Henderson Retail Newtownabbey BT36, UK
Henderson Business Experience Placement Opportunity Henderson Group is one of Northern Ireland’s top companies with turnover more than £859 m, employing over 4000 people. It was recently ranked as Number 5 In Ulster Business Top 100 Companies and voted the Best Place to work at the Irish News Awards 2015. Henderson Group owns the franchise to grocery retail brands SPAR, EUROSPAR, VIVO, VIVOXTRA and VIVO Essentials. As well as supplying food and convenience goods to more than 500 retailers, including over 90 of our own stores, we are the country’s leading supplier of food products to catering outlets right throughout the island of Ireland. Launched in 2018 the Henderson Business Experience Placements have one primary focus, to develop todays talent for the future. Students who obtain a place within our Henderson Business Experience Placements will complete a 12-month intensive learning program while being positioned within one of our key organisational departments. Supported by senior leaders and business specialists throughout their placement, students will develop their business acumen and work towards a full industrial placement certification. Business Intelligence (BI) Developer - (Placement) Ref: 11916 The Information Technology team at Henderson Wholesale provide a comprehensive, first class support service to our whole organisation. They develop and maintain all software and hardware across the group and quickly resolve any technical difficulties that arise with our technologies. This team plays a vital role in our organisations success and are constantly looking at ways to improve their processes, procedures, and overall operation. They are a fast-moving team that are in constant change due to new technologies evolving, business needs changing and the fast-paced nature of the business and IT world. Due to a number of exciting, key change projects coming to fruition in 2020, our Information Technology team would like to invite applications for a 12-month BI Developer placement to join them on a full-time basis. Reporting to our IS Development Manager, you will assist with Business Intelligence development programme as well the upgrade of our main Business Intelligence application tool, Qlikview. They will develop strong working relationships with team members, senior managers and key stakeholders while implementing these change projects in the most effective and efficient manner and develop their overall business acumen. Key responsibilities will include: - Analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of BI technologies. - Assist Business Intelligence Specialist with data analysis and design - Review how BI systems are currently used in the Business and identify possible system improvements. - Assist with the co-ordination and delivery of the Group’s overall BI programme. - Support implementation team with Qlikview upgrade and resolve go-live issues. - Assist Application Support Team as required with BI Support Calls Our team are looking for an individual who is a current 2nd year degree student (or equivalent) from an IT-related subject who possesses strong analytical and technical skills. In addition, they will have had exposure to writing SQL queries or equivalent DB queries, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and an appetite to learn and plan. This rare and business IT orientated placement is an outstanding opportunity for a career hungry, second year student looking to secure an industrial placement within a Northern Ireland top 100 company. Please note that based on the response, the company may increase the criteria. Please be advised that we do not accept paper application forms. All applications for any external vacancies must be submitted online. There is an option online to attach a CV however CVs will only be accepted providing they are accompanied by a completed online application. Completed applications must be submitted online by midnight on Sunday 16th February 2020 Please note any correspondence in relation to this post will be made via email. Please ensure that henderson-group.com is added to your contacts/safe list. Please also check your junk mailbox for any correspondence. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.