experience in information analysis and reporting writing.
  • Possess deep knowledge and understanding of core BI/EDW technology, structured design, data modelling, and data mining techniques.
  • 2+ years’ experience with QlikView or similar BI reporting tool.
  • 2+ years’ experience in developing reports on the three tools used by SBI, i.e. SAP Crystal Reports, SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (formerly Xcelsius), and SAP BusinessObjects Web
    Intelligence (WEBI).
  • Strong computer literacy with the MS Office suite, in addition technical experience in IT will be an advantage.


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